Job Vacancy for A Graphic Artist /Designer At StreSert Services-Lagos

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 artist is required.

JOB SUMMARY:

The ideal graphic designer will 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. The work demands creative flair, up-to-date knowledge of industry software and a professional approach to time, costs and deadlines.

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 artworking pages ready for print;
  • keeping abreast of emerging technologies in new media, particularly design programs such as InDesign, QuarkXPress, FreeHand, Illustrator, Photoshop, 3ds Max, Acrobat, Director, Dreamweaver and Flash etc;
  • developing interactive design;
  • Advise clients on strategies to reach a particular audience;
  • Incorporate changes recommended by the clients into the final design
  • working as part of a team with printers, copywriters, photographers, stylists, illustrators, other designers, account executives, web developers and marketing specialists.

DESIRED SKILLS:

  • Must be IT savvy
  • 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 PLEASE SEND THEIR CV’s to ‘recruitment@stresertservices.com using ‘GRAPHIC ARTIST’ as subject of mail. Wrong applications will not be opened. Please be guided.
  • Salary is attractive.
  • Application closes Monday 19th March, 2015