Department: Creative Studio
Location: Cape Town
Job level: Midweight
Type: Permanent


Hero is a full-service, through-the-line strategic marketing agency with expertise that ranges from traditional advertising to the latest developments in the digital world. We offer a depth and breadth of business, marketing and technology services which are arguably unmatched by even our largest competitors. We exist to create more meaningful relationships –- and we do it through the business.

We’re serious about the business of creativity and we do more than just come up with ideas. We fight for them. Fight for them to live beyond the page or screen they appear on. Beyond their 30 second media slot and past the half hour the promoters were at the activation.

As a midweight position in the company, this role sits at the core of executing the goals, plans and vision of the company. You will contribute to developing the visual aspect of a promotional campaign from concept to delivery. It includes contributing to the conceptual and stylistic direction; and collating the work of designers, photographers and illustrators where relevant. This role requires a strong eye for design aesthetics, a flair for visual communication and concepts and a good understanding of strategy.

In this process you will be required to implement and make design and concept decisions. The work demands creative flair, self-management, up-to-date knowledge of industry trends and software and a professional approach to time and deadlines.

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  1. Please e-mail your CV and portfolio to
  2. Candidates should be available to come to an interview in Cape Town CBD, Lower Long Street.
  3. Should you not receive a response from us within 14 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.
  4. Hero is an equal opportunity employer. The employment decision made in the filling of this vacancy is informed by the Transformation & Employment Equity strategy of the company.

Download job specification here Vacancy Advert – DESIGNER / ART DIRECTOR(MIDWEIGHT)