Art director

Mid / Senior Designer job in Johannesburg, Randpark Ridge

Remuneration: base salary negotiable
Site: Johannesburg, Randpark Ridge
Level of education: Diploma
The employment level: Middle / Senior
Type: Permanent
Society: Io Media

We are a bespoke publishing house that develops magazines and online content in the field of health and fitness. Our projects include: Fitness / Dis-Chem Living Fit magazine and other industry-related brands.

We are looking for an experienced and dynamic Creative to add to our team. Develop your skills by being exposed to all of our online media offerings, as well as traditional print media. Learn how to create integrated campaigns and grow your marketing knowledge base


  • DTP / editing experience is a prerequisite, please do not submit your CV and portfolio if you do not have print design experience. This position is not for juniors or interns.
  • Must be based on JHB.
  • All applicants must provide a portfolio. No CV without a portfolio will be taken into account
  • Graduate Diploma / Diploma in Graphic Design, or at least FOUR years of experience
  • If a candidate does not meet the requirements No match will be concluded, only successful candidates will be contacted

Remuneration: Experience based / industry related

Site: Gauteng – Randpark Ridge. Work outside the office is possible, on the basis of deliveries.

Level of education: Diploma or equivalent

The employment level: Middle / Senior

Personal transportation required: Yes

Type: Permanent / flexible office hours negotiable
Computer literacy requirements

  • Essential: Adobe Photoshop and InDesign
  • Literate Mac
  • Online tools: WordPress and Mailchimp

Personal skills / attributes

  1. An interest in health and fitness
  2. Meticulous and should be proud of the creative work presented
  3. Must work well under pressure and be deadline driven
  4. Intelligent, resourceful and a team player
  5. Willing to work occasional overtime as needed

Professional responsibilities:
Design requirements

  • Design / DTP skills for printing (Adobe suite: In Design / Photoshop / Illustrator)
  • Photo editing / retouching.
  • Media design for online and social media campaigns, multiplatform
  • Advantageous WordPress or Online CRM – Updated website images and functionality.
  • Mailchimp advantageous
  • Cost-effective video editing – Adobe After Effects

Design Responsibilities:

  • Creation of advertising web banners
  • Web blogs / UI (working with WordPress) working with web front-end
  • Email configuration (Mailchimp)
  • Social media marketing posts
  • Social media campaigns
  • Preparation of product graphics for the online store (provided by suppliers, often incorrectly)
  • Print Design – Design and layout of magazines, and adaptation thereof for online social media.
  • Presentation – translation of written copy into appropriate marketing material
  • Editing / Photo retouching
  • Packaging design

Contact us by email. Note that CVs without a portfolio – or submissions with little experience – will NOT be considered.

Posted Sep 13 1:17 PM, Closing date Oct 12

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