Creative Designer

Location -Cape Town  ,South Africa (ZA) 

Job ID -5172

Key Responsibilities

  • Create and manage the overall design and visual style for websites, ad campaigns, photoshoots and commercial film productions.

 

  • Study creative briefs and determine requirements

 

  • Understand marketing initiatives, strategic positioning and target audience

 

  • Generate clear ideas and concepts in tandem with the copywriter

 

  • Conceptualize visuals based on requirements

 

  • Define the visual direction of a campaign and photoshoots
     
  • Produce sketches, storyboards, roughs to visualize ideas

 

  • Develop illustrations, logos and other designs using software or by hand

 

 

  • Use the appropriate colors and layouts for each graphic

 

  • Cooperate with the rest of the creative team across different types of media

 

  • Work with copywriters and creative director to produce final art works

 

  • Test graphics across various media

 

  • Take work from concept to final execution within deadlines

 

  • Amend designs after feedback

 

  • Ensure final graphics and layouts are visually appealing and on-brand

 

  • Manage and delegate responsibilities to other designers and provide directions

 

  • Mentor the junior design team

 

  • Present completed ideas to team members / project owners

 

  • Stay on top of all trends and maintain best practices

 

Minimum Requirements

  • Extensive experience in art direction and graphic design
  • Minimum 4 years experience in a creative agency
  • A strong portfolio of concepts, photo manipulation, graphics, and/or compelling layouts.
  • Familiarity with design software (such as InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop
  • Degree in Design, Fine Arts or related field is a plus

 

 

       Competencies & Skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work methodically and meet deadlines
  • A keen eye for aesthetics and details
  • Good time management skills
  • Team player

 

 

 

 

 

 

Company Overview:

Since our founding in 1982 we have grown to become a world leader in comprehensive transport and delivery solutions for business and consumers. Headquartered in Dubai, at the heart of the world’s most dynamic commercial hub and on the site of historic trade routes linking east and west, commerce and transport are deeply embedded in Aramex’s DNA. We are dedicated to transforming the face of trade, expanding our operations rapidly to better connect businesses and consumers worldwide.