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  • Posted: Jan 12, 2022
    Deadline: Jan 17, 2022
  • Royal Media Services Limited is the largest electronic Media House in Kenya. Home to the most popular television and radio channels according to audience share, at Royal Media Services we fashion our programming primarily to connect with our audiences. Our brands are Citizen TV, Inooro TV, Radio Citizen, Ramogi FM, Inooro FM, Musyi FM, Chamgei FM, Muuga FM, ...
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    Graphic Designer/Video Editor

    Job REF No. HRD/CD/GD/01/2022

    The holder of this position will be charged with production of creative and innovative graphic designs and animated products for production, marketing, sales, digital and editorial purposes.


    The successful candidate will among others be able to do the following;

    • Provide creative graphics solutions to meet the needs of various departments.
    • Confer and liaise with business executives and commercial producers to ensure efficient and timely execution of clients’ briefs
    • Create 2D and 3D model animations and execute as briefed
    • Contribute to team effort to ensure tasks are completed on time
    • Ensure the station’s look and feel is protected by adhering to approved designs, fonts, colors, layouts and settings.
    • Design and produce graphics for live on air or taped programs as requested by news producers, programme producers and transmission controllers
    • Source, select and reproduce library music to go with designed properties
    • Suggest ways of improving the look and feel of different properties and shows
    • Provide creative graphics solutions to meet the needs of various departments.
    • Determining size and arrangement of illustrative material and copy, and font style and size.
    • Reviewing final layouts and suggesting improvements if required.
    • Thinking creatively to produce new ideas and concepts and developing interactive design.
    • Advice clients on strategies to reach a particular audience.
    • Work with and creatively manipulate raw camera footage, dialogue, sound effects, graphics and special effects.
    • Cut shot sequences to different angles at specific points in scenes, making each individual cut as fluid and seamless as possible.
    • Review shooting script and raw material to create a shot decision list based on scenes’ value and contribution to continuity
    • Creatively Input music, dialogue, graphics and effects
    • Continuously discover and implement new editing technologies and industry’s best practices to maximize efficiency

    Skills and Personal attribute

    • Conversant with broadcast graphics design, editing and animation software including After effects, 3D studio max, Cinema 4D, 3D Maya, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe illustrator, Adobe Premier or Final cut.
    • Ability and willingness to train in station’s live-on-air systems including Wasp3D, Viz RT among others.
    • Be very creative and innovative despite working under pressure and long hours
    • Ability to pay attention to detail and keep strict deadlines
    • A team player, patient, active listener and a problem solver
    • Passionate about motion graphics design and its related tasks
    • Skilled in capturing and editing video, audio and text
    • Follow-up of assignments till completion and a clear focus on results and seamless delivery
    • Ability to understand, read and write in English and Kiswahili
    • Game design and UX design skills are an added advantage
    • Solid experience with digital technology and editing software packages with a strong portfolio
    • Exposure to digital/mobile platforms
    • Incisive knowledge of the Kenyan and global media tends/scene

    Academic and professional experience

    • Degree or diploma in graphics design.
    • Working experience at a broadcasting house will be an added advantage.
    • Hands-on two years experience with the above softwares.

    Method of Application

    If you find this a good challenge and you qualify, please send your application and CV to [email protected]. Clearly cite Job REF No.
    Closing date will be Monday 17th of January 2022.
    Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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