Finding a design job in Africa can be difficult, that’s why we’re here to help you track down the freshest opportunities, locally and across the continent. LinkedIn is a great place to start when job hunting, and it has recently picked up as a destination for design recruiters, meaning more opportunities for designers. Every month we’re seeing interesting, new jobs appearing on the platform, so we wanted to give you a rundown of the best ones we found in May 2018.
We are seeking a dedicated and experienced graphic designer to help support One Acre Fund’s growing collateral need. As a designer, you will work closely with the Lead Graphic Designer. Your work will focus on producing high-quality, field-facing materials that reach One Acre Fund farmers. Through the collateral you design, you will help impact the lives of smallholder farmers by encouraging program enrollment, increasing planting and training adoption through easy-to-understand guides, and assisting in promoting products that help improve their quality of life.
This position requires a strong understanding of the elements and principles of design, a clean and polished design aesthetic, a strict attention to detail, and strong people and project management skills. A successful candidate should also be capable of clear communication, self-motivation, and structured work planning. Previous experience with InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator is a must.
BURN designs, manufactures, and distributes aspirational fuel-efficient cooking products that save lives and forests in the developing world. BURN has revolutionized the global cookstove sector by proving the business case for selling a high quality, locally manufactured and unsubsidized cookstoves. Since 2013, BURN has sold 400,000 cookstoves in East Africa, which have helped 2,000,000+ beneficiaries save $45 million in fuel expenditures and 926,221 tons of wood while reducing indoor air pollution by 65%. BURN is experiencing strong growth and intends to increase sales by more than 50% in 2018. BURN has moved its new product development team from the US to Kenya and is looking for a Head of Product Innovation to develop and guide new products through the process.
I&M Bank Limited (a regional Bank with a fast growing branch network around the country) is looking to set up a Digital factory to drive its digital strategy. The Digital factory will work under a special function hived off from the day to day operations and will collaborate with different functions of the Bank to deliver solutions that are customer centric in design and that will radically simplify business requirements and scale fast to full utilization using a clean sheet approach to deliver the desired value.
The Bank is looking to recruit a competent and highly motivated individual for the following position:
GROWTH MINDSET: Demonstrates curiosity. Welcomes failure as a learning opportunity.
SMART RISK: Makes bold decisions/recommendations.
EXTERNALLY FOCUSED: Understands the upstream and downstream implications of his/her work. Tracks and shares external trends, best practices or ideas.
PERFORMANCE DRIVEN AND ACCOUNTABLE: Has high performance standards. Outperforms her/his peers.
FAST/AGILE: Removes barriers to move faster. Experiments and adapts. Thrives under pressure and fast pace.
EMPOWERED: Brings solutions instead of problems. Challenges the status quo. Has the courage to take an unpopular stance.
All Across Africa is an international benefit corporation with headquarters in San Diego, California and offices in Bujumbura, Burundi, Kigali, Rwanda, Kampala, Uganda, Bolgatanga, Ghana. This position will be specifically working out of the Bolgatanga, Ghana office. The position will be hands on and directly working to forecast, make patterns, research trends and designs for over 10 different lines of product, as well as build and maintain operationally effective systems of production with thousands of rural artisans.
This role will be supporting the work of AAA’s executive leadership team. A successful candidate will have the opportunity to see their designs make their way to market in thousands of households and impact hundreds of livelihoods. It is a great opportunity to gain significant experience and exposure to building production systems in limited resource environments, all the while maintaining excellent design standards and having the chance to be creative with color, material, and process!
Do you want to put your design education and talent to good use and travel while doing it? If you have a design talent and a drive to make a difference, this job is for you!
Urban Kreative is digital marketing agency producing compelling web experiences, deep search/social engagement and integrated branding.We’re a friendly, tight-knit, hard-working team of passionate professionals, providing leading edge digital marketing services since 2011.As a leading Web Design and Development Agency, we separate ourselves from big guys by taking a very personal approach with our clients and our team members.When it comes to success, we’re in this together!Urban Kreative is looking for a rockstar WordPress Designer / Developer for a full-time, Nairobi-based position to work with management and team members on research, strategy, design, and development of web marketing programs.