So what's the gig?
It is to be a Multimedia Designer in diverse team of creatives that serve all aspects of the creative requirements for the client's regional portfolio.
As a unit within the Saatchi & Saatchi offering, The Power of One team, of which you will be an associate, your gig will to be at the visual edge of our offering and to execute content in social and digital channels.
These channels demand creative ideas and visual expressions that are rich, engaging and fresh. Your primary focus and daily activities will be to support big idea’ campaigns, content calendar rollout and content execution across the brands.
Think of yourself as a swiss army knife of content creation. Every aspect of your incredible skillset will be used to create innovative executions for a marketing space that is dynamic and ever evolving.
Responsibilities (include but are not limited to);
Develop and execute outstanding content across Social and Digital
Work closely with multi-discipline team members to execute ideas and content
Build strong collaborative relationship with the creative team and partners
Timeous execution of work against scheduled deadlines by the traffic manager
Help translate concept ideas into content. (Extrapolate 'big ideas' for executions)
Create digital assets (static and video) for a range of platforms (social, display advertising, e-Commerce, websites, mobile apps, etc.)
Contribute to proactivity and innovative thinking on brands within the portfolio
Push the idea and executional craft to make the work and ideas shine
Keep abreast of multimedia and current trends and industry best practice
Requirements / Experience / Skills
A tertiary qualification in Multimedia Design or similar
At least 4 years working experience as a Multimedia Designer with 1 year being in an Advertising Agency or similar environment (i.e. Radio)
A fantastic command of graphic design, illustration, photography, video editing, audio & typography
Experience in executing against creative briefs and social media platform requirements and apply best practice
Experience creating digital assets for a variety of target audiences
Experience using multimedia design tools i.e. Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, After Effects, Premier Pro or similar
Knowledge of and experience in animation, photo and video editing
Strong organizational skills
Strong multitasking skills (able to work on multiple briefs at any given time)
Team player with the ability to work independently
Able to remain calm in a highly pressurized environment
Creative out of the box thinking
A can do attitude and willingness to go the extra mile
Meticulous with attention to detail
Adaptable to change and respond positively to new challenges
Other : Flexible to work beyond normal office hours (overtime if and when required)Comfortable to work on alcohol brandsComfortable to work at Publicis Groupe office (if and when required)
Candidates must please submit a concise CV and a link to an online porti. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Should you not hear from us within 2 weeks
Publics Groupe is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and prohibits any forms of Discrimination or Harassment. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all our employees in line with our Employment Equity Plan.
All appointments will be based on qualifications, experience and best fit but preference will be given to all candidates from designated groups.