Megan Forg Consulting
Cape Town, WC, South Africa
Graphic / Web / Digital Multimedia Specialist
Stellenbosch, Western Cape
Open to All Candidates
Graphic /Web Designer / Digital Multimedia Specialist
Location: Stellenbosch, Western Cape
About the Role:
Opportunity available for a creative Digital Multimedia Specialist / Graphic / Web Designer with strong experience designing for multiple mediums including print, web and social media. The ideal candidate should possess an eye for compelling conceptual design with outstanding graphic design skills and have knowledge of HTML/CSS. This position would work closely with the Marketing and Communications Team on numerous projects.
Requirements: Relevant Tertiary Qualification in Graphic Design or similar 3+years of Graphic Design / Web Design experience Experience in building front-end web pages using HTML and CSS Technologies: HTML5 and CSS Applications: Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, XD prototyping) or sketch Email Campaign Tools (e.g. MailChimp, Rocket Mailer) Content Management Systems such as WordPress and Social media management platforms such as Buffer Creativity and focus on quality are essential for all deliverables Solid knowledge of industry basic principles and a passion for emerging web technologies Familiarity with best practices for creating email campaigns for all browsers, platforms, etc. Detail-oriented and organised with the ability to manage requirements and schedules across multiple projects Ability to scope and specify project requirements Eager to learn, super multi-tasking skills and thrive in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment Excellent oral and written communication skills Experience in working with an outsourced web development team, video editing (Camtasia, Adobe Premiere, etc.) and designing mobile applications is a plus
Duties: Work with the team to produce and deliver various high quality, design-savvy print and web design collateral (graphics, page layouts, email campaigns, etc.) in accordance with the requirements of a given project or task Present and articulate the rationale for design solutions based on best practices and current industry standards Collaborate closely with the Marketing and Web Development teams to ensure that designs push the envelope yet are technically feasible Create and maintain design assets for existing websites, and Print Media Work with the Team to design and deploy email campaigns based on best practices that adhere to our brand style guidelines Troubleshoot and ensure quality of final output of projects Provide on time delivery of web content for fast-paced project releases Collaborate with design agencies as needed to support their design requests Update and promote all social media networks and outlets Responsible for daily content on social media pages including multiple Facebook pages Make sure that all content is proof read and checked for typographical and grammatical errors Present reports at Weekly Marketing Meetings Assist with website changes and ensure work is done quickly and accurately Other tasks as assigned by the head of department.
Information Technology, IT Graphic Design, IT Web Designer