Senior Digital Designer

Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 478
Date Posted:May 14, 2019
Reference:HR-ABS-19-16
Closing Date:Jun 14, 2019
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Any
Functional Area:Media
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:6 months
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About Afghanistan Broadcasting System (Oqaab):

Founded: 2013  http://www.oqaab.af

Founded in 2013, Afghanistan Broadcasting System (ABS) is the only licensed Afghan company to provide Digital Television (DTV) throughout Afghanistan and to facilitate the ITU mandated switchover from analog to digital broadcasting. Headquartered in Kabul, ABS has regional offices from which it will focus on rolling-out the DTT network and DTH service across the country. Through its branded Oqaab platform, ABS is offering a mix of Afghan and soon premium international TV channels in areas, where no terrestrial reception was offered before.

Company Benefits:
Lunch Subcidy
Free Transportation Service

Job Summary:

We are actively looking for our future Senior Digital Designer to join our creative collective. If you have a love for color, self-expression, storytelling, and purposeful design, you will fit right in! Partnering with our team and external agencies, this role will be hands on in executing designs, and will report to the Head of Digital Strategy.

Skills Required:

Adobe Photoshop CCGraphic Designing Graphic Designing Photoshop

Requires travel to provinces:

No

Skills Description:

·       Strong written and verbal communication skills

·       In-depth digital design capabilities

·       Confidence to delegate tasks

·       Significant industry experience

·       The ability to keep a cool head and meet deadlines

·       Problem solving skills

·       The ability to think creatively and deliver clever concepts

·       Significant graphic design experience

Duties & Responsibilities:


·       Partner with creative team members to deliver across a wide variety of digital and social content for consumer 

·       Design web and social content, from concept to execution with direction from Creative Lead, including:, Instagram/Facebook content, Pinterest Pins, display ads, YouTube graphics and thumbnails, social headers, etc.

·       Use After Effects and Photoshop to create thumb-stopping content

·       Assist Creative Leads on photoshoots for both .com and social media

·       Jump on other design work as needed – packaging, store design, print, events, deck design

·       Obsess over platform updates and how your design execution can help our brand be an early mover 

·       Develop branded iconography for website and social content – illustration chops are a major plus

·       Support creative leadership on an ongoing basis with the development of brand guidelines, as well as campaign toolboxes for global markets

·       Participate and contribute in brainstorm sessions, with the intention of eventually leading your own

·       Collaborate with our digital marketing team to continuously push the envelope for culturally relevant content

·       Provide feedback to ensure our assets are consistent and on brand

·       Retouch imagery and/or supervise our re-toucher

·       Self-manage projects, communicate regularly, to be clear on priorities and deadlines

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul

Qualifications:


·       5-7 years digital and social design experience

·       Bachelor's degree In a related field

·       Able to maintain a positive and professional attitude while managing multiple priorities and demanding deadlines

·       Strong communication skills and cross-functional collaboration style

·       Well-rounded designer – have digital, social, animation, illustration, video in your portfolio

·       Extremely proactive self-starter, passionate and collaborative team player

·       Strong sense of accountability; deliver on promises and take responsibility for actions

·       Strong, elevated design execution – fashion, beauty, art in your portfolio are a huge bonus

·       Excellent project management and organizational skills; ability to deliver multiple projects and shoots under tight timelines

·       Seamlessly deliver on speed, quality, and quantity

·       Expert in Adobe CS with strong AE chops;

Job Keywords:

Designer, Photoshop, digital, Graphic

Submission Guideline:

Interested applicants are kindly requested to submit a comprehensive cover letter along with a copy of their updated Curriculum vitae (CV) via email only. Please note that you must include the position title and vacancy number in the subject line of any email in response to this job announcement. Application received after the closing date will not be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Submission Email:

  hr@abs.af