January 21, 2015

UX/UI Designer - VineLab - Lebanon

VineLab is seeking a creative, talented and knowledgeable UX/UI Designer capable of producing stunning user-centric/mobile interfaces for a full time job!

- Overall responsibility for understanding a customer's brief and converting that into appealing, highly usable interfaces.
- Engages with the creative and business development team early on to seek a deeper appreciation of the customers' business problem/goals.
- Develops understanding of the end users of the website/application.
- Capable of generating user personas and user scenarios.
- Prepares low fidelity prototypes of site/features (from paper&pencil concepts to wireframes or interactive prototypes) for internal review and brain storming.
- Capable of gauging technical feasibility of the prototype.
- Presents high fidelity designs/mock-ups to the client for review/iteration/approval.
- Able to explain his/her design philosophy verbally and in writing.

- Design Tools: Photoshop, Illustrator, ...
- Front End technologies: Knowledge of HTML5 and CSS3 is a huge plus
- Excellent time-management, Multi-tasking and communication Skills.
- A minimum of 2 years of formal professional experience as a Web/Mobile designer.
- Solid Portfolio.
- Good eye for aesthetics: Layout, Grid systems, Color Theory and Typography.
- Strong understanding of mobile platforms (iOS, Android, ...)
- In Sync with recent design standards and trends.
- Bachelor's/Master's Diploma is a huge plus.

Send CV and Portfolio to hr@vinelab.com

January 19, 2015

Social Media Specialist - Eastline Marketing - Lebanon

Are you a trendsetter? Do you have what it takes to be an Eastliner Community Manager?
Are you someone trustworthy, with good communication & writing skills, who's active on social networks.

Job Specification
The Social Ambassador will implement our client’s Social Media Strategy, developing online awareness and facilitating a deeper participation with the growing online community. This person should be self-driven and be able to form and drive strategy based on analysis and insights as our client’s community continues to grow.

- Develop and execute a clearly defined social media strategy and report to the strategist of the company.
- Manage presence in social networking sites including Facebook, Twitter, and other similar community sites, posting on relevant blogs, forums and seeding content into social applications as needed.
- Become an advocate of the client’s brands in social media spaces, engaging in dialogues and answering questions where appropriate.
- Identify threats and opportunities in user generated content surrounding the client’s brand and report to appropriate parties.
- Ensure that a consistent marketing message is delivered to the market and the client brand’s position is strengthened.
- Analyze existing and potential media activities.
- Conduct, gather and analyze market research for potential projects.
- Monitor effective benchmarks for measuring the impact of social media programs, and analyze, review, and report on effectiveness of campaigns in an effort to maximize results.
- Regularly feed back insights gained from social media monitoring into the appropriate team, to help evolve strategies in a timely fashion.
- Stay up-to-date with development in social media tools, trends and applications.
- Initiate people to the use of social media channels.

Skills and Specifications
- A passion for social media marketing and other inbound marketing strategies.
- Excellent communications and writing skills (Arabic / English / French).
- Minor graphic design and Photoshop experience.
- Strong project management or organizational skills.
- Strong analytical, forecasting and research skills.
- Good networking, leadership and negotiation skills.
- Able to multi-task and meet targets.
- In-depth knowledge and understanding of social media platforms and their respective participants (Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, Flickr, etc.) and how they can be deployed in different scenarios.
- Good technical understanding and can pick up new tools quickly.
- Experience in online marketing, advertising and public relations are a plus.

Apply Online

UX/UI Designer - WaveMark - Lebanon

At WaveMark, we develop products that matter. Products that make a positive impact in the world.
We care about what we do and love how we do it. And we only retain an A-Class team.
This is your chance to work with a highly talented team, expand your skills, and create awesome apps for WaveMark.

About you…
- You have exceptional visual design skills with an impressive portfolio that shows it
- You have a thorough understanding of contemporary user-centered design methodologies
- You have experience in designing User Interfaces for the web and mobile
- You are eager to learn how the web works and even willing to start writing some code
- You love overcoming obstacles and hurdles
- Curiosity is one of your virtues. Genuine curiosity in our business, technology, processes, and customers
- You have experience working in teams and in good communication. And you have the ability to work independently and push projects to completion
- You have excellent command of written and spoken English

About us…
- WaveMark Lebanon Offshore is a multinational, healthcare-focused, innovation center operating in the space of complex System Design, Engineering, Integration, Deployment, & Lifecycle Management
- Technologies range from multiplatform software development, integration platforms - to business intelligence & analytics
- Our teams handle Project & Account management, Requirements Engineering, Architecture & Design, Software Development, Quality Assurance and Customer Support.
- Our customers are healthcare providers and producers of healthcare products based in the United States (nation-wide), Europe, GCC and the Far East

To apply, please email lebanoncareers@wavemark.net. Send us a current resume in HTML, Plain Text, or PDF format. In the body of the email please explain why you would be a good fit for this job. Include links to any apps you have worked on. If you have a website or Behance account send those over as well.

