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Graphic Designer

Closing date
Job ID
Level
Location
Tuesday 2 November 2021
20211019
Mid-level
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Job description

We are looking for a talented and creative Graphic Designer to work closely with our Head of Brand and Design to ideate and execute campaigns, bring our brand and sub-brands to life and create striking designs across both digital and physical assets. This is a busy and demanding position that involves the execution of creative, high-quality branding, visual presence and attention to details. Independent judgement, and organisational thoroughness are necessary to prioritise and complete tasks, alongside a creative flair that is continually looking to create unique and unconventional design. The ability to work collaboratively to tight deadlines in a cross-functional environment is necessary, along with resilience and an entrepreneurial spirit.

This position reports directly to the Head of Brand and Design.

Responsibilities

  • Development of online and print projects
  • Brand campaign concept delivery and rollout
  • Event campaign concept delivery and rollout
  • Collateral for events, including invitations, programmes, signage, wayfinding and digital assets
  • Animation for digital assets (GIF or other)
  • Creating design templates for digital and social media
  • Designing presentation decks with a quick turnaround
  • Ensuring alserkal.online visually reflects the brands and continues to push boundaries
  • Ensuring all touchpoints are on brand
  • Briefing photographers and videographers for specific projects, ie event coverage
  • Ensure sustainability is at the heart of all design concepts and execution.


Knowledge & Education

  • A Bachelor’s degree in design, branding, illustration or related area
  • 5 years of experience in a fast-paced, high-volume environment
  • Excellent knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite; proficiency with Mac OS X
  • Excellent design skills and typography.
  • A demonstrable understanding of, and commitment to arts and culture


Skills

  • High levels of proficiency with the Adobe creative suite programmes
  • Strong portfolio in art direction, branding and print, digital design campaigns
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Ability to work within an environment subject to change
  • The ability to multitask, while ensuring the highest quality execution possible within
    set deadlines
  • Ability to accept constructive criticism
  • Energy and drive with a focus on successful delivery
  • Good time management
  • Keen sense of attention to detail with a view to implementing and maintaining brand identity
  • Video editing is a plus

Interests

  • Contemporary art & culture
  • Graphics and typography, as well as new developments in design software
  • Staying up-to-date with current trends and techniques within graphic design industry


Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

This is a full time position based in the Alserkal office. Working hours are Sunday – Thursday from 10AM to 6PM with overtime and weekend work needed in busy periods.