Vacancy: Graphic Designer and Illustrator


We are looking for a versatile talented, passionate, creative and hard-working graphic designers with illustrative skills to join our team.

Job description:

  • Create and maintain visual identities
  • Conceptualize and produce online and offline materials published by the organization (including brochures, flyers, templates, promotional materials, social media, etc. but also graphs, charts and other visual elements) in agreement with the team
  • Creating custom illustrations, iconography and infographics
  • Work on new web portal designs, mobile apps and user interfaces
  • Produce materials for awareness and dissemination campaigns
  • Propose creative strategies in collaboration with different stakeholders
  • Maintain an organized and updated design archive

Qualifications:

  • Strong design and illustration skills (portfolio samples required)
  • Understanding of infographics as a visual language
  • Basic knowledge of typography
  • Skill in the design and development of user targeted web-based media
  • Ability to manipulate images using Photoshop
  • High levels of competence using the following: Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator), Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google Documents
  • Be able to use both PC and Mac
  • Basic understanding of responsive website design principles a plus
  • CSS/HTML coding capabilities would be an asset, but not necessary
  • Knowledge or ability to learn film-editing and animation software
  • Enjoys a challenge and thinking outside the box
  • Effectively receives feedback
  • Willing to learn new tools and software
  • Must be a strong multi-tasker and be able to independently prioritize duties
  • Identifies and solves problems in a timely manner
  • Willingness to work collaboratively, but with the capacity to work independently
  • Meets deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills

If you believe you will enjoy fulfilling this role in Shamseya, please send us your portfolio to nevin@shamseya.org. After going through the provided materials, we may get in touch to offer a paid assignment, based on which a decision of employment will be made.