1 Creative Designer - Digital Factory at Bank Of Kigali
Creative Designer - Digital Factory

Bank Of Kigali | Type: Job
Published: 2023-09-26 | Deadline: 2023-10-03

Creative Designer - Digital Factory

About The Digital Factory

The Bank of Kigali Digital Factory (BKDF) was launched in 2019 as the center of facilitating the Bank’s digital transformation journey. The Digital Factory is a well-established innovation department that aims to transform the way banking technology is delivered, by re-imagining and delivering a new digital customer experience. We are passionate about this digital transformation for our customers and their experience. The Digital Factory is central to the success of the D-Bank.

Do you want to help us redefine the way people bank? We're looking for energetic innovators and leaders who are flexible, curious, versatile, responsive and are ready to roll up their sleeves in a collaborative and productive environment. By joining our team, you will make a positive impact on our customers and the banking industry.

About the Job

Bank of Kigali recognizes the importance of design in improving user experiences and brand identity. We are seeking a skilled Creative Designer with strong visual and technical abilities to create compelling brand materials and visual design directions. This may involve developing a new design style or drawing inspiration from existing ones. As a vital member of our team, you'll collaborate with various teams to generate innovative ideas for our product advertisements.

Are You?

  • Passionate about details and craftsmanship of visual communication design?

  • Inclined toward content with depth and substance rather than generic material?

  • Able to keep it simple but significant?

  • Able to collaborate with other creative minds to shape visual direction?

  • Curious and stay up-to-date with the latest design trends and innovations?

  • Already using Figma, or would like to be introduced to its infinite possibilities?

  • Believer that reusing design components or elements can help emphasize a brand's image and increase work effectiveness?

  • Able and love for sharing knowledge.

Key Responsibilities

  • Create sub-brand assets, brand icons, and logos;

  • Develop new or update existing brand materials and documents.

  • Collaborate with the Digital Marketing and Design teams to establish the visual direction for new campaigns, and work with other designers to bring these ideas to life;

  • Provide illustrations to Product Designers for use in digital products;

  • Design various branded printed assets for the bank, including physical bank cards, ATM prints, stickers, and other print materials;

  • Collaborate with Motion designer to supply them with the visual elements they need to create animations, including graphics, lines, shapes, and vectors. Your work and the motion designer's work will depend on each other;

  • Work closely with the social media team to brainstorm ideas and create social media designs;

  • Create user guide designs, PDFs, and social media posts.

Experience & Qualifications

  • Degree or certification in Computer science, Design, a or related discipline

  • A minimum of 4 years of proven full-time working experience as a Creative Designer or Graphic designer is required

  • Great typography skills, understanding color theory, and be familiar with grids systems and layouts.

  • Proficient in using Adobe products, especially Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe InDesign.

Job benefits

  • Join a team that values your unique perspective and encourages collaboration. We foster an inclusive environment that highlights creativity, encourages curiosity, and celebrates success.

  • Work in an inclusive and collaborative environment that highlights creativity, encourages curiosity, and celebrates success.

  • Access to tools and technology necessary for creating meaningful customer experiences.

  • We hire you for your skills, not just for a job. You can grow with us, gaining not only success in your role but also in your overall career.

  • Enjoy a flexible work culture that allows for a healthy work-life balance.

  • Take advantage of online and in-person learning and development opportunities to enhance existing skills or learn new ones.

  • Collaborate with a design-focused team: Prepare to inspire others and be inspired.

Application Instructions

To submit an application, send us an email with your CV, portfolio link(s), and/or cover letter to dfcareers@bk.rw. For ease of identification, use the following template for your email header.

“Application for [ROLE] Q4 2024, [FIRSTNAME] [LASTNAME]”

For example, if your name is Katya Niyambo and you apply for the role of Full Stack Developer, your email header should read:

Application for Full Stack Developer Q4 2023, Katya Niyambo

Submissions will be considered through 3rd October 2023. Kindly share your application before then.