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Full-time vacancies
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VACANCIES


Graphic Designer / Typographer

We are looking for an ambitious designer who is ready to join our young, growing team of creatives. To be successful in this role, you should have in-depth knowledge of Arabic typography, as well as the passion to learn and develop in this field. Our ideal candidate is one who is ready to learn, acquiring a new skillset unique to Kashida: merging typography with product design.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Working with the Creative Director on Kashida’ s upcoming product collections.
  • Sketching product design concepts.
  • Developing the product from initial sketching to final design ready for production.
  • Carrying out product photoshoots and photo re-touching.
  • Content creation for online ads, social media and website.
  • Designing brand collaterals (brochures, flyers, business cards, packaging, gift wrap, gift cards, etc).
  • Designing exhibition collaterals.
  • Preparing design presentations to clients.

QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLSET

  • Must read and write Arabic
  • Knowledge and expertise in Arabic typography/calligraphy
  • To be based in Dubai - UAE
  • 3-5 years minimum work experience  
  • Ability to generate and implement ideas from concept to execution
  • Strong knowledge in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign. Premiere and AfterEffects are a plus).
  • Product photography skills (videography experience is a plus)
  • Able to juggle multiple projects with overlapping deadlines
  • Proactive and eager to learn, pushing the boundaries of current technologies and create progressive designs.
  • Solid design sense with strong emphasis on quality.
  • Have an excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Can work in well within a team.
  • Creative and artistic, attention to detail, outstanding design flair.

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Account Executive (Arabic speaker)

We are looking for an ambitious and self-motivated account executive to join our young, growing team. To be successful in this role, you should provide a personalized client experience, smooth customer service, building and maintaining relationships with clients, and converting client interests into sales. You will also manage supplier relations.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES


Client Servicing
- Handle client inquiries (emails, phone calls, online chat)
- Prepare and send proposals to clients

- Liase with customers for order inquiries / damages / replacements

- Prepare collection line sheet

- Provide expert advice to interested customers regarding the products offered

- Provide excellent customer service in alignment with the company standards
- Always strive to improve the customer experience
- Use effective selling techniques to maximize business potential
- Collect and update customer information to ensure an efficient use of CRM 

E-commerce Management

- Manage Kashida’s online shop (e-commerce)

- Add new products to store
- Prepare client’s orders and air-way bills for shipments
- Coordinate with warehouse team for dispatchment

Shipping
- Coordinate freight (air/land/sea) with our shipping partners in the most economical and efficient way
- Prepare shipping documents for clearance/customs regulations

QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLSET
- 1-3 years of Account Executive experience within any of the following industries (luxury, homeware, design, high fashion)

- Fluent in Arabic and English. 
- Good writing skills in both Arabic and English
- Action-oriented and driven by results
- Show the capacity to build, target, establish and foster long-term relationships with clients and support brand awareness
- Committed to excellence, pro-active, resilient with a can-do attitude
- Ability to uphold the respect of the company standards and procedures
- Strong oral and written communication skills

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Freelance vacancies
Kashida is always on the lookout for talented graphic designers, product designers, calligraphers, and sales people to work with us on a freelance basis. Freelancers must have knowledge of Arabic calligraphy and share Kashida’s passion for this discipline.


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Internship Program
Kashida offers an 8-week design internship program for undergrad students and young professionals looking for a hands on experience in merging Arabic script with product design. The internship will be held at our Dubai office 5 days/week, across the 8-weeks.
Interns must have an interest in Arabic calligraphy and be willing to push the boundaries of this discipline, exploring and sketching in 2D. Basic 3D sketching skills are a must in order to be able to explain your ideas to the team. You don’t have to be an expert in typography nor a great 3D artist. We’re looking for passionate, savvy designers willing to experiment!

Send your CV to info@kashidadesign.com