Digital Designer (Mid-Level)

Posted on March 15th, 2022 | Last day left to apply | 173 views

Who we are

The world is changing at an exponential rate and current education systems are not keeping up. At iX, we believe that in the next century, learning won’t just be concentrated on youth, but interwoven throughout a person’s life as they transition across careers and life priorities.Our mission is to build transformational learning experiences that close this gap and give our students the best possible life.iX's vision is to build a lifelong learning brand with a range of future-focused programs and services. Our current focus is on creating career development programs for high schoolers, university students, professionals, and executives, and partnering with institutions to transform how the world prepares students for the future of work.

Why work for us

We are looking to make a positive impact on students' lives by providing them with education for the future. Our company is based on 3 pillars:

Dream Why are you here? What do you want to experience? How do you want to contribute to others? These are the questions that guide the journeys of our students and the core team.

Evolve We challenge our team to be disciplined learners who continually evolve, step by step, day by day. At iX, it's OK to make mistakes—it's not OK to not learn from them.

Connect We believe what makes work ultimately rewarding are the people you share your time with. As a team, we dine, hike, surf, hit the gym, and travel the world together.Your role as part of the iX Team

At iXperience, we are building the future of education. We aim to inspire our community to dream bigger, give them tools to evolve with a changing world and create spaces to nurture connections not only during the program but for life. It will be your job as the Graphic Designer to help design and create various iX marketing and program materials to help realize and sell this vision.

The Digital Designer will serve as the Creative Studio Manager’s right-hand person for all design-related projects, making sure that projects and designs are executed as seamlessly as possible, are on brand, and of high quality. They will also collaborate with other members of the marketing team on various projects.On the job, you will:

  • Come up with creative concepts and ideas, and deliver impressive designs, across all channels of the business where innovative design is required, including but not limited to marketing and program collateral, social media paid media, and email
  • Take on special design tasks within the company (e.g. colour correction, print collateral, photoshoots).
  • Collaborate directly with the social media manager to come up with new and organic social media posts and designs.
  • Work with various education programs in the business to fulfil their respective design needs, ensuring that all design output aligns well with the brand.
  • Frequently review brand assets to ensure it is of high quality and aligned across the board.
  • Save and file design collateral in an organised fashion. (Photography, design assets, etc)

Minimum qualifications & skills for candidates to be considered:

  • 5 years of professional working experience
  • An existing portfolio of design pieces across multiple mediums
  • Experience with design software, including Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects etc.
  • Familiarity with design techniques (e.g. prototyping and print design).
  • Understanding of visual elements and basic design skills (layout, type, and fonts)
  • A keen eye for detail
  • Masterful time management and productivity skills
  • Good interpersonal savvy.
  • Ability to work under pressure / Composure.
  • Action-oriented and Results-driven
  • Creativity and problem-solving aptitude
  • Good eye for photography
  • Web design experience
  • Proficient in videography and motion graphics
  • Skilled in or familiar with photography, copywriting and/or illustration
  • (Bonus, not required): experience with Webflow

Nice-to-haves

  • User research and UX expertise
  • Previous experience working on hardware products
  • Familiarity with working in a startup environment
iXperience is a Cape Town-based edtech company that provides students with industry-focused skills
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