March 31, 2014

Senior Graphic Designer – Special Applications Group (SAG) - Lebanon

Senior Graphic Designer – Special Applications Group (SAG) - Lebanon

A reputable Saudi company is looking to urgently hire a graphic designer in their offshore Beirut branch. Responsible for the conception, design, development and implementation of BTL projects for the company as well as dealing with clients and preparing quotations.

- 3+ years working within a design firm or other creative team environment
- Conceptual thinking with a range of design capabilities in branding, print communications and web design
- Expertise in Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign
- Good experience and knowledge of Adobe Dreamweaver, HTML5, CSS is highly appreciated
- Successfully manages their time, work flow and schedule in order to meet deadlines
- Responsible of pricing jobs and preparing quotations
- Self-driven, proactive and efficient
- Candidate must have good English and Arabic oral and written communication skills

Package Includes
- Fix Salary
- Transportation
- Bonuses

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March 27, 2014

Creative Project Manager/Creative Director - Visualizing Impact - Lebanon

- This job is relevant to applicants with creative direction experience and applicants with project management experience in creative fields.
- This role is for creative professionals with a proven record of leading large and complex projects from planning to implementation. The Creative Project Manager/Creative Director is responsible for VI projects from A-Z, including coordinating project resources and handling liaison with the client.
- Job level and position scope
- This is a senior level position, ideal for a motivated person with creative and strategic vision, who can take initiative and lead a team of researchers, storytellers, designers, developers, and communications people to work closely to realize a project. The role covers the following areas: taking ownership, managing teams, creating project plans, documenting the creative process, identifying human resources, evaluating project outcomes, budget management and allocation and following up on project impact, the role may also include sourcing funding through grants, crowd funding, and other funding sources.
- The Creative director leads the team and helps negotiate the multiple relationships within projects whether with clients, team members, firm principals, or any variety of partners (such as freelancers, contractors, civic committees)—and functions as the hub of a project.
- The job is a full time position based on a three-month trial period, after which a long-term contract is discussed.

- Take ownership
- Be accountable for the success or failure of projects under her/his leadership.
- Manage teams
- Manage VI teams, including in-house, freelance, volunteer, and intern researchers, storytellers, designers, and data scientists; also, promote team synergy and negotiate conflicts.
- Budget planning and sourcing
- Assess project budget with finance manager, help identify and manage source of funding, match budget with resources,
- Create project plans
- Define project deliverables and deadlines; identify skills and resources needed for project completion.
- Document the creative process
- Help build and document VI’s iterative creative culture; carefully document each iteration of a project to thoroughly capture the process underlying concept development and evolution.
- Define HR objectives
- Identify missing skills within the team and work with HR specialists to define new roles, recruit, and evaluate talent.
- Take initiative
- Proactively identify and solve problems that stall projects or interfere with team productivity.
- Negotiate Creative Tension
- Personality management is a huge part of any creative director or project manager's job – this includes promoting team synergy, assembling teams that work well together, identifying and capitalizing on strengths of individual team members, and managing creative tension.
- Evaluate project outcomes
- Carry out project process until after project completion to monitor the realization of planned project outcomes.
- Follow-up on project Impact
- Assess project outcomes and influence to determine impact and create feedback loop
- Key functional and relational responsibilities
- This job may require travel to other locations such as Amman, Dubai, and Cairo.
- The candidate is expected to have no less than five years of experience.

Desired Skills and Experience
- Comfort with creative tension, and ability to channel it toward realizing the project vision.
- Substantial experience in creative direction or project management within creative teams.
- Proven ability to take a large, multifaceted project from A-Z with an interdisciplinary team.
- Firm technical understanding of creative fields (such as graphic design, animation, architecture, advertising, etc.), in order to effectively provide constructive criticism and feedback to other creatives on the team and evaluate project success or failure.
- Proactive problem solver, who is organized, hardworking, and efficient.
- Excellent interpersonal skills to facilitate team symmetry and coordinate with team members working remotely.
- An above average awareness of and interest in diverse topics such as economy, healthcare, the Arab region, education, etc

March 11, 2014

Web Developers - Excite Design - Lebanon

Excite Design is looking for Web Developers.

- 2+ years of experience in PHP, HTML, HTML5, Jquery, JavaScript, CSS,CSS3 and MySql Database Development.
- Solid know how to problem solve and learn new programming languages.
- Understand how to use Photoshop, Illustrator and Fireworks.

March 10, 2014

Graphic/Senior Designer - Africell - Lebanon

Graphic Designer and Visual Communicator needed for a fast-growing firm involved with Telecommunication. Responsible for the conception, design, development, documentation and implementation of BTL and ATL projects for the company, as well as the strategic support on business operations.

- 3+ years working within a design firm or other creative team environment
- Strong, conceptual thinker who possesses a wide range of design capabilities including a solid background in print, packaging, branding, typography, catalog production, retail graphics and also some web design experience
- Comfortable working with a team, under the supervision of a Senior person
- Demonstrate strong organizational skills and motivation for their work
- Successfully manages their time, work flow and schedule in order to meet strict and sometimes aggressive deadlines
- Open and receptive to design critique but also able to represent their own work and stand up for design they believe in
- Able to work quickly and efficiently
- Have some photo art direction experience
- Self-driven, proactive and a team player
- Must take pride in their work and be passionate about design
- Expertise in InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator
- Candidate must be self-sufficient and have good English and French oral and written communications skills.

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Senior Graphic Designer - Stroberry dzines - Lebanon

Conceptual and talented with strong creative skills, you’ll be responsible for the concept and design..

- Very good organized, ability to switch between multiple projects and turn jobs around quickly and accurately
- Skilled use of multiple design soft wares.
- Ability to work and deliver within short deadlines.
- Experience: Minimum 3-5 years design experience in a reputable agency.
- Languages: English and Arabic is a must. French is a plus.
- Education: BA in graphic design

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March 3, 2014

Graphic Designer - Printform - Lebanon

Printform are seeking a graphic designer with 3 years experience.