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Head of Digital Design

at Recruit Digital in Cape Town
Sub-Category: PHP


  • Technical / Performance Design

    • Develop, maintain and clearly articulate the art & design brand guidelines for all platforms [mobile, desktop, video, emails, social, ads, magazine, blog, etc.]

Including retouching, graphic design, image sourcing, layout, typography, etc.

      • Use performance metrics to investigate design elements’ success and use findings to improve design solutions & guidelines.

  • Team Management & Quality Control

  • Assume ultimate responsibility for final quality and accuracy of the end product of all creative team members

  • Inspire the team to continually raise the bar on innovation, creativity, and imagination for all work produced.

  • Develop the design team’s personal skills through mentoring, setting goals and teaching.

  • Digital Content

    • Partner effectively with design and internal teams to ensure photography solutions accurately communicate qualities consistent with the brand image.
    • Lead team of designers to create boundary-pushing content for the digital space.
    • Stay up-to-date on latest digital trends and talent
    • Ensure campaigns are customised for our content publishing platforms.


    • Strong graphics, typography, digital, mobile and video design experience
    • Graphic design degree/diploma or similar discipline.
    • 5+ years experience in online/agency.
    • Must be open to working with data-led insights
    • Proven UX/UI and web design experience.
    • Expert experience in Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign & all aspects of typography
    • Proven ability to develop creative skills across different creative disciplines (content, design, photo & video), with experience delegating, coaching, mentoring and providing effective direction and feedback
    • Be immersed in the rapidly evolving digital landscape [user experience, social media, mobile, supporting technologies, new/emerging platforms and technologies.  
    • Strong project management and strategic process development skills, with the ability to juggle multiple priorities.
    • Excellent visual, verbal and written communication skills, as well as strong presentation ability
    • An amazing eye for detail, with the ability to see and understand the big picture
    • Leadership abilities that inspire learning and excellence among team members
    • A strong in Fashion and youth culture is advantageous

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