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Career Opportunities in Kehl Design Kenya

Vacancy: Creative Designer
 
Job Description
 
Adaptable and endlessly hungry for new challenges. 

You are detail oriented, self-motivated, and can communicate across disciplines with ease. 

You welcome the opportunity to learn and willingly take direction from your peers.

Requirements:
  • Up to 1 year of design experience or newly graduated, preferably in interactive/digital.
  • A deep desire to experiment and learn from others.
Work Activities
  • Meeting clients or account managers to discuss the business objectives and requirements of the job;
  • Interpreting the client's business needs and developing a concept to suit their purpose;
  • Estimating the time required to complete the work and providing quotes for clients;
  • Developing design briefs by gathering information and data through research;
  • Thinking creatively to produce new ideas and concepts;
  • Using innovation to redefine a design brief within the constraints of cost and time;
  • Presenting finalised ideas and concepts to clients or account managers;
  • Working with a wide range of media, including photography and computer-aided design (cad);
  • Proofreading to produce accurate and high-quality work;
  • Contributing ideas and design artwork to the overall brief;
  • Demonstrating illustrative skills with rough sketches;
  • Working on layouts and artworking pages ready for print;
  • Keeping abreast of emerging technologies in new media, particularly design programs such as indesign, quarkxpress, freehand, illustrator, photoshop, 3ds max, acrobat, director, dreamweaver and flash;
  • Developing interactive design;
  • Commissioning illustrators and photographers;
  • Working as part of a team with printers, copywriters, photographers, stylists, illustrators, other designers, account executives, web developers and marketing specialists.
Skills:
  • Photoshop, illustrator, flash, after effects
  • Design, web, user interface.
  • Equal parts confidence and humility within our collaborative teams.
  • An unflappable sense of calm in the face of an intense, creative and fast-paced environment.
Vacancies: Web Developers
 
We are searching for outstanding web developers to be responsible for developing meaningful, reusable Web-based tools. 

Our web developers work closely with our project managers, strategists and design team members to develop specifications and make recommendations on the use of new and emerging technologies.

Responsibilities
  • Work closely with Project Managers and other members of the Development Team to both develop detailed specification documents with clear project deliverables and timelines, and to ensure timely completion of deliverables.
  • Produce project estimates during sales process, including expertise required, total number of people required, total number of development hours required, etc.
  • Attend client meetings during the sales process and during development.
  • Work with clients and Project Managers to build and refine graphic designs for websites. Must have strong skills in Photoshop, Fireworks, or equivalent application(s).
  • Convert raw images and layouts from a graphic designer into CSS/XHTML themes.
  • Determine appropriate architecture, and other technical solutions, and make relevant recommendations to clients.
  • Communicate to the Project Manager with efficiency and accuracy any progress and/or delays.
  • Engage in outside-the-box thinking to provide high value-of-service to clients.
  • Alert colleagues to emerging technologies or applications and the opportunities to integrate them into operations and activities.
  • Be actively involved in and contribute regularly to the development community of the CMS of your choice.
Required Skills
  • 2 years minimum experience with HTML5/XHTML and CSS
  • 2 years minimum Web programming experience, including PHP, ASP or JSP
  • 1 year minimum experience working with relational database systems such as MySQL, MSSQL or Oracle and a good working knowledge of SQL
  • Development experience using extensible web authoring tools
  • Experience developing and implementing open source software projects
  • Self-starter with strong self-management skills
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
Vacancy: Copywriter / Social Media Coordinator
 
The Copywriter / Social Media Coordinator will write, review and edit marketing material and coordinate social media activities for the organization. 

This role will work collaboratively with staff from across the organization to promote their goals and messages while maintaining and aligning with corporate message and image.

This person will play a pivotal role in executing and refining Kehl credibility and build communities to create integrated marketing campaigns ensuring consistency in voice and brand.

Essential Job Duties:
  • Understand the goal, audience, and message of a campaign and create copy to suit. Write advertising copy for use by publication or broadcast media to promote sale of goods and services.
  • Research, write, edit and proof all levels of copy included headlines and body copy, for all online, offline, external and internal needs.
  • Build and implement social media programs that ensure appropriate messaging is executed online, to support corporate goals, incorporating Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, Slideshare, Google+, etc.
  • Monitor social media groups, trends, tools, and applications and recommend actions/next steps.
  • Work closely with colleagues across the organization to develop and post content to social networking sites.
  • Regularly report insights gained from social media monitoring to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Monitor and engage in brand related online conversations.
  • Monitor the company's social media performance usage reports and tracking search engine results.
  • Use creative thinking and initiative to analyze site performance metircs and make recommendations on content, site design or features to improve effectiveness of web content and/or applications.
  • Respond to social media inquiries about online activities in a timely and courteous fashion.
  • Provide support to other team members on online promotions (such as Hubspot/Wordpress, Google, AdWords campaigns and email marketing).
Job Requirements:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Technical knowledge and understanding of social media platforms, metrics and tracking
  • Project management and organization skills
  • Learns quickly and able to change in fast paced environment
  • Ability to handle the pressure of meeting tight deadlines
  • Minimum 2 years related professional experience
  • BS degree in Journalism, PR, Communications, IT or related field
  • Web publishing experience
  • Experience managing communications through website planning, management and production
  • Life science or clinical diagnostic experience preferred
  • Minimum 2 years experience as a copywriter or social media coordinator
  • 90% onsite, 10% travel
When applying:
 
Please include a cover letter, resume and at minimum a link to your personal URL/portfolio.
 
We’ll accept .PDF portfolios in of links or online samples of your work, but please submit these as a download rather than an attachment.


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