FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER

GOVERNMENT COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION SYSTEM
GCIS is an equal opportunity employer and practicing affirmative action employment. It is our intention to
promote representivity (race, gender, disability) in the department through filling these posts. The
candidature of persons whose appointment/transfer/promotion will promote representivity will receive
preference.
APPLICATIONS : The DG of Government Communication and Information System, Private Bag X
745, Pretoria 0001, or hand deliver to Tshedimosetso House, 1035 Cnr Francis
Baard & Festival streets, Hatfield, Pretoria.
FOR ATTENTION : Mr S Matshageng
CLOSING DATE : 26 April 2019
NOTE : Applicants with disabilities are welcome to apply. Applications must be submitted
on form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at
www.gov.za/documents. The completed and signed form Z83 should be
accompanied by a recently updated, comprehensive CV as well as originally
certified copies of all qualification(s) and ID-document. The certification must be
within three (3) months. Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification, it
must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African
Qualification Authority (SAQA). Applicants who do not comply with the abovementioned requirements, as well as applications received late, will not be
considered. Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the
application not being considered. No faxed, copied or e-mailed application will be
considered. Where a driver’s license is essential, such a license should be
attached. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you
have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date of this
advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. “The
successful candidate must disclose to the DG particulars of all registrable financial
interests, sign a performance agreement and employment contract with the DG
within three months from the date of assumption of duty and obtain a top secret
security clearance”. All appointments are subject to the verification of educational
qualifications, previous experience, citizenship, reference checks and security
vetting. Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will
recommend candidates to attend generic managerial competency assessment.
The department reserves the right to fill or not to fill/not to fill the vacant post.
Although these are freelance positions, the successful candidates must be
available on request and willing to work irregular hours, on weekends and on public
holidays, when required. The successful candidates will enter into a contract with
the GCIS that will be reviewed based on performance, and must be in possession
of their own transport and appropriate computer equipment and software.

OTHER POSTS: FREELANCE BROADCAST JOURNALIST

POST 13/20 : FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER REF NO: 3/1/5/1 – 19/14
Directorate: Media Production (Graphic Design)
SALARY : Per assignment allocated (benefits excluded)
CENTRE : Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : Applicants should be in possession of an appropriate 3 year Degree (NQF 7) or
National Diploma (NQF 6) or equivalent related qualification in Graphic Design,
and at least two (2) years’ experience in the Graphic Design field. He/ she must be
proficient in the use of an Apple Macintosh computer, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop
and InDesign. Must have the ability to develop creative and innovative design
concepts. Proficiency in the use of Web, 3-D, 2D Animation skills will be an added
advantage. Strong design skills and thorough knowledge of reprography and
printing. Good organisational and communication skills. The successful candidate
Ability to work under pressure, overtime and meet deadlines. Ability to multi-task
and manage priorities in a fast-paced environment. Should be highly motivated
with an eye for detail.
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DUTIES : The successful candidate will be required to collaborate with the design manager
on the overall look and feel for all design products. Work as a Graphic Designer
on various products as per brief. Conceptualise and handle visual execution of all
design briefs. Handle creative jobs from concept through to print. Provide
comprehensive briefs to photographers. Liaise with reproduction houses,
advertisers and printing companies on production.
ENQUIRIES : Ms Ntombenkosi Malgas Tel No: 012 473 0221
NOTE : Applicants must attach their portfolios to their applications or submit on Compact
disc / email to ntombenkosi@gcis.gov.za (not bigger than 3MB)

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