Graphics Designer

One Padmore Place, George Padmore Road, Nairobi, Kenya

Job Type

Full Time

About the Company

Savannah Informatics is a Kenyan e-Health software company founded by clinicians and finance specialists to deliver interoperable, connected solutions for healthcare facilities, organizations, and regions.

Our vision is to enable a better healthcare future for Kenya through the pioneering use of
information technology and knowledge creation. We are a small company with great ideas and employees. Working across various customers’ site, our work epitomizes the future we foresee in the East African health sector: efficiency, higher value, better quality, and outcomes for patients and other consumers of health. Our customers partner with Savannah in delivering challenging projects, thus believing in the capabilities of our employees.

The Savannah team is made up of medical doctors, project managers, and software engineers, who have a common aspiration of transforming the region’s health care. If you share in our motivation, vision, and aspirations, please apply for our open positions!

About the Role

We are seeking to recruit a qualified, passionate and self-driven candidate to fill up the role in the Design & Marketing department.

Your role will be designing a wide variety of things across digital and offline media. To be successful in this position, you’ll be a self-starter, capable of delivering brilliant creative ideas, and show amazing attention to detail.

Your graphics should capture the attention of those who see them and communicate the right message. For this, you need to have a creative flair and a strong ability to translate requirements into design. If you can communicate well and work methodically as part of a team, we’d like to meet you!

Requirements

This individual will be responsible for:

  • Planning concepts by studying relevant information and materials and determining requirements

  • Schedule projects and define budget constraints

  • Illustrating and conceptualizing visual concepts by designing examples of art arrangement, size, type size and style and submitting them for approval.

  • Preparing rough drafts and finished art by operating necessary equipment and software plus presenting ideas to the supervisor

  • Collaborating and communicating with different teams to gather requirements about layout and design.

  • Coordinating with outside agencies, art services, marketing, printers, and colleagues as necessary.

  • Creating a wide range of graphics and layouts for product illustrations, company logos, and websites with software such as photoshop or by hand

  • Reviewing final layouts and suggesting improvements when necessary.

  • Work with necessary collaborators to amend designs & layouts after feedback then finalize the design

  • Ensure final graphics and layouts are visually appealing with appropriate colours, layouts and on-brand

  • Test graphics across various media



Education


Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or related field.



Skills


  • Effective time management skills and the ability to multitask.

  • Strong copywriting skills.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Proven ability to manage budgets.

  • Professional and proactive work ethic.

  • High competence in project and stakeholder management.

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.




Experience


  • Experience as a graphic designer or in a related field.

  • Demonstrable graphic design skills with a strong portfolio.

  • Proficiency with required desktop publishing tools, including Photoshop, InDesign Quark, and Illustrator.

  • A strong eye for visual composition.

  • Effective time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines.

  • Able to give and receive constructive criticism.

  • Understanding of marketing, production, website design, corporate identity, product packaging, advertisements, and multimedia design.

  • Experience with computer-aided design.

  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.



Benefits

  • Great mission and company culture

  • Impact work across the Healthcare sector

  • Growth Opportunities

  • Market Competitive Salary

  • Health and Medical


To Apply: Please submit your resume to recruitment@savannahinformatics.com and with the subject line “Last Name – Graphics Developer Application”. Please include a brief cover letter explaining your interest in the position and in joining Savannah Informatics.


Savannah Informatics does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or expression. Savannah is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we may conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Background checks may include but are not limited to, criminal history, national sex offender search, and motor vehicle history.