Art Director

Position:

Art Director

Description:

Our client, an award winning, prominent Advertising Agency in Durban, is looking for an Art Director

Must Have:
• The applicant should have a design diploma or the equivalent thereof
• Minimum of 4 years’ experience in industry
• Design & conceptual skills necessary
• TV & Online experience would be an advantage
• Experience in a broad spectrum of print-related work, with a grounding in both advertising and design would be an advantage
• Must be able to work with InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator

Responsibilities:
• To be a senior member of a dynamic creative team responsible for South Africa's biggest Retail account
• Candidate will get the chance to work on TV, press, digital, in-store promotions and activation's
• They should be able to produce original concepts as well as art direction in response to creative briefs
• They should demonstrate a high level of technical knowledge
• Need to work closely with account teams, ensuring effective communication
• An understanding of a clients’ brand is important such that projects are managed in a way that will support the delivery of the brand
• Should encourage and facilitate collaboration within the team and other departments

Salary: R 55 000 CTC

Contact:

Contact Person: Tracy-Jayne Tomlinson

Tel: 031 303 6225

Email Address: tracy@schlemmer.co.za

Graphic Designer

Position:

Graphic Designer

Description:

Our client, an award winning, prominent Advertising Agency in Durban, is looking for a mid-level Graphic Designer

Must Have:
• The applicant should have a graphic design qualification
• Must have at least 3 years of Advertising Agency experience

Responsibilities:
• They should be able to produce original and high quality designs/visuals/editing and animation within corporate guidelines
• They should demonstrate a high level of technical knowledge, whilst keeping abreast of latest technical, methodical and creative innovations
• Must be able to meet deadlines without compromising on quality, and be willing to work late and over weekends when necessary
• To manage all administration and attend all project meetings/briefings
• Will work closely with relevant account, traffic and creative teams, ensuring effective communication
• An understanding of the client’s brand is important such that creative outcomes will support the delivery of the brand

Salary: R 19 500 CTC

Contact:

Contact Person: Tracy-Jayne Tomlinson

Tel: 031 303 6225

Email Address: tracy@schlemmer.co.za

Senior Designer

Position:

Senior Designer

Description:

Our client, a leading Digital Marketing Agency is looking for a Mid to Senior Designer

Must Have:
• Design related degree/diploma.
• 5+ years’ experience
• Adobe Creative Suite: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator

Responsibilities:
• Be aware of work flowing through the studio, understanding different projects and their purpose
• Encourage Creativity within the broader team developing a point of view and creative opinion.
• Work & manage outputs according to a project plan with client service
• Working to a brief, generating ideas, producing quality outputs reporting and feedback to seniors in an organised and clear manner
• Record time spent on jobs and report to a team leader
• Assist wherever possible, be prepared to do many different tasks daily and rollout other designers concepts according to an art direction and or strict guidelines
• Upskill on an ongoing basis, learning with each new challenge
• Be up to date and proficient in each accounts CI requiring design output and the skill to complete each task
• Help with proactive ideas and brainstorms ensuring the creative ideas are at their strongest and executed to their full potential for pitches/client meetings
• Translate the concepts and ideas of others into viable design executions
• Develop design assets for pitches and assist in determining a project’s design direction
• Take creative concepts and artwork developed and design variations, additional creative assets, revisions, print-ready files, web-ready etc
• Assist other Designers in whatever way necessary with completion of their briefs
• Liaise between design team and other staff/clients
• Troubleshoot design challenges progressively
• Understand how their individual work plays a role in the larger project or campaign

Salary: 25K ctc

Contact:

Contact Person: Tracy-Jayne Tomlinson

Tel: 031 303 6225

Email Address: tracy@schlemmer.co.za

DTP Operator / Designer – Cape Town

Position:

DTP Operator / Designer - Cape Town

Description:

Our client, a leading Advertising Agency in Cape Town, is looking for a DTP Operator / Designer

Must Have:
• Solid layout skills
• Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite
• Must be able to professionally retouch and color correct artwork/photographs
• Must be very methodical and be able to archive work done by the studio accordingly
• Being a TEAM player is essential
• Must be able to work late and weekends when necessary

Responsibilities:
• To create/final check finished art received from designers / art directors and prepare them for repro/print
• Must be knowledgeable and be able to provide appropriate artwork for all printing/repro processes
• Will be required to fill in as a medium weight designer when necessary
• Manage to meet deadlines without compromising quality and accuracy
• Be proactive in identifying and solving potential visual/repro/print problems in a timely manner
• Maintain tight control of project and deadlines and communicate issues immediately to team/head of studio
• To actively pass on knowledge/skills to others in the studio and learn from them
• Provide feedback to head of studio regarding improvements that could be made to the department and agency
• Ensuring effective communication with traffic and creative teams
• To attend all project meetings/briefings as required

Salary: R15 000 – R17 000 pm ctc

Contact:

Contact Person: Tracy-Jayne Tomlinson

Tel: 031 303 6225

Email Address: tracy@schlemmer.co.za

Art Director

Position:

Art Director

Description:

Our client, a leading Advertising Agency, is looking for an Art Director

Must Have:
• The applicant should have a design diploma or the equivalent thereof
• Experience in a broad spectrum of print-related work, with a grounding in both advertising and design would be an advantage
• Must be able to work with InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
• Minimum of 7-8 years’ experience in industry
• Design & conceptual skills necessary
• TV & Online experience would be an advantage

Responsibilities:
• They should be able to produce original and usable concepts as well as art direction in response to creative briefs
• They should demonstrate a high level of technical knowledge.
• Need to work closely with account teams, ensuring effective communication
• An understanding of a clients’ brand is important such that projects are managed in a way that will support the delivery of the brand
• Should encourage and facilitate collaboration within the team and other departments

Salary: R35 000 per month CTC

Contact:

Contact Person: Tracy-Jayne Tomlinson

Tel: 031 303 6225

Email Address: tracy@schlemmer.co.za

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