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Graphics designer and Layout Specialist


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PRIN International Consultancy and Research Services PLC


Addis Ababa, AA, Ethiopia 


Consultant, Education, Training-Research

Employment Type:

Full time

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Job Description:

PRIN International Consultancy and Research Services is an Ethiopian international private limited company, which has been growing rapidly since its establishment in 2006 . The Firm houses many experienced and talented national and international specialists in the areas of Education, Health, Agriculture, Economics, Statistics, Development Studies, Management, Human Resource Management, Organizational Development, Monitoring and Evaluation, Its main office is based in Addis Ababa and has branches Bahir Dar, Gondar, Hawassa, Adama, and Dire Dawa in (Ethiopia), and Nirobi (Kenya). The Firm provides high-quality educational, health, management, agricultural and development consultancy and research services; short-term trainings; project performance evaluation and socio-economic studies to public institutions, private enterprises, international organizations, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) by using up-to-date knowledge and state-of-art technology. PRIN manages to develop a highly dynamic, vibrant, and learning organization; which envisions becoming one of the leading consultancy and research firms in Africa.
PRIN works independently as well as in partnership with similar organizations to deliver consultancy, research, institutional development, and project management services to a range of national and international clients. Currently, PRIN is working under a long-term contract with USAID/Transform: MELA, USAID/EPMES, and others. These contracts involve lots of capcity building programmes and project evaluation activities.
For this purpose, PRIN is currently looking for hiring specialists (national or international) who are vibrant, energetic, ambitious, experienced, highly competent and motivated to grow on their careers  in order to fill in the following positions

Position : Graphics designer and Layout Specialist
The Graphic and Layout Designer specialist is directly answerable to the General Manager of the Firm. The Candidate, without prejudice to the responsibilities of the General Manager of the Firm, shall have the responsibilities to:
Job Summary:
The Graphic and Layout Designer develops the overall layout and production design for instructional materials, booklets, brochures, magazines, and corporate report.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Create designs, concepts, and sample layouts based on knowledge of layout principles and aesthetic design concepts;
  • Prepare illustrations or rough sketches of material and discussing them with clients and/or PRIN team and making necessary changes and incorporate changes recommended by the clients into the final design;
  • Develop graphics and layouts for product illustrations, charts, graphs, company logos, internet websites and other artwork;
  • Study illustrations and photographs to plan presentation of materials, products, or services;
  • Collaborate internally as well as with clients to conceptualize and execute creative solutions that can be translated across various media platforms;
  • keeping informed on latest trends and forecasts;
  • He/ She works with both text and images and illustrates concept by designing rough layout of art and copy regarding arrangement, size, type size and style, and related aesthetic concepts;
  • Prepares final layout by marking and pasting up finished copy and art
  • any other task assigned by the General Manager. 



Job Requirements:

 Qualifications and Experience: BSc/MSc in graphic design or related field of studies. The specialist should have significant and additional skill and professional development trainings is an asset. At least 5 years designing experiences in design firm or related institutions/organizations The applicant is required to be a creative, innovative and strategic thinker, and will have an excellent communication skills (written and spoken English), analytical and artistic skills of the current designing situation of the country and the world, reporting, organizational, interpersonal and cross-cultural skills; and finally proven ability to produce results and Up to date with new software and technologies (In design, illustrators, dream weaver, Photoshop etc). The specialist should be able to present (name) at least three designing and layout based projects that have been monitored or evaluated in the last two to three years.
Number required: One

How To Apply:

Terms of employment for all positions: Annual renewable contract based on successful performance
Salary and benefits: Negotiable basic salary based on experience and qualification, and attractive benefit packages
Place of work: Addis Ababa with frequent fieldworks
Closing date: 10 working days after this announcement is posted on the newsletter or job-seekers’ website.Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
Application procedure: Interested and qualified applicants should submit soft copies of their scanned educational and work experience testimonial documents, CVs, and application letter stating the specific position that suits to them through the following secured email addresses: prininternational@gmail.com, damtiew@yahoo.com and surafeleelta@gmail.com and you can also visit this vacancy announcement on the organization website: www.prininternational.com. You can confirm your application or seek clarification by calling at + 251 (0)911840964/0929104870.
 PRIN International is an organization for talented people with different backgrounds and perspectives. We always feel proud that we are part and parcel of this research and consultancy firm that we work with and we thrive to achieve the best interest of our clients. We are an equal opportunity organization dedicated to our core values of Client Centered, Creativity and Integrity. Our culture is embedded in these values, along with a strong commitment to demonstrate the highest standards of behavior towards achieving both in our private and professional lives.

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PRIN International Consultancy and Research Services PLC
Addis Aaba, AA, Ethiopia

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