Graphics Design Assistant

Date Posted: Feb. 13, 2022, 11:13 a.m.

Job Description

The Graphic Designer will be responsible for the effective design and development of graphic communications for print, web and media. This will include branded promotional items, website and social media graphics, broadcast and print media graphics, info-graphics and other marketing materials as needed. The graphics and design intern will support the ICHA team in editorial and designing and all of the Units publications


Duties and Responsibilities

Must be proficient in Adobe and/ or Corel draw, Illustrator, Photoshop and any other common design and layout applications.

Ability to unpack complex content and create unique info graphics in an attractive, digestible manner.

Working closely with the multimedia team to create compelling photo essays and feature clips.

Partnering with the social media team to pack content for social media platforms in an appealing manner.

Web design and the creation of new interactive features

Presentation design and formatting

Translate data and photos into easy-to-digest graphics

Support and update the designs of KRCS publications e.g. the E-newsletter, quarterly magazine, booklets, brochures etc.

Create versatile designs for all KRCS promotional and marketing materials.

Have knowledge of the printing process.

Developing design briefs by gathering information and data through research

Thinking creatively to produce new ideas and concepts

Using innovation to redefine a design brief within the constraints of cost and time

Keeping abreast of emerging technologies in design programs


Minimum Qualifications

Bachelors degree in Graphic Design

Three (3) years demonstrated experience working as a graphic designer.


Key Competences

Strong theoretical and practical background in graphic design, including the use of design software such as Adobe Creative Suite, Illustrator, Photoshop, In-Design, CorelDraw and any other common design and layout applications.

Must be able to design creative graphics for broadcast, print and digital media.

Expert experience in designing visually informative graphics and images.

Experience transforming complex data sets into compelling and creative visualizations that emphasize impact.

Experience working in collaboration with technical teams and delivering under tight deadlines.

Demonstrated ability to work well within a team.

Excellent English writing and communication skills

Strong attention to detail.

Strong multi tasking skills and able to juggle projects with varying deadlines

Ability to independently adhere to projects calendar, manage time, deliver within tight deadlines and with minimum supervision

A creative thinker often producing new concepts and ideas

Must be extremely organized and detail oriented

Must have excellent time management skills


How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should make their applications to Kenya Redcross via the link Jobs at Kenya Red Cross

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