Careers

Posted • January 17, 2022

Account Executive

Have you ever been described as a client whisperer? Are you a reliable, multifaceted and self-disciplined team player? If the answer to both those questions is yes, you may be who we are looking for. We are looking for an experienced Account Executive with an impressive track record.

edgeBD is a boutique branding and digital design agency. For over 15 years, we have worked with many leading brands as their one-stop partner for cohesive digital marketing campaigns. We are known for our high-quality innovative work powered by really amazing people who care about their clients and doing great work!

In this role you will be responsible for managing the efficient execution of branding and digital design projects. The Account Executive will liaise with clients to ensure projects and tasks are delivered on time, on budget and to the highest quality. This role will work closely with the CD, as well as the Creative team, to build amazing brand experiences for our clients.

This is a remote position.

Responsibilities:

  • Establishing relationships with clients
  • Being the day-to-day project contact with clients, creatives and other agency partners
  • Working integrally with the Creative Director to facilitate the process of developing great work
  • Good understanding of estimating, briefing, tasking and scoping requirements
  • General knowledge of project management systems and timesheets in relation to billing
  • Working alongside CD to produce creative briefs
  • Contributes to the development and presentation of new business opportunities for potential and existing clients.

Experience & Skills:

  • 5+ years of industry experience managing “the making” or delivery of great work
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and detail-oriented
  • Demonstrate strong commercial abilities and business and financial acumen
  • Dependable and trusted team member
  • Willingness to take on new challenges
  • Natural & effective collaborator
  • Good listener and an excellent communicator
  • Resilience + multi-tasking abilities
  • Accountability and organization excellence

Remuneration • Market-related
Location Remote
Education level Diploma/Degree
Job level Mid Weight
Type 1yr Contract

To apply, email – careers@edgeBD.co.za

Posted • 19 January 2022

Full Stack Designer

Do you believe you are a full spectrum creative genius? Are you a reliable and disciplined team player? If the answer to both those questions is yes, you may be who we are looking for. We are looking for an experienced full-stack designer. The perfect fit would be someone who has both great creative design and some coding skills. If you’re that unicorn, do yourself (and us) a favour and send us your Resume and Portfolio. The ideal candidate will possess a tertiary qualification in graphic and web design and a minimum of five years of working experience in the advertising industry. A great portfolio is essential to make sure to include your portfolio with your application. We are looking for someone with an eye for great design and pays attention to the small details. Proficiency in using the Adobe Creative Suite and experience working with HTML, CSS, PHP and WordPress is required – Animation, 3D will be a bonus. This is a remote position so you must have a reliable computer and internet access.

Responsibilities    

  • Design websites front-end including wireframes (good grasp of website Back-end development)
  • Think creatively and develop new design concepts, graphics and layouts in response to briefs
  • Prepare rough drafts and present your ideas
  • Amend final designs to clients comments and gain full approval
  • Update and maintain existing client websites on different platforms
  • Work as part of a team with copywriters, designers, account executives +++
  • Work within time budgets and scope

Requirements    

  • Ability to interpret briefs to produce creative output
  • Work with a wide range of media and use graphic design software
  • Ability to self-start and self-manage
  • Design and art direct across all creative elements
  • Excellent working knowledge of Adobe Suite
  • Advanced knowledge and experience working in/with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, PHP and API’s
  • Minimum three years of experience working in WordPress
  • Technical aptitude – must be able to quickly learn how to work with different systems
  • Good understanding of cyber-security principles
  • Good video editing skills would be an advantage
  • Also an advantage, good working knowledge of PowerPoint – design & animation

NB: Applications without a portfolio will not be considered.

Remuneration • Market-related
Location Remote
Education level Diploma
Job level Mid Weight
Type 1yr Contract

To apply, email – careers@edgeBD.co.za