About the job
GMG is a global well-being company retailing, distributing and manufacturing a portfolio of leading international and home-grown brands across sport, food and health sectors. Its vision is to inspire people to win in ways that make the world better. Today, GMGs investments span across four key verticals: GMG Sports, GMG Food, GMG Health, and GMG Consumer Goods. Under the ownership and management of the Baker family, it has become a leading global company, affiliated with the worlds most successful and respected brands in the well-being sector. Working across the Middle East, North Africa, and Asia, GMG has introduced more than 120 brands into its markets.
About the role:
The role holder is responsible for producing visual solutions on all digital media that meet the needs of the GMG and Business Units, while combining creative skills and commercial awareness.
Supports the creation of brand experiences though original storytelling using latest graphic design techniques for consumer-facing brand experience
Understands the creative and business needs and determines presentation of illustrative material
Conceptualizes, creates, and delivers digital graphics, video as needed for the website, e-mail blasts, and other digital collateral
Uses graphic and multimedia design applications/software in the planning process and incorporates consumer/brand insights during the design phase
Ensures that all graphic designs are supported by clear ideation, effective use of aesthetics, scale, spacing, color, and texture
Selects the best medium to present or produce the design concept using color, type, illustration, photography, animation, and various print and layout techniques
Researches and keep abreast of the consumers preferences, market trends, developments in IT to deliver innovative design elements for all brand experiences
Works in partnership with marketing and event counterparts to facilitate marketing executions and acts as the point of contact between partners/agencies concerning design deliverables
Works with external agency teams to conceptualize and deliver designs that match GMGs structural and aesthetic brand standards
Supports campaign planning and execution by designing scaled campaign material while applying established standards, formats and guidelines, and supervising adaptation from suppliers/agencies
Prepares visual and media presentations by designing art and copy layouts, and ensures design content meets brand/business requirements
Works with and utilizes 3D design softwares when needed
Collaborates with printers to select the type of paper and printing methods; places production orders and follows up with vendors
Designs and prepares art and copy layouts, applying established standards, formats and guidelines
Designs corporate presentations and templates through creative concepts and usage of relevant design software
Experienced in Graphic design software applications (Adobe Photoshop; Adobe Illustrator; Adobe Indesign, MS Office, Quark Xpress)
Additional software knowledge are preferred (Lightroom, Flash, 3D Max, Google Sketch Up, Premiere, Final Cut Pro, Dreamweaver, Keynote).
Bachelors Degree in Graphic / Multimedia Design
A minimum of 1-3 years of relevant experience
Strong English language skills (written and spoken)
Fluency in Arabic is desirable
Conceptualizing, Typography and Layout Skills.
Creative thinking ability
Ability to use a wide range of mediums, including sketching, drawing, photography and computer aided design
Video editing, Photo editing, Pre Press experience, HTML or coding Skills, 3d Skills.