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Senior Digital Designer

Remuneration:Market related 
Benefits:Medical Aid, RA
Location:Johannesburg, Bryanston
Education level:Degree
Job level:Senior
Job policy:Employment Equity position
Type:Permanent
Reference:#SDes02
Company:Ogilvy South Africa


Job description

As a senior creative, you will help lead our passionate, multi-talented studio guiding more junior members to deliver while encouraging award-winning integrated concepts to exceed client briefs and expectations. A senior designer is an important contact point in our agency, so they can expect to be craft led, strategically-aware, platform-neutral designers with a desire to transform companies by creating beautiful, intuitive, and human products and experiences.

What you'll do every day. Responsibilities:
  • Scope, plan, and manage the creative process on projects
  • Manage and mentor the creative team
  • Work with other disciplines (strategists, developers, media, accounts, etc.) to ensure cohesive team integration and alignment with broader business objectives
  • Participate in pitches for new business
  • Define the aesthetic of overall campaigns
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Generate ideas and sell them to clients and other members of the team
  • Mock up creative ideas
  • Design across multiple channels
  • Consistently produce creative elements against a deliverables list
  • Lead brainstorms and conceptualisation
  • Lead the craft and design of an idea
  • Compile presentations for clients
  • Attend client briefings and present to clients


Requirements

What are you made of?

Requirements:

  • Great time management skills
  • A minimum of five years' digital design experience
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Adept problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills with ability to provide rationales for creative choices made
  • Strong presentation skills
  • In-depth working knowledge of existing and emerging technologies and platforms
  • A strong understanding of best practise interaction and visual design principles
  • A strong understanding of strategic processes
  • Able to work with team members and delegate effectively
  • Understand the client's business requirements and understand how our services should be applied to solve business problems
Working knowledge of these tools:
  • Illustrator
  • Photoshop
  • After Effects
  • Adobe Animate (Flash)
  • Dreamweaver
  • HTML and CSS Coding
  • KeyNote/PowerPoint
  • InVision (UX/UI)
  • 3D animation and production
You might also be. Additional skills:
  • An illustrator by night
  • Animator on weekends
  • A JavaScript whizz
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Posted on 07 May 10:24

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Ogilvy South Africa

We are a Johannesburg-based integrated advertising agency defined by a devotion to brands and a dedication to ideas.

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