Multimedia Graphic Designer at Equity Bank Kenya

Equity Bank is one of the region's leading banks whose purpose is to transform the lives and livelihoods of the people of Africa socially and economically by availing them modern and inclusive financial services that maximize their opportunities. With a strong footprint in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, South Sudan and DRC Congo, Equity Bank is now home to over 12 million customers - the largest customer base in Africa. Currently the Bank is seeking additional talent to serve in the role outlined below.Description
In line with enhancing career progression of staff and to support business growth, we seek to
recruit a well-qualified, experienced, self-driven, highly motivated and passionate candidates to fill the following position in within the Communication Department.
Reporting to GM-Digital and Social Media, the multi-media graphic designer will be responsible for supporting various business functions of the Bank through planning, developing and producing print and electronic media artworks, motion graphics and animations that connect with the respective target audience. The role holder will also be required to be conversant with industry trends and familiar with standard graphic design software.

Create overall layout and design for print and electronic media in adherence to brand guidelines
Conceptualize, design and creatively package commercials, marketing promos, adverts and editorial products
Design and produce materials - both digital and print including signage, brochures, web pages, posters, wallpapers, displays advertisements and more
Create 2D and 3D model animations as well as motion graphics and execute as briefed
Create storyboards that depict scripts and narratives as per business briefs
Create motion graphics for our in-house displays. These include sponsor animations, logo treatments, opens,
Provide creative concepts as well as make sound recommendations to improve corporate branding
using graphics
Organize and prioritize work and meet strict deadlines
Work closely with the advertising department to create and manage designs from concept through to
final deliverables
Manage multiple projects and remain flexible through multiple revisions while keeping a keen
attention on detail
Execute and manage production of communications deliverables
Translate project concepts into digital media deliverables
Ensure graphic solutions are optimized for integration, performance, usability and sustainability

Qualifications

Degree or equivalent in one or more of the following areas: Media Arts, Animation, Broadcasting, Video Production, graphic design, journalism and communications or related field
Minimum of three years' experience in design production

Desired Competencies

Passionate and creative artist with a knack for storytelling and attention to detail and with a portfolio/ showreel that showcases this
Competence in industry-standard 2D and 3D software such as Flash, 3DS Max, Maya, LightWave, Softimage, After Effects and Cinema 4D a plus
Proficient in graphic design tools, specifically Adobe CS (such as InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) and other design software
Knowledge of CSS, HTML, hands-on experience of content management systems. Skills in HTML5, XHTML/CSS, PHP and JavaScript will be an added advantage
Excellent knowledge in multimedia designs for both print and digital
Ability to keep current with emerging design trends and technologies
Highly time sensitive, respect for planning and tight deadlines, able to cope with pressure and fast paced environment
Strong adaptation skills, result driven, flexible, and strong communication skills
Good work ethic and an entrepreneurial spirit to innovate and thrive in a demanding environment
Strong attention to detail and organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and multi-task
Good at taking briefs and understanding requirements
Loves being part of a creative team and collaborating with design leads
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