Creative Design Lead
- Herbert Macaulay Way, Lagos, Nigeria
Co-creation Hub is Africa’s leading technology innovation ecosystem builder on a mission to accelerate the application of science, technology and social capital for economic prosperity across Africa.
Our mandate is to build a formidable innovation ecosystem with a deeply rooted network, cultivating strategic partnerships and practical industry know-how that can support entrepreneurs and innovators in building thoughtful, relevant and scalable solutions. From our locations in Lagos, Abuja, Ijebu Ode (in Nigeria), Nairobi (Kenya) and Kigali (Rwanda), we have built a vibrant community of over 81,000 people and counting and have supported to a portfolio of over 120 early-stage ventures including Lifebank, Ushahidi, Riby, BudgIT, Stutern, Kopo Kopo, Sendy, mFarm, Wecyclers and many more.
The Creative Design Lead is responsible for creating visual concepts to communicate ideas that inspire, inform, and captivate. This job includes managing the entire process of defining requirements, visualizing and creating graphics including illustrations, logos, layouts and photos. You'll be the one to shape these visual aspects.
Create and design various materials for print and digital collateral
Establish creative direction for the company as well as brand guidelines
Prioritize and manage multiple projects within design specifications and budget restrictions
Perform retouching and manipulation of images
Liaise with stakeholders to determine the scope of a project
Ensure projects are completed with high quality and on schedule
Use digital illustration, photo editing software, and layout software to create designs
Create visual elements such as logos, original images, and illustrations to help deliver a message
Design layouts, including a selection of colors, images, and typeface
Incorporate changes recommended by clients or art directors into final designs
Review designs for errors before printing or publishing them
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
At least 2 years of video editing and post-production experience
Good Knowledge of Photoshop, Lightroom, Illustrator, Premier Pro, After Effects & Final Cut Pro
Other Skills & Competencies
Attention to detail, ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and work with little supervision
Knowledge of layouts, graphic fundamentals, typography, video editing and web limitations; must have the ability to storyboard or translate ideas to team members
Awareness of best practice, legalities and new developments in public relations/marketing communications
Ability to research and understand complex subject matter to produce succinct, engaging creative visuals for different audiences
Effective interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work on own initiative within set guidelines and as part of a team.
The ability to build relationships and influence others based on sound professional knowledge
Flexible, proactive, able to generate ideas and create solutions to problems.
- A competitive salary, based on experience.
- Medical Insurance
- Work alongside world-class talent
- A culture of learning and innovation
- Opportunities for career growth and training
- Interaction with industry leaders and forward-thinking people
- A chance to make a social difference
- Overall fun company