We are a full-service, integrated digital agency located in Cape Town. We have a wide variety of clients, most of who are in retail. Our services extend from full social media management to corporate identity, web development and design for print.
Role Summary: We are currently looking for a professional, confident and solutions-driven Graphic Designer with a flair for social media marketing. The successful candidate has an exceptional portfolio demonstrating an in-depth working understanding of design across different mediums. If you are an enthusiastic self-starter who works well independently as well as in a small team, is not scared of tight deadlines, is a creator at heart, we want to hear from you! As a small but expanding business, we have significant room for growth and ideas. This also means you will take ownership, get your hands dirty and expand beyond your skills and roles. This role will be 70% Design and 30% Social Media Manager. This is a remote/ work from home position.
Your role includes but is not limited to:
Develop social content and visual assets for publishing to social media platforms and campaigns
Create designs that are compelling, on-brand and engaging – including but not limited to photo, video, gifs, etc.
Always be ready to quickly react to last-minute content change as a result of operational challenges or delays.
Design graphic material such as signage, digital campaigns, promotional materials and for all print and social media needs, among others.
Create meaningful and engaging visual content that will speak to the community it is intended to
Monitor and update basic website content, e-commerce and landing pages. Work within WordPress for a variety of clients.
Manage effective and accurate delivery of final elements ensuring meticulous activation and attention to detail
Ensure artwork is correct and supplied in the right format/sizes/colour codes before being sent to partners, press and production facilities.
Design & create digital marketing creative
Design and create branding assets (logos, corporate stationery, presentations, etc.).
Research and identify new design and social media trends; make recommendations to the team on how to apply
Social media management (Including Instagram, Facebook and other relevant platforms)
Social Media Community Management: establish customer interaction and engage with the brand community, interacting, replying to comments, responding to requests and reviews
Be on duty one weekend a month for social media community management
Other duties as delegated by the owner and manager
adobe : 2 to 3 years
graphic design : 3 to 4 years
social media : 1 to 2 years
wordpress : 1 to 2 years
coreldraw graphics suite : 1 year or less
Needs to be able to start immediately
Meticulous attention to detail
Strong interpersonal and time management skills
A positive attitude towards tight deadlines and needs to work well under extreme pressure
Must have strong verbal and written skills, and ideally be bilingual (Afrikaans and English)
Must be technology savvy and be able to use a range of applications and software like Office, among others.
Must have a full and adequate computer (not laptop) setup that can handle high-level design software and online work.
Fluent in design software like Adobe CC Suite. The position will call for work primarily in Corel Draw. Experience in this will be highly beneficial, but if not, training will be given.
A strong foundation in brand design principles
Able to translate a creative brief into beautiful designs and clarify questions
Able to work independently with excellent time management
Experience in managing digital content across all major social networks
Think outside the box and enjoy a collaborative environment
Experience with WordPress and Mailchimp
At least two years of design experience in a studio/agency environment (with references).
Tertiary qualification in design or related, with a background in Social Media design
Strong background in branding
A solid foundation of design theory: Composition, colour, layout, typography
Demonstrable graphic design skills with a strong portfolio