Who is MasterCard?
What role do we play in the modern world? Are we an enabler of purchases or a facilitator for transactions? We play a much larger role in the world by enabling those that have no access to financial systems – every employee has the opportunity to be a part of something bigger and to change lives. We have the technology, people and Brand to serve modern society . Today, we are a global tech company that connects everyone to endless possibilities, priceless possibilities.
MasterCard Labs: A culture of innovation
MasterCard Labs is MasterCard’s global Research and Development division, focused on the evolution of technological and consumer trends and the implication of these evolutions on the payments industry. Our tried, tested and proven methodologies enable us to generate new ideas from a variety of sources, and fast-track the best ideas from concept through prototype, pilot and into commercialization faster than ever before.
Diversity is critical to innovation success. MasterCard Labs runs projects across multiple geographies and comprises a diverse team of passionate individuals from a variety of cultures, backgrounds and disciplines. We operate as a single team collaborating on a global scale to identify and drive disruptive, breakthrough innovations in payments.
Over the last few years, MasterCard Labs has created hundreds of prototypes, in a variety of areas – commerce-related digital convergence, payment acceptance, loyalty and rewards, digital currencies, digital receipts, authentication, electronic bill presentment and payment, P2P payments, MPOS, disbursements, social commerce and many, many more – all focused on how MasterCard is executing on our strategy to drive preference for electronic payments and the MasterCard brand, with solutions that meet the needs of consumers, merchants, issuers, acquirers and governments.
MasterCard Labs for Financial Inclusion: Accelerating Financial Inclusion through innovation and technology
MasterCard Labs is excited to announce the launch of MasterCard Labs for Financial Inclusion in partnership with the Gates Foundation. The Lab for Financial Inclusion initiative will leverage proven MasterCard Labs innovation methodologies, along with MasterCard assets and expertise, to ideate, prototype, pilot and bring to market breakthrough payment solutions which address the financial needs of the poor.
MasterCard is committed to providing the means for the unbanked and underserved to move out of poverty. We are passionate about leveraging innovative technology to drive wide scale growth of financial inclusion across Africa.
Summary of the role: Your opportunity to effect change
• Enjoy a fast paced, start-up culture?
• Work great in a team and great on your own?
• Have a track record of delivering beautiful graphical assets?
MasterCard is looking for a highly creative, passionate and experienced Graphic Designer to join MasterCard Lab for Financial Inclusion in partnership with the Gates Foundation.
As in-house graphic designer, you will play a key role in bringing new financial inclusion focused products to market.
Your day-to-day responsibilities will include graphic design work for the Lab’s marketing materials, product education materials and point of sales collaterals to generate product awareness and customer / partner acquisition. You will partner with the marketing and product teams to prioritise graphic design requirements.
The right person for this position will demonstrate a high level of creative thinking, have a keen eye for detail, and have the ability to simultaneously work on multiple graphic design projects across a variety of media (print, video, online, e-marketing and digital projects).
Skills and Competencies
• Print [Adobe CS Suite, specifically Photoshop & Illustrator]
• Movie [After Effects or similar]
• Web [CSS, HTML]
• A strong proficiency in all areas of graphic design.
• An outstanding portfolio.
• Graphic design experience across a range of media including print, video, online, e-marketing and digital.
• Must have a ‘Roll-up-your-sleeves’ entrepreneurial, start-up attitude.
• Experience managing deliverables in an agile environment.
• Bachelor’s degree.
Work location Nairobi, Kenya
Equal Opportunity Employer
How to Apply
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