We’re Hiring: Graphic Designer/ Art Director

Clockwork Media is looking for an experienced, dedicated and enthusiastic Graphic Designer/Art Director to join South Africa’s fastest growing content and communications agency. This is a full-time position based in Johannesburg.

 

The successful candidate needs outstanding design conceptual abilities, and the ability to produce unique and beautiful design concepts for a variety of formats.

 

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be able to produce a portfolio of work is a non-negotiable.
  • Have an expert understanding of Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator– plus (ideally) an understanding of After Effects, and video production
  • Have an ability to multitask and prioritize in a fast-paced environment
  • Have an out of the box way of thinking
  • Work well with people with varying personalities
  • Be confident, resourceful, decisive, and willing to take initiative
  • Be able to work effectively as an individual and as part of a team, while fostering a collaborative and harmonious work environment
  • Be able to keep cool under pressure and help others do the same
  • Have strong project management skills, organizational skills and time management skill
  • Digital and Social experience essential.
  • HTML/video experience would be advantageous to the team.
  • Being a gamer would be advantageous to the team.

 

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Creative leadership and conceptualization of both briefed in (campaign, always on) and innovative work.
  • Ensure oversight and adherence to CI and brand guidelines.
  • Ensure latest trends in design and marketing are tracked and utilized.
  • Optimise and maximise creative standards.
  • Search and deliver innovative ideas.
  • Ensure the latest social media platforms, trends, content and tactics are known and utilized within the social media work.
  • Ensure global social media best practices are adhered to.
  • Generate clear ideas and creative concepts with the broader creative team.
  • Produce basic sketches, storyboards, rough drafts to visualize ideas that will inspire designers.
  • Understand the clients marketing goals and use these goals to strategically position the client to get the best response from the target audience.
  • Cooperate and guide with the rest of the creative team across different types of media.
  • Take work from concept to final execution and achieve tight deadlines.
  • Assist in the presentation of completed ideas to clients/team members.

 

If you feel like you are the right candidate for the position please send your CV and portfolio to jobs@clockworkmedia.co.za

 

If you do not receive any correspondence within 10 days please consider your application unsuccessful.

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