Graphic and Web Designer (digital, product, graphics or visual design)


Location : Amman, JORDAN
Application Deadline :05-Dec-20 (Midnight New York, USA)
Type of Contract :Individual Contract
Post Level :National Consultant
Languages Required :
Arabic   English  
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
10-Dec-2020
Duration of Initial Contract :12 months (ad-hoc and on retainer basis)
Expected Duration of Assignment :12 months (ad-hoc and on retainer basis)

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

This vacancy is opened for both national and international consultants.

To apply for this consultancy assignment, please check below link to veiw the terms of reference and other documents.

https://procurement-notices.undp.org/view_notice.cfm?notice_id=73190


Duties and Responsibilities

Please check below link

https://procurement-notices.undp.org/view_notice.cfm?notice_id=73190


Competencies

Corporate Competencies:

  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.
  • Demonstrates integrity and fairness, by modelling the UN/UNDP’s values and ethical standards;
  • Promotes the vision, mission and strategic goals of UNDP;

Functional Competencies:

  • Excellent graphic design and creative skills
  • Proficiency in design software
  • Experience in development of statistics, charts, and social networking
  • Internet research skills, ability to handle and interpret data
  • Good writing skills
  • Creative and proactive
  • Desire to work with and gain the confidence and respect of people with different language, national and cultural backgrounds.
  • Respect for the principles of the United Nations Charter and the UNDP Statement of Purpose
  • Ability to translate technical information in creative products;
  • Excellent communication skills;

Client Orientation and Communication:

  • Effective written and oral communication skills;
  • Good interpersonal and networking skills;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations;
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision;
  • Ability to work with multiple stakeholders from a wide range of disciplines and fields, from both developed and developing countries, and having diverse and competing for worldviews and interests.


Required Skills and Experience

Education:

  • Bachelor‘s degree or higher in Graphic Design, Visual Arts, Communications and/or Media, Web Design or other closely related field.

Experience:

  • At least 5 years of work experience in graphic design.
  • High quality professional portfolio demonstrating advanced skills and competence in graphics, design and illustration.
  • Mastery of current graphic design practices and web production software, including Adobe CS5/CS6 (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver), CorelDraw or similar.
  • Technical knowledge of web-based technologies that apply to web design such as HTML, Flash, and CSS is an advantage.
  • Experience with designing and creating illustrations and info-graphics is an advantage.
  • Experience with applying the UNDP branding guidelines is an advantage.
  • Experience with designing publications for UN agencies is an advantage.
  • Proven experience of graphic production from start to published/printed product with knowledge of printing processes (offset and digital) and colour management; 
  • Good understanding of new and evolving technologies and digital platforms;
  • Good command of an animation editing software

Language Requirements: 

  • Written and spoken proficiency in English. Fluency in Arabic is an asset.



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