Apply now for the following UZ job vacancies.
The University of Zimbabwe is inviting applications for the following vacant posts:
UNIVERSITY OF ZIMBABWE PUBLICATIONS
1.1 GRAPHIC DESIGNERS (3 POSTS)
1.1.1 Research and Innovation
1.1.2 Marketing and Communications
Qualifications, Experience and Attributes
Applicants must possess the following:
A Higher National Diploma (HND) in Desktop Publishing (DTP) or Bachelor’s
Degree in a related field;
A qualification in Graphic Design or Arts or 3-D design or illustrator;
Ability to create and produce graphic design materials using a range of
media, methods, techniques and equipment for example book designs,
adverts and other creative projects;
Experience and skills in digital publishing or e-publishing.
Skills in the utilization of specified computerized graphic design software and
programs e.g Adobe Creative Cloud;
Knowledge of printing processes, procedures, specifications, reproduction
processes and techniques;
Unquestionable communication, time management, organizational and
problem –solving skills;
Ability to analyze and interpret user graphic requirements, graphic and
technical information and to create interpretive illustrations;
Highly creative imaginative and analytical individual preferred, one with an
acute vision, a good eye for design, layout and detail and is deadline
A flexible, confident and patient personality is preferred, as pressure to meet
deadlines means extra hours may be required at times.
A minimum of one year working experience is essential.
Duties and Responsibilities
The successful candidate would be responsible for:
Creating original graphics, layouts and concepts/designs for signage, logos,
pamphlets, business cards, banners, books and journals and other creative
projects for both print and electronic media;
Creating stunning motion graphics and visual effects (including videos,
animation and audios;
Planning and developing print and/or reproduction specifications production
schedules including costing and workflow assignments;
Designing standardized and high quality graphics (corporate wear and
Designing and developing branded materials (Including signage, adverts,
posters, letterheads, business cards, logos, pamphlets, memorabilia,
Contributing high quality image content for University publications including
books magazines, newsletters and social media platforms.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE for the uz job vacancies:
All applications will be treated in strictest confidence. Six copies of applications, including
a curriculum vitae, giving full personal particulars indicating full name, place and date of
birth; certified copies of national identification, birth certificate, proof of qualifications,
employment and experiences, present salary, telephone number and names and
addresses of three referees should be addressed to:
DEPUTY REGISTRAR, HUMAN RESOURCES
University of Zimbabwe
P O Box MP167
Or Hand delivered to the Administration Block, door number 123
The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday, 1 October 2021. Please note that
only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
The University of Zimbabwe is an Equal Opportunity Employer and therefore men and
women are encouraged to apply.