Senior Digital Designer

  • Megan Forg Consulting
  • Sandton, South Africa
  • Oct 11, 2018
Permanent Design Marketing Media / Journalism

Job Description

Senior Digital Designer - Digital Media and Broadcast

Location: Randburg, Johannesburg

Salary: Market Related

 

About the Role:

The ideal candidate needs be fluent in English, have knowledge and experience with image editing software, have a grasp of cross-platform digital trends and technology, and have a flair for design aesthetic. The candidate must also be familiar with South African and International mainstream television, must be prepared to work flexible hours and have a passionate learning attitude. The position advertised is for a senior-level candidate on project contract basis which is renewable.

 

Requirements:

Minimum of 5 years graphic design experience

Image editing software such as Photoshop

Website and broadcast design

Be able to create a CI for shows

Knowledge of HTML/CSS, web technologies

Design experience for broadcast an advantage

Computer literacy a must (experience with AppleMac required)

Familiar with South African and International mainstream television entertainment

Must have technical knowledge of all digital and social platforms

Training and experience in graphic designing required

Training and experience in online media required, previous experience working in an agency environment is an advantage

Must pay attention to detail, be able to work under pressure, be pragmatic, disciplined, driven, solutions-orientated and have a passionate learning attitude

Teamwork and communication will be vital for the success achieved in this position

Must understand urgency and meet extremely tight deadlines

Must have the ability to manage team deadlines, timelines and requirements

 

Duties:

Creating digital brand identities for online platforms

Concept and creation of on-air imaging elements and design

Design/creation of imaging for multimedia platforms or websites (such as billboards), social platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, other), image resizing and design.

Website design and layout

Ensure quality of design deliverables

Presentation of stats, data or research (such as user journey experiences, or data relevance)

Creation of presentation templates or designs

New trends in online design, data presentation, multi-media production

Creating graphic billboards or images for website, social media and online platforms

Managing a small design team, deliverables, and output tracking

Job Level

Skilled

Salary Range

Negotiable