StreSERT Services Limited
Published
October 6, 2017
Location
Lagos Island, Nigeria
Job Type
Industry
Advertising / Media
Qualification
BA/BSc/HND
Experience
3 - 5 years
State
Lagos

Description

 

Our client is an industrial printing organization based on the mainland of Lagos with equipment and facilities that cannot be rivalled in sub-Saharan Africa. As a result of growth and expansion, the service of a graphic designer is required for immediate employment.

JOB SUMMARY:

The ideal graphic designer will be responsible for creating design solutions that have a high visual impact. The role involves listening to clients and understanding their needs before making design decisions.

JOB RESPONSIBILITY:

  • Meeting clients or account managers to discuss the business objectives and requirements of the job;
  • interpreting the client's business needs and developing a concept to suit their purpose;
  • estimating the time required to complete the work and providing quotes for clients;
  • developing design briefs by gathering information and data through research;
  • thinking creatively to produce new ideas and concepts;
  • using innovation to redefine a design brief within the constraints of cost and time;
  • presenting finalised ideas and concepts to clients or account managers;
  • working with a wide range of media, including photography and computer-aided design (CAD);
  • proofreading to produce accurate and high-quality work;
  • contributing ideas and design artwork to the overall brief;
  • demonstrating illustrative skills with rough sketches;
  • working on layouts and art working pages ready for print;
  • keeping abreast of emerging technologies in new media, particularly design programs such as InDesign, FreeHand, Illustrator, Photoshop, Corel drawl, Acrobat, Director, Dreamweaver and Flash etc;
  • Advise clients on strategies to reach a particular audience;
  • work as part of a team with printers, copywriters, photographers, stylists, illustrators, other designers, account executives, web developers and marketing specialists.
  • Incorporate changes recommended by the clients into the final design

 

IMPORTANT REQUIREMENT:

  • Knowledge of pre-press operations
  • Must be able to do page planning and imposition
  • Must be very creative and present a portfolio of designs created and of course, will carry out a practical test at the client’s place
  • Desired candidates should have background in the printing industry (advantage)

 

DESIRED SKILLS:

  • Must be IT savvy (Photoshop, Corel drawl) etc
  • Organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Reporting skills, deadline-oriented, time management
  • Reasoning ability, mathematical ability, and logical thinking skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • The desired candidate should be a graduate of Art (OND/HND/ Bsc).
  • Must have 4 – 5 years work experience as a core graphic artist.

WORK DAYS:

  • Monday – Friday
  • Saturday: Half day (twice a month)

SAMPLE OF WORK & SOFTWARE:

  • It is required that you attach past samples of work done.
  • A list of software packages that candidates are expert with/ or have made use of in the past should be listed on the CV.
  • The above is very important; applicants who do not compile with the above will not be assessed for the role.

APPLICATION:

  • QUALIFIED APPLICANTS SHOULD SEND CVs to ‘recruitment@stresertservices.com using ‘GRART II’ as subject of mail.
  • Salary is N80, 000 – N100, 000/ m (negotiable based on experience).
  • Application closes Monday 23rd October, 2017
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