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JOBS

Creative/UI Designer1

  • Company: Elective Africa
  • Deadline: Wednesday 7th November 2012
  • Location: Nairobi
Job Description

Summary:

Elective Africa is an organizer of medical electives, projects and volunteer trips to Africa.  We are looking for a talented creative designer who will create graphics for web user interfaces and print material. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a fast growing company where you can grow and utilize your talent.

 

Job Function

  1. Works with the web developer to create clean artistic graphics for the main company website and other sites developed for the company.
  2. Develops graphics for marketing materials both print and online.

 

Skills and Abilities

  1. High degree of creativity, interaction design and problem solving ability
  2. Excellent presentation skills & and attention to detail
  3. Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks)
  4. Knowledge of web UI and print design
  5. Must have minimalist design aesthetic
  6. Must be conversant with current design principles
  7. Knowledge of front end web development an added advantage
  8. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to provide clear and patient instruction
  9. Ability to produce designs quickly and accurately

10.  Good organization, verbal and writing skills. 

11.  Ability to work independently.

 

Experience

You must have formal training in creative design with either a bachelor’s degree or diploma. 

You must have at least one-year experience with creative design and design software.  You must have a portfolio of designs (including web UI).   This position can be part time or full time.  Final year design students will be considered.

 

 

How to apply

Application Process: Please send your application packet to hr@electiveafrica.com. Include:

  • Updated curriculum vitae
  • Copies of your academic and professional certificates
  • Your design portfolio. Your application will not be considered without a graphic and web UI sample.
  • A one-page statement on why you believe you are suited for this position.