Junior Graphic Designer
Location: Amman, Jordan
Reporting Manager: Graphic Designer
Start date: As soon as possible
Remuneration: 500 USD per month, depending on experience, + benefits
MAGENTA is a leading Social and Behavioural Change (SBC) Research and Communications agency that specializes in understanding human decision-making processes in order to design communications solutions for positive change in fragile and development settings. Headquartered in Amman, Jordan and implementing programmes across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, we use the latest in behavioural science principles and a rigorous approach to research, strategy, campaign design and implementation.
Our client base includes UN agencies, INGOs, governments and private sector. We aim to amplify the voices of local actors while bringing international expertise and methodological rigour. To do so, we partner with civil society, creative agencies, media and academics to design innovative, relevant and impactful solutions to some of the most challenging problems of our time. Whether we are aiming to shift parenting practices to improve children’s outcome or to understand how social norms underpin corruption, we always go the extra mile to ensure we can create positive impact for some of the most underserved population in the world. We are looking for exceptional individuals, driven by a keen desire to deliver social impact and who thrive in fast-paced environment.
This position is an exciting opportunity to be part of MAGENTA’s freshly established creative department. An ideal candidate will have a master’s degree in graphic design and 6 months to one year experience and a passion for graphic design and digital communication. The junior graphic designer works under the guidance of the Graphic Designer and the Creative Director.
The junior graphic designer will be responsible for servicing MAGENTA programmes, MAGENTA marketing and new business efforts. Key roles and responsibilities include:
Delivering graphic design excellence
§ Developing fresh and innovative branding and communications ideas for a range of public sector clients + Magenta marketing communications (social network,…)
§ Collaborating with the graphic designer and Creative director to deliver on brief, on time, on brand Identity and technically sound creative/assets.
§ Participate with team members to creative sessions to develop innovative and actionable design solutions.
§ Guardian of MAGENTA’s identity with the graphic designer.
§ Present and rationalise own ideas and design solutions to graphic designer and creative director
§ Keep updated with graphic design and technological trends.
§ Passionately contribute to the creative reputation of Magenta!
REQUIREMENTS & COMPETENCIES
§ Degree in graphic design, digital communication
§ 6 months+ of experience in advertising or graphic design studio or freelance collaborations
§ Proven creativity and awareness of current trends in graphic design and digital to generate fresh graphic and communication ideas
§ Good communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
§ Good knowledge of graphic design and Adobe creative suite. After FX is a ++
§ Good knowledge of Microsoft office 365
§ Fluency in English and Arabic
§ The graphic designer will be working on a Mac workstation with Adobe creative suite, and Microsoft office
§ Working hours: 8.30 to 5.30 + one hour lunch break.
§ May involve working late and on weekend occasionally
Applicants should submit a two-page CV, letter of motivation and portfolio titling the email “Graphic Designer – Your Name“ to email@example.com by 24 Sep 2021. The letter of motivation should describe why the applicant wants to join the MAGENTA team.