Digital Art Director

Position:

Digital Art Director

Description:

Our client, a leading Advertising Agency in Durban, is looking for a Digital Art Director

Must Have:
• 3 - 6 years design experience within a digital advertising agency
• Proficient in the Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
• Must have experience with After Effects
• Knowledge of Google Web Designer and basic code is advantageous

Responsibilities:
• You must be able to conceptualize and execute work across digital media (rich media banners, websites, social media
• content, UX/ UI design, basic motion content)
• Experience with briefing creative suppliers (Animators, Photographers, Editors, Sound designers) is advantageous
• Must be a team player and be able to work with junior creatives
• Must be able to think independently and work under pressure
• Overtime may be required from time to time

Salary: R 29K CTC

Contact:

Contact Person: Tracy-Jayne Tomlinson

Tel: 301 303 6225

Email Address: tracy@schlemmer.co.za

Art Director

Position:

Art Director

Description:

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

Must Have:
• Design & conceptual skills necessary
• TV & Online experience would be an advantage
• 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 4 years’ experience in industry
• Understanding, Reading, Writing and speaking isiZulu is advantageous

Responsibilities:
• To be a senior member of a dynamic creative team
• Candidate will get the chance to work on TV, press, digital, in-store promotions and activations
• 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 35K 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

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