Visual Design Analyst (Graphic Designer)

Visual Design Analyst (Graphic Designer)

Job Title: Visual Design Analyst (Graphic Designer)
Location: Gauteng
Salary: 336000.00
Reference: JN -082017-9241
Job Published: October 18, 2017 14:57

Job Description

Job TitleVisual Design Analyst (Graphic Designer)
Reporting toCreative Services Team Lead
DepartmentCreative Services
Role descriptionWe are looking for an inspired, passionate and vibrant Graphic Designer to join a busy graphics team of 6, who are responsible for integrating branding, design, strategy and client goals into cost effective communication solutions by providing professional graphic design, digital services, presentation and proposal support.
  • Conceptualise, drive, and execute great designs relating to relevant business briefs across Print, Web and Digital applications.
  • Demonstrate out of the box thinking for design campaigns.
  • Design and polish Microsoft PowerPoint presentations ensuring presentation standards in terms of templates, look and feel and data are consistent and aligned to branding standards.
  • Experience in motion graphics and video editing an advantage.
  • Manage creative projects from conception to completion; ensuring products are of the highest quality in terms of content, accuracy, style editing, format and production techniques.
  • Needs to have excellent Stakeholder management skills.
  • Accurately tracks time to projects on a daily basis.
  • Outsource and manage projects/tasks to internal or external service providers as required.
  • Prepare accurate and detailed project estimates when required.
  • Must possess an interest and skill in designing within a corporate brand while still driving a creative and innovative artistic vision.
  • Keep current on new graphic techniques and technologies, recommending changes as appropriate.
Person specificationQualifications and Experience
  • A relevant graphic design qualification
  • 3-5 years of applied graphic and digital design experience in a design studio, agency or in-house creative department with a portfolio to match
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud suite
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Proficient in Word and Outlook
  • Video animation and editing skills an advantage
  • Ability to work on PC and MAC (cross platform)
  • In-depth graphic design experience
  • Significant digital design capabilities
  • The ability to think creatively and deliver clever concepts
Personal attributes
  • Excellent attention to detail, accurate and organised.
  • Ability to adapt to new technologies and procedures
  • Flexibility with changing work priorities, meeting strict deadlines on fast-paced schedules, and prioritising to support multiple projects and deadlines.
  • Must be able to cope well with pressurised situations and deadlines
  • Excellent problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Can work effectively with all levels of management and on virtual teams.
  • Demonstrate initiative and innovation appropriate to the assignment and timeframe.
  • Ability to articulate creative concepts to team members and customers is necessary.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Ability to work overtime at short notice
  • Portfolio review required