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REF NO: NSG 08/2019

SALARY : commencing at R257 508 per annum (Level 07) plus competitive benefits cost to
CENTRE : Pretoria

Appropriate B Degree/equivalent in Graphic Design or Information Design
Experience: 1 – 3 years’ experience in graphic designing. Competencies/Skills:
Competence on a variety of graphic design platforms and applications. Excellent
communication and interpersonal skills. Attention to detail and practical problem
solving. Advanced creative and artistic skills to turn clients’ ideas into workable
plans. Basic project management skills. Advanced Technical Skills. Good
computer literacy skills. Knowledge: In depth knowledge of delivery of graphical
design support services. Understanding of the relevant legislative frameworks in
the Public Service. Understanding of the public service and spheres of government
will be advantageous. Knowledge of open source technologies. Expert knowledge
of design, usability and interactivity. A commitment to keep up to date with
technology Personal attributes: Independent, dynamic, self-confident, team
worker, strong on self- direction, self-starter with client-focused attitude.
Demonstrate good interpersonal skills and demonstrate flexibility and ability to
adapt to changes. Results orientated and able to work well under pressure. Ability
to meet tight deadlines whilst delivering excellent results. Ability handle multiple and competing priorities. Flexibility and willingness to work overtime when

Graphic design services to all business units. Meet with clients or the DD:
Communications to determine the scope of a project; e.g. design a poster for a
business unit. Implement graphic design styles for multi-mode learning materials
and corporate communication materials in line with GCIS regulations and
guidelines; Design production and graphics layout. Conduct product verification
from service providers and forward for approval by the manager. Interpret concept
brief and create appropriate design. Determine the message the design should
portray. Creative writing to support design (Crafting tag line messages, develop
messages supporting the graphics, developing catchy phrases for captions and
others). Design and layout weekly newsletters. Create Social Media products and
edit Video content. Ensure that all graphic design elements, pictures, diagrams,
artwork and symbols promotes representivity and inclusivity, are gender sensitive
and free of bias in terms of race, class disability, culture, religion and geographical
location; Select colours, images, text style, and layout (typesetting), Develop
graphics for product illustrations, logos, and websites. Support the design and
layout of additional materials such as brochures and posters to promote the NSG’s
programmes and corporate communication interventions, Update, upload and
maintain information on the NSG website & intranet. Working with other units to
understand the design concept and advising on how it can be implemented
technically; liaise with external stakeholders and graphic design specialists.
Present the design to clients or DD: Communications. Incorporate changes
recommended by the clients into the final design. Develop graphic manuals and
guidelines and provide advice. Create branding manuals and guidelines. Provide
support for projects and advise on graphic design tasks to the department. Product
research on new trends in software for graphics designing, new developments etc.
Provide advice on equipment, software and hardware required in graphic
designing; assist with other technical and administrative duties as required. In
terms of the employment equity targets, priority will be given to African Males,
Coloured Males and people with disability.
ENQUIRIES : Ms D Mokgokolo Tel No: (012) 441 6343
In connection with the applications kindly contact Ms Letty Raseroka Tel No: (012)
441 6626 or Mr Mpho Mugodo, Tel No: (012) 441-6017.


Principal: National School of Government, Private Bag X759, Pretoria, 0001
FOR ATTENTION : Ms L Raseroka, HR Unit, National School of Government by hand at ZK Matthews
Building, 70 Meintjies Street, Sunnyside, Pretoria. E-mailed and faxed applications
will not be accepted.
CLOSING DATE : 24 May 2019

Applications must consist of: A fully completed and signed Z83 form; a recent
comprehensive CV; contactable referees (telephone numbers and email
addresses must be indicated); the relevant reference number must be quoted on
the application. Foreign qualifications must be accompanied by an evaluation
certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). All non-SA
citizens must attach a certified copy of proof of permanent residence in South
Africa. All short listed candidates will be required to submit certified copies of their
identity document and qualifications before the interviews. Shortlisted candidates
may be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical
elements of the job. They will also be subjected to personnel suitability checks on
criminal record, citizen verification, financial record checks, qualification/Study
verification, previous employment verification and also extend to social media
accounts to align verifications to comments/ behavior by applicant. The National
School of Government reserves the right not to make an appointment.
Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only.

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