Part time/ Freelance
Takween Integrated Community Development (Takween-ICD) is an urban development firm established in 2009 in Egypt by a young dynamic team with extensive experience, in response to a foreseen growing demand for innovative urban solutions in a world where it is predicted that by 2030, 60% of the world’s inhabitants will be living in urban centers. Takween-ICD specializes in the development of integrated packages in urban development services and solutions to support and complement efforts of tackling urban challenges. Takween-ICD provides project planning, design and implementation services to a range of local and international clients. Takween-ICD fields of interventions include integrated urban development and upgrading; heritage management and conservation; community development and mobilization; and direct involvement in participatory design and construction activities.
Takween ICD is seeking to hire a Graphic Designer to work simultaneously on its various ongoing projects, and on creating a visual identity for the company's profile. The Graphic Designer must be creative and able to communicate ideas visually. He/ She must have an eye for detail and color and be able to adapt an aesthetic sense to the target audience.
KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
· Responsible for producing all company's publications such as portfolio, books, reports, brochures, posters, logo design, and website visuals;
· Create illustrations for the company's different projects such as infographics, rough sketches, etc.
· Creates professional designs and layouts for promotional materials including direct mailings, handouts, advertisements, posters, signs, logos, and other visual layouts.
§ Develop with Takween ICD team the visual identity of the company
§ Design and produce different Takween ICD publications and reports
§ Design typical bilingual templates for publicity materials for circulation among the general public, government, NGOs, academic entities (posters, brochures, etc.)
§ Develop Takween ICD website and Social Media platforms graphic content, including:
§ Identity and a color scheme for visual materials
§ Feature images and infograms
§ Illustrative diagrams and sketches
§ Illustrative animated movies
§ Picture and Video editing
§ Audiovisual material
§ Develop and utilize Takween ICD Database for visual materials
§ Work on multitasks at the same time using a wide range of media, including photography and computer aided design.
§ Knowledge of graphic animation and video editing.
§ Knowledge of photography and photography editing.
§ Assist in copywriting as necessary and perform typesetting for forms and publications.
§ Knowledge of current trends in same field by conducting the necessary research.
QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCES
§ Degree in Graphic Design, Marketing, Art, or a related field, or equivalent field experience.
§ Able to work on Adobe Creative Suite: (Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Premier, AutoCAD, Sony Vegas, Flash, Adobe acrobat professional.)
§ Html editing.
§ Fluent in Arabic & English (Desirable).
§ Detail oriented, flexible, self-motivated and meeting deadlines.
§ Architecture or Urban Planning background is a plus
If you are interested, please submit a portfolio or samples of work including different types of material (posters, logos, animated illustrations, infographs, web graphics, publications … etc
Salary & Benefits
Depends on the qualifications
How to Apply
Interested applicants should send their CVs & Portfolio to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: Graphic Designer
Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview