Employment Opportunity - ASP.Net Developer


Well established marketing company requires ASP.Net Developers in Pretoria. Students also accepted.

Experience in

  • C#
  • VB
  • ASP
  • SQL Server
  • * Mobile application development experience advantageous!

Position available IMMEDIATELY


We are based in Pretoria. Great growth potential, don't miss this opportunity!

PLEASE FORWARD YOUR CV TO - cv@lara.co.za

Employment Opportunity - (Junior to Mid) Graphic Designer


  • Remuneration: Cost to company
  • Location: Pretoria
  • Education Level: Degree/Diploma
  • Job Level: Junior to Mid
  • Own transport required: Yes
  • Travel requirement: Occasional
  • POSITION TYPE: Permanent

More about the position:

It is our people, all at LARA Brand Engineering that makes LARA different and successful as a team and company.

The Studio department is the section of LARA Brand Engineering which ensures customer expectations on projects and work are met above expectations. He/she is a creator, an innovator and a facilitator of information who must maintain a professional demeanor at all times. He/she is considered to be an ambassador of LARA who understands the fundamentals of project management, marketing subjects, graphic design competencies and follow’s or improve the pace of work whilst constantly improving him/her.

We are looking for a skilled junior to mid designer to join our studio team. The candidate must have good abilities in Photoshop image editing, compositing, scamping, conceptual, typography, vector illustration, layout, finished art, and photographic art direction. Great photographic skills behind the camera will also put the applicant in higher standing. The individual must also show a passion for art, design and have an affinity with software and technology that extends beyond the norm and the functional. Shortcuts, troubleshooting, and continued technique and software learning are a MUST in the job description of the applicant.


We are based in Pretoria. Great growth potential, don't miss this opportunity!

PLEASE FORWARD YOUR CV TO - cv@lara.co.za

Skills Required:

  • Must have at least one to five years' work experience relevant to above criteria.

  • A well-recognised diploma or degree in Graphic/Web/Multimedia Design.

  • Fluency and very adept in Adobe Illustrator CC, InDesign CC and Photoshop CC.

  • Deadline driven and self-motivation.

(You will be required to perform a hour long skills test on location at our offices should you be shortlisted)

Advantageous:

Talent and design prowess is a far second to merely a list of clients or jobs.

We are looking for authentic ability that can add to our existing skills base and compliment the design team.

Personal Skills/Attributes:

  • Good interpersonal skills.

  • Strong communication skills.

  • An eye for detail.

  • Take ownership of tasks and complete projects meticulously.

  • Self-disciplined and have good time management skills.

  • Be able to take instructions and positive criticism with a great attitude - NB!

Competencies: (in order of importance)

  • Integrity - Job requires being honest and ethical

  • Initiative - Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges

  • Attention to Detail - Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks

  • Dependability - Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations

  • Analytical thinking - Job requires analysing
    information and using logic to address work-related
    issues and problems

  • Self-Control - Job Requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations

  • Concern for Others - Job requires being sensitive to others’ needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job

  • Stress Tolerance - Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations


Employment Opportunity - Senior Graphic Designer


  • Remuneration: Cost to company
  • Location: Pretoria
  • Education Level: Degree
  • Job Level: Senior
  • Own transport required: Yes
  • Travel requirement: Occasional
  • Position Type: Permanent

More about the position:

It is our people, all at LARA Brand Engineering that makes LARA different and successful as a team and company.

The Studio department is the section of LARA Brand Engineering which ensures customer expectations on projects and work are met above expectations. He/she is a creator, an innovator and a facilitator of information who must maintain a professional demeanor at all times. He/she is considered to be an ambassador of LARA who understands the fundamentals of project management, marketing subjects, graphic design competencies and follow’s or improve the pace of work whilst constantly improving him/her.

We are looking for a highly skilled senior designer to join our studio team. The candidate must have high end abilities in Photoshop image editing, compositing, scamping, conceptual, typography, vector illustration, layout, finished art, and photographic art direction. Great photographic skills behind the camera will also put the applicant in higher standing. The individual must also show a passion for art, design and have an affinity with software and technology that extends beyond the norm and the functional. Shortcuts, troubleshooting, and continued technique and software learning are a must in the job description of the applicant.


We are based in Pretoria. Great growth potential, don't miss this opportunity!

PLEASE FORWARD YOUR CV TO - cv@lara.co.za

Skills Required:

  • Must have at least six years' work experience relevant to above criteria.

  • A well-recognised diploma or degree in Graphic/Web/Multimedia Design.

  • Fluency and very adept in Adobe Illustrator CC, InDesign CC and Photoshop CC.

  • Deadline driven and self-motivation.

