Job Title

DTP Operator

Kwazulu Natal
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R20000 - R25000 Per Month
Sector: Design
Posted: 7 February 2024

Job Details

A leading FMCG exporter is currently looking for a creative and technically skilled DTP Operator to join their team based in Morningside, Durban.

The ideal candidate will have a strong eye for detail, excellent technical skills, and proficiency in desktop publishing software. The DTP Operator will be responsible for formatting, layout, and design of various documents, facilitating the finished art process in the team.  Ensuring they meet quality standards and client requirements. This role requires a high level of precision, creativity, and the ability to work efficiently under tight deadlines.


  • Ability to follow corporate identity guidelines of various brands
  • Format and layout various types of documents, including brochures, presentations, trade show material and other marketing materials.
  • Edit and manipulate images, graphics, and other visual elements to enhance the overall design of documents.
  • Ensure consistency in design elements, typography, and formatting throughout all documents.
  • Proofread documents to identify and correct errors in grammar, punctuation, and formatting.
  • Maintain an organised file management system to effectively manage and store project files.
  • Stay updated on industry trends and advancements in desktop publishing software and techniques.
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize tasks to meet deadlines effectively.
  • Manage Adobe CC Libraries


  • A diploma in graphic design or visual communications
  • Proven experience as a Desktop Publishing (DTP) Operator or similar role.
  • Excellent Adobe photoshop and illustrator experience
  • A strong portfolio of current work
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work methodically and meet tight deadlines.
  • Experience with HTML & Javascript
  • Experience managing and scheduling email workflows

Characteristics we are looking for:

  • Ability to work independently
  • Determined and driven
  • Detailed oriented and meticulous
  • Creative
  • Quick thinker
  • Able to find innovative solutions