Vacancy Announcement

Graphic Designer

 

Location

Cairo, Egypt

Post Duration

Part time/ Freelance

Background

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.

Job Description

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.

Tasks

§  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

Skills

§  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:  cv@takween-eg.com

Subject:  Graphic Designer

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview