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Head of Digital Design

Head of Digital Design

Job Title: Head of Digital Design
Location: Western Cape
Industry:
Salary: 720000.00
Reference: JN -082017-9223
Job Published: September 04, 2017 10:59

Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION
  1. Technical / Performance Design
    • Develop, maintain and clearly articulate the art & design brand guidelines for all platforms [mobile, desktop, video, emails, social, ads, magazine, blog, etc.]
Including retouching, graphic design, image sourcing, layout, typography, etc.
  • Use performance metrics to investigate design elements’ success and use findings to improve design solutions & guidelines.
  1. Team Management & Quality Control
    • Assume ultimate responsibility for final quality and accuracy of the end product of all creative team members
    • Inspire the team to continually raise the bar on innovation, creativity, and imagination for all work produced.
    • Develop the design team’s personal skills through mentoring, setting goals and teaching.
  2. Digital Content
    • Partner effectively with design and internal teams to ensure photography solutions accurately communicate qualities consistent with the Superbalist brand image.
    • Lead team of designers to create boundary-pushing content for the digital space.
    • Stay up-to-date on latest digital trends and talent
    • Ensure campaigns are customised for our content publishing platforms.
 
REQUIREMENTS
  • Strong graphics, typography, digital, mobile and video design experience
  • Graphic design degree/diploma or similar discipline.
  • 5+ years experience in online/agency.
  • Must be open to working with data-led insights
  • Proven UX/UI and web design experience.
  • Expert experience in Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign & all aspects of typography
  • Proven ability to develop creative skills across different creative disciplines (content, design, photo & video), with experience delegating, coaching, mentoring and providing effective direction and feedback
  • Be immersed in the rapidly evolving digital landscape [user experience, social media, mobile, supporting technologies, new/emerging platforms and technologies. 
  • Strong project management and strategic process development skills, with the ability to juggle multiple priorities.
  • Excellent visual, verbal and written communication skills, as well as strong presentation ability
  • An amazing eye for detail, with the ability to see and understand the big picture
  • Leadership abilities that inspire learning and excellence among team members
  • A strong in Fashion and youth culture is advantageous