SomSite is an award-winning web hosting, domain registration, and web design, digital marketing, branding, and creative agency based in Somaliland. We are a team of highly skilled web design professionals. We love what we do, and it shows in our work.
Title: Creative Designer
Location: Hargeisa, Somaliland
We are looking for a talented Creative Designer to join our team. You will be designing a wide variety of things across digital and offline media. To be successful in this position, you’ll be a self-starter, capable of delivering brilliant creative ideas, and show amazing attention to detail.
Creative Designer Responsibilities:
- Conceptualizing creative ideas with clients.
- Illustrating concepts by designing examples of art arrangement, size, type size, and style and submitting them for approval.
- Creating a wide range of graphics and layouts for product illustrations, company logos, and websites.
- Design web pages, brochures, logos, signs, books, magazine covers, branding materials, annual reports, advertisements, and other communication materials.
- thinking creatively to produce new ideas and concepts and developing interactive design
- Coordinating with outside agencies, art services, web designer, marketing, printers, and colleagues as necessary.
- Contributing to team efforts by accomplishing tasks as needed.
- Communicating with clients about layout and design.
- Reviewing final layouts and suggesting improvements when necessary.
Required Qualifications, Skills, and Experience
- Portfolio of strong creative work.
- Bachelor’s degree in ICT, graphic design, or a related field.
- Demonstrated excellent command of spoken and written English.
- One to three years of professional design experience.
- Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud (XD, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator).
- Social media and digital marketing experience a plus.
- Communication skills: You must be able to confer advice and suggestions from clients, as well as understand what they want.
- Time management skills: You’ll often find that you’re juggling several projects almost simultaneously.
- Teamwork skills: you must be able to collaborate and get along with others when they work as part of a design team.
- Technical skills: A knowledge of both typography and color theory is critical.
- Up-to-date experience with international graphic design standards, and technologies.
- Creative and open to new ideas.
- Adaptable and willing to learn new techniques.
How to apply
Interested candidates should send their application (Portfolio and resume) as a single PDF file to the SomSite e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, Candidates should indicate in their cover letter how they fit the criteria outlined in the advert. All applications must be received before 29 June 2021 at 16:00 PM.
You can access the position on https://somsite.com/job-opportunity-creative-designer
Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.