Graphic Designer

Company Human Sciences Research Council
Reference # EPD Graphic design-03/2020
Published 04/03/2020
Contract Type Temporary
Salary Market Related
Location Nationwide, Nationwide, South Africa
In delivering ‘social science that makes a difference’ in South Africa and the region, the Research Programmes of the Human Sciences Research Council initiate and undertake policy-oriented research projects and programmes from its offices in Cape Town, Durban, Pietermaritzburg, and Pretoria. Its public-purpose mandate is set out in the Human Sciences Research Council Act of 2008.

The Economic Performance and Development (EPD) research programme of the Human Sciences Research Council requires the services of a Graphic Designer to provide high quality services over a period of 10 days to help visualize ideas and tell stories through visual executions in the field of tourism and heritage studies.

Graphic Designer

Ref. No: EPD Graphic design-03/2020

This services is part of the HSRC’s assignment for the Buffalo City Metropolitan Development Agency (BCMDA) in relation to service to undertake research, facilitation and programme design support on the BCMDA tourism Infrastructure Master plan.
Job Functions Research
Industries Research
•Study design briefs and determine requirements
•Conceptualize visuals based on requirements.
•Be able to shoot and edit fresh content, both stills and video material.
•Prepare rough drafts and present ideas.
•Develop illustrations, using software.
•Test graphics across various media.
•Amend designs after feedback.
•Ensure final graphics and layouts are visually appealing and on-brand.

The candidates should exhibit the following key requirements:
•BA Visual Communication degree At least three years’ commercial or educational experience.
•A strong portfolio of illustrations or other graphics.
•Familiarity with design software and technologies.
•Strong knowledge of marketing and visual communication.

Application Procedure

Preferred candidates are expected to:

-Submit a detailed CV’s with proof of qualifications.
-At least two contactable references.
-Provide your daily charge out rate.
-Indicate the Reference detail in the application being submitted.

The HSRC offers attractive, market-related packages depending on qualifications and experience

The HSRC is committed to accelerating the improvement in the proportion of its senior managers, research leaders and support staff who are black, female or disabled.

Please submit your application on-line at http://hsrc.jb.skillsmapafrica.com/

Please note the following:
•Ensure you use Google Chrome or Firefox from a computer or laptop, and not a cell phone
•Only your CV can be uploaded on the first page after you have registered/logged in.
•ALL OTHER DOCUMENTS can be uploaded on the “Document” tab on your profile
•Attachments must be less than 2 MB.
•Should you encounter challenges in applying for this post please contact Skillsmap directly – for Telephonic support: +27 12 420 7200;

For further information please consult the HSRC website. Details of the HSRC can be found on the website (www.hsrc.ac.za). Enquiries, not applications, can be directed to Mr. Gray van der Bergh gvdbergh@hsrc.ac.za Any C.V’s/applications forwarded to this e-mail address will not be considered.

Closing date: 10 March 2020. We encourage applicants to submit prior to that date. Applicants who have not been contacted within eight weeks should assume that their application has been unsuccessful. Only candidates who are interviewed will be advised of the outcome of the interview.

The HSRC reserves the right not to make an appointment


Job Closing Date 10/03/2020
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