Graphic Designer

Recruiter / Employer: The Standard Group PLC
Contract: Contract / Casual
Salary: Confidential
Status: Expired

The Standard Group PLC is a multi-media organization with investments in media platforms spanning newspaper print operations,television, radio broadcasting, digital and online services. The Standard Group is recognized as a leading multi-media house in Kenya with a key influence in matters of national and international interest. Our various media platforms include: The Standard Newspaper, KTN, KTN News, btv, Farmers TV, Radio Maisha, Vybez Radio, Spice FM,The Nairobian weekly newspaper and Standard Digital. As part of strengthening our operations,we are looking for a smart, creative and ambitious individual to join the Editorial- Audio Visual team in the following capacity.

OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE JOB: 

This role is responsible for creating visual content for all platforms (still and animated) for Broadcast, Print and Digital. 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  •  Maintain the design line of Standard Group’s products (across all relevant platforms) and follow the Group’s visual and branding guides for all content produced. 
  • Make use oftemplates on news items that do not require a high degree of design, releasing time spent on big impact content. • Create infographics as required by the relevant output areas, developing and producing high quality graphics for print, television and digital channels. 
  • Work closely with the editorial teams,when stories are being developed,to produce innovative graphics content as a key element ofthe storytelling, not just to illustrate a story. 
  • Plan and produce dynamic and engaging daily and long- term visual journalism and storytelling, including both complex and routine graphic elements, maps, charts and illustrations. 
  • Offer and execute creative graphic solutions for content presentation 
  • Implement and ensure consistent, high design standards

PERSON SPECIFICATIONS

 Academic Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design or a relevant field from a recognized institution 

Experience 

  • 3 years relevant experience 

Skills and Attributes

  • Have a journalistic mindset, capable of generating stories through graphics material for all platforms and brands
  •  Excellent understanding of data visualization concepts 
  • Exceptional creativity and innovation 
  • Professional approach to deadlines 
  • Demonstrated team work skills
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