Job: Head of Digital Design

Title Head of Digital Design
Categories Marketing
Date Posted09 November 2018
Salary R40k – 60k per month
Location Cape Town
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JOB DESCRIPTION

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Digital Content
    • Partner effectively with design and internal teams to ensure photography solutions accurately communicate qualities consistent with the 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
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Amy Molony – Creative RecruiterAmy grew up in the humid seaside hood that is Durban. With a background in the film industry Amy has experience promoting South Africa as a film destination and reading and researching movie scripts.   She is passionate about good content and her love for the written word knows no bounds. She relishes being outdoors and during weekends, when she isn’t playing Ultimate Frisbee, she can be found hiking the Capes scenic mountains. Amy will be placing aspiring wordsmiths, social media managers, copywriters and editors.Contact manager
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