Careers

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Challenge yourself, jump off the deep end and learn to swim.

What happens when you gather an intelligent, creative group of individuals and place them in just the right environment? Inspirational work, which is what TDC is all about. At TDC, we believe in empowering our employees and equipping them to take ownership of their tasks to deliver results of excellence. Our employees are not only accountable for their tasks, but are encouraged to take initiative and grow into strong, talented, inspiring individuals. It takes a lot of hard work, but with the right support and guidance, we find that the best results often come with a little push into the deep end. Are you up for the challenge?

Mid-weight Graphic Designer

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About the position

TDC&Co is a leading South African design company when it comes to conceptualizing, designing and building experiential brand and interior spaces that really work.

Our Brand Design Studio explores a wide variety of creative fields, specializing in corporate identity, visual communication, and all that lies in between. This inspired team works in harmony to create, challenge and evolve conceptual, visual and spatial identities. We assist a diverse clientele with brand design, bringing to bear a deep practical experience of three-dimensional space.

We are seeking a mid-weight to senior level Graphic Designer to join our team. The successful candidate should be a strong individual who pride themselves on their ability to produce creative and innovative work. The role offers the opportunity to design and develop content in a wide variety of mediums.

 

If you have not received a response within 2 weeks of submitting your application, please consider your application as unsuccessful. The business reserves the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time.

 

Responsibilities

  • To conceptualize and produce creative responses to briefs, by taking the lead and ownership of design projects using knowledge and creative thinking
  • Proactive individual with proven strength in attention to detail and the ability to successfully manage multiple tasks simultaneously whilst maintaining quality
  • Show good conceptual thinking and understanding of composition layout and typography
  • Working closely with the Art Director / Creative Director to generate creative ideas and concepts to fulfil the client's brief
  • Collaborate with the broader creative team including, copywriters, content creators, brand strategists, photographers and other graphic designers to understand project needs
  • Quality Orientation - show concern for all aspects of the job ‘no matter how small’
  • Maintain a high standard of execution and attention to detail in all aspects of visual design, and ensure consistency at all times
  • Bringing the brand to life across multiple touch points
  • Create and manage internal corporate design work
  • Able to give and receive direction and constructive criticism well

 

Requirements

  • Relevant degree/diploma in design from a recognized institution: Graphic Design, Digital Design
  • At least 5+ years’ experience in a mid-senior role
  • Excellent knowledge of Adobe Products (Creative Cloud): Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Acrobat
  • Mac literate
  • Out of the box creative thinker
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy
  • Able to develop and roll out template based design
  • Task driven with the ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to work well under pressure and manage own workflow
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Up to date knowledge of current design trends
  • Have a collaborative approach and the ability to problem solve and think strategically
  • You will need a strong creative portfolio showcasing experience across a wide range of channels and mediums

 

Advantageous

  • Basic understanding of HTML, CSS, WordPress
  • Competent in Microsoft Office
  • Social Media co-ordination and background
  • Animation skills is beneficial
  • Agency / Corporate Experience
  • Knowledge of Print Production
  • Photography
  • Retail design experience

 

 

To apply, please forward a comprehensive CV and link to online portfolio in confidence to: recruitment@fvtconsulting.co.za with “TDC Graphic Designer” in the subject line.

Senior Design Detailer

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For local and international clients in the retail and hospitality sectors, TDC&Co is the leading South African design company that conceptualizes, designs and builds experiential (interior and architectural) spaces that really work. TDC&Co. is the only specialist design firm that truly understands how to strategically develop purposeful design for the retail & hospitality sectors.

TDC&Co. (‘think, design and connect’) has enjoyed 23 years of growth, and lists South Africa’s biggest and most prestigious retailers amongst its clients, past and present, including The Foschini Group, Checkers and Woolworths.

TDC&Co. is a team of designers and strategic thinkers from around the world, based in Cape Town. Our work is multi-skilled and multi-channeled with Retail and Hospitality focused – customer centric outlook. We practice architecture; interior, graphic design.

We are seeking a Senior Design Detailer to work within our design team, you need to be able to translate and resolve 3d concept designs into accurate shopfitting details in order for manufacturing purposes. You preferably have a design background, have acute attention to manufacturing and shopfitting detail, you are a team player with excellent interpersonal skills, yet you also have the ability to work independently & the commitment to meet tight deadlines.

For this you will require a minimum of a 3 year Interior Design qualification or Architectural Degree or an Industrial Design qualification. 5 years’ plus experience obtained in a similar environment and position, proficiency in MS Office, Auto CAD and preferably Revit and Sketch-Up. Your budget management skills, and material and finishes knowledges is also essential.

To apply, please forward a comprehensive CV in confidence to: recruitment@fvtconsulting.co.za with “TDC Senior Design Detailer” in the subject line.

Interior Designer

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This role will primarily see you working together with the other Designers and assist with design function from sketch layouts and preparing generic documentation, to redlining of full documentation for presenting to stakeholders. This will include conducting research, concept and revamp design, creative design direction, ensuring value engineering solutions and dimensions, and maintaining open lines of communication with all clients and colleagues.

For this you will require a minimum of 3 year’s Interior Design qualification or Architectural Degree, 2 – 3 years’ experience obtained in a similar environment and position, proficiency in MS Office, AutoCAD or preferably Revitt would be advantageous plus SketchUp and Photoshop. In addition, your budget skills, sketching ability, and detailing and mechanical know-how will stand you in good stead.

To apply, please forward a comprehensive CV in confidence to: recruitment@fvtconsulting.co.za with “TDC Designer” in the subject line.

We ideally wish the successful incumbent to commence as soon as possible.

Should you not hear from us within 2 weeks of your application, please do consider your application unsuccessful. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Mid Weight / Senior Interior Designer

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For local and international clients in the retail and hospitality sectors, TDC&Co is the leading South African design company that conceptualizes, designs and builds experiential (interior and architectural) spaces that really work. 

TDC&Co. is the only specialist design firm that truly understands how to strategically develop purposeful design for the retail & hospitality sectors.

TDC&Co. (‘think, design and connect’) has enjoyed 20 years of growth, and lists South Africa’s biggest and most prestigious retailers amongst its clients, past and present, including The Foschini Group, Checkers and Woolworths.

TDC&Co. is a team of designers and strategic thinkers from around the world, based in Cape Town. Our work is multi-skilled and multi-channeled with Retail and Hospitality focused – customer centric outlook. We practice architecture; interior, graphic and product design and currently work throughout Africa and the Middle East.

We are seeking a senior interior designer to work internally with our multi-disciplinary team to create and manage the entire design function from brief through to hand-over. This position requires strong client facing skills and the ability to manage a diverse team of people.

For this you will require:

  • a minimum of a 3 year Interior Design qualification or Architectural Degree
  • 5 years’ plus experience obtained in a similar environment and position
  • proficiency in MS Office, Auto CAD and preferably Revitt, Sketch-Up and Photoshop.
  • In addition, your budget management skills, sketching ability, and detailing and mechanical know-how will stand you in good stead.

If you meet the above requirements, please forward your CV in confidence to recruitment@fvtconsulting.co.za with “Senior Designer Ref 1005” in the subject line  and indicate your remuneration package expectations and a detailed letter of motivation.

Further communication will be limited to shortlisted candidates.  If you have not received a response within 2 weeks of submitting your application, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

The business reserves the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time.

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