DAI Policy LINK Graphic Designer Jobs in Kenya

DAI Policy LINK Graphic Designer Jobs in Kenya


Position Objectives

  • The Policy LINK project seeks to develop an active database of graphic design talent to assist the project with emerging identified needs in the short term.

  • We will be keen to identify an outstanding individual who ascribes to the projects core value and principles for possible long-term engagement on a retainer basis.

    Over the next three months, Policy LINK will require graphic design for:

  • Overall layout and production design of two promotional digital flyers;

  • Developing info/graphics, overall layout and production design for technical reports;

  • Branding and marking of slide decks per USAID guidelines for up to three strategic meetings;

  • Conceptualization, design of engaging graphics, flowcharts and digital toolkits for various assigned projects;

  • Digital design for newsletters, User Interface Design (website/learning mini site or portal)

  • All documents would be designed in compliance with DAI, USAID and Feed the Future branding and marking guidelines, as appropriate.

    Tasks

  • The Graphic Designer/s will develop design files in Adobe Illustrator and In-Design, and other software upon request, delivering files in a final format that can be forwarded to a commercial printer.

  • They will also develop the products in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint on request and provide an editable version to Policy LINK when required.

    The graphic designer/s will:

  • Study design briefs and determine requirements;
    Conceptualize visuals based on requirements;

  • Prepare rough drafts and present ideas to the Policy LINK team;

  • Develop the required product in line with USAID and Policy LINK Branding and Marking Plan;

  • Test graphics across various media when applicable;

  • Amend designs after terminal feedback from USAID and Policy LINK.

  • Ensure final graphics and layouts are visually appealing and on-brand.

    Deliverables

  • Deliverables will be design files ready for print and/or review
    by LINK project communications and knowledge management staff in compliance with DAI, USAID and Feed the Future Branding and Marking guidelines, as appropriate.

  • Specific deliverables will be confirmed on an ongoing basis in response to project needs.

    Reporting

  • The Graphic Designer/s will report to the LINK Strategic Communications Manager or his/her designee and will coordinate closely with other technical staff producing reports, project publications, and general activity and promotional materials.

  • The Graphic Designer/s will continuously consult with LINK staff to agree on expectations, specific deliverables, and an appropriate work plan to ensure the delivery of quality work.

    Qualifications

  • Proven graphic designing experience;

  • Access to and in-depth knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, specifically Adobe Illustrator and/or InDesign; working knowledge of data visualization software e.g. Kumu and Tableau a plus;

  • High proficiency in all design aspects;

  • Ability to interact, communicate, and present ideas;

  • Professionalism regarding time and deadlines;

  • Excellent attention to detail along with critical thinking;

  • Fluent in both written and spoken English; and

  • Flexible and excellent interpersonal skills.

    How to Apply

  • Send a cover letter, resume, portfolio of work, and an itemized budget (expected level of effort with consultancy fee per day) in line with the deliverables outlined to

  • LINKrecruitment@dai.com by July 13, 2020 at midnight EAT. Shortlisting will be done on a rolling basis.


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