GRAPHIC DESIGNER: DIGITAL & PRINT

HILTON - KWAZULU-NATAL
On-site | Full-time

Crookes & Co is a dynamic and forward-thinking creative agency known for delivering exceptional design solutions that captivate audiences in both digital and print mediums. We are seeking a Graphic Designer to join our team and help us continue to create visually stunning and effective design work for our clients.

JOB OVERVIEW

Crookes & Co is seeking a skilled Graphic Designer to collaborate with the Creative Director as a vital team member and, in some instances, work independently on various projects, playing a crucial role in conceptualising and executing a wide range of design projects, including digital and print materials. This role will involve implementing the Creative Director's instructions and actively contributing to the project's overall success. Proficiency in typography, layout and art direction will be essential in ensuring the team delivers exceptional work. The successful candidate must be enthusiastic, approachable and a driven Graphic Designer who possesses a genuine passion for design.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Creative Director to maintain brand consistency and quality standards.
  • Create visually appealing and impactful designs for both digital and print media.
  • Collaborate with clients and team members to understand project goals, requirements, and target audiences.
  • Produce a variety of design assets, including but not limited to: websites, social media graphics, brochures, flyers, advertisements, posters, and more.
  • Stay up-to-date with design trends, tools, and technologies to ensure the use of the latest industry standards.
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously, adhering to deadlines and client expectations.
  • Review and provide feedback on creative briefs and concept proposals.
  • Present design concepts to clients and incorporate feedback into final designs.

Requirements:

  • Recognised qualification in Graphic Design, Visual Communication, or a related field.
  • Proven experience (3-5 years) in digital and print design, either in-house or at an agency.
  • Strong proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign essential and others as needed).
  • Excellent understanding of design principles, typography, and colour theory.
  • Strong portfolio showcasing a diverse range of digital and print design projects.
  • Attention to detail and a passion for creating visually stunning and effective designs.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment.
  • Strong communication skills for presenting ideas and working with clients.
  • Proactive, friendly, with a positive attitude.
  • Adaptable and willing to work on a range of different projects with different clients.
  • The ability to think and implement ideas quickly.
  • Good communication skills are essential, both verbal and visual.
  • Sound working knowledge of digital/web applications.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Must be well organised with good time and project management skills and the ability to work on a number of projects concurrently.
  • An understanding of brand strategy and writing.
  • Conceptual thinking and a commitment to creative excellence.
  • An eye for detail.
  • Self-motivated with a willingness to grow.
  • Communication is a big part of the job, ability to contribute to the entire creative process with confidence is crucial.

Bonus Skills:

  • Experience in animation and motion graphics.
  • Knowledge of HTML and CSS.
  • UX/UI design skills.
  • Video editing skills.

How to Apply:

Please submit your CV, portfolio, and a cover letter explaining why you're the ideal candidate for this Graphic Design position to candice@crookesandco.com.