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National Consultant on Graphic Design
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Grade: Unspecified
Job Expired 26 Nov 2021
Expired
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Job Description

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

Please provide Offeror’s Letter and Proposal (download the format in the link provided) together with your CV while submitting application. Note that the system will not accept the uploading of more than one document so please merge or scan all your documents into one prior to uploading.

In the Offeror’s Letter and Proposal, you will be asked to confirm your interest and availability for the assignment, and provide technical and financial proposal.

Offeror's letter download link:

https://pan.baidu.com/s/1r6rx6A7lm7vaKZFIELKvWA Code: x257

UNDP promotes sustainable human development to help build resilient nations and to empower people to build better lives. As the UN's development network, UNDP has drawn on world-wide experience for over three decades to assist China both in developing solutions to its own ongoing development challenges, and in its south-south cooperation and engagement in global development. Domestically, our work focuses on Poverty Reduction, Good Governance, Energy & Environment, and Disaster Management. In UNDP’s Country Programme Document 2021-2025, UNDP position itself as a policy advisor to support China’s reform.

Each year, the UNDP China formulates many documents, including policy briefs, knowledge products, research reports, as well as other publications. As an international organization, we attach great value not only to the content, but also the format and visualization that can best represent the organization. We expect each publication to be comprehensive and understandable in terms of content, as well as creative in design.


Duties and Responsibilities

The overall objective to set up this Long-Term Agreement (LTA) is to support UNDP China CO. The Graphic Designer will provide creative design and layout services of multiple publications, digital and online products, as well as animated graphics. The Graphic Designer will produce products based on the content and guidance provided by the hiring unit for each assignment ensuring effective conveyance of the textual content to target audiences while in full compliance with UNDP branding and style guide.

Responsibilities:

  • Timely communication with UNDP China to make sure specific requirement could be met;
  • Layout design of UNDP-issued brochures, flyers, and other materials;
  • Filtering and editing the relevant pictures that are provided by UNDP CO;
  • Participating in discussions through workshops, e-mail exchanges, teleconference etc.
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Expected Outputs/deliverables:

The outputs for each specific assignment will depend on scope of work engaged by the hiring unit. List of deliverables may include, but not limited to, the followings:

• Graphic design for all types of communication materials;

• Layout design and typesetting for printed and electronic publications;

• Artwork editing of photos and other graphic elements.


Competencies

Functional Competencies:

  • Ability to translate technical information in creative products;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Ability to work in multicultural environment;
  • Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude;
  • Excellent teamwork skills;
  • Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Can work independently.

Development and Operational Effectiveness:

  • 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 worldviews and interests.

Innovation:

  • Generates new ideas and proposes new, more effective ways of doing things;
  • Documents and analyses innovative strategies/best practices/new approaches.


Required Skills and Experience

Education

  • University degree in Industrial Art, Graphic Design, or diploma on completion of training course on professional graphic design.
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Experience

  • A minimum one years of experience working as a graphic designer in a multicultural, international environment;
  • Experience in producing designs for the United Nations, governments or international nonprofits or advocacy campaigns will be an advantage;
  • Strong graphic design skills, including the mastery of all standard design software included in the Adobe Creative Suite;
  • A good command of an animation editing software.

Language

  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Chinese.

Evaluation Criteria

Candidates will be assessed based on the following technical criteria:

- Technical Evaluation (70)

  • Job Related Technical Expertise (20);
  • Relevant working experience (20);
  • Methodology & Approach to assignment (30).

- Financial Evaluation (30)

The final evaluation method will be based on a cumulative analysis of both the technical and financial proposals.

UNDP applies a fair and transparent selection process that will take into account the competencies/skills of the applicants as well as their financial proposals. Qualified women and members of social minorities are encouraged to apply.

Please provide Offeror’s Letter and Proposal (download the format in the link provided) together with your CV while submitting application. Note that the system will not accept the uploading of more than one document so please merge or scan all your documents into one prior to uploading.

In the Offeror’s Letter and Proposal, you will be asked to confirm your interest and availability for the assignment, and provide technical and financial proposal.

Offeror's letter download link:

https://pan.baidu.com/s/1r6rx6A7lm7vaKZFIELKvWA Code: x257

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