Deputy Creative Director at Paga Nigeria


Paga is a licensed financial services company and a leading payments company in Nigeria with a massive transformative purpose – to make it simple for one billion people to access and use money. It was founded on the simple belief that the ubiquity of mobile phones can be leveraged in building an ecosystem that enables people to digitally send and receive money and creating simple financial access for everyone.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Deputy Creative Director

Location: Yaba, Lagos
Department: Brand Strategy & Marketing
Employment type: Full-time


Job Summary

  • We’re seeking a Deputy Creative Director who can lead our creative team and other departments to deliver outstanding, data-driven projects.
  • Your role will be to conceptualize and strategize, and then monitor the progress of marketing projects.
  • Additionally, you’ll be responsible for developing creative plans focused on Paga customers. You’ll collaborate closely with the Head of Brand Strategy and Marketing.
  • As the Deputy Creative Director, your goal is to ensure that all projects exceed our customers’ expectations and drive sustainable growth by achieving the best possible visual and essential outcomes.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement concepts, and strategies in various projects/tasks and oversee them to completion.
  • Championing the brand and creating user-cantered designs that cater to the wider design needs of the business.
  • Collaborate with all teams/departments in Paga to obtain knowledge of the brief’s requirements.
  • Direct, coach and motivate the creative team to help them use their knacks effectively.
  • Lead brainstorming/creative sessions to generate ideas.
  • Implement the Marketing SLAs process for receiving briefs from departments/teams and provide feedback to the team.
  • Train and guide the creative team and other departments into accomplished professionals.
  • Monitor results of projects/team efforts and propose actions for the future.
  • Work with external vendors to ensure all production work is in line with brand guidelines and on time.

Knowledge and Skills Requirements

  • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience
  • Proven experience as a creative leader or in a similar creative role.
  • Provide experience in the creative process, strategy, marketing, graphic design, and brand development.
  • Excellent working knowledge of tools/software such as Asana, SurveysSparrow, Photoshop, Illustrator, AfterEffects, Figma, CorelDraw, etc.
  • Outstanding leadership and organization skills
  • Exemplary interpersonal and analytical abilities
  • Oversee and provide effective direction at photo shoots.
  • Effectively check project tools, briefs and approve work.
  • Command respect of freelance designers, media agents, vendors and be able to effectively manage their assistance.
  • Must be self-motivated to prioritize and manage workload and meet critical project milestones and deadlines.
  • Must be able to collaborate well with team members
  • Clear and concise written and verbal communication skills
  • Basic copy writing skills
  • Must have completed the mandatory NYSC
  • Social media marketing a strong plus
  • Mastery of HTML/CSS a strong plus
  • 3D illustration an advantage

Key Competencies:

  • Collaboration
  • Initiative
  • A strong attention to detail
  • A strong creative flair and originality
  • Confidence, to present and explain ideas
  • Tech savvy – keeping up with design and technological advances and relating them to job
  • Inquisitive
  • Integrity
  • Innovative

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


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