(You will be required to perform a hour long skills test on location at our offices should you be shortlisted)

Advantageous:

Talent and design prowess is a far second to merely a list of clients or jobs.

We are looking for authentic ability that can add to our existing skills base and compliment the design team.

Personal Skills/Attributes:

  • Good interpersonal skills.

  • Strong communication skills.

  • An eye for detail.

  • Take ownership of tasks and complete projects meticulously.

  • Self-disciplined and have good time management skills.

  • Be able to take instructions and positive criticism with a great attitude - NB!

Competencies: (in order of importance)

  • Integrity - Job requires being honest and ethical

  • Initiative - Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges

  • Attention to Detail - Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks

  • Dependability - Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations

  • Analytical thinking - Job requires analysing
    information and using logic to address work-related
    issues and problems

  • Self-Control - Job Requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations

  • Concern for Others - Job requires being sensitive to others’ needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job

  • Stress Tolerance - Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations


Employment Opportunity - Advertising Account Executive


  • Remuneration: To be discussed during interviews
  • Location: Pretoria/Johannesburg
  • Education Level: Diploma or minimum 3-5 years experience in industry
  • Job Level: Junior position
  • Own transport required: Yes
  • Travel requirement: Occasional
  • Position type: Permanent

More about the position:

Lara is a multi-service advertising agency and is looking for experienced and dynamic account executives, acting as a link between clients and the agency.

The AE will be responsible for the coordination of advertising campaigns and general communicating between procurement, studios and various service providers.

Understanding of client needs and marketing objectives are essential. The position will involve liaising closely with multiple clients and throughout campaigns, on a daily basis. Good verbal and written communication skills are essential as well as presentation skills. The AE will manage administrative and campaign work and ensure that advertising projects are completed on time and on budget.

The position will involve handling multiple accounts and the hours can be long in a competitive environment. The candidate must be able to submit weekly reports to the account manager.

The rumination package will be structured to include performance incentives and discussed with the various candidates.


We are based in Pretoria. Great growth potential, don't miss this opportunity!

PLEASE FORWARD YOUR CV TO - cv@lara.co.za

Job Description/Work Activities:

Tasks will typically involve:
  • Meeting and liaising with clients to discuss and identify their advertising requirements.

  • Working with agency colleagues to devise an advertising campaign that meets the client's brief and budget.

  • Presenting, alongside agency colleagues (particularly the account manager), the campaign ideas and budget to the client.

  • Working with the account manager to brief media, creative and research staff, and assisting with the formulation of marketing strategies.

  • Liaising with, and acting as the link between, the client and advertising agency by maintaining regular contact with both, ensuring that communication flows effectively.

  • Negotiating with clients and agency staff about the details of campaigns.

  • Presenting creative work to clients for approval or modification.

  • Handling budgets, managing campaign costs and invoicing clients.

  • Writing client reports.

  • Monitoring the effectiveness of campaigns.

  • Undertaking administration tasks.

  • Arranging and attending meetings.

  • Making 'pitches', along with other agency staff, to try to win new business for the agency.


Employment Opportunity - Marketing - Production/Traffic Manager


  • Remuneration: Basic salary and Incentives - Negotiable
  • Location: Pretoria
  • Education Level: Degree/Diploma
  • Job Level: Mid/Senior
  • Own transport required: Yes
  • Position type: Permanent

More about the position:

LARA Brand Engineering (Pretoria) is looking for a dynamic and energetic manager in our growing Procurement and Client Services department.


We are based in Pretoria. Great growth potential, don't miss this opportunity!

PLEASE FORWARD YOUR CV TO - cv@lara.co.za

Job Description:

Tasks will typically involve:
  • Scheduling of creative and production staff as well as project management and planning.

  • Interact with creative team and take a lead role in think tanks and scoping meetings.

  • Take briefs from Clients, Account Executives and Management.

  • Do cost estimates and manage client relationships.

  • Media liaison and scheduling – including TV and Radio.

  • Manage project deadlines and budgets.

  • Schedule outsourced work and do quality control.

  • Have exceptional communication skills – verbal and written (in both English and Afrikaans). A third language will be advantageous.

  • Interact with Creative Director, General Manager as well as Financial Director.

  • Be able to do proactive planning, upsell and also be innovative.

  • Work well under pressure and take ownership of projects.

  • Do progress and status reports for clients and internal.

Experience:

Four to six years’ traffic management.

Qualifications:

Degree or Diploma (in relevant industry).

Technical Skills and Knowledge:

  • Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word and Chase. Experience in design, advertising and marketing environments are crucial.

  • Experience in TV, Radio and social media campaigns are preferred.