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.