Graphic Designer

July 8, 2024
Application deadline closed.
Deadline date:
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Job Requirements

Education:

Bachelor’s degree

Work experience:

none

Language skills:

English

Job Summary

Contract Type:

Full time

  • Experience
    • Experience working as a Graphics & Design intern, assistant, or junior hire in a relevant field.
    • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) and other relevant design tools.
    • Strong understanding of typography, color theory, and layout principles.
    • Excellent communication and collaboration skills with the ability to effectively present and explain design concepts.
    • A portfolio showcasing a diverse range of design projects and creative solutions.
    • Experience with animation and video editing is a plus.
Responsibilities
  • Communication:
    • Clearly, articulate design concepts, rationale, and execution to stakeholders, ensuring alignment with project objectives and brand guidelines.
    • Actively participate in design critiques, brainstorming sessions, and presentations to share ideas and gather input from cross-functional teams.
    • Collaborate closely with project & product managers, copywriters, and other team members to ensure seamless integration of visual and verbal communication elements.
  • Content creation:
    • Develop visually striking and cohesive design concepts for various communication channels, ensuring alignment with brand identity and messaging.
    • Execute the production of high-quality design assets with attention to detail, consistency, and creativity.
    • Continuously refine and iterate on design solutions based on feedback and performance metrics to optimize effectiveness.
    • Translate complex ideas and concepts into visually compelling designs that resonate with our target audience.
  • Storytelling
    • Use design elements to craft compelling narratives that resonate with target audiences and communicate key messages effectively.
    • Collaborate with content creators to visually enhance storytelling through the integration of graphics, and illustrations for creating multimedia content and digital experiences.
    • Employ techniques such as visual hierarchy and composition to guide viewers through a cohesive storytelling experience.
  • Research
    • Conduct industry market research on target audience needs, trends in the industry, competitor analysis, and identify opportunities for innovative design approaches.
    • Research and create content around events for the year coinciding with world thematic days or international events plus also including upcoming company events
    • Stay informed about industry best practices, emerging technologies, and cultural trends to inform design decisions and maintain relevance.
    • Gather feedback from stakeholders and audience engagement metrics to inform design iterations and improvements.
  • Understanding Brand Guidelines:
    • Understand the organization brand’s tone, voice, and style guidelines to maintain consistency in messaging across all content across all the company’s products
  • Cross-functional collaboration:
    • Coordinate with cross-functional teams to ensure design and communication materials are delivered on time and adhere to the highest quality standards.
    • Collaborate with different teams to understand the business goals and have the drive to actualize the goals within and outside the current skills one may possess.
    • Collaborate with both internal and external stakeholders to incorporate feedback shared by members to improve and refine content.
  • Timely Delivery:
    • Coordinate your work to ensure that delivery is based on the team’s, clients’ and stakeholders’ expectations and within the sprint duration
    • Assist and support teams in conceptualizing and designing communication materials across different departments.
    • Participate in the daily standups with a clear understanding of the design requirements and the ability to communicate the progress being made with one’s tasks.
  • Knowledge
    • Bachelor’s degree in a Design-related field or a similar discipline-related field
    • Certifications – in relevant areas such as Journalism, Communications & Design or Marketing courses can enhance a candidate’s qualifications.