Job Brief


DigitLab is a full-service social media and digital marketing agency grounded in creative, design, strategy, content, development, research, and engaging interaction. Based in Durban, we are looking for a dynamic individual who loves digital and wants to be a part of an amazing team!

As a designer you will be required to design and execute innovative, engaging digital projects, learn about new platforms and be responsible for all creative aspects of client deliverables.

Responsibilities


  • Have an expert understanding of graphic design process with the ability to design and produce design material for digital
  • Determine the needs of the client, the ultimate function for which the design is intended, and its appeal to customers
  • Keep track of all graphic elements, making sure they are finished in time for presentations with no errors
  • Brainstorm and conceptualise across web/digital platforms, social media content curation and design (graphics, motion graphics, web and app interface design).
  • Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Work closely with our developers to deliver and inspire creative ideas and concepts across a variety of mediums for internal and external communication.
  • Developing creative campaign elements based on a brief provided by various departments within the business.
  • Working in close collaboration with the Client Services & the Creative Team to provide ideas and solutions and meet brand strategic requirements
  • Keeping abreast of industry standards and developments in IT and design programmes such as Adobe Creative CC
  • Maintaining Brand CI and DNA standards across all brands and media.
* These duties and responsibilities describe the general nature and level of work, but is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all activities, duties, and responsibilities that will be required of you.

Requirements


  • A degree or diploma in Graphic Design / Visual Design.
  • Problem solving and ability to make decisions
  • Able to work independently and within a team
  • Min 5 years’ experience in graphic design.
  • Experience in digital and multimedia industry is advantageous
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • An eye for detail
  • Excellent knowledge of PC design software - Adobe CC, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint and Excel
  • An understanding of the latest trends in design and technology
  • Able to work under pressure and deal with many competing demands through effective planning, prioritising and co-ordination of tasks.
  • Basic knowledge of HTML (advantageous).

Please Note


  • This is an office-based position in Gillitts (Durban).

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