UNDP Consultancy - Infographics and Data Visuals Designer UNDP Jobs in Kenya
UNDP Consultancy - Infographics and Data Visuals Designer UNDP Jobs in KenyaDuties and Responsibilities UNV is looking for an expert in conceptualizing and graphic design of infographics and data vizualisations for a range of products and materials leading up to the Global Technical Meeting (GTM) on volunteering in July, 2020.
The graphics need to be along the brand guidelines of the Meeting but at the same time innovative and usable in both online and offline publications.
The consultant will report to the Policy Specialist, Volunteer Advisory Services Section.
Submission of Concept and Guidelines for Infographics
The consultant will build from the provided event branding and broader graphic design principles to propose the overall concept and guidelines for infographics, including providing examples of graphs/charts and visuals by objective/purpose that workstream content providers can consider for use in their products.
The guidance should also suggest common factors to be used across all infographics, including but not limited to:
Colour primary, secondary, colours gradients
Charts types of charts to be used to show specific relationships/processes/matrices etc
Icons Likely common icons or concepts such as: connections, innovation, inclusion, cooperation, volunteers, solutions, youth, equality, evidence, policies.
The consultant will also produce a format for the workstreams/product leaders to fill out when requesting infographics and providing feedback on draft infographics, to ensure relevant information is provided ahead of discussion and conceptualization.
Drafts of the Different Infographics
Based on commission by the different workstreams (coordinated by the Policy Specialist) the consultant will provide 25 infographics. File formats could include pdf, png, jpg, gif, eps, svg, or other vector file formats. The split of infographics/data visualizations has yet to be finalized but for indicative purposes could be something like:
Call to Action (1) - Summary 1-page infographic of the Call to Action - June 2020
Global Synthesis Report (2) 2 x infographics including one gif - April 2020
Global Technical Meeting materials 2 x infographic products to be used for the website, agenda or other materials - May 2020
Workstream 1 Contribution to the SDGs (5); 2 data visualizations/infographics on contributions to the SDGs based on the good practices database including one gif. Due May 2020
Workstream 2 Acceleration matrix (5) 1 x infographic on the acceleration matrix. April 2020
Other Infographics summarizing aspects of the toolkit (1 per section). May 2020
6. Workstream 3: Next generation volunteering support (5)
Workstream 4 Measurement (5)
The consultant is to visually showcase each set of data’s main information and supporting messages and ensure that the overall design is readable, consistent, logical and visually engaging to a non-technical audience.
One round of revisions would be required for each design based on consolidated feedback from UNV and partners.
Final submissions would reflect the feedback and inputs gathered from UNV accordingly and conduct final changes, in order to create the final infographics in different formats.
Provide the infographics, along with the individual elements in different formats – including editable versions – on a download centre. UNV has all rights to the assets.
Production of Other Language Versions
Production of original infographics will be done in English.
Each infographic would then be made available in the remaining five UN langauges: Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish.
Translated material and any guidance for inclusion in the design will be provided by UNV.
Final versions would be provided in the download centre.
UNV has all rights to the assets.
Liaison With the Knowledge Portal Developer
The consultant will liaise with the UNV web developer and recommend interactive features for developing a web-based version of at least two data visualizations.
Description of Responsibilities (Scope of the Work)
Deliverable No of days Deadline
Submission of concept for infographics and initial design guidelines and commission and feedback forms. No of Days 2. Due 15 February 2020
Creation of 10 draft infographics/data visualizations in English in different files options; 1 round of revisions per infographic; finalization of graphic files in all formats needed and download, including print-ready files. No of Days10. Due 30 April 2020
Production of each of the 10 infographics in the 5 additional UN languages based on translated content provided by UNV; finalization of graphic files in all formats needed and download, including print-ready files.No of Days 5. Due 30 April 2020
Creation of 15 draft infographics/data visualizations in English with different files options; 1 round of revisions per infographic; finalization of graphic files in all formats needed and download, including print-ready files. No of Days 15. Due 5 June 2020
Production of each of the 15 infographics in the 5 additional UN languages based on translated content provided by UNV; finalization of graphic files in all formats needed and download, including print-ready files. No of Days 5. Due 5 June 2020
Liaison with the UNV web developer for the development of web-based interactive functions of at least two data visualizations No of days 1. Due: 10 June 2020
Total number of days 38
Expert knowledge in graphic design and graphic design software, including but not limited to: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After effect, Final Cut Pro, Flash, Flex Builder, and the rest of the Adobe Creative Suite.
Advanced knowledge in concept and creation of specific graphic design assets, including infographics/factographs (for print and digital), data visualization, animation.
Creativity and innovation to produce high quality products
Ability to adapt designs according to feedback quickly and efficiently
Ability to work independently and remotely, meeting tight deadlines as required
Demonstrated analytical, time management and client orientation skills
Attention to detail
Required Skills and Experience
Education University degree in graphic design, data analytics, communications or a related field.
Proven track record in designing visually engaging infographics on complex issues including qualitative and quantitative research and evidence
Language Requirement Excellent command of English, particularly written; other UN languages an asset.
Criteria for Selection of the Best Offer
The selection of the best offer will be based on the combined scoring method: the qualifications and methodology will be weighted 70%, combined with the price offer, which will be weighted 30%.
Demonstrated track record in infographic design, data visualization and animation for high quality publications assessed from P11/CV and design samples (50%)
Technical proposal demonstrates clear process and methodology for delivering high quality products in line with the ToR (20%).
Financial proposal (30%)
How to Apply
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