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Freelance Graphic Designer 

The Velvet Cake Co. is looking for a freelance graphic designer that is passionate about design, is hardworking and pays acute attention to detail. You must be able to keep to deadlines, work under pressure and manage your own time. Should be available and flexible. Might be required to come in and work at our office in Stilkand, Bellville for half days/few days per week but can be discussed. 

Job description
Create artwork for our digital/online platforms:

  • weekly newsletters/notifications email (Mailchimp)
  • website – banners/various images for homepage updates/product pages
  • social media platforms – Instagram Feed & Stories & Facebook

Minimum Requirements:

  • Graphic Design Qualification (Diploma/Degree)
  • 4 – 6 years working experience

Essential Requirements:
Experience and working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite programs:

  • Illustrator
  • Photoshop
  • InDesign
  • Mailchimp (Advantageous)
  • Strong typographic and layout skills
  • Ability to comply with corporate identity requirements
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Must be able to work well under pressure
  • Deadline oriented / Would be required to supply artwork within 5-7 working days of brief given
  • Task driven with the ability to meet tight deadlines

Personal skills/attributes:

  • Great people skills and the ability to communicate well
  • Ability to work independently
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Innovation and creativity
  • Flair for design and latest trends
  • Excellent planning and prioritising skills
  • Ability to work under pressure

 

Freelance Basis / Possibility of retainer – Designer to work from own work station / will be required to come in for meetings when/if requested.

CV & Portfolio’s can be emailed to alne@thevelvetcakeco.com

Correspondence will only be entered into with candidates who reach the short list.
Should we not contact you within two weeks from the closing date please consider your application as unsuccessful.