Graphic Designer & Multimedia Supervisor at Sahara Group Limited

Sahara Group nutures businesses in the energy sector. These companies operate essentially within the energy industry and its associated sub-sectors. The Group consists of individuals, who are determined to make a positive impact on the business environment.
We are recruiting to fill the below position:

Job Tittle: Graphic Designer & Multimedia Supervisor

Key Deliverables
Creative Design:

  • Coordinate all administrative aspects of production, including preparing final designs for presentation, checking and approving colour, copy, text format separations, and scaling images for print production.
  • Prepare layouts, designs, art work and formats for use in publication and /or exhibition design;
  • Layout and scale photos, marking them for proper screen values for print reproduction;
  • Design, and produce artwork such as graphs, maps, charts, posters, corporate souvenirs, banner, signs and report covers;
  • Organize copy flow and maintains database/bibliographic/archival retrieval system of all references used in creation of published materials;
  • Manage  budget, including invoicing, tracking project expenditures and assisting in budget development by summarizing, researching and analysing past project expenditures;
  • Coordinate relationship with vendors; preparing specifications and obtaining estimates for final approval;
  • Handle copyright, reprint, and permission processes;
  • Interpret the business needs of various subsidiaries/department and developing a concept to suit that purpose; estimating the time required to complete the work and providing cost to user stakeholders
  • Work with a wide range of media, including photography and computer-aided design (CAD); proofreading to produce accurate and high-quality work;
  • Keep abreast of emerging technologies, particularly design programs such as InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, 3ds Max/Cinema 4D
  • Develop interactive design; commissioning illustrators and photographers; working as part of a team with printers, copywriters, photographers, stylists, other designers, account executives, web developers and marketing specialists to drive Sahara's brand message.

Photography/Video/Multimedia:
  • Manage all production of high quality photos and videos for Sahara Groups internal and external events/activities
  • Produce materials to be used across board to engage both internal and external stakeholders – Documentaries, Videos, Photo stories, Interview clips etc.
  • Provide an archive of Sahara Group's photographs/videos and other branded material for reference purposes
  • Have vast understanding of traditional film and digital photography and keeping up to date with industry trends, developments and new techniques;
  • Develop expertise with software to digitally enhance images by, for example, changing emphasis, cropping pictures, correcting minor faults or moving objects around;
  • Consult with user departments/subsidiaries to obtain multimedia project objectives, specs, and working materials.
  • Keep abreast of emerging technologies, particularly editing programs such as Light room, Aftereffects, and Premiere Pro.
  • Design and produce simple to complex multimedia presentations; prepare files for imaging to film 4-color printing, advanced media, and electronic delivery.
  • Plan, manage and report project status, budget, and milestone achievements for all phases of a project.

Minimum Qualification/ Experience
  • Minimum of a relevant University Degree.
  • Minimum of five (5) years' experience in a similar role within a Fast Moving Consumer Goods company, Financial services company, Oil & Gas, Telecoms or top flight creative agency, with well compiled portfolio
  • Expert knowledge utilizing Adobe AfterEffects, Photoshop, Illustrator, and various 3-D software platforms a plus.
  • Adept with all forms of social media and platforms, including: Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
  • MS Office Suite.
  • Mac and Windows environments
Knowledge/Skills
  • Excellent visual communication skills to present ideas and information in a multimedia context combined with excellent IT and programming skills.
  • Exceptional creative flair and an innovative approach to all design projects.
  • Excellent organizational, time and project management skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • An understanding of the latest trends and their role in a commercial environment
  • Proven competence in design and image manipulation software
  • Teamwork skills because most projects require input from individuals with different roles
  • Self-development skills to keep-up-to-date with fast-changing trends Professional approach to time, costs and deadlines
  • InDesign & Illustrator
  • Photoshop & 3ds Max/Cinema 4D
  • Adobe
  • Photography & Fine art
  • Sundry software packages for designs/photography

Personality Traits:
  • Creative
  • Ability to out-think briefs for problem solving
  • Attention to details
  • Ability to transform abstracts to reality using design
  • Work under pressure with minimal supervision
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and visually

Working Relationships:
  • Head, Corporate Communications
  • Company MDs & Departmental Heads
  • Strategy & Business Intelligence Departments
  • Business Development
  • Subsidiary heads
  • Corporate Communications in subsidiaries/affiliates
  • Vendors/agencies
  • Directorate

Job Location: Nationwide

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
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