July 24, 2015

Graphic Designer- Egnyt - Lebanon

Job Description
The primary objective of this role is to become an integral part of the creative, project management team, social media and content production team. The selected candidate will specialize in digital media and digital content ideation and production. The candidate must be able to create unique content to engage fans/followers and devise innovative strategies that achieve client’s business objectives as the situation requires.

The ideal candidate will have broad interactive/digital experience and a genuine commitment to working closely with clients and internal teams to deliver superior client value and experience, and set business results.

This is a very important position within EGNYT. We’re looking for a candidate that wants to be a significant contributor to the agency’s continued growth. The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in digital marketing project management, digital marketing strategy, content management, web design and/or mobile application development. An Account Manager at EGNYT is accountable for client satisfaction, revenue, profitability, sustainability and growth for each assigned account, as well as for work quality and internal account team health.

Responsibilities Include
- Own client engagement, from beginning to end, and manage client relationship
- Apply past experience and fresh new ideas to grow and engage social communities on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn and Pinterest, from creation to a vibrant, healthy community
- Offer guidance and management for social content standards and best processes
- Create unique content to engage fans and devise innovative strategies that achieve client’s business objectives
- Work collaboratively with team members to develop and implement successful social media campaigns
- Identify emerging social media tools and leverage them to achieve outstanding results
- Engage in consultative planning to meet business requirements and optimize the social experience.
- Foster strategic thinking within team and consistently drive team toward the highest possible caliber deliverables
- Support the management of projects for on-time and on-budget completion
- Create and execute account plans and work closely with external team to align plans, roadmaps and client needs with services and resources
- Lead the internal team in defining priorities and navigating obstacles on projects
- Set (and reset) client expectations on scope, timeline and budget
- Direct (and redirect) client communications regarding project deliverables (feedback in quality, changes in scope, new requests, risks, etc.)
- Review work in development to ensure alignment with client expectations and EGNYT’s quality standards – spark the creation of great work by inspiring teams
- Proactively identify and mitigate risks, including financial, and escalate issues to management that impact project budget

Desired Skills
- Deep interactive expertise and a genuine commitment to working closely with new and existing clients and internal teams to deliver real value and results
- Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communications skills. Fluency in both English and French languages and exceptional communication, writing and time-management skills is a must
- Solid understanding of color theory, branding, typography and composition principles
- Experience with social media, video, and digital design
- Basic level knowledge in the areas of consumer marketing, informational graphics, advertising, identity development and branding
- Understanding of interactive design and UX design principles
- Experience with Adobe Suite or equivalent is a plus
- Strong social media production experience; ability to write and create content on social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram and other potential media platforms
- Basic understanding of other digital marketing disciplines for integrated strategies (i.e. SEO, Paid Search, Paid Media)
- Commitment to producing beautiful design.
- Proven ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects/accounts, manage staff and client relationships and deliver results


Senior Designer - The Farm Branding and Creative Lab - Lebanon

- Graphic design Degree / Branding Expertise/ Digital know-how/ at least three years experience
- Passion for visual identity, packaging and publication design/ self-motivated/ flexible and adaptable/ curious/ conceptual/ positive attitude/ team spirit

If you meet the position requirements and are a Farmer at heart, drop us an email (cv+portfolio) at careers@thefarmdesign.me

July 23, 2015

Senior Graphic Designer - Startup Megaphone - Lebanon

Startup Megaphone are looking to hire a senior graphic designer who will be the creative lead at Startup Megaphone, inspiring and producing all concepts and content for the Company, and its events / activities. The designer will work closely with the Marketing Manager to promote Lebanon’s startup ecosystem around the world.

- The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and will have the ability to produce excellent deliverables while meeting tight deadlines in the fast paced and unpredictable entrepreneurship environment.
- Undergraduate degree from a leading university, graduate degree is a plus
- Minimum 5 years of experience in an advertising agency or a corporate marketing setting
- Strong understanding of design methodologies, color theory, typography, design thinking, user experience, and storytelling
- Meticulous, perfectionist, with an obsessive attention to detail and process
- Solid portfolio featuring print and digital experience
- Ability to accomplish multiple tasks within deadlines through effective prioritization of duties and functions in a pressurized fast-paced environment
- Strong experience with Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Excel. Web design experience is required, mobile is a plus
- Experience with video, animation and sound editing (Premiere, After Effects, Avid, …)
- Familiarity with the Lebanese start-up scene and the entrepreneurship ecosystem is preferred
- Excellent teamwork skills
- Motivation to work outside regular hours in dedication to deliver outstanding results
- Ability to meet deadlines and work in a high pressure environment
- Ability to adapt responsibilities and roles to meet changing work requirements
- Self motivated, self driven, responsible, accountable, modest, independent, and autonomous
- Ability to work within both a flat and vertical organization structure

- A competitive package and the opportunity to play an essential role in Lebanon’s rapidly flourishing startup ecosystem.
- Salary Range: Monthly, US$ 1,600 – 2,500
- Performance Bonus: Quarterly, up to half month’s salary
- Paid Leave: Quarterly, 5 business days (accrued quarterly)
- Business Travel: Annual, at least 1 international event
- Team Building: Bi-Monthly, team building activities
- High Caliber Meritocracy: Startup Megaphone attracts, employs, promotes, and retains passionate, driven, hardworking individuals from all walks of life.
- Unparalleled Network: Startup Megaphone works with the leaders of each of its target startup ecosystems around the world. See website for more details.
- National Holidays: 12 Days – Labor Day (1), Independence Day (1), New Year Day (2), Eid el Fitr (2), Christmas (2), Eid el Adha (2), Easter (2)
- Subsidized On-Site Secure Parking Available: Monthly, employee pays only US$ 70
- Modern Office Space: Startup Megaphone’s offices are brand new, sun-lit, and equipped with the latest technology and fastest internet available in Lebanon. Strategically Located in Lebanon’s only startup cluster: Beirut Digital District. BDD is strategically located 5 min walking distance from Saifi, 10 min from Downtown and Achrafieh, and 15 min from Hamra.

To apply, please send your Portfolio and CV to hiring@startupmegaphone.com, with “Senior Graphic Designer” in the subject line.