We’re Hiring a Graphic Designer (CT)

By October 24, 2016Blog
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Brandnew Creative is hiring – we are looking for a graphic designer (±2 years of industry experience) to join our Cape Town studio. The successful candidate should have a passion for visually appealing, super creative and edgy design.

REQUIREMENTS

 You should have

  • Relevant tertiary degree/diploma in Visual Communications, Graphic Design, Web design, Illustration
  • A URL of your recent work/portfolio
  • Pro-active outgoing in problem solving, conceptualization and meeting deadlines.

 You should be:

  • Highly proficient in Adobe Suite: Expert in Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
  • Able to contribute to the best digital work in the country.
  • Ambitious and looking to work your way up to more senior roles.
  • Experienced in photo-retouching and image development.
  • Super familiar with:
  • Colour theory and colour relationships.
  • Typographic terms that identify type forms and the specifications required to refer to typographic settings (i.e., points, leading, picas, kerning, tracking, cap-height, x-height etc.).
  • Perspective and space relationships.
  • Page composition and grid structures.
  • Print production process, knowledge of production techniques, and correct disking procedures.
  • Photography and the photographic process.
  • Willing to bring your positive attitude and other creative interests like story telling, content creation, illustration, writing, photography, animation, motion or sound design.
  • Passionate about art, design, music, games, pop culture and socialising.
  • Able to tell your team what you’re going to do. Do it. Then follow up and make sure the work is top notch.
  • A thinker but you’re also a ‘maker’.

It would be awesome if you could find your way around:

  • WordPress
  • HTML & CSS
  • MailChimp
  • After Effects

 THE ROLE

  • Conceptualisation and design of graphic applications such as collateral material, corporate identity, web design and development, social media from concept to completion.
  • Working with photographers, illustrators, printers and anyone else who is involved in the development of a project.
  • Delivery of work to client
  • Addition of work to the company’s portfolio
  • Updating the company’s internal branding and corporate identity as and when required
  • Social media design
  • Event collateral
  • Proposals and presentations

The employee will be stationed at Brandnew Creative Headquarters in Cape Town: Cottage 1, London House, 30 London Road, Sea Point, Cape Town.

REMUNERATION

Industry standard dependent on experience.

CONTACT

Send your CV and portfolio to dean@brandnewcreative.co.za

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