At Cherry Republik, we have a passion for all things digital. Since our humble beginnings in 2015, we have gone on to work with some truly household names across Africa and Europe and our goal is to help you to transform your online footprint and unlock your true potential. You could be part of our journey!

We are looking for a Graphic Designer to join our team. This internship is valid for a 1 year period with a 6 month trial period. Apply today by sending your CV & portfolio to You can also share the link to your Behance/Instagram account to show off your designs.

Responsibilities Include

  • – Study design briefs and determine requirements
  • – Conceive and implement concepts, guidelines and strategies in various creative projects and oversee them to completion
  • – Collaborate with account executives to obtain knowledge of the clients’ requirements
  • – Direct and motivate teams of art directors, illustrators, copywriters etc. to help them use their talents effectively
  • – Lead brainstorming/creative sessions to generate ideas when required
  • – Revise content and presentations, approve/reject ideas, provide feedback to the team
  • – Train and guide subordinates into accomplished professionals
  • – Conceptualise visuals based on requirements
  • – Prepare rough drafts and present ideas
  • – Multimedia content generation: GIF, IG Story posts and mini videos
  • – Develop illustrations, logos and other designs using software or by hand
  • – Use the appropriate colours and layouts for each graphic
  • – Work with Copywriters and Account Manager to produce the final design
  • – Test graphics across various media to ensure dimensions are correct
  • – Amend designs after feedback
  • – Ensure final graphics and layouts are visually appealing and on-brand
  • – Update Cherry Republik’s Behance account to showcase designs once the design is complete. (You will be credited/tagged for your design.)
  • – Back-Up all open files and designs on the Cherry Republik G-Drive
  • – Interact on and upload final artwork on the drive
  • – Ensure all design deadlines are met
  • – Attend the weekly call and monthly or bi-monthly team meetings
  • – Ensure all design deadlines are met

Minimum Requirements

  • – A relevant degree or certificate
  • – A passion for design
  • – Good understanding of UX, UI and front-end development would be beneficial
  • – Self-starter – be proactive in creating designs and marketing materials
  • – Strong communication, conceptual thinking, typography skills and design skills
  • – Ability to interpret briefs, create ideas and run with a project from start to finish
  • – Bring exciting new ideas and implement new design concepts across different platforms to push the brand further
  • – Ability to work independently on strategic issues with clients, capable of managing fairly complex projects
  • – Ability to work with a large variety of clients
  • – Report on studio activity on a weekly basis
  • – InDesign and Photoshop skills.


Job Type: Internship

Salary: R 7 000.00 per month

Closing date: 30 April 2022