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Graphic Designer - Mr D Food

The Programme

Mr D Food, a subsidiary of takealot.com, is looking for a highly talented Graphic Designer to join our Mr D Food team in Cape Town. We are a new, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hard-working people with integrity to join us. We offer a market related, Total Remuneration Package which allows full flexibility according to your needs, a great work environment and a promise that you won’t be bored as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.

What You Will Do

  • Sourcing images for creative content.
  • Resizing images for app, email and social media.
  • Graphic production for web banners.
  • Assist with content creation for all social media platforms.
  • Convert designs into print-ready formats.
  • Offer input to creative meetings and sharing ideas.
  • Image retouching.

Required Skills and Abilities

  • Tertiary qualification in the field of Graphic Design.
  • Minimum 1 year post qualification experience.
  • Excellent Adobe Creative Suite knowledge; (Competent and confident in using Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator).
  • Track record of creative talent with a good eye for aesthetics. (please include link to portfolio).
  • Ability to be innovative, take initiative and show creativity.
  • Great communication skills both written and verbal.
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Must be a self-starter.
  • Must be able to work independently and in a team (must be a good collaborator).
  • Must be deadline driven and able to work under pressure.
  • Reliable and willing to adhere to team processes and standards.
  • Willingness to implement feedback.
  • Excellent layout skills.
  • Excellent visual design fundamentals including composition, colour theory, typography.
  • Ability to follow briefs independently.
  • Passionate about design and advertising.
  • Enthusiastic about being a part of a fast moving startup environment.
  • Is respectful but forthright.
  • Is an expert at doing, who can not only design but also execute.
  • Is analytical, able to use data to make decisions.
  • Is competitive, self-directed and strive to be the BEST (GREAT requires a lot of work and does not only happen during business hours.
  • Is passionate about the potential of e-commerce and delivering a world-class customer experience.
  • Is entrepreneurial, thrives under change and accepts it is a constant and always looks for solutions to do something better and faster.
  • Is business SMART. Able to think about problems from a business perspective using technical and product input.
  • Is curious and challenge the status quo.
  • Is innovative and enjoys iteration.
  • Is collaborative.
  • Will be at the cutting edge of developing new concepts for takealot.com.
  • Thinks like an owner of the business.
  • Is SMART, has INTEGRITY and is HARD WORKING.
  • Job type:Graduate jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Design and User Experience

  • Citizenships:

  • Locations:

    Cape Town (South

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  • Closing Date:14th Oct 2019, 6:00 pm

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