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30 Jun, 2010
30 Jun, 2010
Media Nova continues to shake, rattle and roll the publishing industry in South Africa with its innovative approach to magazine publishing. No stone is left in the bush, no birds are left unturned, and the fat lady works at the café down the road because she can’t sing! So if you are bored with convention and fancy taking a fresh look at things, maybe you’re The One? Media Nova recruits Senior Designer
Four years’ experience in the industry
Able to work well as part of a team
Able and willing to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
Available to start within the next month.
Manage the visual direction of the brands working in existing magazine templates with the ability to implement new design elements.
Page layout and design for the magazines, including advertorials and adverts.
Create custom illustrations or other graphic elements as required.
Ability to work on creative concepts for brand extensions.
Liaise with picture libraries and contributors for imagery. Review illustrative material and adverts to determine if it conforms to standards and specifications.
Responsible for production – take the magazine from creative inception through to the printers.
A thorough knowledge of image editing using Photoshop.
Responsible for uploading all high res print ready publication pages to printer.
Produce work to deadline and within the agreed budget.
Briefing photographers and stylists on shoot requirements. Attend photo shoots to ensure that the brief is met.
Confer with copy-writing and production department to discuss requirements and presentation concepts, and to coordinate creative activities.
Confer with Editor, Art Director and Publisher to determine objectives, budget, background information, and presentation approaches, styles, and techniques.
Present final layouts to Art Director and Publisher for approval.
**Interviews this week and next week at our Sandton offices.**
Please mail a small portfolio along with your CV
Education level: Degree
Job level: Senior
Reference #Senior Designer