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Head of Design

at Recruit Digital in Cape Town
Sub-Category: PHP

I am urgently searching for an experienced leader with experience and expertise within the e-commerce sector.

As the Head of Design, you will be the custodian of all visual and creative assets that relate to the brand. You will be responsible for presenting creative and consistent visual executions of the brand identity across all customer-facing touch points. These touch points include digital platforms, channels, campaigns, owned assets as well as print & outdoor executions.


  • Experience in an e-commerce environment 
  • A candidate with a proven track record of success in their academic achievements and career.
  • Degree/Diploma in design or related field and or tertiary qualification in visual design
  • A minimum of 3-4 years in a similar role & managing a team

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Brand custodian and responsible for creative, art direction and visual positioning of the brand across all mediums
  • Design of all key customer facing design assets on and off-site.
  • Ensure the studio/design team create and support Marketing campaigns and business objectives.
  • Sign off on all treatments of our brand across all media touch points.
  • External vendor management, manage all design related work that is outsourced to 3rd parties.
  • Design project management to ensure KPI's and deadlines for designers and Studio as a whole are met.
  • Lead and coordinate studio and design team's efforts.
  • Mentoring, developing and coaching design team
  • Ensure creative, consistent and high-quality design output.
  • Plan and measure the overall workflow of the studio design team & ensure all deadlines are met (with the support of the Traffic Manager)
  • Manage planning and work intake including overall design project assignment process
  • Manage briefs that come in from other departments and from within the Marketing Team and allocate working work accordingly.
  • Quality control, review and sign off all the creative and design outputs
  • Take responsibility for the management of tasks briefed, and drive them to completion in a timeous fashion.
  • Manage cross-department and agency resources where necessary to get design/creative projects implemented.
  • Proactively identify and implement design improvement opportunities

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