Vacancy Announcement of MYEO (Myanmar Youth Empowerment Opportunities)
Myanmar Youth Empowerment Opportunities (MYEO) is a social impact-driven edtech. Our mission is to equip all of Myanmar’s new graduates with the skills to be valuable members of the workforce and community.
Youths in Myanmar are in a vulnerable employment situation, either unemployed or underemployed. At the same time, organizations in Myanmar urge more qualified employees, particularly for jobs in the new economy.
Despite the challenges in work conditions for youth and low skilled workforce, Myanmar presents an encouraging opportunity on the adoption of mobile technology: +20 million people in the country use Facebook or Messenger. To seize that opportunity, MYEO has created a mobile-based online solution that nurtures youth employability and paves the way to build a high-skilled workforce for organizations in Myanmar.
MYEO has a team of +30 people, with experience in technology, education, marketing and data analysis. Since 2014, the startup has been impacting the lives of thousands of youths in Myanmar, including +12,000 youths trained exclusively online, +50,000 youths using MYEO's learning chatbots and +130,000 youths engaging with MYEO's Facebook community.
About the Graphic Designer role
MYEO's Graphic Designer is a very agile, fast, resourceful creative person that has both a passion for designing beautiful graphics that are also effective to communicate MYEO's messages and created in a very efficient manner. That's a talent that is able to understand the needs of the people requesting the graphics and turn that into a great piece of illustration at the minimum possible time: you need to be very efficient! That's also someone who wants to grow as a graphic designer being widely open to hear feedback both from team members and management, this means that we will hear your voice about your creations, but you also need to be open to what internal clients, team mates have to say.
Design illustrations for social media posts (Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn), illustrations for Facebook Advertising ads, web pages, logos, and other communication materials.
Creating graphic designs in a very fast, efficient way, getting done multiple design pieces in a matter of hours, sometimes, minutes.
Mastering Adobe's Creative Suite—including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, or other graphic design tools (e.g., Canva).
Strongly communicate with team mates to gain an understanding of what they want their proposed communications to look like.
Following and advocating towards everyone in the organization to follow MYEO's brand guidelines, including color palette, alignment to users’ personas needs, MYEO's and donor's requests for use of logo and visual identity
Being strongly detail oriented, reviewing final productions to avoid errors, typos, misspelling, wrong use of brand colors and ensuring that final social media posts and physical prints reflect internal client’s specifications.
Incorporating feedback from team members without taking personally - there must be a balance between arguing for your choice and accepting others' guidance.
2 years of experience producing graphic design either as a marketing freelancer, advertising agencies or in marketing teams of companies.
Fluent speaking and writing skill in both Burmese and English languages.
Equal Opportunity Employer
MYEO is an equal opportunity employer. MYEO does not discriminate against any applicant for employment on any basis including, but not limited to: race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, and marital status. MYEO welcomes and encourages candidates from underrepresented communities to join the team.
Interested candidates are welcome to submit Curriculum Vitae (CV) to the following contact.
Myanmar Youth Empowerment Opportunities