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  • Posted: Feb 17, 2015
    Deadline: Feb 27, 2015
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  • SmartSMSSolutions is a subsidiary of HoRLaR IT Solutions LTD (RC 1125180). This facet of the network deals with Mobile Solutions and Bulk Messaging. Our key differentiator is our customer satisfaction and intimacy positioning. We strongly believe that you DO NOT need our services just to send SMS but to convey urgent and life-impacting messages. We take o...
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    Graphic Designer

    Job Description

    • The Graphics & Multimedia unit, headed by the Creative Director, functions under the department of Content Marketing headed by the Director of Content.The goal of the Graphics & Multimedia unit is to translate the firms marketing and brand strategies into comps that render beautifully in print and on the web.
    • The Graphic Designer is responsible for providing visual solutions to the marketing and communication needs of the firm using a mix of creative skills and commercial awareness. He is expected to deliver quality visuals with the aim of creating increased client engagement.
    • The position collaborates with the marketers, customer service professionals, photographers, copy-writers, IT professionals and human resources to help define and deliver graphic ideas for both print and web.

    Essential Job Function:

    • Meet with relevant departments to discuss their graphic needs and objectives
    • Prioritize graphic need across the firm
    • Work with different departments to deliver the organizational multimedia goals and targets
    • Thinking creatively to produce new ideas and concepts
    • Using innovation to redefine a design brief within the constraints of cost and time
    • Contributing ideas and design artwork to the overall brief
    • Demonstrating illustrative skills with rough sketches
    • keeping abreast of emerging technologies in new media, particularly design programs such as InDesign, QuarkXPress, FreeHand, Illustrator, Photoshop, 3ds Max, Acrobat, Director, Dreamweaver, etc.
    • Commissioning illustrators and photographers;
    • Working as part of a team with printers, copywriters, photographers, stylists, illustrators, other designers, account executives, web developers and marketing specialists.
    • Prepare illustrations or rough sketches of material, discussing them with clients and/or supervisors and making necessary changes.
    • Study illustrations and photographs to plan presentation of materials, products, or services.
    • Review final layouts and suggest improvements as needed.
    • Produce still and animated graphics for on-air and taped portions of television news broadcasts, using electronic video equipment
    • Help to further evolve HoRLaR I.T Solutions’ brand and creative direction

    Success Criteria:

    • The Graphic Designer is measured on the continual improvement of metrics of clients’ reaction the graphics in the content marketing assets, social media and print. Success criteria include:
    • Positive brand recognition and consistency across chosen published channels (web & print).
    • An increase in defined customer engagement metrics(measured by users taking the desired action...i.e. conversions, subscription, purchase, etc.).
    • Website and social media traffic growth.
    • Conversion metrics definition and growth.
    • Social media positive sentiment metrics.
    • Customer feedback and survey data.

    Qualifications/Requirement

    • Two (2) years’Graphics Design experience
    • An exceptional and practical knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, CorelDraw etc.
    • A minimum of OND

    Skills and Knowledge:

    • Good knowledge of adobe products such as Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc and their open-source alternatives
    • Excellent understanding and application of typography
    • Ability to demonstrate excellence understanding and application of color and color theory
    • Basic understanding of web design ie HTLM5, CSS and JavaScript
    • Know how to layout designs to optimize for sales conversion
    • Thinking creatively to produce new ideas and concepts
    • Knowledge of e-learning Design with authoring tool such as articulate storyline, Adobe captivate, Adobe presenter and lectora.
    • Project management skills to manage editorial schedules and deadlines within corporate and ongoing campaigns.
    • Ability to work in a 24 hour project cycle-utilizing team members.
    • Incredible people skills.
    • Good knowledge of branding.
    • Good communication skill.
    • A willingness to embrace change and to adapt strategies on the fly.
    • Great powers of persuasion and presentation (Visio, PowerPoint)
    • Needs to be continually learning the latest platforms, technology tools and marketing solutions through partnerships.
    • A good team player; and effective stakeholder and project manager
    • Professional discipline, the ability to express creative ideas and a keen attention to detail
    • An idea-oriented critical thinker with a proactive and dynamic approach; and a determination to succeed.
    • Comfortable with acting as the company's spokesman and advocate via media appearances,interviews, sales calls, trade shows, etc.

    Method of Application

    Qualified and interested applicants for this position MUST follow the following instructions, or the application will not be considered:

    Send a cover letter and resume as one document to relevant email addresses:

    Note:

    • The document should be submitted as an attachment in PDF or MS Word format
    • "Podcast Producer" should be used as the subject line of the email
    • Submit one application
    • Only electronic applications will be accepted.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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