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Lead Visual Designer



Lagos, Nigeria
Posted on Saturday, August 26, 2023

FairMoney is a credit-led mobile bank for emerging markets. The company was launched in 2017, operates in Nigeria and raised close to €50m from global investors like Tiger Global, DST & Flourish Ventures. The company has offices in France, Nigeria, Germany, Latvia, the UK, Türkiye, and India.
Watch the way FairMoney is building Africa’s money story here

Position Overview:

We are seeking a highly creative and talented Visual Design Lead specializing in both Still and Motion Design to join our team. As the Visual Design Lead, you will be responsible for creating compelling visual experiences that resonate with our target audience and enhance our brand identity. Your role will involve leading a team of designers, conceptualizing design strategies, and producing high-quality visuals for online & offline media channels.

Roles and Responsibilities

1. Creative Leadership:

Provide creative direction and mentorship to a team of visual designers, guiding them to create visually engaging and cohesive designs.

Collaborate with cross-functional teams including Marketing, Product, and UX/UI to ensure alignment between design efforts and overall company objectives.

Lead brainstorming sessions, design reviews, and collaborative discussions to foster innovative design solutions.

2. Visual Design:

Conceptualize, designed, and execute captivating visual assets for digital platforms, including websites, mobile apps, social media, and email campaigns.

Develop eye-catching motion graphics, animations, and videos to enhance user engagement and convey complex financial concepts effectively.

Create visually stunning print materials such as brochures, posters, and promotional materials that maintain a consistent brand identity.

3. Brand Identity:

Own and evolve the company's visual brand identity, ensuring its consistent application across all touchpoints and mediums.

Develop and maintain design guidelines, style guides, and templates to ensure visual consistency and brand recognition.

4. Innovation and Trends:

Stay up-to-date with design trends, industry best practices, and emerging technologies to bring fresh and innovative design ideas to the team.

Implement design trends that align with the fintech industry landscape while maintaining a user-centred approach.

5. Project Management:

Manage multiple design projects simultaneously, ensuring deadlines are met and deliverables are of the highest quality.

Collaborate with stakeholders to gather design requirements, provide project updates, and incorporate feedback into design iterations.

  • Bachelor's degree in Visual Design, Graphic Design, Motion Design, or a related field.
  • Proven experience (5+ years) in visual design and motion graphics, preferably within the fintech or financial services industry.
  • Proficiency in industry-standard design tools such as Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Premiere Pro, etc.).
  • Strong portfolio showcasing a diverse range of still and motion design projects that highlight creativity, storytelling, and brand consistency.
  • Experience in leading and mentoring design teams, fostering a collaborative and innovative work environment.
  • Excellent communication skills to effectively convey design concepts, strategies, and ideas to both design and non-design stakeholders.
  • Understanding of user-centered design principles and a keen eye for detail.
  • Knowledge of HTML/CSS, UX/UI principles, and responsive design is a plus.
  • Private Health Insurance
  • Pension Plan
  • Training & Development

Recruitment Process

  • A screening call with the Senior Recruiter for 30 minutes.
  • Take home assignment
  • Technical interview with HM for 60 minutes.
  • Final discussion with key stakeholders 45- 60 minutes