SPECIALIST GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Department of Infrastructure Development

Reference Number : refs/016847

Directorate : Internal Communications

Package : R 331 188.00 per annum (Plus benefits)

Enquiries : Ramona Baijnath 072 668 0029/076 521 4118

Requirements :

  • A National Diploma (NQF Level 6) or equivalent qualification in Graphic Design/ Graphic arts or related filed as recognised by SAQA. A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a Graphic Design/ Graphic Arts/ Multi-Media environment. COMPETENCIES: Graphic design concepts and layout techniques. Principles, tools, techniques, and software pertaining to multi-media design and general office operation. Advanced level computer hardware operation and use. Advanced level computerized graphic programs including Adobe InDesign. Broadcast and computerized programs used to create multi-media designs. Reproduction techniques used to photograph, print, and copy displays or media. Methods and techniques of photography including operation and use of 35 millimeter and digital cameras and photographic software. SKILLS:Analyse requests, recommend, and create work products. Maintain confidentiality of departmental information that may be personal and sensitive in nature. Organize and prioritize a high volume of work using multi-tasking techniques. Safely use computer software programs and graphic art tools and equipment to produce work products. Apply all types of media to produce a wide variety of graphic artwork and graphics for visual communications. Assess the customer’s immediate needs and ensure customer’s receipt of needed services through personal service or making appropriate referral. Exercise appropriate judgment in answering questions and releasing information; analyse and project consequences of decisions and/or recommendations.

Duties :

  • Formulate concepts and implement multi-media designs. Confer with project leaders regarding projects, background information, objectives, visual design approaches, styles, printers, techniques and other production factors. Brief and manage service providers. Determine size and arrangement of materials based upon available spaces, layout principles and aesthetic concepts. Research, select and secure suitable illustrative or photographic materials for developing multi-media concepts. Photography and the management of photographic library. Coordinate schedules for the implementation of multi-media designs, reports and other documents. Design and produce publications and artwork for internal and external use. Provide multi-media designs for campaigns, annual reports, covers, newsletters, magazines, books, brochures, displays, social media and the intranet. Conceptualise, design and edit motion artwork. Manage software licences, hardware and requisite procurement. Ensure that the Departmental Corporate Identity is implemented correctly on all platforms. Monthly, quarterly and annual reporting.

Notes :

  • NOTES: This advert is internal (within the Department) and external (within Gauteng Province). In line with the Department’s employments Equity Plan, Females of all races and PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES are encouraged to apply. To apply for the below positions, please apply online at http://professionaljobcentre.gpg.gov.za. Only online applications will be considered and for general enquiries please contact Human Resource on 072 668 0029/076 521 4118 Applicants must utilise the most recent Z83 application for employment form issued by the Minister for the Public Service and Administration in line with the Regulation 10 of the Public Service Regulations, 2016, all fields in the New Z83 form, must be completed and signed. Furthermore, a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV) must also be attached. Failure to attach the completed Z83 and the Curriculum Vitae (CV) will result in disqualification. The New Z83 form, obtainable from the GPG Professional Job Centre website, any Public Service Department or the DPSA website www.dpsa.gov.za/documents. Only shortlisted candidates will be requested to submit certified copies of qualifications not older than six (06) months, identity document and valid driver’s license (where driving/travelling is an inherent requirement of the job). Note that all shortlisted candidates will be required to submit a professional portfolio and will undergo a technical test. It is our intention to promote representivity (race, gender and disability) in the Public Service through the filling of this post and candidates whose transfer/promotion/appointment will promote representivity will receive preference. It is the Department’s intention to promote equity through the filling of all numeric targets as contained in the Employment Equity Plan. To facilitate this process successfully, an indication of race, gender and disability status is required. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). The Department reserves the right not to appoint. If you do not receive any response from us within 3 months, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

Employer : Department of Infrastructure Development

Location : Head Office (Johannesburg)

Closing Date : 19-04-2023

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