Graphic / Web Designer / Digital Multimedia Specialist

Graphic /Web Designer / Digital Multimedia Specialist

Location: Stellenbosch, Western Cape
Salary: Negotiable

About the Role:
Opportunity available for a creative Digital Multimedia Specialist / Graphic / Web Designer with strong experience designing for multiple mediums including print, web and social media. The ideal candidate should possess an eye for compelling conceptual design with outstanding graphic design skills and have knowledge of HTML/CSS. This position would work closely with the Marketing and Communications Team on numerous projects.

Requirements:
Relevant Tertiary Qualification in Graphic Design or similar
3+years of Graphic Design / Web Design experience
Experience in building front-end web pages using HTML and CSS
Technologies: HTML5 and CSS
Applications: Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, XD prototyping) or sketch
Email Campaign Tools (e.g. MailChimp, Rocket Mailer)
Content Management Systems such as WordPress and Social media management platforms such as Buffer
Creativity and focus on quality are essential for all deliverables
Solid knowledge of industry basic principles and a passion for emerging web technologies
Familiarity with best practices for creating email campaigns for all browsers, platforms, etc.
Detail-oriented and organised with the ability to manage requirements and schedules across multiple projects
Ability to scope and specify project requirements
Eager to learn, super multi-tasking skills and thrive in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Experience in working with an outsourced web development team, video editing (Camtasia, Adobe Premiere, etc.) and designing mobile applications is a plus

Duties:
Work with the team to produce and deliver various high quality, design-savvy print and web design collateral (graphics, page layouts, email campaigns, etc.) in accordance with the requirements of a given project or task
Present and articulate the rationale for design solutions based on best practices and current industry standards
Collaborate closely with the Marketing and Web Development teams to ensure that designs push the envelope yet are technically feasible
Create and maintain design assets for existing websites, and Print Media
Work with the Team to design and deploy email campaigns based on best practices that adhere to our brand style guidelines
Troubleshoot and ensure quality of final output of projects
Provide on time delivery of web content for fast-paced project releases
Collaborate with design agencies as needed to support their design requests
Update and promote all social media networks and outlets
Responsible for daily content on social media pages including multiple Facebook pages
Make sure that all content is proof read and checked for typographical and grammatical errors
Present reports at Weekly Marketing Meetings
Assist with website changes and ensure work is done quickly and accurately
Other tasks as assigned by the head of department.

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