Leading Payments Company requires bright vibrant Senior Graphic Designer to join their dynamic team.
Main job function
The main purpose of this role is to drive the design strategy and creative direction for the in-house design studio and take responsibility for key projects. The Senior Graphic Designer reports directly to the HOD Marketing. They are responsible for driving innovation in design with a focus on internal, digital and below the line creative message delivery for key clients. They are also responsible for implementing and monitoring the design strategy for the inhouse design team.
Internal liaison takes place extensively with the marketing team. External liaison takes place with various key clients.
Grade 12 or equivalent (Essential)
Relevant degree/diploma (Essential)
5-8 years’ experience in design (Essential)
Experience in Packaging design (Essential)
Experience in executing marketing projects from conception to production (Essential)
Agency experience (Desirable)
Advanced knowledge and proficiency in the Adobe Suite of programs including InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
Knowledge of marketing communication media processes
Knowledge of creative and graphic design principles
Duties and responsibilities (include but is not limited to):
To provide unique creative design and art direction
Drive design and creative for marketing & communication across various corridors
Document and input the design elements of briefs for internal, digital and below the line campaigns
Conceptualise design work per brief and strategy – big picture thinking
Deliver world class and innovative campaigns and designs
Drive consistency, innovation and freshness in design delivery
Build credibility in design by constantly driving quality and innovation in the delivery of design projects
Display technical excellence and innovation in design
Lead and manage design team ensuring project delivery is in line with the brand strategy and client requirements
To create and implement a design strategy in line with the overall company business strategy
To ensure all design work adheres to the company corporate identity
Provide quality control over concepts and projects to ensure brand alignment and consistency
To oversee the activities of the design team and provide creative guidance
To manage various design projects from conceptualization to delivery
To ensure quality control in the design department
To manage own professional and self-development
A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position. Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks. We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.