Editorial Designer Jobs – Vision Group

Job Title:    Editorial Designer
Organisation: Vision Group
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Art Director
About New Vision:
The Vision
Group incorporated as the New Vision Printing & Publishing Company Limited
(NVPPCL), started business in March 1986. It is a multimedia business housing
newspaper, magazines, internet publishing, television, radio broadcasting, commercial
printing, advertising and distribution services. NVPPCL is listed on the Uganda
Stock Exchange, with an expected turnover of over UGX 60 billion (FY
2010/2011).
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
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The Editorial Designer will regularly lay out
magazine pages according to scheduled deadlines.
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Develop creative info graphics to illustrate
editorial stories.
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Participate in newspaper layout as and when
required.
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The incumbent will also do basic editing and
proofreading of editorial content.
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Take part in laying out special editorial products
such as books.
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Research on trends in the design industry and
contribute to keeping vision group products updated.
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Develop design concepts for in-house logos and print
online ads.
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Ensure design styles and policies are followed.
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Develop new and creative ideas and concepts.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
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The Editorial Designer should hold a Design Degree
or its equivalent in Graphic Design, Industrial Fine Art and Design from a
recognized institution.
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A minimum of three years’ experience with a
supporting design portfolio.
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Computer literacy i.e. Proficiency in using desktop
publishing software preferably Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe
Illustrator.
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Ability to produce 3D graphics will be an added
advantage.
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Ability to work under very tight deadlines.
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Exceptional imagination, creative flair, accuracy
and attention to detail.
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Good professional approach to time, costs and
deadlines.
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Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
How to Apply:
All those
reeling to work in Uganda’s leading media house, The New Vision, should send
applications to: Chief Human Resources Officer, The New Vision Printing and
Publishing Company Ltd. P.O. Box 9815, Kampala, Uganda or deliver to their
front desk at the main reception.
Deadline: 18th September 2015

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