Crafting Visual Excellence: Youth Development in Graphic Design

The Youth Development Administration is excited to open doors for aspiring graphic designers through the Youth Development – Graphic Design initiative. With Reference Number YD/NO/12, this 24-month program aims to harness the creative talents of individuals passionate about graphic design. Successful candidates will receive monthly stipends based on their educational qualifications and will play a crucial role in shaping the visual identity of the organization.

Stipend Structure:

  • National Diploma: Up to R5,000 per month
  • Bachelor’s Degree: Up to R5,500 per month
  • Post Graduate Diploma/Professional Qualification: Up to R6,500 per month
  • Honours Degree: Up to R6,500 per month
  • All 4 years and Professional degrees: Up to R7,000 per month
  • Master’s Degree: Up to R7,500 per month

Position Details:

  • Center: National Office – PEC
  • Reference Number: YD/NO/12 (X1 Post)
  • Duration: 24 Months

Educational Requirements:
Candidates with a passion for graphic design are invited to apply with one of the following qualifications:

  • National Diploma
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Post Graduate Diploma
  • Honours Degree
  • Master’s Degree
  • Equivalent certificates in Graphic Design

Key Responsibilities for YD/NO/12 (X1 Post):

This initiative focuses on the role of a Graphic Designer within the National Office – PEC, where creativity and visual communication take center stage. The selected candidate will be responsible for:

  1. Visual Branding:
    Contribute to the development and maintenance of the organization’s visual brand. Craft visually appealing designs that align with the youth development narrative and overall organizational goals.
  2. Print and Digital Design:
    Create designs for both print and digital platforms. From promotional materials to social media graphics, the Graphic Designer will play a pivotal role in ensuring consistent and impactful visual representation.
  3. Collaborative Projects:
    Collaborate with different departments to bring their ideas to life through visually compelling designs. This role requires the ability to understand and interpret diverse project requirements.

Application Requirements:
Individuals interested in this graphic design opportunity are encouraged to apply by meeting the following requirements:

  • National Diploma, Bachelor’s Degree, Post Graduate Diploma, Honours, or Master’s Degree in Graphic Design.
  • Equivalent certificates in Graphic Design.

Why Join the PEC Team:

  • Creative Freedom: The Graphic Designer role offers creative freedom, allowing you to bring your unique design sensibilities to the forefront. You will have the opportunity to experiment with different styles and techniques.
  • Impactful Contributions: Your designs will directly contribute to the organization’s visual identity and play a vital role in communicating the impact of youth development initiatives. Your work will be instrumental in shaping public perception.
  • Skill Enhancement: Engage in continuous learning and skill enhancement. The dynamic nature of the role provides opportunities to explore new trends in graphic design and stay at the forefront of visual communication.

This Youth Development initiative not only provides a platform for personal and professional growth but also empowers graphic designers to play a pivotal role in crafting visual excellence. As the nation invests in its creative talents, the Youth Development Administration invites individuals with a passion for graphic design to seize this opportunity and contribute to building a visually compelling narrative. Applications are open, and the journey towards a rewarding career in graphic design awaits the next generation of visual storytellers.

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