Creative Design Specialist needed in Lagos

Creative Design Specialist needed in Lagos

Creative Design Specialist

Maurice Xandra Solutions LimitedLagos

Job details

Job TypeFull-timePermanentNumber of hires for this roleOn-going need to fill this role

Full Job Description

Our Client is a pioneering higher education initiative to identify and train the next generation of leaders in technology and management for Africa. The Institution will strive for excellence in technology and management and become a hub for best-in-class learning and research. It will focus on areas in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Management in its academic offerings at the undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral levels.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Creative Design Specialist will work across all elements of the

brand, communications and marketing efforts, including design of the

student recruitment campaigns, executive presentations, employee

engagement campaigns, and external communications.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:

The role of the Creative Design Specialist will sit within the

Institution’s Project Management Office and work closely with the

Communications Officer, Head of Academic Strategy and Delivery, and

The Director of the Project Management Office to create high quality

communication and marketing materials for the Institution.

LOCATION: Lagos

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conceive and design static and video assets for the online media
  • Design and manage the production of marketing and promotion materials such as flyers, brochures, booklets, etc.
  • Conceptualize and manage video recordings for brand promotion (testimonials, event coverage, documentaries etc.)
  • Conceptualize and manage production of animated video materials, motion graphics, etc.
  • Liaise with printers, photographers, videographers, advertising agencies and other vendors to obtain costs, prepare payments and receive finished work as required
  • Manage and update existing brand collaterals and keep up-to-date record of work produced in the department (photos, videos, brochures, student handbook and profile book, pitch presentations, newsletters, etc.)
  • Serve as quality controller for brand collaterals and branded items
  • Manage all APCON-related activities
  • Liaise with all internal and external parties on branding requirements for events and/or communication materials.
  • Advise on website design and management
  • Ensure brand guidelines and directives are adhered to in all executions.

FUNCTIONAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

  • Thorough understanding of graphics and design software such as Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, Bridge, etc.) and CorelDraw
  • Familiarity with the use of video recording equipment and editing software
  • Strong attention to detail to produce error-free and high-quality work as well as when assessing photographs, graphic design, videos etc.
  • Exceptional oral, interpersonal, writing and presentation skills
  • Strong professionalism regarding time, costs, and deadlines
  • Strong work ethic, drive and energy with a result-oriented mindset
  • Self-reliant and able to work in a start-up environment
  • Positive attitude and demonstrated commitment to excellence
  • Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to collaborate and maintain effective relationships with all the stakeholders
  • Strong research and project management skills
  • Must possess excellent organizational skills
  • A strong team player with a professional attitude

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Creative Arts, Fine Arts or related field
  • 4+ years of experience creating key design elements such as: visual identity, branding, marketing materials, presentations, infographics, email newsletter design and social media marketing content
  • Agency experience will be an advantage

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

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