1-grid is a leading web hosting company with a well-established customer base that is passionate about delivering top-quality hosting solutions to SMEs in South Africa. We're on a mission to grow businesses online with simple and reliable products, and we're looking for a Senior Digital Designer to join our creative team and help us bring our vision to life.

What to expect

As a Mid - Senior Digital Designer at 1-grid, you will play a key role in shaping our brand's online presence and elevating the digital experience for our customers. You will work closely with our marketing and web development teams to create visually stunning, user-friendly, and effective digital assets that communicate our value proposition, drive engagement, and promote our web hosting services.

Responsibilities

  • Create compelling, user-centric, and on-brand designs for web and mobile platforms, ensuring a consistent and visually appealing user experience.
  • Develop web designs, landing pages, banners, and other digital assets that drive user engagement and lead generation.
  • Design intuitive user interfaces that enhance user interactions, usability, and navigation across our web applications.
  • Collaborate with the content team to create engaging visual content, including videos, social media graphics, and promotional materials.
  • Email Design: Design eye-catching email campaigns and templates for marketing and customer communication.
  • Brand Consistency: Ensure brand consistency in all digital design materials, adhering to brand guidelines and maintaining a strong visual identity.
  • Contribute to creative brainstorming sessions and bring fresh design ideas to the table to help drive our marketing initiatives.
  • Keep up with industry trends, design best practices, and emerging technologies to bring innovative ideas to our digital presence.

Our ideal candidate has

  • Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design, Web Design, or a related field.
  • 3 - 5 maximum years of proven experience as a digital designer, with a strong portfolio showcasing brand assets, web design, and UI work.
  • Proficiency in design software such as Adobe Creative Suite, Canva, and Figma/Invision.
  • Strong understanding of responsive design principles.
  • Familiarity with web development technologies and concepts.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Creativity, attention to detail, and the ability to translate ideas into visually appealing designs.
  • Experience in the web hosting or tech industry.
  • A passion for staying updated with design trends and a desire to push the boundaries of design excellence.
  • Ability to deliver high-quality work efficiently.
  • Ability to develop the brand guide of the organization.

Benefits

  • Medical aid
  • Retirement annuity plans
  • Learning and development
  • Quarterly team outing
  • Flexibility in working hours between 07h00 and 10h00, Monday to Friday

How to Apply

If you are a highly creative and skilled Senior Digital Designer with a strong portfolio of work and an interest in the web hosting industry, we'd love to hear from you.

Join 1-grid and help shape the narrative of our industry with your exceptional design talents. Your expertise will be instrumental in elevating our brand.

Note

This appointment will be made in accordance with the Company's Employment Equity Plan and preference will be given to people from Designated Groups and people with a disability, provided such job applicants meet the inherent criteria of the vacancy. Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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