Visual Designer

Labs /
Full-Time /
About KOKO Networks
KOKO Networks is a venture-backed climate-tech company with 1,800+ employees across East Africa, India, and the United Kingdom. Our mission is to imagine and deliver technology that improves life in the world’s fastest growing cities. We offer a fast-paced and highly collaborative work environment with significant opportunities for professional growth.  Our core lines of business currently include: (1) KOKO Fuel, an ultra-clean liquid bioethanol cooking fuel solution delivered via a network of smart fuel ATMs and leveraging existing downstream liquid fuels infrastructure; and (2) KOKO Climate, which retails the emissions reductions that occur from switching households from deforestation-based charcoal to KOKO Fuel. In 2021, KOKO was selected as the world’s leading emerging markets climate technology solution by FT/IFC.

KOKO Labs is the research and development arm of KOKO.  From ideas to reality, through user research, iterative design, and commercial development, KOKO Labs helps us imagine and deliver transformative technology-based solutions. 

KOKO Labs’ dedicated team of entrepreneurs, researchers, designers and engineers work out of purpose-built facilities in Nairobi, Kenya and Gandhinagar, India partnering closely with technical, commercial, academic and regulatory experts from around the world.

KOKO Labs is seeking a Visual Designer to join our dynamic and innovative team. The Visual Designer will be responsible for creating compelling visual designs for our digital and physical products and marketing materials. The successful candidate will have a passion for design, a strong eye for detail, and a desire to learn and grow in a fast-paced environment.

We build and test out projects quickly and they vary in type and reach. This means the visual designer is never bored - you’ll be working on a range of projects - from branding to customer facing marketing material and even low fidelity prototypes. All you need is a good sense of visual design and a willingness to learn the business. 

The designer is expected to work based out of our Ahmedabad / Gandhinagar offices.

What you will do

    • Work closely with the different Labs teams to create visual designs that align with our brand guidelines and business objectives
    • Design and produce high-quality graphics for digital and physical products
    • Create engaging social media graphics and other marketing materials that resonate with our target audience
    • Collaborate with the product team to create user interfaces and experiences that are intuitive, user-friendly, and visually appealing
    • Stay up-to-date with the latest design trends, tools, and techniques, and incorporate them into your work
    • Participate in design critiques, provide and receive feedback, and iterate on designs based on feedback
    • Ensure all design work is delivered on time, within budget, and to the highest quality standards

What you will bring to KOKO

    • Bachelor's / Master’s degree in Graphic Design, Visual Communication, or a related field
    • 3-5 years of relevant experience in graphic design or visual communication, preferably in a tech or startup environment
    • Strong portfolio that demonstrates a range of visual design skills
    • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) and other design tools
    • Working knowledge of  Figma will be a big plus
    • Ability to work independently, manage multiple projects simultaneously, and meet deadlines
    • Excellent communication, collaboration, and problem-solving skills
KOKO is committed to gender and racial diversity in the workplace. We encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply!