Kenya Literature Bureau Assistant Designer Jobs

Senior Assistant Designer (Fine Art Illustrator) Job at Kenya Literature Bureau

Kenya Literature Bureau (KLB) is established under Kenya Literature Bureau Act, Cap 209 of 1980 with the mandate to publish, print, and disseminate literary, educational, cultural, and scientific books and other materials. KLB is the leading publisher in Kenya and the region and is home to some of the world’s top authors, researchers and experts in book publishing and printing. KLB prides itself in providing high quality educational publications and printing services that are unmatched in the region.

REF SASMO -12-2018

Reports to: Designer

Responsibilities for the Senior Assistant Designer (Fine Art Illustrator) Job

  • Develop book cover/layout designs to print ready artworks;
  • Conceptualise, plan and execute all forms of illustrations assignments for internal clientele;
  • Generate fine art illustrations;
  • Prepare digital content files from print ready files;
  • Carry out regular back up of all design projects.
  • Undertake photography assignments; and
  • Effect textual corrections on fine art assignments as directed by project managers/editors.

Senior Assistant Designer (Fine Art Illustrator) Job Qualifications

  • A Bachelors Degree in Art and Design/FineArts or Graphic Design Option.
  • Higher National Diploma or Diploma in Art and Design/Fine Art or a relevant field from a recognised body.
  • Minimum two (2) years of relevant work experience.
  • Problem solving, decision making, integrity, good communication, organisation and planning skills.
  • A good team player, maintains high work standards, reliable, easily adapts to new environments and self-motivated.

How To Apply

Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should send applications clearly indicating the job title and reference number of the position, a comprehensive CV stating your current position, photocopies of relevant certificates and testimonials as well as names and contacts (telephone and e-mail address) of three (3) referees familiar with your qualifications and work experience. Include your day and evening telephone numbers and your contact email address.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates will be required to satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 including; Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations; Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board; Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority; Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission; and Report from an Approved Credit Reference Bureau.

For the full details on these positions, including qualifications and experience, please visit KLB Website on and send your applications to

Address your applications to:

The Managing Director

Kenya Literature Bureau (KLB)

Bellevue Area, KLB Road

P.O. Box 30022 – 00100 GPO


Kenya Literature Bureau is an equal opportunity employer. Women and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applications should reach us on or before 19 September 2018.

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