Here at Linuxbean, we've got a simple strategy: let the most effective idea lead. We choose our approach based on this premise, whether a digital or traditional platform, or both, is required. We unearth the insight; we discover magic in unexpected places. We develop the idea in the most innovative and responsible way possible. We craft persistently, until the idea is sublimely executed. As a fully-fledged through the line agency, we do everything in our power to find the answers, and we usually do.

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We see ideas where others don't.

Being free of the constraints of large bumbling structures and internationally imposed culture set about providing their clients with relevant, effective advertising and design solutions. Staff count in 2005 was two. And the office, a dining room table at home.

Linuxbean has grown to a medium-sized full service design and advertising agency, with a highly skilled digital division boasting expert front and back-end development in-house. Driven by the goodness of ideas, we produce crafted, clever work. And we have grown every year since inception to a diverse staff complement of 42, whilst maintaining the founding principles that inspired the formation of the agency.

Our Approach

Our clients, our partners.

Any sector, any size, our diverse agency offers creative solutions for any brand.

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Good people.
Great work.

Without talented people, we'd just be another agency in Parktown North. Linuxbean has built its reputation on good people and great work. Our studio, home to talent, teamwork, and great clients, is driven by an aim to be original.

Think you'd be a good fit?

If you're keen to join us, take a look at our vacancies below.

  • Middleweight Front-end Developer

    Type: Full Time
    Min. Experience: Mid Level

    We are looking for an energetic web developer to join our team. The ideal candidate will bring a solid and experienced portfolio of work and a strong passion to push the envelope on cutting-edge technologies and applications to bring our clients the best solutions possible. You will join our front end team that is responsible for layout, usability, functional design and front end development of new and existing digital properties at Linuxbean Digital. The work will be fast-paced, innovative and dynamic, covering the design and implementation of outstanding user experiences on desktop or mobile platforms.

    The ideal candidate must display excellent written and oral skills with demonstrated interpersonal and organization abilities. A candidate for this position must be able to work in a varied, fast-paced environment.

    Required skill sets:
    • HTML
    • CSS 2.1
    • jQuery
    • Ajax
    • HTML5
    • CSS3
    • JavaScript
    • Social media integration (Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIN, Vine, Instagram, etc.)
    • jQuery UI
    • JSON
    • Parallax
    • GIT
    • DNN
    • Twitter Bootstrap
    • CMS experience
    • PHP
    • CodeIgniter
    • ASP Classic
    • ASP .Net
    • MySQL
    • Node.js or Angular.js
    • Modernizr
    • YepNope
  • Digital Designer

    Type: Full Time
    Min. Experience: Senior

    As part of the fully integrated offering of the main agency, Linuxbean Digital services the digital properties of great brands.

    Some examples of brands within the digital stable are Renault, CNA, Sage, Routledge Modise, Itec, Global Trader and Emperor Asset Management.

    As a senior digital designer you will be leading the design of a number of digital design projects.

    You will work closely with the digital creative director and project management. To be successful for this role you will need to hold a portfolio of digital design work that is beautifully crafted. You must also have an excellent understanding of effective UI/UX principles and good understanding front-end development requirements.

    • Adobe Photoshop
    • Adobe Flash (action script essential)
    • Adobe Illustrator and InDesign
    • Adobe Dreamweaver
    • CMS Design Knowledge
    • Knowledge of CSS, CSS3 and HTML, HTML5, PHP
    • Understanding of digital platforms: Web and Microsites, Digital Media (banners), Mobile (WAP) and TouchScreen Applications
    • A minimum of three to five years experience in a digital agency environment essential
    • Chase
  • Digital Traffic Manager

    Type: Full Time
    Min. Experience: Min. Experience: Mid Level - 3 years

    We are looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic traffic manager to join our team. The ideal candidate will display excellent organisational skills and the ability to thrive under pressure, keeping multiple projects and jobs running smoothly and to deadlines, whilst maintaining excellent communications between studio and client service. You will join a team comprised of talented UX strategists, designers, developers, project managers and account managers that is responsible for the design and development of digital properties at Linuxbean Digital. The work will range from simple email campaigns to complex 'brand.com' websites, social campaigns and mobile apps on multiple platforms. Traffic is at the heart of the studio - keeping the team motivated, positive and productive is key.

    The position is sure to be an exciting one and is pivotal to the future success of the digital division. Take this opportunity to grow your career and become a part of a highly successful and award winning team.

    Required skill sets:
    • Working with tools such as: JIRA, Chase, Excel, Microsoft Project and Visio, Smartsheet.
    • Working closely with account managers to accept briefs, proposals and pitches - then seeing the process of work delivery through from beginning to end.
    • Translating briefs into deliverables and then preparing a project plan to meet deadlines.
    • Costing, planning and managing the day to day flow of studio work, within the budget and designated timeframes.
    • Maintaining a strong communication line with client service to ensure project plans and change controls are shared timeously with clients.
    • Ensure that the production team is aware of all the project deliverables and deadlines and meticulously manage these milestones throughout the production life cycle.
    • Participate and assist in the scheduling of daily 'stand ups' or 'scrum' meetings.
    • Ensure time sheets are completed accurately for allocated projects.
    • Ensure close management of resources against retainers. Flag over and under utilisation.
    • Some digital project management experience.
    • Some understanding of development languages and design packages.
    • An understanding of software/website development lifecycles from kick start to deployment

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