Web/Digital Designer - Iris Graphic - Lebanon

Job Description
- Responsible for the design, layout and coding of a website. He/ she will be involved with the technical and graphical aspects of the website.
- Prepare final layouts for Digital deliverables such as websites, FB apps, Mobile apps, banners…
- Fully understand the design and code and be able to apply changes and new entries.
- Design Digital solutions that are visually brought to life, answering the Client’s brief.
- Execute projects as briefed by senior team members working within time and quality requirements.

Desired skills and expertise
- BA in web design or multimedia (or any other related field is a must.)
- Knowledge of HTML and CSS.
- Good knowledge of Adobe suit (Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign…)
- Experience in digital design and knowledge of Web design best practices.
- Ability to work on several campaigns at once, sometimes under pressure and often to tight deadlines.
- Good verbal and written communication as well as presentation skills


January 16, 2015

Senior Art Director - Brainstorm - Lebanon

Brainstorm, a creative design company, specialized in creating, designing and developing restaurants, is recruiting for its Lebanon office a full time Senior Art Director with a minimum of 6 years experience on renewable contract basis.

Interested candidates should send their CV & portfolio to: squeezer@brainstormsal.com with Subject: Senior Art Director - (followed by your name)

January 15, 2015

Graphic Designer - Mindshare - Lebanon

The Graphic Designer role is to work on delivering design services for Mindshare and Mindshare clients in the Middle East and North Africa. Services to clients include buzz monitoring & insights, community management & engagement, content management, social media strategy and content/activation partnerships.

The person will report into the Regional Social Media Manager with a dotted line to the Regional PR Manager and Regional Chief Strategy Officer, in the following areas:

- Creating design solutions for different marketing materials e.g. greetings cards, brochure, FPC, online banners, credentials, case studies, etc.
- Develop material for Mindshare website, Facebook & twitter pages
- Develop visual concepts for Mindshare events

Mindshare Social Media Clients Requirements
- Social Media designs of platforms
- Post and image design for various clients

Mindshare Strategy requirements
- Work alongside Invention Studio team to produce visual concepts that illustrate ideas
- Support production manager in production of any visual creative assets
- Develop pitch materials where required

Desired Skills and Experience
The ideal candidate will have the following experience
- 4/5 years experience
- Portfolio of work demonstrating experience of working with variety of clients
- Strong skills across Adobe suite (Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator)
- English and Arabic (Fluent)
- Knowledge of major social media platforms design specifications (YouTube, Facebook, Twitter)
- Animation skills
- Video editing skills
- Coding and development skills (HTML, Flash)
- Knowledge of new social media platforms design specifications (Vine, Snapchat, Slingshot)

Apply Online

Front-End Web Designer - SETS - Lebanon

SETS is looking for a talented Front End Web Designer with a passion for user experience and information architecture to take its web and mobile products to the next level.

Desired Skills and Experience
- Thorough knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and DOM
- Experience with Ajax and JavaScript libraries
- Experience using an MVC framework
- Familiar with HTTP and basic networking concepts
- Proficiency with Photoshop and other web design authoring tools
- Self-motivated, and able to independently identify and implement needed improvements
- A passion for web development and web design

Pluses :
- Professional UX or information architecture experience
- Experience with responsive design and touch screen interaction
- Experience implementing high-performance interfaces with HTML 5 APIs
- Knowledge of .Net or any other programing knowledge
- A degree in computer science, human-computer interaction, Graphic design or a related field


January 12, 2015

Web Content Editor - LAU - Lebanon

The School of Business has a vacancy for a Web Content Editor to build and improve the school’s online presence and “brand” awareness through continuous update of the school’s website and presence on social media networks, blogs and search engines.

Main Job Duties & Responsibilities
- Manages the school website, using primarily the Movable Type publishing platform.
- Manages all faculty member websites and internet home pages, and student organization websites of the school.
- Designs and manages the school social media network.
- Trains faculty members on designing and managing their own presence on social media networks.
- Ensures that content is consistent with the web strategy of the school, in line with accreditation standards and relevant to users.
- Suggests edits to received content to make it suitable for the web (addition of links or pictorial material, sequence changes, use of tables, lists or charts instead of narrative, rephrasing sentences or eliminating unnecessary content for the sake of conciseness, etc.)
- Ensures consistency by copyediting according to LAU’s Editorial Style guide.
- Maintains all web-related school, department, course, student, teaching and research files for restricted access on the website.
- Manages all school electronic bulletin boards.
- Maintains web-related student petitions as well as career and placement services records.
- Maintains web-related documents for the academic accreditation of the school and the strategic plan.
- Studies trends in social media and research popular platforms as applicable to job duties.
- Studies emerging social media tools and observe how often those platforms and tools are used.
- Works closely with MarCom and IT teams in developing the school’s website.
- Performs other duties pertinent to this job as requested by the dean.

