Graphic Designer - Cape Town
3 days ago
Location: Woodstock, Cape Town
Salary: R18k per month
About the Role:
The ideal candidate will have strong creative skills and a portfolio of work which demonstrates their passion for packaging, product manuals, illustrative design, photography, sales support and typography. This candidate will have experience in working with numerous different design platforms such as digital and print forms.
3+ years Graphic Design experience
Great portfolio of designs
Working knowledge of HTML5 and CSS, not coding but updating
Developing creative standards
Desktop publishing skills
Adobe Creative Suite
Multimedia content development
Social Media experience
Photography of products
Designing packaging for consumer products; photography (for internal, external and online needs), and website/e-commerce channel support.
Following production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving operational problems; identifying work process improvements.
Monitoring expenses; implementing cost-saving actions.
Formulates art concepts (possibly supervising co-workers) engaged in executing layout designs for art work and copy to be presented by visual communications media.
Keeps executive informed by reviewing illustrative material for presentation.
Implement restructuring and procedural methodology to organize and maintain art/image database for use of Art Department and Sales Team
Reviews project production factors by studying budget, background information, objectives, presentation approaches, styles, and techniques.
Selects and secures illustrative material by formulating basic layout design concept; conducting research.
Produces illustrative material by assigning layout design concept to artists and photographers; directing development of design concepts into art layouts.
Prepares layouts for printing by marking-up, pasting-up, and finishing layouts.
Obtains executive approval by presenting final layouts, story boards, and illustrations; responding to executive commentary and requests.
Improves quality results by studying, evaluating, and re-designing processes; implementing changes.
Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
Enhances art department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.