LEAD (graphic) DESIGNER

Feb 18, 2021

Full-Time

About you

You are obsessed with colour, textiles, symmetry and patterns. You walk into a space and think about what is working well or the 10,000 ways you can make it better. You could have been an architect in another life. You have a deep respect for artisans and good craftsmanship. You are passionate about the future of African design. You have strong illustration & design skills that translate well digitally and to physical products.

Responsibilities 

  • Collaborating with Creative Director to create new products from conception to design, sample and final execution.
  • Drive visuals for brand marketing projects, from initial mood boards and concepting through to execution.
  • Product development from initial concept through sketch, rendering, and sample review, revisions to sample approval. 
  • Creating digital illustrations for prints, social media, including digital ads, in-product marketing, email design, print design, event design.
  • Managing production intern to maximize efficiency.
  • Researching home decor and gift industry trends and forecasts 
  • Research and knowledge of Oya Abeo materials 
  • Graphic design/textile design/packaging design for home goods products. 

Requirements 

  • A strong portfolio showing at least 10 samples of illustrations and graphics in fashion, architecture, lifestyle or homeware.
  • Strong artistic perspective.
  • Willingness to explore physical locations, art, music and exhibitions as part of the design process.
  • Ability to communicate ideas via illustration, both by hand and digitally. 
  • Strong aesthetic with regard to colour, finishes, materials and techniques.
  • Attention to detail, openness to collaboration and new ideas. 
  • Cares about sustainability 
  • Understanding of our aesthetic and how it translates to graphic direction, typography and product assortment. 
  • Able to manage time and production goals independently and as part of a team 
  • Willingness to listen to feedback and use it to improve 

Tools 

Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and Indesign

SALARY: N80,000 – N100,000

How to Apply:

Send your application to Work@theassemblyhub.com with the subject “Lead Designer” with your CV and Portfolio attached.

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