Graphic Design Intern

United Nations Development Programme, Istanbul, Turkey

Skill Required:, IT and ICT
Preferred Experience: 
Internship
Closing Date for Applications: 
17th May, 2021


Job Description

UNDP IICPSD is interested in hiring a Graphic Design Intern to support IICPSD in graphic design and creating visuals and digital content, including brochures, posters, infographics, short videos, animated videos, social media cards, and flyers. The Graphic Design Intern will work in close collaboration with FSH and IICPSD communication team members under the supervision of the IICPSD Director.

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is a global organization with 17,000 staff working in approximately 170 offices globally. The 2030 Agenda requires shifting from funding individual projects to helping countries mobilize financing for transformative sustainable development. UNDP will work with both governments and businesses to strengthen the environment and business practices for greater alignment with all dimensions of the 2030 Agenda.

UNDP’s Istanbul International Center for Private Sector in Development (IICPSD), established in 2011 in partnership with the Government of Turkey, is an integral part of the SDG Finance Sector Hub, supports the private sector and foundations to become transformative partners in development through research, advocacy for inclusive business, and facilitation of public-private dialogue and multi stakeholder-partnerships. The Center’s work to engage foundations and the private sector focuses on delivering policy advisory and technical services in four thematic areas: Inclusive Business; Private Sector Engagement in Skills Development; Impact Investing; and Resilience and Crisis Response.

UNDP IICPSD is interested in hiring a Graphic Design Intern to support IICPSD in graphic design and creating visuals and digital content, including brochures, posters, infographics, short videos, animated videos, social media cards, and flyers. The Graphic Design Intern will work in close collaboration with FSH and IICPSD communication team members under the supervision of the IICPSD Director.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The interested candidate will assist the IICPSD team in:

  • Creating engaging digital content, including brochures, posters, infographics, short videos, animated videos, social media cards, fast facts and flyers, gifs,
  • Building a brand kit with visual materials,
  • Creating infographic charts for presentations on data analytic reports,
  • Contributing with creative ideas to reach and engage different audiences,
  • Conceptualizing and creating presentation materials for different media,
  • Proposing and updating designs for corporate website and promotional products,

COMPETENCIES

Core competencies:

  • Demonstrates integrity by modeling the UN’s values and ethical standards;
  • Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of UNDP;
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability;
  • Treats all people fairly without favoritism;
  • Fulfills all obligations to gender sensitivity and zero tolerance for sexual harassment.

Functional Competencies:

  • Proficient in main graphic design and photo editing software (Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Premiere)
  • Solid knowledge of designing for digital media
  • Ability to convert complex and abstract ideas into simple visual concepts
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Must be able to work in a multicultural environment and be aware of political sensitivities
  • Familiarity with main social media platforms

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

Education

Applicants must meet one of the following requirements!

  •     Be enrolled in a postgraduate degree programme (such as a master’s programme, or higher);
  •  Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (such as bachelor’s degree or equivalent);
  • Have recently graduated with a university degree (as defined in (a) and (b) above) and, if selected, must start the internship within one year of graduation;
  • Be enrolled in a postgraduate professional traineeship program and undertake the internship as part of this program.

Experience

  • Ability to generate design collaterals with quick turnaround time.
  • Excellent knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Premier, Final Cut, and/or other tools used for graphic design.
  • Motion graphic knowledge is a plus.
  • Working knowledge of brand principles and marketing is a plus.
  • Previous national/international internship experience is a plus.

Language

  • Proficiency in written and spoken English.
  • Working knowledge of other UN languages is an asset.

Source:https://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=98843


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