Specialist, Graphic Designer at 9mobile (Formerly Etisalat Nigeria)

9 mobile

9mobile is a Nigerian private limited liability company. EMTS acquired a Unified Access Service License from the Nigerian Communications Commission in 2007. The License enables EMTS provide Fixed Telephony (wired or wireless), Digital Mobile Services, International Gateway Services and National/Regional Long Distance Services in addition to spectrum assignments in the 900 and 1800 MHz bands.

Job Title: Specialist, Graphic Designer

Location: Lagos

Job Summary     

  • Creation of visual concepts, using computer-based software, to communicate ideas that inspire, inform, and captivate consumers.
  • Develop the overall layout and production designs for communications such as advertisements, brochures, magazines, reports, finished artwork for merchandising and branding items, social media contents and other BTL creatives etc.
  • Active in the entire process of visualizing, and creating graphics including illustrations, logos, layouts photos and the visual aspects of websites

Principal Functions
Operational:

  • Conceptualize visuals based onrequirements
  • Prepare rough drafts and present ideas in sketches for review
  • Develop illustrations, logos and other designs using software or by hand
  • Use the appropriate colors, typography and layouts for each graphic
  • Test graphic designs across various media
  • Amend designs after feedback
  • Ensure final graphics and layouts are visually appealing and on-brand
  • Assist in the development of communication designs aimed at projecting and promoting EMTS’s service offerings for all stakeholders
  • Review final productions for errors and ensure that final prints reflect specifications.
  • Ensure projects are completed with high quality and on schedule.
  • Assist the external creative agencies with the creative direction for the company as well as brand guidelines.
  • Coordinating with outside agencies, art services, web/app designer, marketing, printers, and colleagues as necessary.
  • Prioritize and manage multiple projects within design specifications and budget restrictions
  • Work along the creative direction for the company as well as brand guidelines
  • Collaborate with other members of the marketing team to amplify the activities of Marketing Communications unit.
  • Align with registered printers and merchandising vendors to resolve FA issues and other production problems
  • Works with Marcomms Head for copywriting support
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the Line Manager

Educational Requirements     

  • Degree in Design, Fine Arts or related field is a plus
  • Minimum of four (4) years post NYSC work experience.
  • Experience must include time in a creative agency or on a similar job as a designer
  • Experience in creating social media content will be an advantage.
  • Proven graphic designing experience
  • A strong portfolio of illustrations or other graphics
  • A keen eye for aesthetics and details
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work methodically and meet deadlines

Experience, Skills & Competencies        
Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of layouts, graphic fundamentals, typography, print, and the web design
  • Knowledge of Adobe PhotoShop specifically and any of Illustrator, Sketch, InDesign, and other graphic design software

Skills:

  • Communication and interpersonal skills: Function as part of a team. Must have a positive attitude and be a team player
  • Listening and speaking skills: Understand and convey accurate information for creating the requested edit content
  • Time management skills: Meet scheduled deadlines.
  • Creativity: Generate ideas and bring them to fruition
  • Behavior
  • Outstanding work ethic, character, integrity, and professionalism

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

To apply for this job email your details to care@9mobile.com.ng

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