Midweight Graphic Designer needed at iKhokha

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Job title : Midweight Graphic Designer

Job Location : KwaZulu-Natal, Durban

Deadline : July 13, 2024

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Job Description

We’re on the hunt to find an inspirational Mid-Weight Graphic Designer to join our forces. At iKhokha we pride ourselves on our diversity, unity, street smarts, curiosity and ability to solve problems. We’re a bunch of cool, humble and open people. What’s your USP? 

We’re looking for someone curious and collaborative who will be able to interpret and implement the creative vision across a broad range of projects ranging from digital, social, print, and motion. If that’s you, read on… 

So, what will you do?  

You will produce a wide range of creative assets, from designing concept pitches to producing highly polished final artwork. 

You will work with Team Leads to create effective creative communication solutions that edify iKhokha as a brand and that help our merchants and potential merchants make decisions.

You  must be capable of delivering brilliant creative ideas, show amazing attention to detail, and be well organized. 

In addition to the above, you will:  

  • Produce sketches, storyboards, roughs to visualize idea 
  • Design development and production for various design tasks and projects  
  • Roll-out of approved key visuals to various elements 
  • Ideate concepts for various projects and channels  
  • Layout and design of ideation presentations  
  • Presenting ideas to the Senior Art Director, Creative Director and/or the broader Growth Marketing Team 
  • Provide creative solutions for design issues  
  • Stay abreast with the latest design/industry trends across digital and traditional media

Qualifications

  • National Diploma in Graphic Design/Visual Communications or equal to relevant tertiary education 

Deal Breakers:  

  • Minimum 4 years of proven experience as a graphic designer or related role 
  • Design for a broad range of projects including print communication, packaging, digital and moving images. 
  • To maintain the high visual standard, match, set, and assist others in maintaining this standard. 
  • Creation of presentations and mock-ups to present ideas/executions for approval. 
  • A great eye and in-depth understanding of graphic design principles. 
  • Illustration skills are advantageous. 
  • Efficient in Adobe Creative Suite (In Design, Illustrator and Photoshop essential).

Additional skills:  

  • To bring fresh ideas and approaches by combining cultural awareness with an enquiring mind. 
  • Any other duties as reasonably requested. 
  • Must have a proactive approach to tasks, tackling them with a positive mindset and good communication skills. 
  • Additional digital skills (e.g. After Effects, Premiere Pro, XD etc) would be an asset but not essential. 
  • Traditional typography and print skills. 

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