Assistant Graphic Designer

Posted on April 28th, 2021 | 43 days left to apply | 175 views

Sky.Garden is a Nairobi-based tech startup providing a SaaS eCommerce platform that allows SMEs to sell any product to local audiences with ease. Sky.Garden removes the complexity in the fragmented digital advertising landscape and lets business owners focus on customers rather than technology. No cost upon entry. Fully automated local payment and shipping options are integrated out-of-the-box. Safe and secure.

Job brief

We are looking for a Graphic Designer to create engaging and on-brand graphics for a variety of media.

What is the role of a Graphic Designer?

The Graphic Designer job description includes the entire process of defining requirements, visualizing and creating graphics including illustrations, logos, layouts and photos. You’ll be the one to shape the visual aspects of the marketplace, campaigns, and vendor assets.

Your graphics should capture the attention of those who see them and communicate the right message. For this, you need to have a creative flair and a strong ability to translate requirements into design. If you can communicate well and work methodically as part of a team, we’d like to meet you.

The goal is to inspire and attract the target audience.

Responsibilities

  • Study design briefs and determine requirements
  • Conceptualize visuals based on requirements
  • Prepare rough drafts and present ideas
  • Develop illustrations, logos and other designs based on the task at hand
  • Work with copywriters and digital media managers to produce final design
  • Test graphics across various media
  • Amend designs after feedback
  • Ensure final graphics and layouts are visually appealing and on-brand

Requirements

  • Proven graphic designing experience
  • A strong portfolio of illustrations or other graphics
  • Familiarity with design software and technologies (such as InDesign, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Photoshop)
  • A keen eye for aesthetics and details
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work methodically and meet deadlines
  • Certification in design, and design tools is a plus.
Attach your resume/CV and your design portfolio.
Sky.Garden is a mobile first SaaS eCommerce Platform for African retailers, delivering a stellar experience from product through guaranteed fulfilment. Sky.Garden gives back control to the individual retailer by allowing inventory control and immediate payment reconciliation in an automated platform, where local shipping and payment options come out-of-the-box and customer care is handled by the Sky.Garden framework.
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