Graphic Designer

IN
Category
Communications
Type
Regular Full-Time
Close Date
1/31/2018

Overview

The QED Group (QED) aims to make the world a better place through enhanced access to information, data, and knowledge. Our highly skilled staff delivers solutions that improve the effectiveness of global development programs in a range of disciplines such as health, agriculture, impact investing, economic growth, democracy and governance, and education. QED’s core services include project monitoring and evaluation; knowledge management and learning; data analytics and visualization; technical and professional services; performance and strategic management; and sustainable investing. We identify what works well and what doesn’t, and then ensure this information is captured, shared, and used to make better development decisions. With our headquarters office in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, QED has worked in 96 countries for a range of US and international donors, currently employing more than 70 full-time staff.

Responsibilities

The Graphic Designer at QED will be responsible for developing, creating and maintaining QED's visual communication material under the guidance of Senior Graphic Designer and Communications Head. They will be expected to design and edit visual material for web and print based on programmatic or functional requirements and briefs provided by internal or external customers. These might include, but not be limited to, web designs, social media art, and banners, memes, infographics, flyers, brochures, standees, visiting cards, email templates, document templates, powerpoint presentations etc. The Graphic Designer will also be one of the custodians of QED's India and global brand guidelines and will help in evolving and maintaining these guidelines. They will ensure all visual materials created by them fall under the existing brand guidelines and hygiene at any given point in time.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree or Diploma (in Art, Design or Communications preferred)
  • Professional qualification or certification in Visual / Graphic Design (preferred)
  • 2 to 3 years of work experience in a graphic designer role, preferably in the development or development aligned sectors.
  • Advanced knowledge and experience of designing with Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Abode InDesign, MS Powerpoint, Video and animation tools (preferred) and HTML, CSS, and Javascript (preferred)
  • A 'design thinking' and 'design language' approach and ability to apply it to tasks
  • Excellent presentation skills

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit their updated CVs with files or links to samples of work.

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