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Graphic Designer

Creative
Full-time
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Mid Valley, Kuala Lumpur

About The Job

JOIN US and be part of our amazing team here at INFLUASIA which operates WORLD OF BUZZ (WOB), Lobak Merah and NOODOU media platforms. As Malaysia's #1 Urban English news site, we serve and engage with millions of audience monthly!

Responsibilities:
 
  • Plan the concept by studying the information and materials given by the colleagues and clients.
  • Develop concepts, graphics and layouts for product illustrations, company logos and websites.
  • Illustrates concept by designing rough layout of art and copy regarding arrangement, size, type size and style, and related aesthetic concepts.
  • Determine size and arrangement of the copy and illustrative material, as well as font style and size.
  • Work closely with clients and colleagues, briefing and advising them with regards to design style, format, print production and timescales.
  • Manage client proposals from typesetting through to design, print and production.
  • Prepare rough drafts of material based on the agreed brief.
  • Obtains approval of concept by submitting rough layout for approval.
  • Produce drafts for review by clients and make revisions based on the feedback received.
  • Review final productions for errors and ensure that final prints reflect client specifications.
  • Prepares finished copy and art by operating typesetting, printing, and similar equipment; and purchasing from vendors.
  • Completes projects by coordinating with outside agencies, art services, printers, etc.
  • Liaise with external printers on a regular basis to ensure deadlines are met and material is printed to the highest quality.
  • Maintains technical knowledge by attending design workshops; reviewing professional publications; and participating in professional societies.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.


Job Requirements

 
  • Preferred age: 21-30 years old. Unless you’re young at heart
  • Candidate must possess at least Diploma/Advanced/Higher/Graduate Diploma, Bachelor's Degree/Post Graduate Diploma/Professional Degree, Master's Degree in Art/Design/Creative Multimedia or equivalent.
  • Required language(s): English, Bahasa Malaysia, Mandarin
  • Proven graphic designing experience
  • A strong portfolio of illustrations or other graphics
  • Familiarity with design software and technologies (such as InDesign, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Photoshop)
  • A keen eye for aesthetics and details
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work methodically and meet deadlines
  • Degree in Design, Fine Arts or related field is a plus
  • Proven ability to deliver in a deadline-driven public relations & marketing communications environment
  • Excellent relationship management & organizational skills
  • Top-notch project management skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and “get it done” philosophy.
  • Upbeat and positive attitude with an always client-focused personality.
  • Comfort with dealing with potentially unhappy clients in a dynamic environment.
  • Decisiveness and ability to assert control over dynamic situations to steer them properly.
  • High degree of proficiency on a PC.

Our Culture

ABOUT US

 
INFLUASIA consist of Malaysia's most prominent digital publications namely WORLD OF BUZZ, Lobak Merah and NOODOU driven to inform, entertain, inspire and ultimately engage with the mass public. The company plans on growing beyond their current formidable reach of over 200 million users on social media and more than 23 million readers on their portals per month to ensure that INFLUASIA will remain a key player in the digital media industry. 

The company first started out from WORLD OF BUZZ (WOB), which is currently Malaysia's largest English Social News site, serving and engaging with millions of audience monthly! We are the #1 lifestyle & entertainment news portal in Malaysia supported by a strong team of young (and talented) adults!

We’re a company growing at a rapid pace, that started humbly from the bottom with our blood, sweat and tears and we are currently looking to expand further. We are seeking for enthusiastic individuals who are keen to help grow this company together! 

Are you creative, passionate and exceptional in writing? 
Fun, witty and have a go-getter attitude in whatever you do?
Or are you able to deliver and close powerful sales pitches? 

Then we want you! 

COOL STUFF HERE

  • Outstanding efforts are highly valued, recognized and rewarded
  • Random, fun initiatives and activities. We work hard, but we party hard too! 
  • Opportunity to be part of our regular video shoots as casts and be 'femes' 
  • Attend exclusive media events with special invites and privileges
  • Young, fun & fast-paced working culture and environment
  • Company lunch & outings
  • Awesome pantry!
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