Junior Graphic Designer
Cape Town, Western Cape
6d ago
source : findojobs-za

JOB SUMMARY : Primarily this role is to support the Media Team and the Head of Graphics / Senior Graphic Designers. The Junior Graphic Designer (Intern) will work in and collaborate with the Graphics Team to produce print and digital material and ensure the graphic language is consistent throughout all deliverables.

This may include (but is not limited to) books, brochures, PowerPoint presentations, presentation boards, award submissions, websites / digital media as well as marketing and public relations collateral.

The candidate will be working closely with the Media Team for multiple international brands (SAOTA, ARRCC, OKHA). The candidate will be working in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Lightroom) and the Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word and PowerPoint) with the focus on InDesign and Photoshop.

  • Training and upskilling for many of these programs will be provided. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES : The Graphics Team is part of The Media Department which is structured according to the following7 Media Pillars.
  • Within each Media Pillar the following tasks are required : 1. Strategies Research- stay on top of latest design trends and tools / technologies 2.

  • Brand Collateral Image Editing-basic photo editing, resizing, retouching (Photoshop and Lightroom) Collateral-assist with layouts of collateral;
  • e.g. books, brochures, signage, presentationsWebsite -resizing and editing images for website Stationery- assist with produce and maintain for digital and printFiling-scanning / copying of any collateral 3.

    Media Publicity Press Packs-assist with layout of press packs (PDFs) for media distribution Magazine layouts- assist with advertising and feature layouts 4.

    Social Media Knowledge- of various social media platforms and industry standards Content- occasional design social media posts 5.

    Public Forums Award Entries- assist with award entries as briefed by media team resizing images, layout of collateral Collateral- assist with preparation of collateral for use in exhibitions, speaker opportunities etc.

    6. Direct Marketing Mailchimp- assist with layout of digital newsletters as briefed by the media team 7. Internal Communication Internal Collateral- assist with design of graphics for internal company activities events, collateral, communicationKEY REQUIREMENTS : Work experience and a related degree / diploma will be beneficialSoftware Skills : The candidate will be working in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Lightroom) and the Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word and PowerPoint) Advantageous : Web Design and Development, HTML5, CSS3 SEO, Google Analytics, Webmaster Tools knowledge.

    Video editing skills (SLR's / video cameras / After Effects / Premiere Pro) Additional Languages (other than English and Afrikaans) Working knowledge of Mailchimp

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