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Graphic Designer and Marketing Coordinator - Cape Town

Position: Graphic Designer and Marketing Coordinator
Remuneration: R18 000 (ctc)
Location: Cape Town
Education level: Diploma
Job level: Jnr - Mid
Type: Permanent

New opportunity for a self-motivated, creative, and enthusiastic Graphic Designer and Marketing Coordinator interested in new experiences and professional growth to join our team in Cape Town to work on an innovative financial service brand.

Collaborating with the IT Development Team, the Graphic Designer will create, design, execute, and coordinate production of digital marketing materials that inspire, excite and educate our consumers while communicating an effective message that promotes the brand objectives according to the company’s marketing objectives. This person will also support all marketing strategies by building relationships with our sales teams.

Our ideal candidate has a natural talent and a disciplined approach to design, a keen eye for detail and craft and is competent in brand assets design, application and roll-out. They need to be open to creative direction and guidance, but also comfortable with working independently.

You'll be working on a variety of aspects of brand and product design; from brief to concept, visual identity design and brand development, to the application, set-up and delivery.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Aid in the development and creation of new product designs and concepts, collaborating with the Ops Manager and IT Dev Team
  • Produce and maintain digital marketing (static and motion), including social media, online, infographics, collateral, promotions, ads, event branding, new products, etc. under the direction of the Ops Manager.
  • Ensure digital marketing materials remain consistent and aligned with Sharenet’s identity and marketing objectives.
  • Work on a variety of projects including website design and maintenance, marketing campaigns, social media graphics, branding collateral, flyers/brochures, Product Spec Sheets, infographics, one-pagers, digital ads, PowerPoint Designs, etc.
  • Ensure implementation of online advertising is in line with Google standards and best practice to deliver advertising revenue and sales
  • Monitor analytics statistics to measure digital marketing activities
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders (cross functional teams in aligning efforts, resources and budget allocations) to understand their needs and design effective content to achieve company goals.
  • Create and maintain templates and digital assets to ensure accurate presentation in multiple channels (web, email, or print) that align with Sharenet’s objectives in the marketplace.
  • Translate user needs and business goals into effective graphic designs and presentations.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of composition and layout, colour, typeface selection, and other fundamentals of design.
  • Continuously stay abreast of and recommend new trends, approaches and technologies.
  • Develop and maintain the corporate identity brand guide.

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS:

  • Degree in Graphic Design, related field, or the equivalent combination of education and work.
  • Minimum of 3 years graphic design experience in an e-commerce/web-related environment; experience working within the finance or e-commerce or retail industry highly preferred.
  • Expert knowledge in Adobe Creative Suite tools including Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Acrobat, and InDesign.
  • Experience with CMS tools such as Drupal and/or WordPress.
  • Proficient with HTML5, CSS a plus.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Exceptional portfolio of creative work, showcasing typographical and design skills.
  • Working knowledge of photo retouching, compositing, and colour correcting.
  • Ability to prepare files for production.
  • Effectively work in a fast-paced environment with the ability to prioritize, juggle, and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Clear thinker, exercising good judgment in decision making.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Software and computers.
  • Ability to work both independently with minimal supervision and in a collaborative environment.
  • Self-starter with a sense of urgency and a strong passion for your work, impeccable attention to detail, and effectively meet deadlines and reactiveness to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to use data to create marketing materials

This job description describes the essential responsibilities to be performed. The functions listed are not intended to be ALL responsibilities of the job and are subject to change based on the business needs of the company and at the discretion of the Owners.

About Sharenet:

Sharenet offers is a complete range of financial products and solutions, from financial information, stockbroking, asset and wealth management to insurance.

More than 30 years ago, Sharenet was founded to provide high quality and easily accessible, accurate financial information to clients.

Motivated by our passion for quality and innovation, Sharenet became the first ever vendor of JSE prices via the Internet, which then shaped the whole industry.

Sharenet became a market leader, innovator and a trusted service provider.

Since then, Sharenet has constantly improved its service and as a result has retained its position as the leading provider of financial information to the consumer market. It is on this platform, that Sharenet has developed its transactional capabilities and significant market share.

Sharenet now offers a value-orientated approach to our clients' financial needs, and delivers a wide range of investment and stock market information, through the site and operates on its own highly sophisticated proprietary developed online trading infrastructure.

Through our value-based culture we create a stronger future every day, empowering people to take their financial future in their hands and to be their key to investing.

Finally, we care about our clients and our colleagues, and we want you to do the same.

How to apply:

Email the following to: careers@sharenet.co.za

  • Tell us about yourself and the work that you have been doing
  • Your design portfolio
  • Your CV