Web Animation / Graphics Designer Consultant - UNEP

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

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.

    Qualifications

    Education:
  • 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;
  • Experience with HTML, DHML, VB Script and / or JavaScript.

    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

    For further details, see: Web Animation / Graphics Designer Consultant - UNEP Website
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