Freelance Graphic Designers

Freelance Graphic Designers

Remuneration: negotiable Negotiable depending on experience 
Location: Johannesburg, Rosebank
Travel requirement: Occasional
Type: Contract
Company: 1215KA Studio

1215KA Studio is looking for freelance designers and developers to add onto their studio database for future work. Designers at various levels are sought.
1. Junior graphic designer
We are looking for a junior designer to create engaging designs according to requirements. You will work under the supervision of a senior designer to produce high-quality work.
In this role, you should be highly creative and have a sharp eye for details. If you’re passionate about design and eager to learn more, we’d like to meet you.
Design skills:
  • Minimum of two to three years of graphic design experience required
  • Knowledge in UI application designs for mobile apps, website and mailers
  • Familiarity with design techniques (e.g. prototyping)
  • Creative thinker who is able to execute briefs
  • Able to interpret and incorporate changes recommended by clients or senior designers into final designs
  • Pitch creative ideas
  • Demonstrable experience in various branding applications such as corporate brand guides, white-papers, infographics, logos, print packaging, stationery, print posters, presentations etc.
  • Experience with design software e.g. Adobe Creative Suite – Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, XD etc.

Quality assurance :
  • Detail-oriented and able to cross-check designs against brief requirements
  • Able to thoroughly review designs for errors before delivery

Collaboration and self-management
  • Team player who is able to collaborate and provide input to project plans
  • Able to set personal milestones and manage personal time to ensure delivery
  • Able to work on short deadlines and under pressure
  • Good communication skills and can relay creative ideas for designs
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently is essential.
  • Takes responsibility of self-development

2. Senior designers 
We are looking for senior designers to produce and oversee digital and print creative solutions.
To be successful in this role, you should have in-depth knowledge of graphic design, styles, writing creative rational and layout techniques. You should also have experience executing marketing projects from conception to production, including websites, brochures and product packaging.
Design and development skills :
  • Excellent designer with six + years’ experience in creating corporate brand guide applications, print / digital designs, white-papers, infographics, logos, presentations etc.
  • Strong ability to execute UI application designs for mobile apps, website and mailers
  • Able to design high-level social media page mapping and planning for social media sites e.g. Instagram, Facebook.
  • Proven corporate design experience with clients from technology, telecoms, financial services and insurance industries
  • Oversee all design projects, from conception to delivery
  • Generate ideas to portray concepts and advertise products/service
  • Increase user friendliness in digital products
  • Stay up-to-date with industry developments and tools

Creative skills:
  • Able to provide creative direction and articulate creative rationale for designs
  • Strong idea generation competency, and able to translate ideas into design conceptualisation
  • Excellent aesthetic judgement and able to determine how best to represent a concept visually
  • Experience as an art director in agency studio is advantageous
  • Knowledge of User experience and UI

Quality assurance :
  • Able to ensure continuity of brand language across applications and campaigns
  • Excellent quality control systems to monitor brief fulfilment
  • Review junior designers’ work to ensure high quality

Collaboration and self-management :
  • Team player who is able to collaborate and provide leadership on project design plans
  • Able to set personal milestones and manage team time to ensure design delivery
  • Able to work on short deadlines and under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills and can effectively relay creative ideas for designs
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently is essential

Communication :
  • Able to communicate to clients and various stakeholders in developing an artistic approach and style
  • Supervise and coordinate activities with other design or creative team members to reach project design objective
  • Able to manage and communicate timeline expectations with stakeholders

Personal attributes :
  • Ability to work independently is essential
  • Strategic problem solver with solutions-driven mindset
  • Can work under pressure and deliver quality work
  • Reliable, dependable and possesses a strong work ethic

Employment terms for both roles :
Job type : temporary, contract
Salary:  per project basis
Minimum education: relevant undergraduate qualification or equivalent work experience
Design program skills : Adobe Creative Suite
Location: Johannesburg (preferred) or remote working
Level:  junior – mid, and seniors
Equipment:  must own personal computer with fast internet
Please email the following to the below email address:
  • your most recent portfolio
  • daily and/or weekly rate
  • comprehensive CV

Company Description

1215KA Studio is a full-service digital product design studio, specialising in UX & UI Design and Brand Development.
Posted on 21 Dec 11:40

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+27 11 268 6306


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