Graphic Designer

Job Type

Part Time/Freelancing as per assignment

Job Location

Cairo, Egypt

Department

IMCT Project

Closing Date

Saturday, April 23, 2022

About the job

Takween Integrated Community Development (Takween-ICD) is an urban development firm established in 2009 in Egypt by a young dynamic team with extensive experience, in response to a foreseen growing demand for innovative urban solutions in a world where it is predicted that by 2030, 60% of the world’s inhabitants will be living in urban centers. Takween-ICD specializes in the development of integrated packages in urban development services and solutions to support and complement efforts of tackling urban challenges. Takween-ICD provides project planning, design and implementation services to a range of local and international clients. Takween-ICD fields of interventions include integrated urban development and upgrading; heritage management and conservation; community development and mobilization; and direct involvement in participatory design and construction activities.
Takween is a member of a consortium which will be responsible for the implementation of the USAID-funded Integrated Management of Cultural Tourism (IMCT) Activity. The objective is to increase tourism revenues and local economic benefits, including increased employment and business opportunities, in the cultural tourism sector at targeted destinations (Historic Cairo and Luxor Governorate). The four results of the IMCT activity are: i) consolidation and reinforcement of GoE efforts to improve the enabling regulatory environment for investment in sustainable cultural heritage tourism; ii) selected cultural heritage sites rehabilitated and financially sustainable; iii) higher-value added tourism products and services developed at target destinations; and iv) capacity to promote cultural tourism in target destinations enhanced.

Key Result Areas

Takween ICD is seeking to hire a Graphic Designer to work on IMCT project. The Graphic Designer must be creative and able to communicate ideas visually. He/ She must have an eye for detail and color and be able to adapt an aesthetic sense to the target audience.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

A Graphic Designer skilled in drawing, sketching, digital illustration, art history, branding and marketing.

  • Create a visual representation of an idea or associated text;

  • Responsible for design and producing all projects' publications such as booklets, reports, brochures, posters, illustrations, logo design, sketches, and visuals;

  • Information panels and different types of signage;

  • Branding and Identity for the selected sites/projects;

  • Creates professional designs and layouts for promotional materials including handouts, advertisements, posters, signs, logos, and other visual layouts;

  • Manage production and printing for all the above.

Requirements

Qualifications and Core Compentencies

  • Degree in Graphic Design, Marketing, Art, or a related field, or equivalent field experience;

  • Able to work on Adobe Creative Suite: (Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Premier, AutoCAD, Sony Vegas, Flash, Adobe acrobat professional.) and other relevant software;

  • Fluent in Arabic & English (desirable);

  • Detail oriented, flexible, self-motivated and meeting deadlines;

  • Architecture or Urban Planning background is a plus;

Skills

  • Work on multitasks at the same time using a wide range of media, including photography and computer aided design;

  • Knowledge of graphic animation and video editing;

  • Knowledge of photography and photography editing;

  • Assist in copywriting as necessary and perform typesetting for forms and publications;

  • Knowledge of current trends in same field by conducting the necessary research;

About us

Takween Integrated Community Development (Takween-ICD) is an urban development firm established in 2009 in Egypt by a young dynamic team with extensive experience, in response to a foreseen growing demand for innovative urban solutions in a world where it is predicted that by 2030, 60% of the world’s inhabitants will be living in urban centers. Takween-ICD specializes in the development of integrated packages in urban development services and solutions to support and complement efforts of tackling urban challenges. Takween-ICD provides project planning, design and implementation services to a range of local and international clients. Takween-ICD fields of interventions include integrated urban development and upgrading; heritage management and conservation; community development and mobilization; and direct involvement in participatory design and construction activities.