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Multi-disciplinary Design Consultant

Lima (Peru)

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Lima (Peru)
  • Grade: Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
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Job Overview:  
The multi-disciplinary designer will be crucial in the adaptation of our violence prevention program: The Real Man Challenge (RMC). RMC aims to create small behavioral and social norm changes across many men through the use of conversational WhatsApp groups. The RMC targets the root causes of intimate partner violence by affirming healthy male identity and encouraging men to practice positive behaviors with their partners across the following topics: emotional regulation, communication, consensual sex and shared financial control. Beyond WhatsApp messages, hosts will also share video, audio and other multimedia content that may provide opportunities to generate conversation among group participants that produce behavioral or social norms change. These characteristics—especially the group nature, social accountability and its interactivity—   are the reason why the WhatsApp intervention offers the potential to generate larger impact.
RMC is a proven and tested intervention, it has been tested in Liberia and Uganda. This next phase of work will bring the RMC to Latin America, specifically Peru.
●The design consultant will be working along the Airbel Impact Lab, the IRC’s Research and Innovation arm, with their Product Design lead to create an appropriate product strategy for RMC.
●The work will include design research, prototype and testing with users, and final content creation for program roll out
●This role will be a full time position for 7 months
Major Responsibilities
The design consultant will be an integral part of our design process, helping from start to finish.
●Design Research: The design consultant will be responsible for design research plans, conducting the research with users and sharing insights documentation. Including but not limited to: User journeys, benchmarking, personas, testing prototypes
●Product Design: The design consultant will help make product strategy decisions by creating content flows, prototypes of content, and creating visual and audio assets such as graphics, audio content and video.
●Final Documentation: The design consultant will be responsible for creating final documentation of the product strategy including insights from the design research, product strategy, adaptation guidelines, training materials, and final program recommendations
Job Requirements: 
Work Experience:
-Design research experience of 3-5 years
-Graphic design experience of 3-5 years
-Chatbot creation experience strongly preferred but not necessary
Demonstrated Skills and Competencies: 
-Design Research
-Product Design
-Graphic Design
Language Skills:  
-Spanish 
-English (intermediary okay)
Preferred experience & skills: 
●Excellent verbal, written and visual communication skills as well as an overall ability to be clear and concise in all communications
●Strong organizational and time-management skills; proven ability to prioritize and deliver on time
●Strong problem-solving skills
●Ability to work both independently and in a dynamic, cross-functional global team structure
●Highly proficient in Adobe Suite 
●Highly proficient in Google Suite 

Important note: Please include links to a portfolio, website or work samples when submitting your application.

Working Environment:  
●Full time remote work - Applicants must have a home or alternate workspace they can effectively complete their work from during regularly scheduled work hours.
The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct.  These are Integrity, Equality, Service, and Accountability.  In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.
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