Freelance DTP Art Directors Job in Cape Town, Western Cape at 99c


Our Cape Town office is looking for a Freelance DTP Art Directors to join our Cape Town Team.

Brief summary of main duties (includes but not limited to):

  • Working to a design brief from the client or designer
  • Using DTP software (Adobe) to produce a layout for each page of the publication
  • Selecting formatting, such as the size and style of type, column width and spacing
  • Selecting and checking colours
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Work to a design brief from the client or designer
  • Use DTP software (Adobe InDesign) to produce a layout
  • Product and price layout
  • Select formatting, such as the size and style of type; column width and spacing
  • Select and check colour


Minimum relevant experience and skills/attributes required:

  • 2-3 yrs experience in DTP Art Direction
  • Experience must include working on retail clients
  • Relevant tertiary qualification in DTP/Art Direction or similar
  • Experience in working on retail clients in an Advertising Agency
  • Knowledge of and experience in using Adobe software (Adobe InDesign)
  • Knowledge of product and price layout is essential
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Team player with the ability to work independently
  • Ability to multi-task across multiple briefs at any given time
  • Ability to work under extreme pressure
  • Deadline driven
  • Resilient
  • Assertive
  • Proactive
  • Reliable
  • Accountable
  • Meticulous with attention to detail (careful and thorough in completing tasks and meeting deadlines)
  • Flexible to work overtime (outside of regular working hours)

Skills and attributes:

  • Attention to Detail – job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Dependability – job requires being reliable, responsible, dependable and fulfilling obligations
  • Initiative – job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges

Interested candidates must please submit a concise CV and salary expectation. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should you not hear from us within three weeks after submitting your application, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful. We remain committed to the principles of employment equity.

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Cape Town CBD

About the Company

Company: 99c

Company Location:  Cape Town, Western Cape

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