Senior Digital Designer

Our Umhlanga based client is looking for a Senior Digital Designer. As a team, our client describes themselves as down-to-earth yet ambitious, highly-skilled yet casual, friendly yet professional, strikingly different from each other yet bound by their common human values. Proactive people who thrive on change and are driven to improve themselves and others everyday are the kind of people that will love working with them.

In this role you will be accountable for designing collateral for any medium – apps, websites, illustration, videos, presentations, books.

Application Requirements:

  • At least 3 years’ relevant experience with graphic design in a digital industry, with a full and comprehensive portfolio
  • User Experience and User Interface design for mobile devices, by producing user journeys, wireframes, prototyping and graphic design for final release
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Mac OS
  • A strong understanding of design principles in web, mobile and print, typography and branding
  • Ability to plan and prioritise work coming into the studio
  • Grammar and proofing skills
  • Experience working with clients to understand their business/industry, interpret concepts and ideas into a product brief, and translate into a visual solution
  • Technical knowledge of design standards for various digital platforms, especially web and mobile app design
  • Experience in a senior position accountable for providing creative direction to other designers and implementing designs with developers
  • Employing digital media techniques to create original illustrations and icon sets
  • Experience in articulating complex concepts and visualising data through infographic design
  • Constant experimentation and adoption of new design techniques, software, and creative styles
  • Accountability for testing of finished product to meet quality and usability standards

Advantageous Skills:

  • Expert knowledge of the full Adobe Creative Suite
  • Video production, photography and sound editing
  • Animation
  • Content creation
  • Experience working with an app dev team
  • User interface design for Android devices
  • Software development on Android or any other web or mobile platform
  • Designing for responsive web and other platforms (email campaigns, social media, print media)
  • Proven track record for meeting deadlines

Salary : Market Related (Depending on experience)

Send your CV to nelita@proappoint.co.za to apply