Creative Conceptualiser/Strategist - Durban KZN

Location: Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Date Posted: 12-05-2018
Job description
The successful candidate will be responsible for collaborating with the creative/ design team and be required to accurately create exciting visual concepts from client briefs. The creative conceptualiser/ strategist needs to be able to conceptualise as well as execute rough drafts of concepts and strategies with the use of graphic programmes such as InDesign etc.
Requirements:
Must be able to work well under pressure and work late to meet deadlines. Ability to work on last minute jobs.
 Strategic and creative thinker
 Ability to straddle the creative and graphics side of advertising
 The ability to present creative campaigns and lead a client pitch
 Hands on experience in graphics
 Team player
 A comprehensive understanding of marketing, advertising and communication theory and practice
 Ability to conceptualise integrated communication campaigns across traditional and “new” media
 Confidence to engage with clients at a senior level i.e. media/marketing directors
 Understanding of the client/agency decision-making process
 Minimum of an undergraduate degree in marketing and/or communication
 At least 3 years' experience in the media advertising industry
 Must have ability to manage and lead presentations
Advantageous: Examples (portfolio) of “idea-creation” and design skills, advanced knowledge of Abode Photoshop, InDesign & Illustrator
Own Transport essential. This is non-negotiable. Applicants without Own Transport will be disqualified.
Salary is negotiable & depends on experience
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