Job by Safaricom Telecommunication Ethiopia

Role purpose: We are seeking a talented Multimedia Designer to join our team and take charge of creating visually stunning and engaging graphic design, audio, and video editing content. As a Multimedia Designer, you will be responsible for conceptualizing, designing, and producing multimedia assets for a variety of purposes, including marketing campaigns, social media content, presentations, and more.

Key accountabilities and decision ownership:

  • Design Creation: Developing multimedia content such as graphics, animations, videos, and interactive presentations.
  • Conceptualization: Translating client briefs or project requirements into creative concepts and visual designs.
  • Content Curation: Selecting appropriate media elements like images, audio, and video clips to enhance the multimedia projects.
  • Developing Content: Developing content for internal communications, social media, press releases, etc..
  • Software Proficiency: Mastery of multimedia design software such as Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Premiere Pro) or similar tools.
  • Brand Alignment: Ensuring multimedia materials align with brand guidelines and messaging.
  • Collaboration: Working closely with clients, project managers, and other team members to gather requirements, provide updates, and incorporate feedback.
  • Quality Assurance: Reviewing and testing multimedia projects to ensure they meet quality standards and are error-free.
  • Project Management: Managing timelines, resources, and priorities to deliver projects on time and within budget.
  • Research and Innovation: Staying updated on industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in multimedia design.
  • Decision Ownership: Making creative decisions related to design elements, visual aesthetics, and multimedia content, while considering client preferences and project goals.

Core competencies, knowledge, and experience:

Business Competencies:

  • Graphic Design: Proficiency in graphic design software such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, or other similar tools is crucial. This includes understanding principles of layout, typography, and color theory.
  • Video Production: Skills in video editing software like Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, or DaVinci Resolve for editing and post-production tasks.
  • Audio Editing: Basic understanding of audio editing software such as Adobe Audition or Audacity for sound design and editing.

Creativity and Innovation

  • Creativity: A strong creative flair is necessary for generating innovative ideas and solutions across various multimedia platforms.

Business Know-how

  • Knowledge of the creative ask from telecom companies is important.

Working with Change

  • The digital landscape is constantly evolving, so being adaptable and willing to learn new tools and techniques is crucial for staying relevant in this field.

Project and Programme Management

  • Ability to manage projects efficiently, including time management, budgeting, and coordinating with team members or clients.

Functional Competencies:

  • Graphic Design: Proficiency in creating visual elements such as logos, illustrations, and layouts using design software like Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, or similar tools.
  • Video Production: Skills in shooting, editing, and post-production of videos, including knowledge of video editing software like Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, or DaVinci Resolve.
  • Audio Editing: Competence in recording and editing audio, including mixing and mastering, using software like Adobe Audition, Audacity, or Pro Tools.
  • Storyboarding: Ability to create storyboards and conceptualize ideas visually, helping to plan and organize multimedia projects effectively.
  • Typography: Knowledge of typography principles and the ability to select and apply appropriate fonts to enhance the visual appeal and readability of multimedia projects.
  • Color Theory: Understanding of color theory and the ability to use color effectively to convey messages and evoke emotions in multimedia designs.
  • Project Management: Ability to manage projects effectively, including setting timelines, coordinating with team members, and delivering projects on time and within budget constraints.

Must have technical/professional qualifications:

  • B.A degree in Fine Arts, Communication, and related fields
  • Certificate in Graphic Design, Multimedia Design, or a related field
  • Four years of proven experience in graphic design, audio editing, and video editing, preferably in a professional setting.


  • Experience with motion graphics, 3D animation, and interactive media is a plus.
  • Experience working for creative agencies is a plus.


How to apply


If you feel that you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualifications and experience, kindly proceed to update your candidate profile on the career portal and then Click on the apply button. Remember to attach your resume.

The closing date for receiving applications is June 2, 2024.



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