Graphic Designer

By December 18, 2017Careers
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Software Technologies Limited (STL) is an award winning software and cloud based solutions provider in Africa. Since 1991, STL have since grown to deliver software solutions and services around Africa and the Middle East.

We provide our eHorizon suite of solutions for managing people, processes and governance on cloud platform to over 250 organizations including several government agencies and market regulators.

We are now hiring a highly motivated graphic designer who will join our marketing team. S/he will also double up as the company’s social media administrator.

Job Purpose:

This position supports the Marketing and Development departments by preparing visual presentations by designing art and copy layouts, for the company’s range of product lines.

Reporting to: Marketing and Communication Manager

Salary: Negotiable based on skills and experience.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Meeting with Director, Marketing Manager and /or Development Manager  to discuss the business objectives and requirements of the job
  • Interpreting the business needs and developing a concept to suit their purpose
  • Developing design briefs and sample layouts based on knowledge of layout principles and aesthetic design concepts
  • Creating/sourcing new graphics(images, banners, videos etc) for our web platform and its channels
  • Develop graphics and layouts for product illustrations, logos and presentations
  • Assist in the creation and deployment of UI/UX designs on our web platform
  • Updating/creating corporate marketing materials to meet specific goals (digital)
  • Using innovation to redefine a design brief within the constraints of cost and time
  • Illustrates concept by designing rough layout of art and copy regarding arrangement, size, type size and style, and related aesthetic concepts
  • Obtains approval of concept by submitting rough layout for approval
  • Prepares finished copy and art by operating typesetting, printing, and similar equipment.
  • Developing a library of branding internal communication templates
  • Taking photos and selecting and cropping them for maximum impact on social networks
  • Keeping abreast of emerging technologies in new media, particularly design programs

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, visual communication, or equivalent
  • At least 2-3 years of working experience as a graphic designer in a busy environment
  • Knowledge and experience in UI/UX Design is a big plus
  • Experience in Social Media/Web Administration desired
  • Proficiency using design software e.g. InDesign, Corel draw, Adobe Photoshop & Adobe , Illustrator, Director, MS Office Products, Dreamweaver and Flash
  • Experience in SEO, video  and photography is an added advantage

Personal Competencies

  • Articulate and rational when presenting your thoughts and ideas
  • Confident and strive for perfection while being open to feedback
  • Ability to handle pressure in meeting deadlines and prioritizing tasks
  • Ability to be self-motivated and work independently using professional judgment
  • Strong knowledge of color and typography
  • Ability to manage conflicting project demands and thrive in a fast paced role
  • Team player who can inspire and positively contribute the company culture

Application Procedure

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send in your CV & Portfolio to hr@stl-horizon.com with “Graphic Designer” on the subject line, by 29th December 2017. Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV.

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.