Junior Graphic Designer

Junior Graphic Designer

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Employment Type:

Full Time




Muizenberg, Cape Town, Western Cape

Date Posted:

January 31, 2023

Career Listing Details

We are looking for a creative, passionate and imaginative aspiring graphic designer to join our team of brand architects.

As a junior designer, we expect you to have a wide range of design and creative capabilities as well as the ability to meet deadlines in high-pressure environments are essential. The ideal candidate for WritersHand Studios is a proactive, adaptable and agile self-starter who can apply themselves creatively to different challenges across a diverse range of projects within our agency.


Proficiencies: Good knowledge of the following tools is required:

  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Adobe After Effects

Skills required: A junior designer needs a wide range of design and creative capabilities: These include:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Adeptness with leading design software packages
  • A determination to achieve and succeed
  • Some creative industry experience
  • The ability to meet deadlines in a high-pressure environment
  • A background of working as part of a design team
  • The ability to see projects through from inception to production
  • Consistency regardless of project size
  • Good organisational skills that support the rest of the team
  • The motivation to maintain and improve design standards
  • The willingness to listen to feedback and use it to improve
  • From time to time a junior designer may need to work hours that aren’t typical, so a flexible approach is needed to get the best from the job

Additional Skills: Good knowledge of the following tools would be advantageous:

  • Google Slides
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Word
  • HTML

Communication is a big part of the job, so the junior designer must feel confident enough to contribute to the entire creative process. Any knowledge and experience in digital marketing, social media, display, web design and motion graphics are all desirable additions to any applicants.


This role reports directly to the Director as well as Project Manager for each respective client. You will be working with a close-knit team of brand specialists and communication experts.


Typical Activities: The specifics will vary depending on project and task, but common activities include:

  • Offering input to creative meetings and sharing ideas
  • Producing attractive and effective designs for all media
  • Communicating with senior team members to receive feedback
  • Liaising effectively with clients and other team members
  • Supporting the team throughout the execution of campaigns and projects


  • Own transport – From time to time you may be required to do on-site content generation and live streaming for the client
  • Criminal check – You may be required to undergo a criminal check
  • Personality test – You may be required to undergo a personality test so that we can ensure that you’re the right fit for our team(s)


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