Minimum Qualifications
- Education: A bachelor degree in Communication or related field from an accredited university. Master degree is a plus.
- Experience: 2-5 years writing for the web and managing (or working within) an editorial workflow.
- Significant knowledge of website management and design principles and practices.
- Familiarity with graphic design processes, programs, and design directions.
- Command of English; excellent writing skills.
- Experience in web 2.0 features such as social media and personalization.
- Marketing, promotion and communications-planning skills.

CV and college transcripts should be emailed to beirut.hire@lau.edu.lb, specifying the job title in the subject line.

Closing date for applications is Monday January 19, 2015.

No applications will be accepted after this date, and only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Photography Technician (Part-time) - LAU - Lebanon

The Department of Fine Arts and Foundation Studies at the School of Architecture and Design-Byblos Campus- has a vacancy for a part-time Photography Technician who will be responsible for assisting in the management of the photography lab in Byblos, as well as assisting faculty and students with their photography projects requiring the use of the digital lab, studio and dark room. S/he should be knowledgeable in both traditional and digital photography.

Duties and Responsibilities
- Applying safety and security procedures in the Photo Lab and Studio areas during normal or extended office hours.
- Updating the Photo Lab and Studio inventory of equipment and supplies.
- Managing the photography software, regular updates and licensing.
- Preparing and controlling chemicals needed for developing and printing.
- Performing routine checkups on equipment and notifies the supervisor on possible repair needs.
- Maintaining order in the Lab and Studio through the good implementation of student schedules, to avoid reservation conflicts.
- Giving technical sessions to students on the use of Photo Lab, Digital Lab and Studio equipment such as enlargers, processors, cameras, printers, and studio lighting equipment.
- Managing the photography printers, ink and paper supplies.
- Overseeing that all borrowed equipment is returned on time and in good condition.
- Training student assistants working in the lab.
- Performing other duties pertinent to this job as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
- AA or TS in Photography
- Two to Four years of work experience in Photography and darkroom operations
- Studio and Photography skills in both traditional and digital photography
- Computer Literate
- Good command of English

Duration of position: This position will open in February 2015, and may be renewed on a term-by-term basis. The work load is 20 hrs./week.

Interested candidates should apply electronically by sending a CV and the names of 2 references to byblos.hire@lau.edu.lb, specifying the job title ‘Photography Technician’ in the subject line.

Closing date for applications is Sunday January 18, 2015.

No applications will be accepted after this date, and only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

January 9, 2015

Graphic Designer/Illustrator - Pacshot - Lebanon

Pacshot animation studio is hiring full time Graphic Designer/Illustrator to work on Infographic design projects.

Send CV + portfolio to info@pacshot.com

January 7, 2015

Social Media Community Manager - Ethos - KSA

Job Description
- Replying 9:00 - 6:00 PM on social media channels Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and Vine
- Moderating conversation and encouraging specific topics
- Welcoming members to the community & acclimating them
- Building relationships with key members of the community and influencers
- Promoting members, making introductions to other members, and encouraging relationship formation
- Running regular programming/content/events
- Finding internal resources to respond to specific community discussions and coordinating cross-functional needs
- Enforcing guidelines/boundaries
- Managing tools – might be a combination of enterprise & social networks (FB, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc)
- Reporting/measurement
- Channeling input and response from community into other organizational processes
- Planning and developing strategies for increasing engagement and conversion

- Superior Arabic written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to communicate and understand local language
- high use of social media, especially twitter and Instagram
- Ability to use Powerpoint, Excel and word
- Well-versed in social media news and trends.
- Highly collaborative with the ability to influence others.
- Vine/Instagram video production experience is a bonus.

Apply Online

Graphic Designer - Medialinks - Bahrain

Medialinks, advertising and marketing agency in the Kingdom of Bahrain, is now on the lookout for enthusiastic individuals to join their talented workforce, in the area of Creative Graphic Designer

Job Description
A minimum of 2 years experience required with least a BA in arts and design, a strong creative portfolio must be emailed along with the CV.

If you have what it takes, all applications are to be emailed not later than 10th of Jan 2015 to creative@medialinks.com.bh

Interviews with chosen candidates will be carried over in Lebanon shortly after that date.