Datafin

Senior Graphic Designer (Franschhoek)

Media/Marketing/Sales
Cape Town – Western Cape

ENVIRONMENT:
YOUR keen eye for visual design aesthetics is sought by our client, nestled in the picturesque wine valley of Franschhoek, to join its high-performance team as the next Senior Graphic Designer. You will create visuals and branding on various print and digital platforms. The ideal candidate will require a suitable Design or Visual Art related Degree, have 5+ years’ work experience across web, digital and print platforms, have extensive proficiency with Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign & XD. The role will be suited to individual who’s innovative, a strong problem-solver, and highly driven, able to thrive in a fast-paced environment and can easily adapt to creative requests. Applications must include a portfolio of work showcasing visual communication and storytelling through Illustration, Graphic Design & Topography.
 
DUTIES:
  • Visualise, design and develop engaging designs from concept to final deliverables for print and digital assets, including websites, social media, emails, and landing pages in a brand-compliant manner while helping expand creative possibilities.
  • Conceptualise and create designs and printed materials such as packaging, labels, brochures, flyers, etc., integrating executive and stakeholder feedback into the final designs.
  • Produce print ready files in litho, flexo and digital print runs.
  • Work within brand guidelines to maintain a consistent brand image
  • Work closely with departments to effectively bring a brand message to life through design.
  • Maintain brand consistency throughout all design projects.
  • Adhere to brief deadlines.
  • Proactively provide ideas and develop interactive designs reflecting the latest design trends.
  • Attend meetings and campaign reviews to better understand design requirements and contribute to projects.
  • Stay up to date with industry best practices.
  • Strive to generate clear, innovative ideas and creative concepts.
 
REQUIREMENTS:
Qualifications –
  • A relevant Degree or Certification in Design or Visual Art.
 
Experience/Skills –
  • 5+ Years of relevant work experience (web, digital and print).
  • Extensive experience in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, XD) or similar software.
  • A portfolio showcasing visual communication and storytelling through Illustration, Graphic Design and Typography.
  • Extensive experience with the best practices required for design.
  • Extensive experience with digital design work.
 
ATTRIBUTES:
  • A demonstrated passion for creative problem-solving via visual communication.
  • Must be detail orientated.
  • A team player with a can-do attitude, strong work ethic, high integrity, and a willingness to adapt and learn from constructive feedback.
  • Excellent time-management skills. 
  • Must be fluent in English and Afrikaans.