Friday, 8 December 2017

Graphic Designer Internship at Multichoice 2017

The Video Entertainment segment of Naspers is a broad-based multinational media group headquartered in South Africa and Dubai with principal operations in pay television and video entertainment.



The group operates in almost 50 countries in Africa. Its holding company, Naspers, is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) and has an ADR listing on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). International investors account for around 50% of its shareholder base.

An African platform operator, Video Entertainment’s expertise lies distributing media products, creating media content and selling advertising. Its key areas of operations are:
  • Pay Television: direct-to-home satellite and digital terrestrial television services; and
  • SVOD: subscription video on demand services across multiple online platforms with a focus on library and local content in developing markets
Operating in the majority of African countries, Video Entertainment is the leading Pay TV provider in most of the key African markets. Its strategy is to offer the best local and international content across multiple platforms to customers wherever they are.

The group’s strength lies in its focus on local language and culture, its entrepreneurial spirit and the quality of its workforce. Over the years Video Entertainment has built a successful track record of identifying trends early, adapting them to the markets in which it operates and leveraging them to maximum advantage.

The group generates revenues mainly by collecting subscription fees, with a moderate contribution from advertising revenue. Its key objectives are to:
  • Build its Pay TV and SVOD subscriber base
  • Focus on investment and technology
  • Maintain a local approach
  • Provide quality service
  • Attract innovative and motivated employees
Purpose of the Position:
MultiChoice is looking for digital designer to join its DStv Digital Media team. We’re looking for someone who has a proven portfolio that demonstrates highly effective creative solutions.
The successful applicant will be responsible for producing creative responses to briefs, but also able to pitch in with the day-to-day designing in this fast-paced environment. They will take the lead and ownership of design projects, using knowledge and creative thinking to product high quality outcomes.

Key Performance Areas

1. Use experience of creative problem solving to develop detailed concepts into refined, cohesive and compelling design solutions
2. Pitch creative concepts and create mock-ups
3. Manage multiple projects effectively and deliver well-executed designs under tight timeframes
4. Must be able to drive innovation.
5. Communicate creative methodologies and opinions effectively to non-creative types

Qualifications
  • Graphic Design, Multimedia or similar qualification
  • Industry Knowledge
Experience and Technical Competencies (maximum of 7)

  • Fluent in Adobe CS (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) or Sketch
  • Understanding of HTML and CSS
  • An exceptional eye for details
  • Behavioral Competencies (maximum of 7 key competencies)
  • Ability to work as part of a team and to communicate effectively
  • Creative
  • Client focused
  • Detail oriented
  • Deadline driven and well organized
  • Adaptability
  • Persuasive
Location: Randburg, Johannesburg

Closes on 12 December 2017

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