Education: Vocational school
Work experience:2 years
Language skills: English
Contract Type: Full time
About Fundi Bots
Fundi Bots promotes improved, practical science education in African schools and communities through the provision of hands-on skills and project-based training, with a strong focus on rural and underprivileged regions and a push for equitable inclusion for girls.
Our solution of practical, hands-on training for students in everything from building robots to coding and project-based learning provides a well-rounded and engaging methodology to increase students’ performance in classrooms and provide career training and technical skills through custom STEM programs and curriculum.
The Design Associate Role
We are looking for a graphics designer to create engaging and on-brand graphics for a variety of media.
The role includes the entire process of defining requirements, visualizing and creating graphics including illustrations, logos, layouts and photos. You will be responsible for shaping the visual aspects of our website, books, magazines, reports, product packaging, exhibitions and more.
The graphics design work requires strong creative flair and experience in order to inspire and capture the attention of multiple target audiences and help with communicating the right message.
The role is a full-time position. Our workdays are Monday to Saturday.
Fundi Bots works with a network of hundreds of schools within Uganda (Western, Central, Eastern and Northern regions). While the role is based in Kampala, you must be willing to travel upcountry as the need arises.
Excellent knowledge of design with the Adobe Suite specifically Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
Good knowledge and experience designing for both print and digital media
Strong experience working and managing physical printing of material with various print houses.
Good photography skills will be a bonus.
Experience with Adobe After Effects will be an added bonus.
If you are interested in this position, please send your application which should include the following:
CV / Resume
Design portfolio (or link to online portfolio)
Send your application to firstname.lastname@example.org with the title: Job Application: Design Associate
Develop concepts, graphics and layouts for product illustrations, organizational brand material and online media
Adhere to the Fundi Bots brand guidelines ensuring that all internal and external communications follow the standardized and consistent branding guide
Assist with providing content material for the Fundi Bots website including multi-media content, galleries, blogs and other content sections
Create regular digital content for website, social and other platforms through constant collaboration with the communications and media teams
Brainstorm and create special digital content to highlight milestones, reports and activities of past events and promotions of upcoming events
Maintain, tag and organize an archive of all Fundi Bots digital and physical media collected from various team members, volunteers and partners
Liaise with external printers on a regular basis to ensure deadlines are met and material is printed to the highest quality.