Cytonn: Videographer (Communication design) Job 2019

By | March 7, 2019

Cytonn: Videographer (Communication design) Job 2019

Job Type:   Full Time

Job Category:   Design

Closing Date:   March 29th, 2019

Location:   Nairobi

Cytonn Investments is an independent investments management firm, with offices in Nairobi, Nakuru, Nyeri and Kisumu – Kenya and D.C. Metro – U.S. We are primarily focused on offering alternative investment solutions to global and local institutional investors, individual high net-worth investors, and diaspora investors interested in the East-African region.

Our investments are in real estate and private equity. Real estate investments are made through our development affiliate, Cytonn Real Estate, where we currently have over Kshs. 82 billion (USD 820 mn) of projects under mandate across ten projects. In private equity, we invest in banking, insurance, education, and hospitality. Our financial services investments in Sub Saharan Africa are made through our Cytonn Financial Services Fund (CFSF) through which we are the 5th largest shareholder in NIC Bank in Kenya. Investments in education and hospitality are made through Cytonn Education Services and Cytonn Hospitality, respectively.

Cytonn communications team is looking for a talented creative to join our team. The candidate will be trained on conceptualizing, developing, and executing multimedia production for digital marketing, working in tandem with our creative and Digital Marketing teams.


  1. Take the brief to understand specifications and work closely with the Design and Marketing team to develop concepts
  2. Capture and process images and videos until you achieve desired results
  3. Constantly improve image and video quality using various post-production methods
  4. Use and maintain modern and traditional technical equipment (cameras, lenses etc)
  5. Arrange objects, scenes, lighting, and background to adhere to specifications
  6. Direct shooting subjects
  7. Archive photographic images and maintain the database
  8. Maintain an in-depth understanding of photography and videography best practices and procedures
  9. Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time


  1. Strong videography and/or photography skills
  2. Strong in Adobe Creative Suite skills, with an eagerness to learn new tools
  3. A strong understanding of creative storytelling
  4. Education background in multimedia production, photography, videography, visual communication design, or other related fields
  5. Familiarity with digital marketing
  6. Ability to work with the design and communications teams to understand marketing requirements and capabilities as they relate to Creative production
  7. Passion for current communication design trends and technologies and a desire to communicate this knowledge across the team
  8. Passionate about personal growth and learning
  9. Copywriting skills are a plus