Devise, produce and execute rich media for use on Souq Marketplace seller self help portal and seller communication. Material will be available on web and social platforms, including but not limited to infographics, GIFs, cinemagraphs, animated ads and custom digital illustrations.
Collaborate with Copywriters, Technical team , Commercial team and Operations in Design, Digital, Internal Communications and other areas
Conceptualizing original website design ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to souq seller self hep resources
Executing all visual design stages from concept to final hand-off
The ideal candidate will be a self-starter that brings his/her rock star design skills to the table and also revels in pushing the boundaries to deliver cutting edge and creative design to our customers.
Experience with digital content formats (e.g. GIFs, Vines, cinemagraphs, Stop Motion, 3D, Hyperlapse video).
Experience with web development (e.g. Flash and HTML5).
Experience with brand visual identity development preferred.
Must be able to interact and work well with all levels of staff.
Online portfolio required with job application, including GIFs, infographics, social media campaign work and/or photography.
Demonstrable graphic design skills with a strong portfolio
Extensive knowledge in Photoshop, Illustrator, HTML coding
Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction
Translates ideas into effective design – including print, digital, (some) web, identity, and more.
Comfortable taking a design from brief to concept to polished deliverable
Manage workflow (which includes multiple projects at one time) and productivity in accordance with product schedules, budgets, and creative goals.
Ensure overall creativity and quality of our products
Organization & planning – Must be able to prioritize and successfully manage multiple projects/deadlines. Plans, organizes, and schedules in an efficient, productive manner. Focuses on key priorities.
Proactive – Resourceful and shows initiative. Has the desire to continuously improve skills and experience and a drive to push new boundaries. Identifies what needs to be done and does it before being asked or before the situation requires it.
Reliable – The entire team knows you will do what you commit to and what was asked of you.
Tech-savvy with a strong command of digital (interactive, multi-media) as well as traditional graphic design
Willingness and ability to work across mediums while performing under deadline pressure.