One Stop Shop for public services

Summary

Job Location: kabul
Job Title Graphic Designer
Nationality: National
Category: Design
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: As per NTA Salary Scale
Vacancy Number: 69
No. Of Jobs: 1
Organization: Asan Khedmat-MCIT
Experience: Atleast 3 years in Art and Designing
Contract Duration One Year with possibility of Extension
Gender: Male/Female
Education: Bachelor degree of Art and Designing
Close date: 19 Apr, 2018

About Asan Khedmat-MCIT:

The Government of Afghanistan has established a new initiative called Asan Khedmat, which operates under the auspices of the Ministry of Communication, Information Technology (MCIT), and is a one-stop shop for public services. Asan Khedmat will contribute to improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the Afghan Government and enhance the responsiveness to the needs of the Afghan citizen. The center will deliver quality services in an inexpensive and timely manner and improve the relation between the citizens and the government. The effect will be to strengthen the democratic system in Afghanistan. The government of Azerbaijan will provide technical support in all aspects of this initiative.The development and implementation of the initiative will involve:

  • Construction of an administration building and the Asan Khedmat Centers in Kabul and throughout the country.
  • Training
  • Administrative structures and capacity building
  • Information Technology
  • Process simplification of public services

Job Description

Design and layout of all kind of printed materials such as Books, Magazines, Newspapers, Annual Reports, Brochures, Business cards, Business forms, Calendars, Catalogues, Coupons, Flyers, Post Cards, Invitations, Labels, Letterheads, Manuals, Memo pads, Menus, Newsletters, Notepads, and Posters etc.

  • Attend events and meetings for photography.
  • Work closely until a final product can be agreed upon.
  • Assist each individual program area with design of printing materials.
  • Prioritize projects and deadlines, as needed, adhering to production schedule.
  • Stay up-to-date on current design trends and technology.
  • Willingness to work as a flexible team player.
  • Prepares work to be accomplished by gathering information and materials.
  • Plans concept by studying information and materials.
  • Illustrates concept by designing rough layout of art and copy regarding arrangement, size, type size and style, and related aesthetic concepts.
  • Obtains approval of concept by submitting rough layout for approval.
  • Prepares finished copy and art by operating typesetting, printing, and similar equipment; purchasing from vendors.
  • Prepares final layout by marking and pasting up finished copy and art.
  • Completes projects by coordinating with outside agencies, art services, printing press and etc.
  • Maintains technical knowledge by attending design workshops; reviewing professional publications; participating in professional societies.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Scheduling project implementation and defining budget constraints.
  • Working with a wide range of media and using graphic design software.
  • Thinking creatively and developing new design concepts, graphics and layouts

Graphic Designer Skills:

  • Offset and Flexo print designing experience.
  • Experience with using Adobe Suite CC (Photoshop, Illustrator, and In Design), Corel draw (all versions including latest version).
  • Must have photography and recording skill
  • Advanced proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher
  • Attention to detail and the ability to multi-task quickly and accurately
  • Effective time manager and ability to juggle multiple priorities
  • Proven graphic designing experience.
  • Possession of creative flair, versatility, conceptual/visual ability and originality.
  • Demonstrable graphic design skills with a strong portfolio.
  • Obtains approval of concept by submitting rough layout for approval.
  • Ability to interact, communicate and present ideas.
  • Highly proficient in all design aspects.
  • Professionalism regarding time, costs and deadlines.

Job Requirements:

Following experience and qualifications are required for this position:

  • Bachelor degree of Art and Designing with 3 years’ experience.
  • Diploma in Art and Designing with 5 years’ experience.
  • Proficiency in the 3 languages English, Dari and Pushto
  • Excellent written Dari / Pushto
  • Experience with MS Office
  • Ability to travel in Afghanistan and abroad as may be required.

Competencies:

Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.Records maintenance skills.Ability to use independent judgment and to manage and impart confidential information. Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.Conflict resolution and/or mediation skills.Knowledge of office management principles and procedures. Skills in the use of database management, word processing, spreadsheet, and/or presentation software.Knowledge of human resources administration principles and practices. Effective verbal and written communication skills.Knowledge of administrative policies and procedures as applied to Asan Khedmat. Knowledge of Dari or Pashto and English languages are required.

Submission Guideline:

CV with cover letter should be submitted ELECTRONICLY. Please include position title in the subject line of the e-mail. Only short listed candidates whose application responds to the above criteria will be contacted for interview.

Note: Candidates while shortlisted must bring the designed samples (Hard & Soft).

Submission Email:

vacancies@asan.gov.af