Graphic Design Intern

Lagos, Nigeria

Position Summary

Pulse is looking for a Graphic Design Intern who has a creative mindset and a good understanding of typographies, colour theories and compositions. You will support the Content team to translate client requirements into stunning visuals and also bring your creativity and fresh ideas to our online marketing efforts.

About Pulse

Pulse is Africa’s leading innovative media company, informing and engaging Africa’s young audience and producing content and creative digital marketing solutions for top brands. We run news platforms and social channels and marketing and production in four countries - Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya and Senegal.

We are the platform leading in reach - with over 100 million users and over 100 million video views on our own channels per month. We're also a marketing partner, empowering brands with our expansive media reach and 360 degree in-house marketing solutions. Additionally, Pulse is the licensee publisher of the regional Business Insider Africa.

The role

The Graphic Design Intern is a position we’re hiring for in our Lagos office. The role will report to the Senior Graphic Designer and the Editor-in-Chief.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • You will be responsible for creating design solutions with high visual impact that will appeal to our audience across the various Pulse platforms/channels.
  • You will be required to work to a brief, develop creative ideas and concepts, and choose the appropriate media and style to meet set objectives.
  • Responsibility for securing appropriate rights, licenses, and clearances for image usage to avoid copyright infringement.
  • Support in developing design briefs by gathering information and data through research.
  • Demonstrate illustrative skills with rough sketches.
  • Proofreading and cross-checking facts, spelling, grammar, writing style, design pages, photos, images, etc., to produce accurate and high-quality work.
  • You will keep abreast of emerging technologies in new media, particularly design programs such as Corel Draw, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, 3ds Max, After Effects, and other programs from the Adobe Creative Suite.
  • You will work as part of a team of designers, social media managers, editorial, video, and sales colleagues.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • A good background in using Adobe Creative Suite and design softwares.
  • Solid understanding of design principles and practices.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize in a fast-paced environment.

Joining the Pulse Team

The Pulse team is made up of passionate individuals who go above and beyond to inform and engage our young audience with quality content - also delighting our clients and partners with their creative ability to engage these audiences.

From the moment you join us, you will be empowered to run projects, solve problems and develop solutions that can impact our audience of millions and our clients and partners. You will get to work collaboratively with a pan-African team in a fast-paced environment.

To know more about what it’s like to work at Pulse, you can check out - here you will see our vision and mission, our core values, what our team members have to say about working with us, and some amazing projects we’ve worked on for clients.

How To Apply

If you would like to apply, please submit your application using the form below. You will receive an email confirming that your application has been received.


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