Vacancies

Our staff are our number one priority; we take time to recruit the brightest minds in the business and invest greatly in their development, making sure that they constantly progress. Our ethos is, as ever, brutally simple – if you look after your people, then the work will be exceptional.

For enquiries and applications please contact us here: careers@levergy.co.za.

 

MID-SENIOR DESIGNER

Job Description: Mid – Senior Designer

Job Level: Mid – Senior

Purpose of role:

It is your responsibility to ensure world-class design across our Levergy studio. Oversee, inspire, mentor and manage your teams to create brilliant work. Always give recognition and inspire the design team while still focusing on creating your own award-winning work. Champion and inspire the Agency internally about all aspects design.

Experience & Skillset Required:

  • Five+ years’ experience as is Design
  • A varied, awarded book which contains a mix of real work and a strong conceptual ability
  • Must love design and demonstrate high attention to design craft
  • Organized and strong attention to detail
  • Relevant degree or diploma is advantageous but not a necessity
  • Have a vast portfolio
  • A strong agency pedigree and will add to the culture of the agency
  • Open and friendly personality – Excellent people skills
  • Good communication skills.
  • Work well under pressure.
  • Self-motivated and disciplined
  • Requires experience using a variety of design tools, including the Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Conceptualise, offer visual/layout options and design/art direct advertising communication according to brief and/or strategy.
  • Execute design and production for projects of all sizes while meeting the various resolution requirements.
  • In-depth digital design capabilities that could range from banner advertisements to iconography to web page layouts
  • UX, responsive design (web, tablet and mobile), social media and emailers knowledge is a bonus.
  • Delegate tasks and offer feedback to less senior team members, ensuring the high quality of design work.

Levergy Values:

  1. Never skip leg day – Leave everything out on the field. When you leave Levergy, make sure you’ve made a difference.
  2. We are the Kaizen Chiefs – Knowledge is progress. Leaders are teachers and leaders are learners. Learn as if you are going to live forever.
  3. The Purple shall Govern – Leaders don’t create followers, they create leaders
  4. Sweat the small stuff – Attention to detail
  5. Sing when you’re winning – Our people and our performance are the catalysts of our environment. Do your job. Ecosystem > Egosystem.

 

People and Relationship Management

  • Probably the most important part of your job: Rallying all agency disciplines to solve problems and create beautifully simple work. You are also responsible for the happiness, performance and motivation levels of your team. You are both manager and mentor and should have excellent interpersonal skills. Employing the right, diverse team is key

Conceptual Thinking:

  • You are ultimately responsible for the impeccable quality of thinking that your team produces. You should be able to both develop, inspire and guide your team towards unique and impactful ideas for every brief. We’re all about producing beautifully simple solutions for a complex world, this is your ultimate focus.

 

Execution:

  • You are the benchmark of quality and the standard for design and art direction in the agency. Your talent should be beyond question and be the envy of all below you. You should display an intolerance for the ordinary.

Presentation:

  • You can present work with conviction to the most senior clients and organisational heads. You will be responsible for presenting your teams pitch work. You will need to be able to present work right from strategy to creative execution.

Production:

  • You will be responsible for all production decisions: choice of suppliers and the quality of work you extract from them. You should feel confident having the final say on work before it goes to client and to print.

PR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

Job Level: Junior

Role: To provide support to the PR team in the efficient running of designed projects and accounts

Experience & Skillset Required:

  • A relevant bachelor degree or diploma is required
  • Knowledge of current youth culture
  • A passion for sports and/or entertainment
  • Effective people skills
  • Organized and strong attention to detail
  • Computer literacy
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Open and friendly personality – Excellent people skills
  • Good presentation and communication skills.
  • Able to travel
  • Self-motivated and disciplined

Levergy Values:

  1. Never skip leg day – Leave everything out on the field. When you leave Levergy, make sure you’ve made a difference.
  2. We are the Kaizen Chiefs – Knowledge is progress. Leaders are teachers and leaders are learners. Learn as if you are going to live forever.
  3. The Purple shall Govern – Leaders don’t create followers, they create leaders
  4. Sweat the small stuff – Attention to detail
  5. Sing when you’re winning – Our people and our performance are the catalysts of our environment. Do your job. Ecosystem > Egosystem.

Personality traits required that align with our internal values.

  • You are brave
  • You want to keep learning
  • You’re self-motivated
  • You work well in a team and individually

Key Responsibilities

  • To have a thorough understanding of each client’s business and its products.
  • Act as a day-to-day liaison between clients and agency
  • Take client’s briefs
  • Internal briefing of strategy, design and media liaison
  • Compiling and delivery of campaign projects plans on designated accounts.
  • Writing of press releases.
  • Compiling of interview and event briefing documents.
  • Weekly PR tracking and reporting on designated accounts
  • Media story sell ins and follow-ups
  • Media event invites and follow-ups
  • Long term media relationship building.
  • Keeping media list up to date.
  • General day-to-day client service.
  • Building of influencer lists.
  • Influencer briefing and liaison.