Web Animation / Graphics Designer Consultant - UNEP
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Closing Date: 15 August.
Under the direct supervision of the Head, Internet Unit and the UNEP Web Development Team, the incumbent will be responsible for creating high-quality web animations and graphics for the UNEP website.
In particular, the incumbent will carry out the following specific tasks: Create and manage design concepts, hands-on design and art work;
Leads the development and implementation of high-quality, interface design,
configuration and graphic design;
Conceptualize and design website layout, graphics, logos and banners;
Generate graphic images / illustrations, interactive presentations, flash files, sound, and
video into multimedia programmes for use on the website or CD / DVD;
Interact directly with clients to determine user needs;
Use a wide range of media, including photography and computer-aided designs;
Produce accurate and high quality work;
Assume responsibility for the visual branding, design direction, and identity standards;
Work closely with the UNEP Web Development Team members to ensure that all design
and programming activities are coordinated;
Think creatively to produce new ideas;
Adhere to production schedules and deadlines;
Perform other tasks as directed by the UNEP Internet Unit Head / Web Development Team.
Bachelors of Arts Degree in Visual Communications / Graphic Design, or equivalent.
Work Experience: Minimum of four years experience in graphic design;
Experience using Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, MX Flash, MX Fireworks, Xara3D6, ImageReady, Word, PowerPoint and other graphics applications;
Excellent design skills, including typography, layout, color, user interface and navigation;
Proven experience with logo / property and banner development skills;
Other: Strong organizational skills and ability to handle multiple tasks under tight deadlines is essential;
Thorough understanding of the web development process;
Fluency in English is essential, knowledge of other UN languages an asset.
To apply please send cover letter and CV to; unepweb[at]unep.org
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