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Job Opening: Design Associate

18 Nov

About Fundi Bots

Fundi Bots’ mission is to accelerate science learning in Africa.

To achieve this, we use practical learning tools like robot-building to improve learning outcomes. Through the process of building robots, the students get practical skills in computer science, electrical and electronics engineering, mechanical engineering, computer programming and soft skills like project management, teamwork and innovation.

The Design Associate Role

We are looking for a graphics designer to create engaging and on-brand graphics for a variety of media.

The role includes the entire process of defining requirements, visualizing and creating graphics including illustrations, logos, layouts and photos. You will be responsible for shaping the visual aspects of our website, books, magazines, reports, product packaging, exhibitions and more.

The graphics design work requires strong creative flair and experience in order to inspire and capture the attention of multiple target audiences and help with communicating the right message.

Work Schedule

The role is a full-time position. Our workdays are Monday to Saturday.


Fundi Bots works with a network of hundreds of schools within Uganda (Western, Central, Eastern and Northern regions). While the role is based in Kampala, you must be willing to travel upcountry as the need arises.

Design Skills

  • Excellent knowledge of design with the Adobe Suite specifically Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
  • Good knowledge and experience designing for both print and digital media
  • Strong experience working and managing physical printing of material with various print houses.
  • Good photography skills will be a bonus.
  • Experience with Adobe After Effects will be an added bonus.

Your duties will be as follows:

  • Develop concepts, graphics and layouts for product illustrations, organizational brand material and online media
  • Adhere to the Fundi Bots brand guidelines ensuring that all internal and external communications follows the standardized and consistent branding guide
  • Assist with providing content material for the Fundi Bots website including multi-media content, galleries, blogs and other content sections
  • Create regular digital content for website, social and other platforms through constant collaboration with the communications and media teams
  • Brainstorm and create special digital content to highlight milestones, reports and activities of past events and promotions of upcoming events
  • Maintain, tag and organize an archive of all Fundi Bots digital and physical media collected from various team members, volunteers and partners
  • Liaise with external printers on a regular basis to ensure deadlines are met and material is printed to the highest quality.

If you are interested in this position, please send your application which should include the following:

  • Cover letter
  • CV / Resume
  • Design portfolio (or link to online portfolio)

Send your application to careers@fundibots.org with the title: Job Application: Design Associate

Deadline: 2nd December 2021

For further questions or inquiries, contact careers@fundibots.org.

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