Job: Senior Designer

Title Senior Designer
Categories Design/Creative
Date Posted04 December 2018
Salary Market related
Location Cape Town
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Introduction

My client are an ideas-first team of positive creative thinkers and makers based in Cape Town and Cluj-Napoca (that’s in Transylvania). Who are looking for a Senior Designer to join our studio. Your job will be to bring a premium design aesthetic to everything we do. The work ranges from collaborating with our in-house design, UX and development team on the creation of mobile and responsive web interfaces, designing brand identities to creating powerful digital and print projects for our clients. We are looking for an open-minded and collaborative designer who strives to inspire and enjoys being inspired.

Key Skills, responsibilities, and requirements…

  • Excellent communicator
  • Strong core design skills with a solid foundation in the principles of design, type, and creative direction
  • Experience in prototyping and testing design ideas
  • Bags of industry experience with top-tier brands and at least 5 years experience working in a digital creative agency
  • Plenty of passion, not only about how things look, but how they work and feel
  • A positive, optimistic character
  • Master of Adobe CC, including InDesign – Familiarity with industry standard UX and UI design and prototyping tools such as Sketch and InVision
  • Inherently creative
  • Excellent at time management and estimation
  • Good presentation skills
  • Develop creative concepts that are forward-thinking and in-line with current media trends, forging and executing exciting digital ideas
  • Adaptable to different visual styles
  • Versatile and collaborative
  • Ambitious and motivated by deadlines
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Flexible working hours may be required as our clients are spread over several time-zones
  • Own transport is essential
  • You will need a valid passport and have a willingness to travel

More about who you are…

Whilst the key skills above are important, they don’t fully explain who we are looking for. If you are the sort of person who doesn’t settle for the first idea, or even an adequate idea because you know the best idea is still out there, if you believe that design can do good and not just make noise, if you fear playing it safe more than you fear failure, if you believe in ‘less, but better’ as a design philosophy, if you protect work from casual criticism but welcome constructive criticism, if you love brands and the role they play in peoples lives, if you are a thinker as well as a doer, if you love technology and innovation, and if you are a natural collaborator – we want to hear from you.

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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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