Senior Art Director/Designer

Cape Town
South Africa
2018-01-10 12:46:46

Getsmarter is a world-class online education provider, who is looking for an ambitious Art Director/Designer to join our creative team. You will be working directly with experienced art directors, designers, copywriters, and video producers, creating digital marketing and brand communications for Getsmarter, and our local and international university partners. We’re fast paced, constantly evolving and there is enormous opportunity for growth.

·  You will need a superb creative portfolio to apply for this position, so please be sure to send it with your submission, or you won’t be considered.

·  Art direction & design knowledge across a wide range of channels and mediums, with a focus on digital

·  Ability to think conceptually and roll out an idea across multiple touch points, on strategy

·  Excellent Knowledge of digital and social media

·  Collaborate with the marketing team including, brand strategists, copywriters, content creators, product marketing managers, video producers, art directors and designers to understand project needs

·  Define distinctive visual styles for individual partners that speak to the overarching brand style

·  Maintain a high standard of execution and attention to detail in all aspects of visual design, and ensure consistency at all times

·  Keep abreast of industry best practice, latest trends and cutting-edge technologies

·  Mentoring younger designers

·  Experience in film and/or video with a relevant show reel

·  Act as a brand ambassador for the company at all times and ensure the brand’s integrity and consistency is always maintained

·  Appropriate tertiary qualification in branding, art direction and design required

·  Preferably 5-7 years’ work experience in relevant field with brand and agency experience

·  Technical knowledge and proficiency of computer programs essential;

·  (Creative Cloud: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, basic Dreamweaver) and Microsoft Office

·  Basic knowledge of HTML and CSS is advantageous

·  Competency in Mac OS X essential

·  Attention to detail and organisational skills essential

·  Ability to prioritise and adhere to deadlines essential

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