Role summary

Go2Africa is recruiting for the role of a Graphic Designer. Working with the Senior UX / UI Designer, the successful candidate will take accountability for all marketing-related design work, with a specific focus on email and blog campaigns. The role also includes design system management, image editing and special projects. As and when needed, the successful candidate will assist with UX / UI design. This role also allows for contributions to be made to Go2Africa’s overall brand strategy. 

 

Functional Responsibilities

  • Marketing Graphic Design 
  • Email Campaigns 
  • Blog Building 
  • Image Editing 
  • Design System / Asset Management  
  • Ad Hoc UX / UI Design Support 
  • Special Projects 
  • Creative Contribution 

Requirements

Qualifications 

  • Matric  
  • Tertiary qualification in Marketing or a related field

Experience

  • 2 – 5 years of design experience, in an Agency or Digital Marketing Department  
  • A strong portfolio demonstrating marketing design skills that deliver engaging content across a range of platforms 
  • Graphic / visual design skills (essential): 
  • Adobe Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Premier Pro, Lightroom)  
  • Web/UI design (desired): 
  • CMS design (Wordpress) 
  • Email marketing (Mailchimp) 
  • Product design (preferably e-commerce/fashion/travel) 
  • Design System tools (Sketch) 
  • Miscellaneous (desired): 
  • Various advertising platforms (Google, Facebook, Instagram, etc.)

Knowledge of

  • Traditional and digital publishing formats and processes 
  • Web/UI design best practices and current trends in social media and e-Marketing

Competencies

  • Design and detail obsessed 
  • Creative and strategic thinker 
  • Fluency in translating brand language 
  • Empathy and understanding of the user-experience 
  • Problem solver 
  • Self-motivated and results orientated 
  • Proactive and responsible decision-maker 
  • Able to multi-task and work quickly 

How to apply

To apply, e-mail the following to recruitment@go2africa.com: 

  • CV  
  • Covering letter 
  • Portfolio showcasing recent examples of projects / work  

  Please clearly state the role (“Graphic Designer”) in the e-mail subject line.  

 If you do not hear from us in 4 weeks of submitting your application, please regard your application as being unsuccessful.