In-House Graphic Designer at Pork Money Nigeria

PorkMoney Africa’s First & Fastest Growing Pig Farming Platform. Pork is the most commonly consumed meat in the world, with Ghana and Nigeria alone consuming over $3Billion dollars worth. More than 80% of Pork consumed in this part of the world is imported, that is monies that when localized would create many financial opportunities for farmers, wholesalers, retailers and the population at large.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: In-House Graphic DesignerLocation: LagosJob PurposeTo take ownership of all design requirements for Pork Money Nigeria  and all associated brands, Ensuring all packaging, sales, marketing, web & social media and in-house collateral is cost-effectively designed and delivered to agreed standards and deadlines from concept to fruition.Main Roles & ResponsibilitiesAll activities are to be carried out within the policies and procedures of the group as set out in the Employee Handbook.Key ActivitiesAct as guardian of the Pork Money Nigeria brand and all associated brands with active input into the evolution of each brandDesign point of sale items from concept through to the finished product and all intermediate stagesDesign product packaging from concept to print ready artworkVisualisation and mock ups – produce graphic and physical examples of products and site installationsUndertake advertising and promotional design for online, print and promotional products from concept to production ready artworkUndertake photography of product packaging for use in marketing and sales collateralPhoto retouchingProofing of packaging (colour, standard and presentation) prior to print Manage approvals of licensed artwork ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIESManage and keep up to date the in–house image libraryMaintain in-house CI/branding and collateralWork with marketing team to supply marketing material, both printed and onlinePrint procurement – source providers and maintain up-to-date knowledge of prices, materials, processes and deadlines/delivery, as requiredAD HOC DutiesDesign graphics for motorsport vehicles and supervision of fitting, as requiredPhotography for the team as requiredManage and deliver of ad hoc design related projectsManage of art work from third party studios with packaging producersJob Area Essential Desirable CompetencyExperience Ability to demonstrate competency in graphic design through presentation of portfolio:Demonstrable commercial awareness in the design to print processCompetency in delivering excellent customer service (in house or external)Previous experience in managing multiple projects/ tasks and delivering to demanding deadlinesPrevious experience in food packaging design & productionKnowledge Knowledge of the print process and preparing ‘print ready’ designsKnowledge and advanced use of Adobe Creative suite (illustrator, Photoshop and In-design)Intermediate level in Microsoft Office/ Outlook and related software: especially Word, Excel and PowerPointPhotography and use of a DSLR cameraPremier or other video editingHTML and CSS Adobe Flash & JavaScriptUnderstanding of packaging technology and design

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