Multimedia Designer, Durban

Multimedia Designer, Durban

Marketing
KZN
MULTI-MEDIA DESIGNER JOB SPEC
 
An innovative life insurance company that exists to protect the incomes of hardworking South Africans.
Job title:
Multi-media Designer
Department:
Internal studio within Marketing department reporting into Internal Agency Manager
Location:
Based in Durban at Head Office or working remotely in Johannesburg/Cape Town/Gqeberha/East London and required to travel to Durban every few weeks.
Role:
We’re looking for a Multimedia Designer to join our internal creative studio. The successful candidate will have exceptional design, motion graphic skills, and sound knowledge of how to unpack a brief, articulate and translate a concept that resonates with our target audience and live comfortably across digital platforms. The role requires a deep understanding of digital media, a passion for keeping up to date with latest trends and a hunger to bring these into practical campaigns that drive the bottom line for our business.
Responsibilities include and are not limited to:
    • • Work closely with the Internal Agency Manager and Creative Head to grow the creative discipline of the studio
    • • Creation of design assets for use on websites, emailers, social media and other digital platforms
    • • Execute and produce high-quality motion and static brand design content
    • • Edit raw video footage and add effects/elements to enhance motion graphics
    • • Design motion graphics from storyboards
    • • Adhere to project timelines and budgets
    • • Be proactive and produce outstanding work beyond the brief
    • • Work as a team player ready to take on any project that may come into the creative studio
    • • Work closely with multi-disciplinary project teams within the business
 
Skill set required:
    • • Minimum of 3-year tertiary qualification in graphic design, multimedia design or equivalent
    • • Have at least three years’ experience as multimedia designer at a reputable digital agency or internal creative studio
    • • Excellent visual communication skills to present and execute ideas and information in a multimedia context
    • • A powerful grasp of how content can play out across multiple digital mediums
    • • Proficiency with design software – Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, XD etc Experience in HTML and CSS
    • • Up to date with latest creative trends and ability to execute them across different digital channels.
    • • Ability to translate heavy content into a visual story
    • • Strong design skills
    • • Take ownership and responsibility
    • • Excellent organisational, time and project management skills
    • • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
    • • Ability to work under pressure in a close-knit team
    • • An understanding of the latest digital marketing and keeping up with the evolving landscape
    • • Demonstrates effective self-management and good judgement, with high EQ
 
Application submissions process
Interested candidates can submit their CV and a link to their online portfolio or showreel to nicky@proappoint.co.za. Only submissions received via this email address will be considered.
 
Salary is R40 000 CTC max