GRAPHICS DESIGNER

WHO WE ARE

We are a young vibrant vernacular (Embu) Television station target Embu, Mbeere, Kirinyaga and Tharaka Nthi regions. We launched on 17th December 2016. Our coverage are includes: Nairobi, Embu, Mbeere, Mwea, Tharaka Nthi, Kirinyaga, Meru, Isiolo, Nyeri, Muranga, Machakos, Kitui, Naivasha, Nakuru and Voi.

Our tagline is “Mugambo wa Ndongoria” meaning “Voice of the Leaders.” We endeavor to be the most reliable and most informative source of news in the region. We air content designed for and of the people of the region in areas of Health, Education, Agriculture, Politics, Family and Religion to mention a few. We are looking for energetic, vibrant and dynamic people to fill in the following position.

GRAPHICS DESIGNER; Job Ref No. EDT/04/07/2017

We are looking for a young, talented and creative individual to join our team in forming a background in art and design in our production department

Responsibilities

  • Graphic designers create visual concepts, by hand or using computer software, to communicate ideas that inspire, inform, or captivate consumers.
  • Develop the overall layout and production design for advertisements, brochures, Station promos, program banners, studio background, virtual studios etc. as shall be required by the station.
  • Combine art and technology to communicate ideas through images and the layout of websites and printed pages.
  • Use a variety of design elements to achieve artistic or decorative effects for Television Broadcast.
  • Work with both text and images; select the type, font, size, color, and line length of headlines, headings, and text.
  • Decide how images and text will go together on screen and webpage, including how much space each will have.
  • Collaborate closely with writers to choose the words and decide whether the words will be put into paragraphs, lists, or tables.
  • Use images, text, and color, to transform statistical data into visual graphics and diagrams, which can make complex ideas more accessible.
  • Work closely with people in advertising and promotions, public relations, and marketing.
  • Keep up to date with the latest software and computer technologies to remain competitive.
  • Meet with clients or the art director(s) to determine the scope of a project(s).
  • Advise the station on strategies to reach a particular audience.
  • Determine the message the design should portray.
  • Create images that identify a product or convey a message.
  • Develop graphics and visual or audio images for product illustrations, logos, and websites.
  • Create designs either by hand or using computer software packages.
  • Select colors, images, text style, and layout.
  • Present the design to clients or the art director.
  • Incorporate changes recommended by the clients into the final design.
  • Review designs for errors before printing or publishing them.
  • Any other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Academic Qualifications:

  • Diploma in Graphics Design
  • Competence in using adobe premiere design soft wares

Competencies:

  • Work under minimal inspection
  • Keen on deadline and budget
  • Technology expertise
  • Innovation
  • Team player
  • Creative thinking
  • Result oriented

 

  • How to apply; send your detailed CV, academic credentials and an application letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. indicating your region and Job ref No. e.g.

    Job Ref No. Adm 01/07/2017- Embu county By 1st August 2017

    Or                                                           

    THE HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGER,

    Longonot Place,

    Kijabe Street,

    P.O. Box 106207-00101

    Tel 0202300454,

    NAIROBI