Desktop Publisher (Pinetown)

Location: Durban, KwaZulu- Natal, South Africa
Date Posted: 22-01-2018
PURPOSE OF THE POSITION
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

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
- 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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