Design Lead Non-profit Careers – Pangea Educational Development (PED)

Job Title: Design Lead

Organisation: Pangea
Educational Development (PED)

Duty Station: Katale,
Sseguku, Uganda

Reports to: Country
Director

About US:

Pangea Educational
Development (PED) is a small nonprofit organization that believes in the
liberating power and opportunities provided by a quality education. Our model
was developed to empower communities to improve their own educational
circumstances: the school environment, livelihoods of teachers, and access for
under-resourced students and to do so in a way that is sustainable. We are a
community of changemakers, mixed with staff, volunteers, and community
champions. Each member of our community is working towards realizing our
mission by dedicating their time and skills through a wholehearted commitment
to it. As a result, we are equally dedicated to those who work with us.

Job Summary:  The Design Lead leads the organization with
management and creation of all design oriented tasks. The Design Lead works
primarily between the Communications and Pangea Publishing teams. With
Communications, the Design Lead will produce digital and sometimes multimodal
designs for the advertisement of the mission as well as help develop a brand
identity. With Pangea Publishing, the Design Lead works to promote literacy and
preserve culture through page design and illustrator collaboration. The
position is based in Kampala but may require infrequent travel.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Primary
Responsibilities:

·       
Manage
the receipt of artwork from contracted artists and make needed digital
adjustments to artwork

·       
Build
repository of new artists for contract hire for Pangea Publishing book
production

·       
Complete
the page layout of all Pangea Publishing texts to be “Print-Ready”

·       
Work
with the Communications Team to develop and maintain an organizational branding
guide

Secondary
Responsibilities:
Assist the
Communications Team with social media, website, and report design

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The applicant
must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in the following fields: Arts, Design or related
area. Preferred

·       
Expert
command of Adobe Creative Suite. Required

·       
Superior
oral and written communication skills in English. Required

·       
Computer
fluency and understanding of Microsoft and Google Suite. Preferred

Personal Qualities

We are seeking an
individual whose dedication to the value of education matches our own. We are
seeking an individual who has a heart for empowering Ugandans to recognize the
richness and importance of their cultural heritage and has a desire to share it
with others. We are seeking an individual who is willing to work odd and
sometimes long, exhaustive hours to do what is right and not just what is easy
or will suffice. We are seeking an individual who can laugh as hard as they can
work, someone who is not just looking for a job, but an avenue to pursue their
passion.

Things We’ll Bring To The Table:

·       
A
passionate working environment

·       
Supportive
working community

·       
A
competitive salary

·       
2 weeks
annual leave

Contract Period: 3 month probationary contract to hire

How to Apply:

Please submit a CV,
Cover Letter, and art portfolio to jobs@pangeaeducation.org

Deadline: 1st July 2020

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