Junior Graphic Designer

One of South Africa’s fastest growing agencies is looking for a dedicated, and enthusiastic Junior Graphic Designer.

The successful candidate needs outstanding conceptual and design skills, with a proven track record of producing beautiful and unique content for a variety of formats. This is a full-time position based in Johannesburg.

Reporting to: Design Lead

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Confer with Design Lead, Creative Director and Account Managers to discuss the client’s needs and determine design
  • Conceptualize and develop ideas with the Design Lead, Creative Director and Account Managers through completion of final product, making improvements as needed during review stages
  • Adhere to brief deadlines
  • Strive to generate clear, innovative ideas and creative concepts
  • Create original graphics and layouts for illustrations, logos, websites, social platforms and other agency specific purposes, using graphic design software
  • Cooperate with the rest of the creative team on campaigns spanning the full media spectrum.

Required Skills

  • An expert understanding of Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator
  • Ideally, an understanding of After Effects, video production and HTML
  • Knowledge of layout principles and aesthetic design concepts
  • The ability to multitask and prioritize in a fast-paced environment.

Requirements

  • Relevant degree or similar
  • Be able to produce a portfolio of work (non-negotiable)
  • Out-the-box thinking
  • Works well with people with varying personalities
  • Is confident, resourceful, decisive, and willing to take initiative
  • Able to work effectively both as an individual and as part of a team
  • The ability to keep cool under pressure and help others do the same
  • A grasp of Digital and Social
  • Fluent in vernacular, with a keen interest in industry trends
  • A drive to continually learn and grow professionally.
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