The Graphic Designer is responsible for the creation and execution of print, digital and outdoor communication in line with established media plans under the supervision of the Group Marketing Director. The types of projects will range from retouching imagery and resizing artwork, to developing new print solutions, campaign creative, social media artwork, corporate gifts, event invitations, presentations, photo editing and advertisements. Accountable for maintaining the integrity of Zaya brand, the position is responsible for all visual creative. Responsibilities also include the supervision of brand consistency standards within the property and relevant outlets, following design briefs and guidelines. The successful applicant will possess strong knowledge in branding, identity, typography, photography and layout, as well as having excellent attention to detail, project management skills, innovation and creativity .
At least one year experience in a graphic design role in any of the following industries: media, advertising, design and marketing communications.
Experience in a fast paced environment
Understanding of brand principles & marketing standards
Fluent in written and verbal English is a must
Written Arabic is an advantage
Skills and Knowledge
Detail oriented with a track record of follow through and delivery
Good project management skills
Apple Mac / PC literate with competency in all major design packages
Strong creative ability in the following software is a must: PDF Editor, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and Photoshop Lightroom. Flash is a plus.
Fluent in Microsoft Office such as Word, Excel, Outlook and Powerpoint
Strong creative abilities in HTML coding is an advantage
Knowledgeable about working with corporate brands
Experience and knowledge regarding the specifications for printing-related matters
Knowledgeable about file conversions (PDF, mpg, JPEG, TIFF, EPS, ae, mp3, mp4, avi)
Video Editing Skills
Strong ability to develop and maintain relationships with stakeholders, associates, customers and suppliers Strong communication skills (verbal, listening, writing)
Strong organizational and time management skills to meet expectations, deadlines and commitments
Enthusiastic with a positive outlook and flexible mindset