Graphic Designer

Posted on January 11th, 2021 | 15 days left to apply | 10 views

In line with enhancing career progression of staff and to support business growth, we seek to recruit a well-qualified, experienced, self-driven, highly motivated and passionate candidates to fill the following position in Communication Department.

Position: Communications Officer - Multi-Media Graphic Designer

Role Description

Reporting to GM-Digital and Social Media, the multi-media graphic designer will be responsible for supporting various business functions of the Bank through planning, developing and producing print and electronic media artworks, motion graphics and animations that connect with the respective target audience. The role holder will also be required to be conversant with industry trends and familiar with standard graphic design software.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

•       Create overall layout and design for print and electronic media in adherence to brand guidelines

•       Conceptualise, design and creatively package commercials, marketing promos, adverts and editorial products

•       Design and produce materials – both digital and print including signage, brochures, web pages, posters, wallpapers, displays advertisements and more

•       Create 2D and 3D model animations as well as motion graphics and execute as briefed

•       Create storyboards that depict scripts and narratives as per business briefs

•       Create motion graphics for our in-house displays. These include sponsor animations, logo treatments, opens,

•       headshots, etc

•       Provide creative concepts as well as make sound recommendations to improve corporate branding

•       using graphics

•       Organise and prioritise work and meet strict deadlines

•       Work closely with the advertising department to create and manage designs from concept through to

•       final deliverables

•       Manage multiple projects and remain flexible through multiple revisions while keeping a keen

•       attention on detail

•       Execute and manage production of

•       communications deliverables

•       Translate project concepts into digital media deliverables

•       Ensure graphic solutions are optimised for integration, performance, usability and sustainability

Qualifications

Job Responsibilities/ Accountabilities

  • Create overall layout and design for print and electronic media in adherence to brand guidelines.
  • Conceptualize, design and creatively package commercials, marketing promos, adverts and editorial products
  • Design and produce materials – both digital and print including signage, brochures, web pages, posters, wallpapers, displays advertisements and more.
  • Create 2D and 3D model animations as well as motion graphics and execute as briefed
  • Create storyboards that depict scripts and narratives as per business briefs
  • Create motion graphics for our in-house displays. These include sponsor animations, logo treatments, opens headshots, etc.
  • Provide creative concepts as well as make sound recommendations to improve corporate brandingusing graphics.
  • Organize and prioritize work and meet strict deadlines.
  • Work closely with the advertising department to create and manage designs from concept through to final deliverables.
  • Manage multiple projects and remain flexible through multiple revisions while keeping a keenattention on detail.
  • Execute and manage production of communications deliverables.
  • Translate project concepts into digital media deliverables.
  • Ensure graphic solutions are optimized for integration, performance, usability and sustainability.

Desired Academic & Professional Qualifications

  • Degree or equivalent in one or more of the following areas: Media Arts, Animation, Broadcasting, Video Production, graphic design, journalism and communications or related field.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in design production.

Preferred Skills

  • Passionate and creative artist with a knack for storytelling and attention to detail and with a portfolio/ showreel that showcases this
  • Competence in industry-standard 2D and 3D software such as Flash, 3DS Max, Maya, Light Wave, Softimage, After Effects and Cinema 4D a plus
  • Proficient in graphic design tools, specifically Adobe CS (such as InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) and other design software
  • Knowledge of CSS, HTML, hands-on experience of content management systems. Skills in HTML5, XHTML/CSS, PHP and JavaScript will be an added advantage
  • Excellent knowledge in multimedia designs for both print and digital
  • Ability to keep current with emerging design trends and technologies
  • Highly time sensitive, respect for planning and tight deadlines, able to cope with pressure and fast paced environment
  • Strong adaptation skills, result driven, flexible, and strong communication skills
  • Good work ethic and an entrepreneurial spirit to innovate and thrive in a demanding environment
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Good at taking briefs and understanding requirements
  • Loves being part of a creative team and collaborating with design leads
Equity Bank Kenya Limited, is a financial services provider headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya. It is licensed as a commercial bank, by the Central Bank of Kenya, the central bank and national banking regulator. Equity's key purpose is to financially empower and elevate communities at grassroots level throughout Africa. Through partnerships with organizations that share our vision and the provision of economic aid, we have transformed how our customer banks and provided access to financial resources that will change lives.
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