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Digital Designer

at Recruit Digital in Johannesburg
Sub-Category: PHP

Job description

My client is looking for a digital designer to join their team.

A Digital Designer's main responsibility would be the creation and delivery of a range of cross-platform digital work. This can be anything from responsive sites and emails to banners, mobile/tablet apps and microsites. It involves working closely with Creatives, UX and Developers.The role could involve taking a simple hand-drawn scamp or an interactive wireframe and turning it into a digital campaign or website layout using Photoshop and/or other Adobe creative suite software. This role also involves the creation of animation ranging from simple GIF to more advanced animations using Adobe After effects or Adobe Animate.


  • The full project life cycle - from brief and pitch to usability and build
  • Working from scamps or, on pure design-led projects, creating a range of cross-platform design work
  • Working collaboratively with Creatives, UX or Developers to deliver digital output of the highest quality and to brief
  • Staying on track with emerging digital trends and culture, attending events and engaging with the wider digital creative community
  • Articulating and presenting creative ideas/treatments to teams and clients.
  • Agency experience in designing cutting-edge websites, apps, interfaces and/or digital campaigns (including banners, microsites, emails)
  • An exceptional online portfolio showcasing innovative design concepts and highly considered visual executions
  • Expertise in Adobe Creative Suite (this could include Animate [Previously Flash], After Effects and Illustrator)
  • Knowledge/understanding of HTML and CSS can be beneficial but is not always essential
  • Proven understanding of typography, layout, colour and grid structures
  • High attention to detail.


Years of experience are not a prerequisite. Instead, it is all about your creative and design capability and demonstrable experience. The types of project sizes you've worked on, your knowledge of emerging trends and the fundamentals of graphic design are key. Attention to detail and ability to multitask

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