Graphic Designer (mid)

Posted: 12th of August 2018
Level: Mid

Department: Rich Media

Reports to: Creative Director

 

The Graphic Designer is responsible for the production and oversight of graphic content, as per briefs provided by the various clients, and internal design as per Cerebra’s requirements.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

Craft

  • Applying client CI to work
  • Understanding the role of design for different digital platforms
  • Roll out work under guidance of senior team members
  • Find appropriate stock imagery for campaigns (own or senior team’s)
  • Create beautifully-crafted design and other forms of rich media, within the tone and strategy of the client

Ideation

  • Brainstorming on tier 3 and 4 campaigns
  • Working with copywriter(s) where necessary to ensure alignment

Strategy

  • Understanding of clients’ tone
  • A grasp of digital logic and implementation

Process

  • Understanding of clients’ CI
  • Accurate time logging
  • Backing up work
  • Follow job through each department enabling delivery across teams

Qualification

  • A diploma/degree in graphic design

Experience

  • 2-4 years experience.
  • Proficiency in Adobe programmes (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign) a must.
  • Working knowledge of other design software is a bonus.

Skills Set

  • A great conceptual thinker
  • Attention to detail
  • Creative
  • Artistic talent
  • Understanding of social media marketing (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat, and other platforms) is beneficial
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to function well under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Versatility and adaptability
  • Knowledge of and ability to keep abreast of new developments within the social media, digital and creative space
  • Passionate about social media

Before you think of applying for this job, you need to demonstrate the following characteristics or traits. We interview for these, so don’t take them lightly!

  • You’re fun. We believe fun is an imperative part of what makes work at Cerebra worthwhile. We work hard and we play hard.
  • You have courage. We are doing work at Cerebra that will change the way companies do business forever. Blazing a new trail requires bravery and boldness.
  • You’re loyal. Not necessarily to the leadership of Cerebra, but to the best interests of the company and your colleagues in light of our mission to be Africa’s social business authority.
  • You’re a teacher. You inspire learning and growth in the lives of people around you. Cerebra is a highly collaborative environment that thrives on more give than take.
  • You’re proactive. You don’t wait for life to happen to you, or things to fall in your lap. You go after the things you want. Looking for opportunities to add value outside of your defined scope of responsibility and influence is what makes great Cerebrans, great Cerebrans.
  • You’re not kak. Cerebra believes in a healthy, happy, and constructive workplace. It’s a strictly no chop zone.

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