Busara Center for Behavioral Economics Senior Design Officer Jobs in Kenya
Busara Center for Behavioral Economics Senior Design Officer Jobs in KenyaDescriptionWho we are Busara is research and advisory firm dedicated to advancing and applying behavioral science in the Global South.
We work with governments, NGOs, private companies and academics to understand human behavior, and design solutions to overcome behavioral barriers to products, programs and policies as they scale.
The Senior Design Officer supports Busara’s new Communications division from its headquarters in Nairobi.
This is a position that cuts across all divisions at Busara and requires capability in design, execution of projects and time management.
Compelling design including graphic design, web and mobile design and design for printed products are all necessary to support the rapid growth and project mix at Busara.
With up to 40 ongoing projects within the organisation at once, there are a wide variety of design challenges and design needs, from developing collateral for a product intervention, to creating comprehensive editorial reports, to developing a culture of design-thinking at Busara.
The Senior Design Officer is responsible for completing all design-focused projects with a critical and rigorous eye for detail.
As our organisation spans across a wide range of sectors and disciplines, from highly academic lab experiments to strategic consulting for pan-African corporations, our communications must be as flexible and far reaching as our work.
The Senior Design Officer will enhance Busara’s outreach and reputation through compelling and beautiful design for both internal and external projects.
More specifically, the deliverables of the Senior Design Officer will likely include (not exclusively):
Editorial Design (Reports/Proposals)
Meet with clients/internal team to determine scopes of projects
Liaise with the rest of the team in execution of deliverables
Internal digital communication design (mailchimp, Google Slides, Google etc..)
Lead design support during comms office hours
Audit internal and external office communication templates i.e invoices, forms, slide decks, reports
Creation of branded templates for usage where necessary
Ability to come up with creative ideas in support of accomplishing tasks
The ideal candidate is action-oriented, a self-starter, quickly grasps new concepts, has excellent project management skills and is focused on results.
In particular, we are looking for candidates with:
Ability to quickly understand Busara’s business and organizational culture and how to use communications, testing and design to support that culture.
Proven ability to work well with diverse teams, under tight deadlines
Collaborative approach to design, receptive to input in the creative process
Clear, proactive communication, and ability to set expectations for timeline and scope of work
Mastery of Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office
Proven experience designing for print, web, and presentation
Experience with user-centered design principles
A history of contributing strategically to organizations, with an emphasis on communications and design
An ability to work with and inspire people from a variety of cultures, backgrounds, and experiences
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