Summit Africa RecruitmentSummit Africa Recruitment
Job title: Senior Creative Designer
Employment type:Full Time
Experience:6 to 10 years
Job published:08 February 2021
Job reference no:4093285658

Job Description

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Producing content for the various departments within marketing ie. promotions, CRM, social media, performance marketing and brand
  • Be accountable for the quality of design deliverables from within your team
  • Working with members of all departments within the company as well as external 3rd parties and clients to ensure the delivery of projects in line with agreed time, cost and quality constraints
  • Provide support and leadership in line management, mentoring and aligning career development goals of individuals within the creative team
  • Contributing to building the design language of the brand and ensuring consistency across all platforms
  • Supporting and working with the product team to produce designs, content and ensure a memorable customer experience
  • Supporting the development and implementation of the company’s overall creative strategy & operational plans
  • Managing the delivery of multiple projects
  • Providing input and feedback on creative presentations by external agency
  • Designing and redesigning images and artwork where required


Attributes required:

  • Be enthusiastic and enjoy creative ideas development
  • Be an accomplished thought-leader who can take a concept from ideation through to successful roll-out
  • Be able to lead and work within a creative team
  • Be able to manage, coach and mentor a team of creatives
  • Excellent self-management and communication skills
  • Great Adobe suite skills
  • Must be fluent in print and digital best practices for design and production
  • A strong up-to-date portfolio of live work
  • The ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Knowledge of product design, motion graphics/animation and video editing skills highly beneficial
  • Experience in e-commerce highly beneficial
  • Curiosity in the world, customer behavior and e-commerce


Qualifications and experience:

  • A relevant Degree/Qualification in Design OR
  • Minimum of four years’ experience as a Senior designer / Senior Art director / Creative Director leading and managing a creative team
  • Experience in mobile and digital marketing
  • Proficiency in; Adobe Creative Suite (Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Aftereffects)
  • Experience in Sketch, Figma and HTML coding highly beneficial