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Graphic Edge
Graphic Designer

We are looking for a graphic designer to join our creative team. The ideal candidate will possess a tertiary qualification in Graphic Design with some exposure to Web Design. A recent graduate would be ideal however a GREAT portfolio is essential. Make sure to include your portfolio with your application. We are looking for someone with creative ability and an eye for detail. Proficiency in using the Adobe Creative Suite/Cloud and a working knowledge of HTML, CSS and WordPress would be a great advantage.

Responsibilities:

  • Cultivate a solid body of work
  • Take the design “brief” to record requirements and clients needs
  • Work with a wide range of media and use graphic design software
  • Think creatively and develop new design concepts, graphics and layouts
  • Prepare rough drafts and present your ideas
  • Amend final designs to clients comments and gain full approval
  • Work as part of a team with copywriters, designers, stylists, executives etc.
  • Work within time budgets and scope

Requirements:

  • Passion for design
  • Design & Art Direct across all creative elements
  • Excellent working knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator& InDesign
  • Working knowledge of Dreamweaver
  • A keen interest in usability and user centered design
  • Ability to see projects through from conception to execution
  • Ability to perform under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Good communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Be creative, inspired, reliable and enthusiastic
  • HTML, CSS & WordPress an advantage
  • An understanding of cross browser compatibility and general design restrictions of the web an advantage

Please send your CV & portfolio to careers@graphicedge.co.za.

CVs without portfolios will not be considered.

Web Developer

We are looking for an outstanding Web Developer to be responsible for the coding, innovative design and layout of our website. Web developer responsibilities include building our website from concept all the way to completion from the bottom up, fashioning everything from the home page to site layout and function.

Responsibilities

  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices
  • Create website layout/user interface by using standard HTML/CSS practices
  • Integrate data from various back-end services and databases
  • Gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical needs
  • Create and maintain software documentation
  • Be responsible for maintaining, expanding, and scaling our site
  • Stay plugged into emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and activities
  • Cooperate with web designers to match visual design intent

Requirements

  • Proven working experience in web programming
  • Top-notch programming skills and in-depth knowledge of modern HTML/CSS
  • Solid working experience with CMS’s, especially WordPress
  • Familiarity with at least one of the following programming languages: PHP, ASP.NET, Javascript
  • A solid understanding of how web applications work including security, session management, and best development practices
  • Adequate knowledge of relational database systems, Object Oriented Programming and web application development
  • Basic knowledge of Search Engine Optimisation process
  • Aggressive problem diagnosis and creative problem solving skills
  • Strong organisational skills to juggle multiple tasks within the constraints of  timelines and budgets
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment, learn rapidly and master diverse web technologies and techniques.
  • Tertiary qualification in related field is required.

Please send your CV & portfolio to careers@graphicedge.co.za.

CVs without portfolios will not be considered.

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