Vacancy Details

3469 - Graphic Designer -Digital (Arabic Speaker)

Location: UAE - Dubai
Business Unit: SCHOOL SUPPORT CENTRE
Closing Date 26-May-2019
About the Role

Job Purpose:

To support the Marketing team to design Print collateral and Digital interfaces to help achieve business goals

Key Accountabilities:

Design:

• Create visual concepts and designs to convey the required message
• Develop both static and animated graphics for offline and online product promotion, ads, illustrations, logos, presentations, infographics and social media platforms
• Think creatively to recommend creative direction and content approach based on solid understanding of business objectives
• Prepare rough drafts to present design ideas

Digital Design:

• Design email templates, online ads, facebook posts, banners and other Web images to be a part of integrated digital marketing campaigns.
• Understand and incorporate digital design specifications, restrictions and best practices in the creation of digital interfaces and any artwork to be published on digital and social media channels
• Contribute to the conceptualization and creation of new digital user experiences, including webpages, emails and online ads.
• Contribute to the creation of interactive ads or animated online banners using relevant tools, i.e.: Adobe Edge Animate / HTML5
• Contribute to UX recommendations for our external digital design partners based on knowledge of usability and user-friendliness best practices, while gaining the necessary knowledge to implement similar recommendations on in-house projects.
• Stay up to date with new digital design trends, online advertising formats and UX/Design best practices

  

Qualifications, Experience & Skills

Expected Qualifications:
Degree in Arts, Graphic Design, Multimedia/Digital Design, or similar field

Expected Experience:
4-6 years total work experience in a graphic design role
Relevant portfolio in both print and digital projects for large companies
experience working with digital platforms including Google, Social platforms, DMP providers are digital media agencies

Job-Specific Knowledge & Skills:
- Master of Adobe Creative Suite, with a focus on Illustrator, indesign, & photoshop
- Plus: Experience with video / motion graphics tools (i.e.: Adobe premiere pro, premiere rush & After effects)
- Good knowledge of presentation software such as MS Powerpoint / Keynote
- Knowledge of basic User Interface / User Experience concepts
- Strong creative mindset
- Strong skills in typography and layout design
- Attention to detail
- Able to work under pressure, multi-task and meet tight deadlines
- End-user / audience focus
- Strong time management skills and well-organised
- Strong communication skills
- Experience with using Arabic language in design artwork (fluency in Arabic a bonus)
- Plus: Knowledge of interface mockup tools like Balsamiq, Omnigraffle or similar
- Plus: Prior knowledge of HTML5 animation tools (i.e.: Edge Animate)

- Plus: Basic knowledge of HTML/CSS knowledge is a plus
- Plus: Basic understanding of Web Content Management Systems, webpage creation tools, drag-and-drop webpage creation interfaces (i.e.: SendGrid, Unbounce, Instapage, etc…)

About Your Benefits
About GEMS

Trusted for over 55 years and now a third generation education family, GEMS Education began in a single school room in Dubai. Today, we have the privilege of educating over 190,000 students from over 176 countries through GEMS owned and managed schools globally; over 270,000 students access resources through our services division; and we will impact 20 million by 2020 students through the initiatives of our Charity partner Varkey Foundation.

About Application Process
If you meet the criteria and you are enthusiastic about the role, we would welcome your application. To complete the application you would need the following document(s):
1. Resume/CV
2. Passport-size photograph
Important Note : GEMS Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all of its students. Applicants will be required to submit a current police criminal clearance check or equivalent from their home country or current country of residence prior to appointment.