Desktop Publisher (Pinetown)

Location: Durban, KwaZulu- Natal, South Africa
Date Posted: 22-01-2018
The purpose of this role is to produce various media marketing material through DTP and graphic design in an ad agency type environment. KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

- Work with First Group Executive Designer to deliver creative vision and direction for the brand, key projects and campaigns
- Be a brand champion protecting the First Group brand identity
- Deliver graphic design requirements for all required brand collateral / assets for a range of channels, under the creative direction of our Executive Designer including:
 Offline: print, outdoor, direct mail, posters, brochures etc
 Online: Digital ads, social media, web layouts etc
- Prepare images for use in collateral and websites – including resizing, retouching and deep etching
- Prepare artwork for print
- Proactively problem solve design issues to deliver creative solutions

KEY PERFORMANCE MEASURE - Consistent and optimal use of the First Group brand - Delivery of creative, innovative and successful print and digital design solutions, to deadline - Development of strong relationships with all stakeholders PERSONAL COMPETENCIES

- Strong organisational & project management skills – with high attention to detail, accuracy and consistency
- Flexibility and the ability to work to tight deadlines in a fast paced team
- Excellent communicator with strong relationship building skills
- Team player with a positive attitude & a good sense of initiative
- A desire to have fun & be part of a high performing team
- Excellent problem solving skills and ability to “think on your feet”
- A flair for design
- Deadline driven

- Minimum 5 years’ experience – preferably in a marketing/advertising agency environment
- Proven portfolio of past work
- Relevant DTP tertiary certificate
- Highly proficient in InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
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