Takween’s mission focuses on innovative and concrete solutions that have been researched, tested and implemented to meet the needs of communities and their specific built environments to achieve inclusive urban spaces that will thrive for generations to come. With this mission, Takween aims to improve the quality for inhabitants living in cities across Egypt and the Middle East.
Design & Planning Unit
Monday, May 31, 2021
About the job
Takween ICD is seeking to hire a Graphic Designer/Illustrator to work simultaneously on its various ongoing projects. The Graphic Designer/Illustrator 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.
Key Result Areas
A Graphic Designer/Illustrator skilled in drawing, painting, 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;
Design murals, art and street art activities;
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.
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.
QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCES
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.)
Fluent in Arabic & English (Desirable).
Detail oriented, flexible, self-motivated and meeting deadlines.
Architecture or Urban Planning background is a plus
Takween Integrated Community Development (Takween-ICD) is an urban development firm established in 2009 in Egypt by a 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.