Job for a Graphic Artist in an Industrial Printing Organization

Stresert Services Limited – Our client, an industrial printing organization, based on the mainland of Lagos with equipment and facilities that cannot be rivalled in sub-Saharan Africa. As a result of growth and expansion, the service of a suitably qualified candidate is needed in the position below:

 

Job Title: Graphic Artist
Job ref: GRART II
Location: Lagos
Job Summary

  • The ideal graphic designer will be responsible for creating design solutions that have a high visual impact.
  • The role involves listening to clients and understanding their needs before making design decisions.

Responsibilities

  • Meeting clients or account managers to discuss the business objectives and requirements of the job;
  • Interpreting the client’s business needs and developing a concept to suit their purpose;
  • Estimating the time required to complete the work and providing quotes for clients;
  • Developing design briefs by gathering information and data through research;
  • Thinking creatively to produce new ideas and concepts;
  • Demonstrating illustrative skills with rough sketches;
  • Working on layouts and art working pages ready for print;
  • Keeping abreast of emerging technologies in new media, particularly design programs such as InDesign, FreeHand, Illustrator, Photoshop, Corel drawl, Acrobat, Director, Dreamweaver and Flash etc;
  • Advise clients on strategies to reach a particular audience;
  • Work as part of a team with printers, copywriters, photographers, stylists, illustrators, other designers, account executives, web developers and marketing specialists.
  • Incorporate changes recommended by the clients into the final design
  • Using innovation to redefine a design brief within the constraints of cost and time;
  • Presenting finalised ideas and concepts to clients or account managers;
  • Working with a wide range of media, including photography and computer-aided design (CAD);
  • Proofreading to produce accurate and high-quality work;
  • Contributing ideas and design artwork to the overall brief;

Requirements
Education:

  • The desired candidate should be a graduate of Art (OND/HND/ Bsc).
  • Must have 4 – 5 years work experience as a core graphic artist.
  • Knowledge of pre-press operations
  • Must be able to do page planning and imposition
  • Must be very creative and present a portfolio of designs created and of course, will carry out a practical test at the client’s place
  • Desired candidates should have background in the printing industry (advantage)

Desired Skills:

  • Must be IT savvy (Photoshop, Corel drawl) etc
  • Organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Reporting skills, deadline-oriented, time management
  • Reasoning ability, mathematical ability, and logical thinking skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills

Work Days

  • Monday – Friday
  • Saturday: Half day (twice a month)

Salary 
N80, 000 – N100, 000/ m (negotiable based on experience)



How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: [email protected] using ‘GRART II’ as the subject of mail and follow the instruction below:

  • It is required that you attach past samples of work done.
  • A list of software packages that candidates are expert with/ or have made use of in the past should be listed on the CV.

Note: The above is very important; applicants who do not compile with the above will not be assessed for the role

 

Application Deadline  23rd October, 2017.

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