Senior Graphic Designer

Full Time

SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER (In-person or remote)
Media 365 is seeking a Senior Graphic Designer who is creative, a great communicator, a natural self-starter and collaborative to join our team. As the Senior Graphic Designer you will take the lead in producing and overseeing digital and print creative projects to address ours and our clients visual needs. If you are creative with a constant flow of ideas and have in-depth technical knowledge and ability of graphic design, styles and layout techniques and have great time management skills, we’d love to hear from you!
About Media 365
Media 365 is an award-winning creative consultancy focused on creating brands, campaigns, products, services, experiences, and spaces that people love -through insights, strategy and content.
Established in Lusaka in 2008, we work with local and global clients in the public, private and non-profit sectors. We are change-makers who want to transform the African narrative and create a better life for Africans through innovation and creativity.
About The Job
Joining Media 365 means you’ll be joining our team where passionate researchers, strategists and creatives learn, develop, and grow. Work ethic is key to success in working with us.
Key Roles & Responsibilities  

Oversee all design projects from conception to delivery, working collaboratively within a project team and with clients
Prepares work to be accomplished by gathering information and relevant materials
Design original artwork including illustrations and infographics
Refine images, fonts and layouts using appropriate graphic design software
Apply typography techniques
Generate ideas to portray concepts and market products/ services
Mentor junior designers and review their work to ensure high quality, and company standards
Maintain brand consistency for ours and our clients work
Liaise with project teams to ensure deadlines are met
Ensures equipment (including computers and printers) are operational, ensuring preventative maintenance, calling for repairs and evaluating new equipment
Coordinating with outside agencies, art services, printers etc, when required
Stay up to date with industry developments and tools
 Any other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

Bachelors’ degree in Graphic Design, Fine Arts, Visual Arts, Visual Design or Diploma/ Professional Quality plus  equivalent in work experience (at least four years)
6+ years of demonstrated work experience as  Senior Designer, Graphic
Designer or similar role
Strong portfolio of various design projects
Exceptional skills in design and image editing software e.g InDesign, Photoshop, Ilustrator, Basamiq
Strong aesthetic skills with the ability to combine various colours, fonts and layouts in a visually appealing way
Attention to visual details
Ability to collaborate with  a team and meet deadlines
Ability to ideate (idea generation, development of concepts, mood boards)
Understanding of the latest design trends and evidence of continuous
learning (keeps up to date with the latest design trends)
Good communication skills
Good time management and organizational ability
Affinity with Media 365’s core values of excellence, delightful and pleasant service delivery, curiosity, humility, growth mindset and solution-oriented

Desirable

Data visualisation skills
UX/UI and web design

Why Work at Media 365?

Exciting and interesting projects
Fast-paced, agile team great for growth-oriented individuals
Competitive pay and gratuity
Work from home (available as needed)
Flexible work schedule (under special considerations)
Communication allowance
Annual training grant
Professional and career development through our global network
Mentorship from founding Directors
Collegial and social work environment
Mental health support (available as needed)
Contributory lunch scheme (from our in-house catering team)

Work-Life Balance 
Work-life balance at Media 365 is in line with consulting norms, meaning your work hours will be dictated by the phase and requirements of the project assigned to you.
We work longer hours in weeks with close deadlines (reasonable to expect a 60-hour work week). However, in weeks with no immediate major deadlines, 40-hour work weeks are the norm.
While some work weeks may be longer than a standard 8 – 5 job, the benefits of being part of the team include interesting projects and the career learning and development that being part of our exclusive team develops.
Interested candidates who meet the criteria are encouraged to apply by completing this form here.
Applications are accepted until the position is filled. Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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