Digital Designer- The Space Station
Media24
Cape Town, Western Cape
Permanent
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Posted 16 January 2019 - Closing Date 15 February 2019

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Job Description

Job Description 
The Space Station offers an exciting opportunity for a digital designer to work within our Design and Production team, SPIXEL. The candidate will have the opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects and develop your design skills across all platforms from UX/IA design, to corporate identity, to layout design and all things digital.

Minimum Requirements 
- A degree or diploma in Graphic Design, New Media or similar qualification. 
- 2+ years experience.

Skills & Competencies 
- Demonstrable experience designing marketing websites, sales collateral, web applications, and mobile/app. 
- Strong portfolio of work showing a range of design styles that will show a consistent use of templates, grid,
 typography, iconography, colour, etc.
- Fluency in current graphic design practices and web production software, such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe  Indesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Dreamweaver. 
- Technical knowledge of how web-based technologies apply to web design such as HTML, CSS. 
- Understanding of and experience in corporate branding, layout, colour theory and typography in both print  and digital media. 
- Has demonstrated successful design and integration, and the delivery of projects on time and within the    given budget.
- Ability to effective manage multiple projects/tasks of varying complexities, meet deadlines and work well      under pressure.
- Excellent organizational and communication skills. 
- Strong analytical skills and the ability to meet tight deadlines. 
- Secondary UX skills in Interaction Design or Front-End Development are desired. 
- Experience with content management systems a plus, for example WordPress. 
- General computer literacy (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PC and typing skills).
- Great team player and excellent communication skills.
- Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. 


Duties & Responsibilities 
- Have an understanding of Rich Media builds. 
- Provide Graphic and Web Design services. 
- Design of advertising material, sales collateral, pitch material in support of the SpaceStation’s ad sales        function. 
- Creating visual design deliverables such as concept wireframe, layouts/design, and specifications for web      and mobile for all channels. 
- Design and code HTML5 banner ads. 
- Project manage own tasks and output. 

About Us 
Media24 is a leading media company in Africa with interests in digital media, newspapers, magazines, printing, distribution, book publishing, job classifieds and ecommerce. Media24’s digital media division, 24.com, is a leading African network of popular digital publishing brands and online services across internet, mobile and applications. 24.com is dedicated to creating and sustaining uniquely African online and mobile communities. As South Africa’s largest digital publishing house, the network welcomes over 16 million local unique browsers monthly. Media24 is part of Naspers, a multinational group of media and ecommerce platforms.

Disclaimer: Preference will be given to employment equity candidates.