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Senior Web Designer/ Designer1

  • Company: Y&R Brands / Wunderman Nairobi
  • Deadline: Saturday 15th December 2012
  • Location: Nairobi
Job Description

We are seeking an exceptional, creative Senior Web Designer or Web Designer to create strong, intuitive professional web designs to support our client ’s brands. A successful candidate will need to thrive in a fast-faced, deadline-driven environment, take ownership of their work, have great collaboration skills, and a positive attitude. 

 

The Senior Web Designer / Web Designer must possess strong communication skills, great attention to detail and extensive experience presenting to clients. He/she will focus on all of the design phases of web design including user-interface needs, designing and pitching comps, and executing the final design within designated deadlines.

 

Responsibilities

  • Originate new concepts, strategies, and innovative approaches for websites for extension into not only all digital environments
  • Develop inspired web-based visual designs that are compelling, emotive and promote brand engagement for our clients
  • Serve as the lead on projects, interacting with the team to ensure the end product is as envisioned
  • Participate in and deliver final design presentations
  • Work closely with  Information Architects, and Web Developers and other team members
  • Design with end product in mind e.g. for a CMS that is Drupal or Joomla based
  • Deliver exceptional web designs fast

Minimum Qualifications

  • knowledge of how to design for HTML, CSS, XML, and/or CMS platforms
  • Ability to illustrate and design in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, CS3,4, or 5
  • Knowledge of user-centered and current web standard design principals e.g. responsive web design, HTML5 use
  • Proven ability to translate our customers\' ideas into tangible, executable designs that meet their business objectives
  • Strong understanding of image optimization and constraints of designing for the web
  • Exceptional presentation and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines with excellent time management
  • High level of initiative with the demonstrated ability to work within a process-driven environment
  • Innovative online portfolio highlighting strong work in web design

How to apply

Send your resume and any sample work to mary.ayiga@yrbrands.co.ke and cc hr@yrbrands.co.ke