Mid/Snr Designer

Marketing - Cape Town, South Africa

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Purpose of Role

Bringing creativity to the marketing team through new ideas and innovative design, this designer will join the fun, fast-paced Travelstart marketing team, with a great opportunity to help take the brand to the next level.

Your day-to-day tasks would primarily involve digital design for the global marketing team, creating banners for newsletters, social media, display and so on, with a sprinkling of above-the-line advertising, campaign brainstorming and plenty of collaboration with content writers, junior designers, country managers and our product team. You’ll also be designing the look and feel for our major campaigns in key markets and responsible for holistic roll out of these campaigns across marketing channels.

Experience

  • 4+ Years work design experience
  • Experience designing for various print media (billboards, magazines, flyers)
  • The ideal candidate would have experience working in an e-commerce type environment, in the travel industry or have an agency background.

Knowledge and Skills Requirements

  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • InDesign
  • Premiere Pro
  • HTML/CSS
  • Powerpoint
  • Photography/videography
  • Experience with project management tools (beneficial)
  • Experience with InVision (beneficial)

Personal Competency Requirements

  • Teamwork
  • Deadline driven
  • Organised
  • Self motivated
  • Proactive
  • Able to multitask
  • Detail oriented
  • Creative mastermind
  • Technically sound

Key Performance Areas & Indicators

DIGITAL DESIGN
  • Design of banners (JPEG, GIF, HTML5) for newsletters, social media, display, affiliates, remarketing.
PRINT & MERCHANDISE DESIGN
  • Design/DTP for print (Billboards, newspaper, magazine, flyers, T-shirts etc)
CAMPAIGN CONCEPTUALISATION
  • Brainstorming of campaigns that promote the Travelstart brand and help achieve key objectives, including creative influencer campaigns, activations, app campaigns, TV ad concepts, charitable campaigns and more.
QUALITY CONTROL & MENTORING
  • Providing feedback and support to upskill and improve quality of junior designer creatives and ensure the work produced is on-brand, technically sound and ever-evolving.
PHOTOGRAPHY AND VIDEOGRAPHY
  • Social videos, video concepts, shooting and editing, photography for in-house events.
BRAND DEVELOPMENT
  • Development of new campaigns and concepts from scratch. Creating, developing and maintaining style guides for new brands and evolution of the Travelstart brand.

To apply for this awesome opportunity please send us your CV (maximum 3 pages) and portfolio to: recruitment@travelstart.com.
The reference for this opportunity is “Designer”. Please insert this into the subject line of your email application. Any applicants not meeting the minimum requirements will not receive a response. Please note that we reserve to right to amend, freeze the role or not hire. The final appointment will be at the discretion of Travelstart. Good luck!

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Contact: recruitment@travelstart.com

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