Digital Designer at Pagatech

Pagatech was founded in early 2009 with a vision to enable a cashless society and bank the unbanked in Africa. Our first product offering, Paga, is a direct to consumer mobile payments service.

Digital Designer

Location:  Yaba, Lagos
Sector: Consumer Finance
Career Level: Grade 4, Analyst
Reports To: Creative Team Lead

About The Role

  • This is a role for a creative data-driven individual with excellent aesthetic judgment and willingness to collaborate within a team environment. You will be an integral part of every stage in the creative process, from conceptualization to execution.
  • As a Digital Designer at Paga, your responsibilities will include designing digital graphic assets, bringing them to life and delivering high quality and innovative motion graphic content that seamlessly integrates with multi-channel marketing, including social media advertising, email marketing, mobile in-app banners, and web banners. Responsibilities also include staying up to date on social and digital content trends and the latest digital design software.
  • You will be a designer passionate about continuously iterating and improving on the effectiveness and efficiency of your output based on data and feedback.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work from brief to optimise and adapt campaign material and asset production for multi-channel marketing, including social advertising, email, editorial articles, mobile app placements, and display banners.
  • Create highly engaging data-driven animation, interactive online content for social media, email marketing, mobile in-app banners, and web banners.
  • Work closely with designers, copywriters, content creators, and teams to understand the project scope, objectives and be a stakeholder for performance in overall campaign development.
  • Create and execute concepts for digital advertising.
  • Assist in the creation of animation storyboards.
  • Prepare conceptual layouts for the motion graphic project.
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions to share new design perspectives and ideas.
  • Ability to manage defined and agreed timelines to ensure complete project planning and execution tasks on time.
  • Assist in selecting appropriate audio, graphic and animation styles for the project.
  • Encode, convert, edit videos, and add effects/elements to enhance motion graphics.
  • Support the design team with photo editing, bespoke illustration, and icon design.
  • Train and develop others in the use of animation software.
  • Keep abreast of advancements in animation as well as new technologies and techniques, contemporary trends in production design and popular music to deliver cutting edge work.
  • Track and report conversion rate optimisation on every digital campaign.

Knowledge And Skill Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication / Journalism / English or related field
  • At least 3 years’ experience digital/motion design experience including digital campaigns, video production, design and animation or related field.
  • Excellent use of tools – Adobe After Effects, Illustrator, Photoshop, Sketch, Cinema 4D, Premiere and Final Cut Pro.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and independently when necessary.
  • Strong portfolio showcasing high-end digital design skills.
  • Must have completed the mandatory NYSC.

Key Competencies:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to comprehend and uphold brand style guidelines, producing work of a suitable style.
  • Ability to solve an array of challenges through visual design.
  • Must be able to mediate creative problems to arrive at the best solution.
  • Manage time effectively, ability to multi-task, manage competing priorities and meet deadlines!
  • Detail-oriented individual who reviews his/her work carefully – quality control is key.
  • A self-starter with the ability to work independently and collaborate with teams.
  • A strong interest in how design affects user experience.
  • A can-do attitude. Self-motivated problem solver, detail-oriented, dedication, positive attitude, and flexibility – You get things done.
  • Exceptional English skills in written and oral communication.
  • Ability to work quickly without compromising quality or organisation.
  • Familiar with Sketch & The Adobe Creative Suite to build out creative assets.
  • Strong knowledge of current digital design best practices and techniques.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to  Pagatech Limited on paga.bamboohr.com  to apply