Graphic Designer

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • Applications have closed.

United Capital Fertilizer

Job Description
  •  Work on a designing and creating marketing materials including banners, promotion and advertising materials using various software programs to visualize and develop innovative graphic designs that meet business goals.
  • Obtain input from commercial department team to ensure that designs meet organizational standards and brand expectations, express ideas accurately, and represent the company or client appropriately.
  • Develop and manage webpage and social media platforms: Facebook, twitter, Instagram in
    collaboration with marketing communication coordinator.
  • Work independently as well as cooperatively with marketing team to meet deadlines, stay within
    budget, and schedule project implementation based on workload,
  • Examine existing processes, identify flaws, and create solutions that improve design capabilities.
  • Update and maintain internal databases for designs, photography, and video.
  • Collaborate, brainstorm, and strategize with multiple teams or clients on a wide range of materials that may include web pages, presentations, programming collateral, signage, internal communications, newsletters, and marketing materials.
  • Translate strategic direction into high-quality design within an established brand identity.
  • Develop concepts by hand or with software and execute original content by determining the ideal usage of colour, text, font style, imagery, and layout.
  • Manage the design and uploading process for all marketing materials, based on best practices for using a content management system.
  • Use trend intelligence and knowledge of historical and current markets when designing and executing specific classifications.
Required skills
  • Exceptional creativity and innovative design skills
  • Five or more years of experience (academic and professional) with design software, including
    Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Organizational and time-management skills for meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Desire to continue building skill set with education and training.
  • Expert knowledge of current design software and be skilled in every step of the design process, from concept to final deliverable.
  • Collaborating with multiple teams across the company, the graphic designer should be able to take
    written or spoken ideas and convert them into a design that connects.
  • thorough understanding of branding and marketing and be able to find the right style Proven graphic designing experience.
  •  A strong portfolio of illustrations or other graphics
  •  Familiarity with design software and technologies (such as InDesign, Illustrator, Dreamweaver,
  •  A keen eye for aesthetics and details and Excellent communication skills
  •  Ability to work methodically and meet deadlines.
  •  Talented graphic designer who can take concepts and ideas and create visual representations, in both print and electronic media.
  •  Three or more years of experience in professional graphic design, preferably with a creative or
    marketing agency
  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in graphic design, art, or related discipline
  •  Working knowledge of CSS3, HTML5, and JavaScript
  •  Knowledge of WordPress and content management systems
  •  Photography experience and proficiency with photo-editing software
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