Graphic Designer, Home based,

Organization: UNDP - United Nations Development Programme

Country: Home-based

Closing date: Thursday, 18 March 2021

Graphic Designer

Location : Home based, DJIBOUTI

Application Deadline : 18-Mar-21

(Midnight New York, USA)

Additional Category : Sustainable Development and Poverty Reduction

Type of Contract : Individual Contract

Post Level : International Consultant

Languages Required : English French

Starting Date : (date when the selected candidate is expected to start)

21-Mar-2021

Duration of Initial Contract : 10 days

Expected Duration of Assignment : 10 days

UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

Background

The United Nations Resident Coordination Office (RCO) in Djibouti is committed to improving our capacity for research, evidence-based programming and using data for development.

As such the United Nations Country Team (UNCT) produces annual documentation to record and inform our activities and those of our partners that are used internally or distributed among our donors, partners and the general public.

UNRCO is seeking the services of a qualified consultant to design, layout and embellish the annual report for 2020.

The main purpose of the consultancy is to enhance the quality and readability of this major communications material through graphic design.

Duties and Responsibilities

Design, layout and format publications, and other printed and web-based communications materials respecting UNDCO branding guidelines, and branding requirements of other donors/partners, as needed;
Design and create an illustration, art-work, maps, tables, charts and other graphic elements for communication and promotional materials;
Propose size and arrangement of illustrative material and copy, and select style and size or type;
Develop infographics using supplied data to present core messages and organize complex information into visual representations;
Advise RCO Djibouti on best design options (for the given content), and propose multiple versions for their consideration;
Where necessary, locate photos from online sources and ensure proper photo credit is given;
Incorporate comments and changes from RCO Djibouti;
Ensure that the final output(s) for the communication product will be the final web-ready and print-ready version;
Liaise with printers, if necessary;
Deliver creative graphic and technical solutions (including infographics if required) for print, electronic, web-based and animated presentations.

The consultant will work on a two-week basis (21 March 2018 - 31 March 2021) (10 Days), as and when his/her services are required.

The consultant is expected to work remotely.

All work is to be delivered electronically.

Key deliverables: Lay out of the following document: UN Djibouti Annual Report

The graphics design consultant will work under the direct supervision of the overall direction of the UN RC Djibouti.

The consultant will work on a daily basis, as and when his/her services are required. The total amount to be paid will be calculated based on the number of days spent on each deliverable. Payment will be made at the end of the consultancy.

Competencies

Design, layout and format publications, and other printed and web-based communications materials respecting UNDCO branding guidelines, and branding requirements of other donors/partners, as needed;
Design and create an illustration, art-work, maps, tables, charts and other graphic elements for communication and promotional materials;
Propose size and arrangement of illustrative material and copy, and select style and size or type;
Develop infographics using supplied data to present core messages and organize complex information into visual representations;
Advise RCO Djibouti on best design options (for the given content), and propose multiple versions for their consideration;
Where necessary, locate photos from online sources and ensure proper photo credit is given;
Incorporate comments and changes from RCO Djibouti;
Ensure that the final output(s) for the communication product will be the final web-ready and print-ready version;
Liaise with printers, if necessary;
Deliver creative graphic and technical solutions (including infographics if required) for print, electronic, web-based and animated presentations.

Required Skills and Experience

Master’s Degree in Mass Communication, Journalism, International Relations, Social Sciences or related fields from a recognized institution.

Knowledge of graphic design, layout and document development.

Experience in Communications for Development and Advocacy

Experience working with UN agencies is an asset.

Knowledge of DCO guidelines is an asset

Method of Application

All applications should be addressed to

Operations Officer and sent to the following email address

:

proc.dji@undp.org on or before the

closing date of 16 March 2021.

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Link to the organization’s job offer: https://unjobs.org/vacancies/1615764803404