22 Jul 2016

Full-Time Graphic Artist Abuja

Toni AdewunmiAnywhere

Job Description

Graphic Artist – GS6 – Abuja

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Work type: Fixed Term Staff
Location: Nigeria
Categories: Communication for Development (C4D)
Key functions, accountabilities and related duties/tasks

Summary of key functions/accountabilities:

Support to programme development, planning and execution.
Development, Maintenance and Upgrading of Image Data Bank
Branding of IEC materials

Support to programme development, planning and execution.

Researches, analyzes, verifies, synthesizes and compiles design and graphics concepts from a variety of sources on subject matters relevant to the work of Programme sections for the production of Communication material
Drafts designs, graphics and technical specifications for project documents, publications, reports and presentations.
Participates in field testing of communication materials
Prepare IEC materials to camera-ready status, liaise with selected printers for adherence to required specifications; review dummy and draft printed matter of: Training Manuals, Brochures, posters, Flyers and FAQ, Handbills, Charts, Billboards, Handbooks and Folders as requested by Programme Sections and the Office.
Visits printing houses to inspect, review and recommend on the use of various photographic and visual materials, the qualitative aspect of production for quality control.

2. Development, Maintenance and Upgrading of Image Data Bank

Scans, collates and uploads both analog and digital images into data bank regularly for NCO and field offices. Designs photo guidelines with sections
Catalogues and organises images appropriately to promote programme thrusts.
Advises on the need and use of various photographic materials for Health, WASH, Nutrition, Education, C4D, Child Protection, HIV/AIDS, Polio sections and Media External Relations.

3. Branding of IEC materials

Ensures strict adherence to UNICEF publication style in material production, campaigns and exhibitions for visual consistency
Facilitates branding and production of Pop-Up Displays, Banners, T shirts, Folders, CD label and Reports for Education, WASH; Child Protection, Health, Nutrition, Polio, HIV and AIDS, Communication for Development, Advocacy and External Relations Programmes, as well as by PM&E, Supply and Human Resources to project the UNICEF image and reputation.
Assists supervisor as required to facilitate hiring and supervision of temporary artists, cartoonists and illustrators for temporary support services when needed
Impact of Results

The efficiency and effectiveness of the support provided by the Graphic Artist to the development, implementation and monitoring of programs/projects facilitates the delivery of concrete and sustainable results for the respective section, which in turn enhances the offices and UNICEF’s capacity in helping the most vulnerable women and children.

Competencies and level of proficiency required

Core Values

Diversity and inclusion
Core competencies

Communication (II)
Working with people (II)
Drive for results (II)

Functional Competencies

Analyzing (II)
Applying technical expertise (II)
Planning and organizing (II)
Following Instructions and Procedures (II)
Recruitment Qualifications

Education: Higher National Diploma (HND) or first degree in Graphic Arts and Design or related technical qualifications.

Experience: At least 5 years progressive professional work experience in graphic Arts and Design

Technical Competent/skills:

Ability to express clearly and concisely ideas and concepts in written and oral forms
Demonstrable creativity and experience in translating messages into Graphics
Advanced Computer skills in various office applications (including PageMaker Corel Draw, Photoshop, Paint Shop,) and internet navigation skills.
Language Requirements: Fluency in English. Knowledge of another UN language and basic knowledge of Nigerian local languages, an asset.

Advertised: 19 Jul 2016 W. Central Africa Standard Time
Applications close: 01 Aug 2016 W. Central Africa Standard Time

Job Categories: Job Vacancies in Nigeria. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in Endless.

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