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Purpose of Position:
The main purpose of this position is to implement the design requirements of JAM South Africa, from concept creation to design and layout implementation and finished art. The designer will also liaise with internal team, suppliers and clients in managing, developing and executing all briefed design work, both printed and online based.
Key performance Indicators
Managing and developing design and publishing work from concept or brief through to design, layout, print and production with a focus on layout and publishing according to CI.
Working to a task list, and with good time management, to meet deadlines
Changing layout as per managerial review and requirement, reviewing final layouts against the brief and changes requested and suggesting improvements as required
Liaising with external suppliers where applicable, to ensure quality check and deadlines are met and material is delivered to the highest quality
Thinking creatively: Developing, designing and creating new concepts within the core vision of the marketing department
Making decisions and problem solving: Analysing and evaluating information to choose and implement the best solution
Keeping up to date: Keeping up-to-date with design trends, programmes and software
Establishing and maintaining relationships: Developing and maintaining constructive, cooperative and beneficial working relationships within the JAM South Africa team, with suppliers and clients
Organising, planning and prioritising work: Developing specific goals. The ability to plan, prioritise, organise, and accomplish work within set deadlines and budgets
Scheduling and briefing work and project management: Scheduling and completing design projects from start to end, including the management of time and costs. Briefing and managing suppliers and clients, all other project timeframes and activities
Apple designer with five to seven years’ experience
WordPress, HTML, Adobe Creative Suite experience
Layout and publishing specialist with creative ability
Client and supplier liaison experience
A good understanding of InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop.
An Art Degree / Diploma in Graphic Design or similar qualification
Good time management skills
A meticulous eye for detail and a strong awareness of consistency
Online and digital know-how
Experience in info graphics from high end coffee table books, website templates, e-newsletters, annual reports, brochures, print adverts, pamphlets, bookmarks an any other printed materials - always conforming to company corporate identity and logos
Passionate for social, environmental and development work
Capable quality photography
Ideal behavioral competencies:
Able to see the big picture
Ability to self-manage deadlines
Passionate, energised and creative
Ethical and honest
Enquiring and curious
Takes delight in delivery
Driven by passion and diversity
Resilience and determination
Strong in relationship building
Limits of authority
Subject to the limits of authority as described in the strategic document.
To Apply send your CV
Should you not receive feedback within 2 weeks please consider your application unsuccessful.
As part of the screening process we invite you to complete the Predictive Index assessment by accessing the below link. (As well as send your CV to the above email address)