Design Team Leader
Ad Talent
Johannesburg, South Africa
4d ago
source : Executive Placements

A fast-growing healthcare company is looking for a Design Team Lead who will be responsible for shaping established brands and managing, mentoring, and developing a creative design team.

The successful incumbent will not only lead the Group’s design experts but will also be a key contributor in designing outputs that will set the Group apart.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Translate business goals into innovative, meaningful, and differentiated digital, interactive, and social brand experiences.
  • Work from internal briefs to generate ideas / concepts to present and implement and produce effective onsite and offsite campaigns in line with company objectives.
  • Work closely with clients and internal stakeholders to ensure timely delivery of high-quality, assured, and creative brand guidelines.
  • Quality control of all Design Team creative outputs in line with brand standards, including proofing and reviewing deliverables and project processes.
  • Develop independent instructions for designers working with specific brands and different end dates.
  • Prototype designs to make sure they are working correctly and are impactful.
  • Write comprehensive technical yet user-friendly content in English.
  • Independently lead a team of designers providing support and sharing your experience and expertise.
  • Assign special projects to special designers, important projects allocated to the most skilled designers.
  • Craft and implement website design with a solid understanding of the nuances across desktop, tablet, and mobile.
  • Contribute to multiple projects while managing and respecting the time and budget constraints.
  • Present ideas and concepts to stakeholders, both internal and external.
  • Analyse the market through focused research and identify current trends and present competitive data as it relates to the Design Studio.
  • Key contributor in creating designs with the Design Team.
  • Quality control of printed collateral and the ensuring client receives delivery.
  • Maintain and grow good working relationships with suppliers - ensuring best price, BEE score, quality finished products, turn-around times, and other expected service levels are adhered to.
  • Quotes and invoicing source and obtain sign-off on quotes, process invoices for work completed, and pass on to Finance dept.
  • with necessary documents and authorisations to help facilitate the payment of suppliers.

    Minimum qualification and experience required :

  • Graphic Design degree plus advance course in design.
  • At least 8-years of experience in designing and working with brand guidelines to formulate a brand''s advanced visual language.
  • Work directly with Clients by presenting and discussing your ideas and solutions. The candidate must have a solid background in both print and digital design.
  • Mandatory Computer Literacy :

  • Excellent knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, XD, Acrobat)
  • Proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook / email, MS Explorer / Internet, PowerPoint, Website design in WordPress with Divi theme builder
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