Junior Printing Designer

Location: Grahamstown (Makhanda), Eastern Cape, South Africa
Date Posted: 09-04-2019
Our client is looking for a junior designer who will be ready to develop his/her existing skills by working with senior creative staff on a range of innovative projects. You will be responsible for helping to drive the creative direction of campaigns, have an understanding of typography, layout, animation and art direction which will be needed to help produce the best work possible.
  • A good knowledge of the following tools is required:
  • InDesign
  • Photoshop
  • Adobe
  • Coral Draw 
Communication is an important part of the job. The junior designer must feel confident enough to contribute to the entire creative process. Keeping a finger on the pulse of current trends is also key!

Skills required
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Adeptness with leading design software packages
  • The ability to meet deadlines in a high pressure environment
  • The ability to see projects through from inception to production
  • Consistency regardless of project size
  • Good organisational skills
  • The motivation to maintain and improve design standards
  • The willingness to listen to feedback and use it to improve 
Typical activities
  • Offering input to creative meetings and sharing ideas
  • Producing attractive and effective designs for all media
  • Communicating with senior team members to receive feedback
  • Liaising effectively with clients and other team members
  • Supporting the team throughout the execution of projects

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