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.
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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