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Published: Jul 21, 2022 (28 days ago)
Roles and responsibilities
✓ Create aesthetically pleasing HPG Kenya content (web pages, brochures, logos, signs, books, magazine covers, annual reports, advertisements, and other communication materials).
✓ Perform inventory of office supplies and order what is needed
✓ Plan concepts by studying relevant information and materials.
✓ Help make design choices (e.g., fonts and colors) for all content HPG Kenya will use.
✓ Is in charge of HPG Kenya File Management System
✓ Conceptualize visuals based on requirements
✓ Establish creative direction for the company as well as brand guidelines
✓ Prepare rough drafts and present ideas within time and cost constraints
✓ Create or incorporate illustrations, pictures, and designs to reflect the desired theme and tone of the communications.
✓ Develop illustrations, logos and other designs using software or by hand; including computer software programs. Adobe's Creative Suite—including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and more—is the standard in the industry.
✓ Test graphics across various media
✓ Amend designs after feedback
✓ Ensure final graphics and layouts are visually appealing and on-brand
✓ Review designs for errors before printing or publishing them
✓ Proofread to produce accurate and high-quality work
✓ Collaborate with other team members, such as marketing, sales, and business operations, throughout the various phases of a project
✓ Keep up-to-date with the latest design trends, tools, and technologies
✓ Perform retouching and manipulation of images
✓ creating website designs
✓ Testing and improving the design of the HPG Kenya website.
✓ Establishing design guidelines, standards, and best practices.
✓ Maintaining the appearance of websites by enforcing content standards.
✓ Designing visual imagery for websites and ensuring that they are in line with branding for HPG Kenya.
Key skills for graphic designers
✓ Excellent IT skills, especially with design and photo-editing software
✓ Exceptional creativity and innovation
✓ Excellent time management and organizational skills
✓ Accuracy and attention to detail
✓ An understanding of the latest trends and their role within a commercial environment
✓ Professional approach to time, costs and deadlines
✓ Proven graphic designing experience
✓ A strong portfolio of illustrations or other graphics
✓ Familiarity with design software and technologies (such as InDesign, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Photoshop)
✓ A keen eye for aesthetics and details
✓ Excellent communication skills
✓ Ability to work methodically and meet deadlines
✓ Degree in Design, Fine Arts or related field is a plus