Pulse is Africa’s leading innovative media company, informing and engaging Africa’s young audience – and providing expansive media reach and creative marketing solutions to partners. We run news websites and social channels and marketing and production across Francophone and Anglophone West Africa and East Africa.

Job Position: Design Lead

Job Location: Lagos

Job Responsibilities

  1. Define and develop a distinctive brand identity for each vertical within Pulse Picks, ensuring that each one has a unique yet coherent visual language that aligns with our overarching brand ethos.
  2. Create compelling logos and brand identity that capture the essence of each vertical, resonating with our target audience and differentiating each vertical’s offerings.
  3. Oversee the design of web assets, ensuring a seamless and visually engaging user experience across our platforms.
  4. Collaborate with the UX/UI teams to implement design that not only looks great but also optimizes user flow and interaction.
  5. Produce innovative motion graphics that enhance our storytelling across various channels, including video content and digital advertising.
  6. Craft visually stunning social media templates for our content marketing activities that capture & drive user interaction and sharing.
  7. Lead and inspire a team of designers, providing direction and feedback to ensure high-quality outputs.
  8. Collaborate closely with marketing, content, and product teams to ensure design supports business and marketing strategies.

Job Requirements

  1. A strong portfolio showcasing expertise in brand identity, web design, motion graphics, and social media material creation.
  2. Proficiency in design software such as Adobe Creative Suite and familiarity with web design tools.
  3. An ability to translate brand strategy into visual concepts and designs that communicate the desired message to the target audience.
  4. A keen understanding of design trends and how they can be leveraged to keep the brand current and appealing.
  5. A collaborative spirit that thrives in cross-functional team environments, with excellent communication skills to articulate design concepts and rationales.
  6. Experience in managing and directing a team of creatives, fostering a culture of innovation and excellence.
  7. Strong organizational and project management skills, with the ability to lead multiple design projects from concept through completion

Application Deadline
31st July, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: careers@pulse.ng using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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