Graphic Designer Position at SABC
Reporting line : Marketing Manager (Sport)
Division : Corporate Affairs and Marketing
12 MONTHS CONTRACT
Reporting to the Marketing Manager (Sport) : To plan, conceptualise and design graphics
for SABC Sport, Marketing and online news in order to illustrate and enhance the SABC Sport
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- OPERATIONAL PLAN
Research graphics database for suitable reference.
Research internet for suitable reference and adhering to copyright restrictions.
Title each completed graphic correctly according to programme title and date
Transfer graphics to server in correct folder for play out in studio
Record graphics for programme onto tape for video editing
Pay intense attention to detail and maintain a high standard of accuracy specially to
spelling and numbers on templates
Give feedback and hand over uncompleted matters to colleagues on next shift
Prioritize and process requests according to deadlines and broadcasting schedule
Design graphics within limitations of television format and house style rules
Design graphics according to the look and feel for the specific bulletin or programme
Design graphics of high standard and layout to enhance the news bulletins, and current
affairs programmes and online news
Explore and request informal “on-the-job” training on other graphic equipment
Report faulty graphics equipment to technicians
Report faulty printer and computer equipment to IT
Embrace the implementation of new technology
Keep abreast of technology changes and the possible impacts on graphic workflows
Maintain the database by cleaning database to ensure that there are no duplications,
for the ease of reference
Communicate with Programme Producers, Journalists, Technical Director’s and
suggest creative ideas to best illustrate the story, e.g. map, graph, full screen etc.
Communicate effectively with clients and make meaningful suggestions for
alternative graphic if no reference is available.
Communicate effectively with clients regarding their requirements.
Warn clients of copyright restrictions on reference retrieved from internet.
GOVERNANCE, RISK AND COMPLIANCE
Ensure compliance with SABC policies and procedures.
Adhere to the Broadcasting regulatory and policy provisions including but not limited
to: Terms and Conditions in terms of creativity requirements.
Adherence to Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and monitor the implementation
INHERENT/MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: QUALIFICATIONS
National Diploma in Graphic Design, multimedia or equivalent qualification.(NQF6/7)
Degree in Graphic Design, multimedia or equivalent qualification added advantage.
3-5 years’ experience in graphic design in Television broadcasting
Good knowledge of Adobe products and ability to design in more than one of the
Adhere to South Africa’s Constitution; all broadcasting and other legislation; Icasa
licence conditions and regulations; the BCCSA Code of Conduct and decisions;
SABC Editorial Policies; SABC Radio News Style-guide; and high quality standards
for Radio Current Affairs stories and programmes.
Understanding of sport, current developments and trends in the social, economic,
political, media and Television broadcast environments.
Computer literate (Microsoft, ENPS, Adobe, the Internet etc.).
Adhere to News Graphics SOP’s and standards, SABC rules and regulations and
Technical and digital recording, video editing, mixing and packaging skills.
Planning and organisation.
Establish and maintain good relationships.
To apply , kindly send your applications to firstname.lastname@example.org