Graphic Designer

United Nations Secretariat, New York, United States

Skill Required:, IT and ICT
Preferred Experience: 
3 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
19th May, 2021

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist with the production of accessible and user-friendly (online) learning and guidance materials   targeted at United Nations Finance staff, including the use of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, or InDesign.
  • Design and production of new info graphics and data visualization for new web pages and user guidance related to Umoja (the UN ERP) finance processes.
  • Assists with the design and development of modern user interfaces for websites and mobile applications.
  • Ensure that all design elements and templates work within the approved supported browser types and screen scale settings.
  • Assist with playlists, maintenance, and front-end look of a knowledge management hub (in SharePoint), which contains Finance user guidance materials.
  • Providing design expertise to set up visualization for the Umoja Finance MS Yammer network.
  • Assist with user testing, surveys, beta testing of online learning and other evaluation processes. Perform quality control checks.
  • Assist in posting visual designs and other information to the UN Knowledge Gateway web pages.
  • Maintain UN visual brand consistently through concepts, layouts, typography, and imagery while following best-practice graphic design principles.
  • Recommend improvements as needed for better user experiences
  • Provide general graphics and communications support.

Qualifications/special skills

Academic Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design or other art and design-based subject

Experience: A minimum 3 years of relevant professional experience in graphic design and development of web pages is required.

  • A minimum 2 years’ experience in design components for learning materials across digital platforms (within branding guidelines) is required.

Language: Fluency in English (both oral and written) is required. Knowledge of French is desirable. Knowledge of another UN official language is an advantage.


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