Multimedia Designer

Website bongohive BongoHive

Technology. Innovation. Entrepreneurship.

Job Title: Multimedia Designer

Reports to: Marketing and Communications Lead

Terms: Full-time, 24 months (Renewable Contract)

Location: Lusaka (Primary); Hybrid/Remote

Start Date: ASAP

About BongoHive

BongoHive supports entrepreneurs of any background, by enhancing skills, accelerating growth, strengthening networks of collaboration, and helping them navigate the barriers to growth. BongoHive delivers its support to enterprises through custom incubation and accelerator programmes.

Utilising this knowledge of the level and type of support required to build strong cohorts of startups and scale-up enterprises, BongoHive also provides custom interventions to SMEs and corporations through its Consult arm. The Consult team delivers tailored structured innovation and digital transformation consultancy that allows clients to grow their market through new ideas, products, approaches and technology.

BongoHive also offers flexible coworking offices for startups and entrepreneurs under the Hive Coworking brand.

Job role

To increase the reach and impact of the BongoHive Group’s profile and visibility through the delivery of high-value and influential marketing, communications and PR collateral in Zambia and internationally, thereby significantly contributing to the development of new partnerships and business opportunities.

To achieve this you will work with the Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Technology, and Coworking teams, implementing a marketing and communications strategy across a range of reactive and strategically planned opportunities in print, media, events and online.

You will work with a small communications team to deliver high-quality work and will have an active role in implementing marketing and communication activities for the entire organisation.

In this role, you will work closely with the following various teams across the organisation to support our clients in building products and services their customers love.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Brainstorm and collaborate with business partners and other designers to determine the scope of work and project requirements
  • Develop multiple visual solutions for any given problem using mixed content such as typography, photography, graphic elements, infographics such as charts & graphs, animations, motion graphics, video, etc. to tell a comprehensive story
  • Research, gather, and stay up-to-date on the latest visual and story-telling trends to create artwork, animations, and special effects
  • Use design tools, appropriate software, and various equipment to create engaging graphics, audio, text, and visual effects
  • Edit content based on the feedback of stakeholders while guiding the overall narrative to be clear and concise
  • Meeting regularly with stakeholders on the project report and other critical milestones
  • Handle all design-related logistics like print logistics
  • Support marketing and all other company departments
  • Must be able to work autonomously and be able to coordinate production activities, support staff and be accountable for work results.
  • Must have the ability to work effectively under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to use ingenuity and creativity to develop and execute multimedia productions.
  • Demonstrated ability to tell stories through the use of video.
  • Previous experience shooting, editing, and producing.
  • Ability to edit photos and videos on a laptop or desktop.
  • Ability and availability to attend events or perform duties
  • Must have the ability to travel and attend off-office appointments and events.

Qualifications

  • Any Design-related qualification
  • 3+ years of relevant experience in Design

Knowledge

  • Have an excellent understanding of how to use marketing tools and techniques to increase an organisation’s visibility, profile and reputation.
  • Have a good understanding of social media and the impact technology is having on communications and collaboration.

Skills & Experience

  • Excellent visual communication skills to present ideas and information in a multimedia context combined with excellent tech skills
  • Exceptional creative flair and an innovative approach to all design projects
  • Excellent organisational, time and project management skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • An understanding of the latest trends and their role in a commercial environment
  • Proven competence in design and image manipulation software
  • Teamwork skills because most projects require input from individuals with different roles
  • Self-development skills to keep up to date with fast-changing trends Professional approach to time, costs and deadlines.

Other

  • There is an expectation that there will be occasional out-of-hours travel and external/internal events.

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