Graphic Designer (6-month contract)

Graphic Designer (6-month contract)

  • Freelance
  • SA

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a 6 month contract for a creative Freelance Graphic Designer to join our marketing team here at NEOM. The role will be tasked with creating and designing NEOM branding for various projects and media while ensuring we stay true to our Brand Architecture, Identity and guidelines.

The successful candidate will become a Brand Guardian for NEOM ensuring a proper representation & implementation in any design. Working closely with local and global branding and design agencies as well as establishing an efficient ecosystem to print and produce these assets.

Job Requirements

Graphic Design

  • Develop graphics, illustrations, logos to use internally and externally
  • Create images that identify our brand and communicate our message
  • Prepare rough drafts and present ideas
  • A keen eye for aesthetics and details

Brand Guardianship and Initiatives

  • Brand Guardian for NEOM brand including Brand Guidelines and Brand Guardianship across everything we communicate internally and externally.
  • Facilitator to the organization to properly understand our brand & empower and train them to bring NEOM brand to life properly.
  • Innovator to evolve the Brand Strategy with the branding agency as needed including incorporation of new and innovative brand assets.

People and Agency Management

  • Inspire and help instill a NEOM brand culture in the organization; where the Brand purpose, principles, values and strategy are brought to life.
  • Coach the design team including project briefing, priority setting, timetable and establish the elements to perform successfully.
  • Coordinate operations with the global/local design agency including project briefing, priority setting, timetable, follow up and sign off.
  • Establish an efficient eco-system for all incoming branding, design, production & printing requests for the department

Skills and Experience

  • 3 – 8 years of experience in Branding, Design & Marketing
  • Proven graphic designing experience
  • A strong portfolio of illustrations or other graphics
  • Familiarity with design software and technologies (such as InDesign, Illustrator, , Photoshop)
  • Extensive knowledge of branding and brand identity development
  • Extensive knowledge of most relevant design tools and software.
  • High creativity and innovation skills
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills, with high attention to detail and ability to operate independently and take initiative
  • Experience working on large, enterprise-wide projects
  • A collaborative mindset and ability to work with other departments and team members on joint projects
  • Ability to understand target audience needs and perception
  • Ability to deal with agencies and 3rd parties
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and work under pressure and tight timelines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (English and Arabic) Arabic is a must and the ability to effectively interact with a diverse group of individuals Understanding the latest trends and up to date

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