UNV Multimedia Development Associate

UNICEF - United Nations Children's Fund

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Application deadline in 5 days: Sunday 7 Mar 2021

Contract

This is a UNV National Specialist contract. This kind of contract is known as National UN Volunteer. It is normally only for nationals. More about UNV National Specialist contracts.

Eligibility criteria

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Regional Chief of Communication or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Multimedia Development Associate will:

  • Conceptualize and create high quality designs to help advance UNICEF South Asia’s brand strategy, graphics, and collateral across digital channels.
  • Create visually engaging assets for social media channels.
  • Conceptualize and develop videos, graphics and infographics to communicate the situation of children in South Asia
  • Develop creative work of the highest caliber, provide quality control over concepts and projects, contribute creative solutions and innovations that strengthen the UNICEF brand in the region.
  • Carry out ad-hoc graphic design related work as instructed by the supervisor.
  • Carry out ad-hoc video editing as instructed by the supervisor.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are encouraged to integrate the UN Volunteers programme mandate within their assignment and promote voluntary action through engagement with communities in the course of their work. As such, UN Volunteers should dedicate a part of their working time to some of the following suggested activities:

  • Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark International Volunteer Day);
  • Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country;
  • Provide annual and end of assignment self-reports on UN Volunteer actions, results and opportunities.
  • Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;
  • Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly-arrived UN Volunteers;
  • Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.

Qualifications/Requirements

Required degree level:

Master degree or equivalent

Education - Additional Comments:

Required Education Level: Master's degree

Required Experience: 2 years

  1. Education, qualifications, skills, experience, areas of expertise:
  • Masters or Bachelor’s degree in multimedia, graphic design, video editing or a similar discipline;
  • At least two years for Masters degree or four years for Bachelors degree of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in the areas of graphic design and video editing;
  • Knowledge in concept and creation of specific graphic design assets, including infographics, data visualization, animation/video graphics, and interactive presentations;
  • Ability to conceptualize unique ideas for video and motion graphics projects and advertising campaigns;
  • Visual design sense that is clean, simple, and sharp, with ability to edit as needed;
  • Excellent IT skills, especially with design and photo-editing software (professional knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign or equivalent software);
  • Good research and analytical skills;
  • A keen and proven interest/knowledge in social media;
  • Experience in working in the UN or other international development organizations is desirable;
  • Previous experience working with UNICEF and familiarity with UNICEF’s new brand, design and style guidelines is an asset;
  • Excellent oral and written English language skills;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging and multicultural environment
  • Ability to respond to short deadlines and demonstrate a quick turn-around and execution of creative work;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Have affinity with or interest in child rights, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

Required experience:

24 Months

Experience remark:

Required Experience: 2 years

  1. Masters or Bachelor’s degree in multimedia, graphic design, video editing or a similar discipline;
  2. At least two years for Masters degree or four years for Bachelors degree of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in the areas of graphic design and video editing;
  3. Knowledge in concept and creation of specific graphic design assets, including infographics, data visualization, animation/video graphics, and interactive presentations;
  4. Ability to conceptualize unique ideas for video and motion graphics projects and advertising campaigns;
  5. Visual design sense that is clean, simple, and sharp, with ability to edit as needed;
  6. Excellent IT skills, especially with design and photo-editing software (professional knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign or equivalent software);
  7. Good research and analytical skills;
  8. A keen and proven interest/knowledge in social media;
  9. Experience in working in the UN or other international development organizations is desirable;
  10. Previous experience working with UNICEF and familiarity with UNICEF’s new brand, design and style guidelines is an asset;
  11. Excellent oral and written English language skills;
  12. Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging and multicultural environment
  13. Ability to respond to short deadlines and demonstrate a quick turn-around and execution of creative work;
  14. Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  15. Have affinity with or interest in child rights, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

Language skills:

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent

Area of expertise:

Database design, administration and maintenance, Other communications related experience, Web and graphic design

Area of expertise details:

Required Education Level: Bachelor's degree

Required Experience: 2 years

  1. Masters or Bachelor’s degree in multimedia, graphic design, video editing or a similar discipline;
  2. At least two years for Masters degree or four years for Bachelors degree of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in the areas of graphic design and video editing;
  3. Knowledge in concept and creation of specific graphic design assets, including infographics, data visualization, animation/video graphics, and interactive presentations;
  4. Ability to conceptualize unique ideas for video and motion graphics projects and advertising campaigns;
  5. Visual design sense that is clean, simple, and sharp, with ability to edit as needed;
  6. Excellent IT skills, especially with design and photo-editing software (professional knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign or equivalent software);
  7. Good research and analytical skills;
  8. A keen and proven interest/knowledge in social media;
  9. Experience in working in the UN or other international development organizations is desirable;
  10. Previous experience working with UNICEF and familiarity with UNICEF’s new brand, design and style guidelines is an asset;
  11. Excellent oral and written English language skills;
  12. Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging and multicultural environment
  13. Ability to respond to short deadlines and demonstrate a quick turn-around and execution of creative work;
  14. Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  15. Have affinity with or interest in child rights, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

Driving license:

No

Competencies values:

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Professionalism, Working in Teams

Application procedure:

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.

This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of (the Programme Country) and legal residents in (the Programme Country or territory) with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

Application deadline: 07-03-2021.

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