Creative Lead (Contract)

Retainer:R57 00 - R60 800 (freelancer take-home) Contract Duration: 1 Year with 1 month probation. Full-time freelancers only. 40 hours per week.


About this position

Main Responsibilities:

  • Inspire, mentor, collaborate or manage teams involved in the development of online content, including designers, motion graphic designers and writers
  • Lead team discussions and drive decision making during planning and strategy meetings
  • Collaborate with brand and marketing agencies to align on digital objectives and direct the team to ensure brand continuity across channels
  • Up-to-date with the latest digital trends and tactics to engage, inform and convert our customers awesomely
  • Drive brainstorm sessions to conceptualise original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to customer focussed messages and interactions
  • Collaborate with marketing, product, creative and development teams shape the requirements into compelling customer centric propositions
  • Supervise the department's daily workflow, scope and assign projects, monitor deadlines and budgets
  • Create your own creative assets
  • Review, provide critical feedback and sign-off on creative assets developed by the team
  • Present industry trends and competitor activities through reviews and inspirational showcases
  • Present and defend design decisions in key milestone reviews with peers and executive level stakeholders
  • Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices and standards


  • Creative & analytical dexterity
  • Expertise in the design and communication disciplines including visual design and communication principles, layout, photo editing, video editing, animation, illustration, typography, copywriting, etc
  • Be highly creative and imaginative — and curious about our products or services and the triggers that motivate our target audiences
  • Proven ability in developing gamification, engagement and content driven experiences that deliver business results
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the openness to drive collaborative processes between stakeholders, creative team and management
  • Formulate design and communication solutions that supports and shapes our digital brand strategy
  • Help drive the successful achievement of our business metrics through the development of digital experiences
  • Expertise in industry standard software such as Sketch, InVision, Adobe Creative Suite and Keynote
  • Experience working directly with developers to implement designs with good knowledge around CSS and HTML
  • Application of design and communication best practices and web production techniques
  • Presentation skills to clearly and effectively communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions to teams and clients
  • Passionate about driving conceptual ideation, communication and design excellence
  • Seven plus years experience with preference given to candidates showcasing a strong portfolio of design and communication projects across web, app, social and emerging technologies

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