Graphics Designer at RTI International

 Employment Nigeria 23-Nov-2018 ₦Not Available ABUJA , IT and Telecoms  


RTI International is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to conducting innovative, multidisciplinary research that improves the human condition. With a worldwide staff of more than 5,000 people, RTI offers innovative research and development and multidisciplinary services.

We hereby invite applications from highly resourceful, motivated and experienced professionals to fill the vacant position below: 

Job Title: Graphics Designer

Location:
 Abuja

Background
As part of the demand to manage and coordinate all EWASH project communications and visibility requirements, there is an urgent need to begin the process of putting in place mechanisms for video production and graphic designs that would aid our knowledge management and sharing with third parties. Short video documentaries are some of KM products that need to be disseminated to target counterparts and key stakeholders especially at State level to support the implementation of EWASH learning agenda (internal and external audiences).

To achieve this, USAID E-WASH requires the services of a GRAPHIC DESIGNER that will provide hands-on support to the Senior Communications and Knowledge Management Specialist that will assist in formatting newsletters, factsheets and other KM materials that will be disseminated. In addition, the person will also design graphics that are compliant with E-WASH branding and marking requirements for production and dissemination. It is anticipated that the graphic designer will support the process of planning, analysis and design of a visual answer to E-WASH communication problems.

Position Description
The USAID E-WASH program seeks a graphic designer consultant who can support the design and development of associated learning products by generating visual representations of baseline survey (studies) outcomes infographics collated via feedbacks from beneficiaries and field respondents. The graphic designer consultant will also be expected to contribute their creative skills to the idea generation process under the supervision of the Senior Media and Communications (M&C) Specialist.

The graphic designer will collaborate predominantly with members of USAID E-WASH MEL team to generate visual representations of ideas to include illustrations as well as captioned data visualization products to highlight existing trends and portray systemic patterns. These visual representations will be refined through an iterative and consultative process, with the possibility of new ideas emerging throughout the period of consultancy.

Objectives

  • The minimum education qualifications and associated knowledge, skills, abilities are outlined below i.e.

Key Responsibilities
Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Develop a range of rough and refined visual representation of E-WASH learning product ideas and concepts
  • Responsible for the design, creation, and delivery of a variety of print and digital marketing materials that exhibit a creative and consistent USAID brand messaging across all of USAID E-WASH program components and baseline survey results.
  • Create a variety of print materials including but not limited to thought leadership publications, flyers, posters, brochures, press releases, banners, and other relevant materials for both online and offline channels.
  • Create artistic and innovative designs for digital platforms such as website and internal portals, social media and interactive presentations.
  • He/she must be comfortable working on multi-disciplinary teams to produce exciting design concepts under tight deadlines, while adhering to USAID brand standards. The Designer will also be expected to have extensive expertise in using relevant design software to bring design concepts to life.
  • Applicants with experience working with design and branding regulations of USAID will be given principal consideration.

Educational Qualifications

  • Have at least a B.Sc. Degree or HND in Computer Science, Information Technology, Statistics or related field with experience with video recording and editing
  • A minimum of three (3) years of progressive, relevant work experience in graphic designs and;
  • Demonstrated strength and experience providing technical assistance, document reviews, transcribing and record keeping is useful.
  • Prior experience working with USG-funded programs is preferred;
  • Experience in handling entry tasks for multiple states is required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Minimum four (4) years of experience as a professional graphic designer.
  • Excellent creativity and idea generation skills.
  • Ability to collaborate and work well with others to illustrate their ideas and visions.
  • Excellent computer proficiency (MS Office - Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Excellent knowledge of design programs such as InDesign, QuarkXPress, FreeHand, Illustrator, Photoshop, 3ds Max, Acrobat, Director, Dreamweaver and Flash.
  • Effective time management for work flow and delivery of results within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Good interpersonal and relationship building skills.
  • Strong client delivery focus.
  • Adaptable, managing change and ambiguity with ease.

Level of Effort
This assignment is expected to be undertaken for a duration of 21 work days with an expected commencement date of December 10th, 2018. Engagement days may not be concurrent.

Application Closing Date
23rd November, 2018.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Application Letters and CV as a single Word document to: Recruitment@ewash.rti.org The title/subject of your email and application should be the position you are applying for. 

Note

  • Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Hence, Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible
  • Only shortlisted candidates will receive an invitation for an interview
  • Women are strongly encouraged to apply
  • Any successful candidate will be subjected to a pre-employment background investigation.


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