August 29, 2011

Freelance Graphic Designers - CreateSpace

Potential applicants must be detail-oriented self-starters comfortable working independently, while adhering to strict deadlines and specifications. The most qualified candidates will have at least five years book design/publishing experience and will be familiar with current industry standards.

All applicants must own and be fluent in Adobe Creative Suite 4 or 5 (especially InDesign, Photoshop and Acrobat), Microsoft Excel, and must be comfortable with using the Internet. Payment is based per assignment and is processed monthly with the option for direct deposit or check.

Pre-selected candidates will be required to sign a non-disclosure agreement and complete a non-paid sample assignment. Selected applicants will need to sign a work for hire contract.

For details about the design services that CreateSpace offers, interested applicants should review CreateSpace Service offerings, focusing on typical book cover and book interior design services.

To be preselected candidates will submit samples of book covers and interiors, their portfolio, and current resume to using the subject line: Outsourced Designer Application for CreateSpace - 102BH

Web Designer - Music is My Life - Lebanon

A digital artist management company is seeking a Web designer who is able also to design & manage websites, online advertising campaigns and fan pages on social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Youtube etc...

Trilingual persons (Arabic, French & English) are required; French is a plus!

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August 26, 2011

Art & Design Educators - LIU - Lebanon

LIU is currently hiring Art & Design Educators for the academic year 2011-12.

If you're an experienced fine artist/designer with/without teaching experience, and interested to teach in one of LIU's campuses in Lebanon, then kindly send your resume to

August 25, 2011

Senior Flash Developer - Cleartag - Lebanon

The Senior Flash Developer will assist in the development of the front and back-end systems efforts, with a particular focus on Flash web development. He/She will be working closely with developers, QA, designers, system engineers and product managers in developing applications.

- Develop and build applications in Flash CS5 and Action Script 3.0.
- Understand and gather requirements. Create technical designs and document all system changes.
- Perform unit/system and integration testing on own work and the work of others .
- Participate in Design and Code Reviews .
- Follow and enhance existing development processes .
- Measure and verify that new and old code has acceptable performance.
- Consistently meeting project deadlines.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.

- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Multimedia or degree in a related area.
- 3+ years software development experience in a professional context.
- Basic Knowledge of CSS3/HTML5.
- Expert understanding of ActionScript 3
- Expert knowledge of integrating Flash with server side technologies, XML, PHP, ASP.
- Must have a good feel for design, animation, and usability.

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August 24, 2011

Senior Graphic/Interactive Designer - Infusion - Dubai

Infusion Dubai is building its Internet marketing and design practice. The truth is Infusion has already been creating great work for over 10 years. We have the established technical and design chops to actually build the insightful ideas we bring to our clients. We make change happen.

We're looking for exceptional creative leaders who possess a strong sense of mission and the right experience to impact the world one humble (or audacious) experience after another. If this sounds interesting to you check out the criteria for the gig...

- You have 5 years of experience working on real live stuff seen by real live people for any major agency player, design boutique, or media company.
- You can point to your contributions on at least 5 major user-centered Web design, marketing or branding efforts where you made all the difference.
- You love identity design and can carry a new or existing system throughout interactive templates and touch-points.
- You enjoy bringing brands to life aesthetically and functionally and have a deep appreciation for making things easy to use. You like simple. Simple is good.
- You can handle the specs and production work needed to build your approved design vision and understand interactive design workflow.
- You get frustrated with bureaucracy and obstacles to excellence. However, you are a team player and can keep your cool at all times. You sweat the details.
- You are comfortable, composed and articulate on design matters in front of a client.
- You have a deep love for CSS and Web typography. You are intrigued by and possibly already experienced in creating the next wave of interactive experience such as touch surfaces, environments, and mobile.
- You most likely have graduated from a great design school.

Specific Skills
- Above all you love things that work right, where the pieces fit together and the effect is truly memorable--even beautiful for what it is, whatever it is.

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August 9, 2011

Multimedia Designer / Graphic Designer - Global Learning - Lebanon

Multimedia Designer
- Good knowledge in Photoshop, Illustrator and Flash (basic scripting is a must).
- Committed to the project assigned to him/her.

Graphic Designer
- Excellent and advanced knowledge in Photoshop, illustrator, flash and basic scripting or advanced, basic knowledge or advanced in Dreamweaver or FrontPage, fireworks and Adobe Shockwave.
- Fully committed, dedicated and ready to take responsibilities.
- Good communications skills.
- Optimistic and ready to gain more knowledge.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
- Design Brochures, Posters, logos, websites, etc.
- Read storyboards and create required animations, insert suitable images…etc.
- Work on flash with action script
- Illustrate any images needed
- Create the look-and-feel of e-learning courses
- Create User Interface and character designs
- Apply knowledge of the principles of design for right composition and balance
- Understand the basic principles of user interface and usability guidelines
- Create and review the designs, concepts, and sample layouts
- Interpret and execute storyboards
- Manage, plan, and create visual solutions

Essential Skills include the following:
- Ability to learn new tools
- In depth knowledge and usage of Adobe Suite of products, Macromedia Dream weaver, shockwave and Flash
- Knowledge of different graphic representation styles and formats
- Knowledge of web based graphic standards – optimization, file size etc
- Knowledge of creating multimedia assets
- Knowledge of 2D, 3D character creations

Essential Qualifications
- License in Computer Science or "Audio visual"

Reasoning Ability:
- Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions.
- Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of:
- Illustrator
- Adobe Photoshop
- Adobe Shockwave
- Dreamweaver
- Macromedia Flash

Reasoning Ability
- Applies common sense understanding to carry out instructions.

Problem Solving
- Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner.
- Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming.

Self Development
- Pursues development opportunities.
- Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills.
- Undertakes self-development activities.

Team Work
- Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views.
- Welcomes feedback.
- Contributes to building a positive team spirit.
- Puts success of team above own interests.
- Shares expertise with others.
- Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural, political and character differences.

- Treats colleagues with respect.
- Keeps commitments.
- Works with integrity and ethically.

Organizational Support
- Follows policies and procedures.
- Supports organization's goals and values.

- Adapts to changes in the work environment.
- Manages competing demands.
- Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

- Is consistently at work and on time.
- Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent.
- Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

- Follows instructions, responds to management direction.
- Takes responsibility for own actions.
- Keeps commitments.
- Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.

- Seeks increased responsibilities.
- Asks for and offers help when needed.

- Displays original thinking and creativity.
- Meets challenges with resourcefulness.
- Generates suggestions for improving work.

- Uses time efficiently.
- Completes work in timely manner.

- Reacts well under pressure.
- Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.
- Accepts responsibility for own actions.

- Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
- Applies feedback to improve performance.
- Monitors own work to ensure quality.

Reports To: Content Development Manager
Department: IT – Content Development
Location: Global Learning – NDU OLD CAMPUS – Jeita

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