World Health Organization (WHO) Entry-level Recruitment for Graphic Artist

World Health Organization (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Graphic Artist

Ref Id: 1800326
Location: Abuja
Grade: G4
Contractual Arrangement: Individual Service Contractor
Contract duration: 6 months
Organization: AF_NGA Nigeria

Purpose of the Position

  • The Graphic Designer will support the WHO Nigeria Communications Team for successful implementation and publication of various communications/visibility products SHe will provide technical support to the design and implementation of the project work plans, maps, graphics, figures, publications, brochures, leaflets, banners, booklets, bi-monthly and annual report.

Description of Duties

  • Design themes, Layouts, contents and covers of documents.
  • Develop web interface and design for WCO website, operational databases in close collaboration with Web and Database Developers at AFRO
  • Development and design maps, graphics, templates and tables, c) Modify graphics, figures and maps.
  • Development of figures, including colours, fonts, graphics and layout, and resulting materials such as Newsletters, brochures, reports, banners, posters, fliers and booklets.
  • Creation of graphic templates to be used for reports and presentations.
  • Creation of brochures, business cards, information folders, publications, and other similar promotional materials related to the work of the WCO.
  • Update and revision of existing publications, materials and graphics.
  • Preparation of printing packages (all layout and design files) for printing of publications and other communication products (banners, posters, booklets, leaflets, books, calendars, bulletins, flyers, cards)
  • Design templates for new publications and products in line with graphic guidelines and in close cooperation with responsible officers.
  • Deliver creative and innovative ideas for print, web and interactive presentations. This will require the graphic designer to provide technical solutions for use of new media (virtual 3D words/boxes, postcards).
  • Create animations for illustrative purposes such as animations, presentations and more advanced solutions (design of CD/DVD packaging, graphic digitalization)
  • Liaison with printers and other publish houses for printing and creation of materials.
  • Safeguard and ensure that all publications, reports and products are produced in line with the WHO graphic guidelines;
  • Maintain and further develop the graphic guidelines, in line with overall WCO directives
  • Maintain templates (In-design, CorelDraw, Publisher Word, PowerPoint etc) and give technical support.
  • Assist in establishing and be responsible for maintaining photo archive. Build local capacity
  • Any other duties as may be requested.

Required Qualifications
Education:

  • Essential: Bachelor degree in a discipline relevant to IT, Fine Arts and Graphic Design.
  • Desirable: Certified degree in CAD (computer-aided design and drafting) software relevant to the production of maps and illustrations.

Experience:

  • Essential: Experience in working at different CAD environment, mainly at Adobe Photoshop, Adobe In-Design, Adobe Illustrator andor Corel Draw and good knowledge at Microsoft Office Word and Excel. Approved experience should be provided in case of non-academic background.
  • Desirable: Experience working with the UN or any international NGO

Use of language skills:

  • Essential: Fluent in spoken and written English

Skills:

  • Good communication and presentation skills.

Application Closing Date
14th February, 2018.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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