Role introduction

Go2Africa is recruiting for a mid-weight Graphic Designer to support our small but fast-paced Marketing team with a wide range of design-led tasks. As this is the only design-focussed role in our business, the successful candidate will be a multi-skilled lover of all things design, taking accountability for all Go2Africa design work. This means having the skills to navigate and solve challenges or making design decisions based on your experiences.

 

The role includes owning and evolving our style guide, creation of marketing collateral and digital assets, image sourcing, editing and management, video creation, and various special projects. As and when needed, the successful candidate will assist with website UX / UI design. The role also allows for contributions to be made to Go2Africa’s overall brand strategy.

Candidate requirements

Experience

Essential

  • 3+ years of design experience, in an Agency or Digital Marketing department
  • Proven experience of taking a brief, working within set brand guidelines to develop tactical or strategic campaigns or materials with a high visual impact
  • Proven competence in design and image processing software
  • A strong portfolio demonstrating marketing design skills that deliver engaging content across a range of platforms
  • Graphic / visual design skills:
  • Adobe Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Premier Pro, Lightroom)

 

Desired

  • Web/UI design:
    • CMS design (WordPress)
    • Email marketing (Mailchimp)
    • Design System tools (Sketch, Figma, Zeplin)
    • Video creation from stock and raw footage for reels/ads/product showcasing (Adobe Premier, Magisto, InVideo etc)

 

Qualifications

Essential

  • Tertiary degree in Graphic Design, Marketing or related field

Functional responsibilities

  • Steer design requests and projects from initial brief to the approved end product, managing communications and expectations with a range of stakeholders from across the company.
  • Bring to life design ideas and concepts across web, email, social media, print and digital ads, offline collateral and internal business documentation.
  • Ensure all public-facing and internal communications adhere to our brand standards and are consistent across all channels
  • Work in partnership with the wider marketing team to ensure consistency and support ad hoc projects as required.
  • Responsible for managing and administering the brand asset library, such as the photography library and adhering to brand guidelines across all projects.
  • Actively research, explore and conceptualise online opportunities/ trends/ innovations/ campaign ideas, and pitch concepts, ideas and innovations in design to CMO.

 

How to apply

To apply, please e-mail the following to recruitment@go2africa.com :

 

  • CV and portfolio
  • Academic transcripts
  • Covering letter

 

Please clearly state the role (“Graphic Designer”) in the e-mail subject line.

 

We are looking forward to hearing from you!