Individual Consultant – Animation Developer


Location : New Delhi, INDIA, INDIA
Application Deadline :02-Feb-21 (Midnight New York, USA)
Type of Contract :Individual Contract
Post Level :National Consultant
Languages Required :
English  
Duration of Initial Contract :One Year
Expected Duration of Assignment :One Year

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 Enterprise Application Development (EAD) unit of the Information Technology Services (ITS) is responsible for developing sustainable and affordable IT solutions to meet UNOV/UNODC requirements, also enabling availability of the solutions more generally across the UN Secretariat entities.

The India Technical Hub (EAD-ITH) based in New Delhi forms part of the vital delivery pillars of the ITS in keeping with the UN’s revised ICT strategy. As part of this strategy and under the direct supervision of the Head – ITH; the Animation Developer will work with a team of highly motivated eLearning professionals and work with the Instructional Designing team and Course Authoring team, Taking an active role on both sides in conceptualizing and creative moving/animated content,


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Visualise and create engaging and interactive 2D/3D animations for e-learning courses to be used on multiple devices;
  • Brainstorm and conceptualise ideas, with the ability to produce quick concept edits and pre-visualisation video edits;
  • Design and create an overall look and feel for motion graphics projects;
  • Collaborate with the design team to come up with unique and engaging creative experiences;
  • Discuss ideas for images, graphics and animations with team members before applying them in the development;
  • Training and scaling up of associate graphic Developers and animators;
  • Develop highly visual and interactive learning content based upon storyboards;
  • Communicate effectively with the development team;
  • Maintain project documentation and course folders during the project lifecycle;
  • Ensures assets/data security and integrity;
  • Perform other duties as assigned;

 


Competencies

  • Professionalism: Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Strong analytical, research, reporting and writing abilities. Strong organisational and process management competencies. Ability to rapidly analyse and integrate diverse information from varied sources. Ability to produce a variety of written media products in a clear, concise, journalistic style. Ability to deliver oral presentations to various audiences. Is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns. Ability to apply judgment in the context of assignments given, plan own work and manage conflicting priorities, and remains calm in stressful situations. Shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges.
  • Accountability: Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honours commitments; delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within the prescribed time, cost and quality standards; operates in compliance with organisational regulations and rules; supports subordinates, provides oversight and takes responsibility for delegated assignments; takes personal responsibility for his/her shortcomings and those of the work unit, where applicable.
  • Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organisational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; builds consensus for task purpose and direction with team members; supports and acts in accordance with final group decisions, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.

 


Required Skills and Experience

Qualifications:

  • Education:       University degree (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent) in Arts or related field.
  • Experience:     A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in graphic designing, developing 2D and 3D animations for online training courses using After Effects, Illustrator, Photoshop, Flash, Premier and 3D software - Autodesk Maya and Autodesk 3Ds Max.
  • Languages:     English and Hindi

Technical Evaluation Criteria:       

The award of the contract shall be made to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as response and having received the highest score out of a pre-determined set of weighted technical and financial criteria specific to the solicitation.

  • Technical Criteria weight - 70%.
  • Financial Criteria weight - 30%.
  • Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 49 points (70% of the total technical points) would be considered for the financial evaluation.

Financial Proposal:

Technically qualified consultants will be requested to submit their daily fee rate i.e. consultants who score more than 70% i.e. 49 marks with respect to the above-mentioned evaluation criteria. Consultant should not specify their consultancy fee on their CV or with the submission. The CV will not be evaluated further in case the consultant submits the same

Criteria for Technical Evaluation:

  • Qualification – 10 marks;
  • Relevant Work Experience – 60 marks;

Payment Schedule:

  • Payment will be made on a monthly basis for the number of days worked on submission of a progress report.

Important to Note:

  • Any miscellaneous charges, i.e. internet, phone etc. would not be reimbursed;
  • Please note proposals without financial proposal will not be considered;
  • CV and Financial proposal can be clubbed in one file for uploading;

 



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