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Graphic Designer

Zevoli Growth Partners is looking for a mid-level graphic designer with an exceptional eye for detail and innovative creativity. The ideal candidate will be able to multitask in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.

Key accountabilities:

  • Understand the design brief by identifying the end results or project objectives and by understanding the deadlines;
  • Achieve or exceed the relevant creative design objectives based on briefs and input from the internal or external clients;
  • Conceptualise creative ideas and complete design work within budget and on deadline;
  • Apply and adhere to all internal and external corporate identities and branding guidelines;
  • Bring the brief and concept to life based on internal and external clients’ needs and vision;
  • Assist the Marketing & Branding Officer on all projects where needed;
  • Become the visual brand guardian of all aspects in design and typography;
  • Adapt and roll-out approved concepts to various media -above and below the line;
  • Articulate and pitch design concepts to internal and external clients;
  • Communicate with internal and external stakeholders about the progress of design projects and any issues that may arise;
  • Design and create brand collateral which meets the requirements of the companies and clients, using graphic design tools including design software;
  • Edit proofs to team/client specifications and obtain signoff before finalising artwork, while also adhering to brand identity and guidelines-
  • Enhance brand presentations with animated and static assets;
  • Test graphics across various media and platforms;
  • Ensure final graphics and layouts are visually appealing and on-brand;
  • Work on multiple briefs at the same time;
  • Prepare mock-ups and present them to the internal or external clients before deciding on a final design/concept;
  • Collaborate and work with art directors, copywriters, photographers and/or other designers to produce final designs;
  • Work with the wider marketing team and creative agencies to build campaign assets across all platforms;
  • Continuously strive to reduce the number of revisions, and thereby improving the design cycle timeline.

Experience, skills and attributes required:

  • 2 to 4 years of relevant work experience in graphic design – preferably in an agency environment;
  • Excellent knowledge of graphic fundamentals and visual hierarchy;
  • Strong typography and document layout skills;
  • A keen eye for aesthetics and details, with the ability to bring text and illustrations together;
  • Excellent communication skills to accurately convey concepts and designs to clients and team members;
  • Skilled user of Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator);
  • Skilled user of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint;
  • Knowledge of best practices for digital design (i.e., resolution, file set-up, file types, etc.);
  • Creative, adaptable to trends and conceptualise original ideas.

 

Advantageous experience or skills (non-essential):

  • Experience in Mailchimp;
  • Creating HTML mailers;
  • Experience with WordPress;
  • Experience in copywriting and proofreading;
  • Experience in motion graphics;
  • Basic web CSM knowledge.

Preferred qualification:

  • Degree or diploma in fine arts, graphic design, multimedia design, visual communication or a related design-based qualification.

Application requirements:

  • CV detailing your qualifications, work experience, skills and reasons why you’re applying for this position;
  • A portfolio demonstrating professional work including pieces from specific campaigns or projects.
  • Salary expectations and notice period.

If you are interested in this vacancy and have the relevant minimum requirements, please send your CV, portfolio, salary expectations and notice period to hr-admin@zevoligp.co.za

EE/AA preferred, but not mandatory.

Should you be successful in your application, you will be contacted directly.

If you are not contacted within 2 weeks, please accept that you have not been shortlisted.

Thank you.

 

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