Senior Graphic Designer

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Date: 23-Nov-2021

Location: Tygervalley, Western Cape, South Africa

Company: Sanlam Group

Who we are?

Sanlam Investments Group is one of South Africa’s largest investment management companies. We have a performance history spanning over 100 years, and offer a range of investment and financial planning solutions to protect and grow the long-term wealth of our clients.

We take particular pride in:

•             Sanlam’s longevity and innovation

•             People, teamwork and values

•             A culture of diversity and commitment to growing our own timber

•             Our robust, tested and proven pragmatic investment process and philosophy

Our local and offshore investment products cover the full investment spectrum: active and passive; single and multi-manager – both locally and internationally. Our active funds range are managed according to our pragmatic value investing style.

What will you do?


  • You will have the responsibility of managing various brand environments in the Sanlam Investments capability
  • This role will have a through the line function within our new digital first reality
  • Driving output from concept to final delivery
  • You will have the support of the senior members of the team to help manage day-to-day tasks and events
  • You will deal directly with internal and external stakeholders to ensure the on-brand delivery of required content
  • Having the ability to articulate and present your creative view is important and required while managing this position
  • Being tech savvy, agile and innovative will help you be successful in this role


Areas of expertise required

  • Brand architecture
  • Social media design
  • Digital media design
  • Video production (after effects)

What will make you successful in this role?

Technical competencies

  • Good working knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Overall graphic design function within a marketing environment
  • An understanding of Microsoft Office (PPT, MS Word, Excel) is required


Behavioural competencies 

  • Ability to work independently
  • Be proactive
  • Strong team player
  • Solid interpersonal skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Willingness to work flexible hours when required
  • Results-focused
  • Ability to work within a pressurised environment and adhere to tight deadlines
  • Passionate and high energy
  • Demonstration of living the company's values - being transparent, passionate and an innovator


Minimum requirements

  • Minimum 7 years' experience in a Medium to Senior role
  • Diploma in Graphic Design or recognised industry related training

Qualification and Experience

Degree or Diploma with 6 to 8 years related experience.

Knowledge and Skills

Art and copy designs
Project Management
Review and quality control
Business Requirements

Personal Attributes

Action orientated - Contributing independently
Communicates effectively - Contributing independently
Plans and aligns - Contributing independently
Optimises work processes - Contributing independently

Build a successful career with us

We’re all about building strong, lasting relationships with our employees. We know that you have hopes for your future – your career, your personal development and of achieving great things. We pride ourselves in helping  our employees to realise their worth. Through its four business clusters – Sanlam Life and Savings, Sanlam Investment Group, Sanlam Emerging Markets, Santam, as well as MiWay and the Group Office – the group provides many opportunities for growth and development.

Core Competencies

Being resilient - Contributing independently
Collaborates - Contributing independently
Cultivates innovation - Contributing independently
Customer focus - Contributing independently
Drives results - Contributing independently

Turnaround time

The shortlisting process will only start once the application due date has been reached. The time taken to complete this process will depend on how far you progress and the availability of managers. 

Our commitment to transformation

The Sanlam Group is committed to achieving transformation and embraces diversity. This commitment is what drives us to achieve a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace as we believe that these are key components to ensure a thriving and sustainable business in South Africa.  The Group's Employment Equity plan and targets will be considered as part of the selection process.