National Consultant - Graphic Designer (Retainer)

National Consultant - Graphic Designer (Retainer)

United Nations Development Programme
3-6 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Job Description :
UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.
In Indonesia, UN Women works with government, civil society organizations, academia, the media, the public and private sectors to address national priorities of gender equality and women’s empowerment. Placing the advancement of women’s rights at the centre of our work, UN Women Indonesia focuses on (1) ending violence against women (2) promoting women’s human rights (3) women’s economic empowerment (4) women contribute to and have greater influence in building sustainable peace.
To support the effective implementation of the communication plans and activities of the programmes, UN Women Indonesia Office seeks to embark on a series of targeted communications, visibility, publicity and advocacy. In addition, UN Women Indonesia seeks to produce communications, advocacy and visibility materials on positive messaging on gender equality and women’s empowerment.
In view of responding to the design needs of the office for the above mentioned purposes, UN Women Indonesia Office seeks to hire a graphic designer for providing timely and qualitative design services.
Duties and Responsibilities
Objective of the Assignment
The graphic designer will be responsible for design services for the communication and advocacy materials such as brochures, factsheets, posters, newsletters, social media cards to support communications, advocacy and resource mobilization and to enhance visibility and understanding of UN Women activities in Indonesia as well as increasing the efficiency of its programmatic activities and specific campaigns and events. The graphic designer will be required to have her/his own technical and software based equipments to deliver the services specified in this ToR.
Scope of Work
  • Conceptualize, design, and lay-out of high quality innovative, creative and attention-grabbing materials (print and online), for web-based communications as infographic, UN Women in house factographics, illustrations, web-based campaigns, and advocacy; promotion and training purposes as assigned by Programme Managers and Communication Officer;
  • Follow UN Women Branding Guidelines and identity standards;
  • Modify, revise and edit materials as required, in consultation UN Women team. UN Women team will support resource materials and/or reference documents as relevant;
  • Provide guidance to UN Women Indonesia on printing requirements and quality assurance.
  • Conduct quality control to ensure accurate and high-quality work;
  • Work in close collaboration with UN Women Indonesia team to ensure full compliance with the projects’ priorities.

  • Advocacy messages should be positive and empowering;
  • Materials designed in such a way that they can be updated and adjusted for future use (all colours, pantones, fonts, inserted bitmaps or any other used resource should be included in the design package; fonts should not be converted to outlines in order to allow edits and adaptations in the future);
  • Ensuring the design of the materials is consistent with UN Women communications guidelines;
  • UN Women has non-exclusive world rights in perpetuity of all designed submissions and products;
  • Provide raw files upon request from UN Women.

  • Integrity:Demonstrates consistency in upholding and promoting the values of UN Women in actions and decisions, in line with the UN Code of Conduct.
  • Cultural sensitivity and valuing diversity:Demonstrate an appreciation of the multicultural nature of the organization and the diversity of its staff; and demonstrate an international outlook, appreciating difference in values and learning from cultural diversity.
  • Ethics and Values:Demonstrate and safeguard ethics and integrity.

Required Skills and Experience
  • Secondary education, specific diplomas or technical studies in design or layout an advantage.

  • At least 3 years of experience in design and strong layout skills;
  • Very good creative skills and advanced command over a full range of graphic design software, including Adobe Suite/CC such as illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop;
  • Proven experience of graphic production from start to published/printed products with knowledge of printing processes and colour management;
  • Experience in developing design related to women’s empowerment and gender equality is an advantage and will be considered;
  • Previous working experience with UN and other international organisations is an asset.

Language and Other Requirements
  • Proficiency in oral and written in English.

Interested candidates are requested to submit electronic application no later than 11 April 2021.
Submission of package
  1. Letter of Interest containing the statement on candidate’s experience in the field of recruitment
  2. Updated CV.
  3. A sample portfolio consisting of a selection of design materials to showcase the qualifications stated above.
  4. P11 including past experience in similar assignments; can be downloaded at
  5. Financial proposal. The financial proposal shall specify a daily rate (inclusive of any costs as communication, administrative costs…).

All applications must include financial proposal. Applications without financial proposal will be treated as incomplete and will not be considered for further processing.

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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.

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