Polkadot Digital is currently seeking a talented and experienced Graphic Designer to join our team and help us take our agency creativity to new heights. This individual needs to be able to take concepts and ideas and create visual representations. The ideal candidate will have expert knowledge of adobe software and be skilled in every step of the design process, from concept to final deliverable. Collaborating with team members and clients, the graphic designer should be able to take written or spoken ideas and convert them into a design that connects.
GRAPHIC DESIGNER POSITION
- Work on a wide range of projects including presentations, logos, branding, signage, newsletters, social media and more, using various software programs to visualise and develop innovative graphic designs that meet goals
- Meet with clients to gain an understanding of the scope of work.
- Translate client briefs into eye-catching and engaging designs that effectively communicate key messages
- Develop and maintain a consistent visual identity across multiple platforms and mediums
- Continuously stay up-to-date with industry trends, best practices, and emerging technologies to ensure our designs remain fresh and relevant
- Present design concepts and ideas to clients and team members, incorporating feedback to refine and improve the final product
- Manage multiple projects concurrently, ensuring timely delivery while maintaining high-quality standards
- Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design or a related field
- 3+ years of experience in graphic design, preferably with a creative or marketing agency
- Strong proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
- Solid understanding of Print Design
- Knowledge in After Effects and Premiere Pro Advantageous
- Knowledge with web design and UX/UI principles Advantageous
- Knowledge in Photography and with photo-editing software Advantageous
- Exceptional visual storytelling skills with an eye for detail, composition, and colour
- Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
- Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to present and defend design concepts effectively
- A diverse portfolio showcasing a range of design styles and project types
- Team player
What we offer:
- Competitive salary
- A vibrant and supportive work environment that fosters creativity and growth
- Opportunities for professional development and advancement within the company
- The chance to work on exciting projects for a wide range of clients and industries
Job Type: Full-time, with a 3-month probation period
To start: 1 July 2023
Type: Majority In-office, with remote working days (Fridays work from home)
Location: Riverclub, Sandton, Johannesburg
To be considered, please share your portfolio showcasing your best work across a range of design styles and project types.
If you are a passionate and experienced Senior Graphic Designer ready to make your mark in the world of marketing, we’d love to hear from you!
Email your CV and portfolio to us – firstname.lastname@example.org