Graphic Designer At Fao, Uganda

Uganda, Uganda, Uganda
Last update 2023-12-07
Expires 2024-01-07
ID #1828758328
Graphic Designer At Fao, Uganda
Uganda, Uganda, Uganda,
Modified September 3, 2023


Job Description The main aim of the FAO Country offices, which are headed by the FAO Representative, is to assist governments to develop policies, programmes and projects to achieve food security and to reduce hunger and malnutrition, to help develop agricultural, fisheries and forestry sectors, and to use their environmental and natural resources in a sustainable manner. This position is located in Kampala, Uganda.To increase knowledge generation and information sharing about various aspects of the organization’s work in Uganda, FAO continues to generate information through assessment, studies, success stories, and lessons learned, among others.Reporting Lines The successful candidates will be under the overall managerial and administrative leadership of the FAO Representative in Uganda but will report directly to the FAO communication unit.Technical Focus FAO wants to enlist qualified Graphic Designers that will, from time to time, be engaged on a short-term basis, to provide quality design services for such works as indicated above. The incumbent will form a pool of individuals to provide technical support to FAO Uganda’s Communication Unit in designing FAO publications and developing creative designs for project reports and briefs. The incumbent will ensure that the reports and briefs adhere to FAO graphic guidelines, provide the best possible functionality and usability to FAO partners, use innovative designs and layouts, and contribute to the overall FAO brand.Tasks and responsibilities • Produce creative concept designs and layouts for the reports and briefs (see list of reports and briefs below).• Ensure that all publications, reports, and products are produced in line with FAO graphic guidelines.• Deliver creative and innovative designs and layouts for print and electronic reports and briefs.• Deliver design and layout of reports and briefs for in-house printing and electronic distribution.• Improve and edit artwork, photos, charts, and other graphic elements.• Custom photo editing (restoration, noise reduction, tonal adjustment)• Deliver creative graphics of the reports, briefs, and communication products, for use on the website and social media (boxes, postcards, covers)• Be available to make any editorial design changes during the approval process by FAO’s Office for Corporate CommunicationCANDIDATES WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE FOLLOWING Minimum Requirements • First-level university degree in Art, Communication, Graphics/ Motion graphics or related subjects.• A Diploma with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the university degree.• At least 5 years of progressively responsible experience in graphic design, production from start to published/printed product with knowledge of printing processes (offset and digital) and colour management, with a first-level degree or 7 years relevant experience with a non-university degree.• Working knowledge (Level C) of English,• National of Uganda or legal resident of the country.FAO Core Competencies • Results Focus• Teamwork• Communication• Building Effective Relationships• Knowledge Sharing and Continuous ImprovementTechnical/Functional Skills • Strong theoretical and practical background in graphic design, including using design software such as Adobe Design Premium, In-Design, CorelDraw, web design tools such as Dreamweaver etc.• Ability to work in a fast-paced working environment, keeping to strict reporting deadlines.• Working experience in the UN system or other international/humanitarian organisations.• Show a clear and mature style of design, demonstrating an understanding of the communication requirements of a UN agency.• Knowledge of standard software packages, including MS Office– MS Access–MS Visio –Adobe Acrobat• Work well in a team and has a strong work ethics strives to deliver high-quality, error-free deliverables.• Communicates well both in oral and written English, in a multicultural environment.• Creative graphic design skills• Communication skills• Planning and organizing• Cultural sensitivity and integrity• Professionalism and flexibility

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Graphic designer at fao

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