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Graphics Designer

New Delhi (India)

  • Organization: UNDP - United Nations Development Programme
  • Location: New Delhi (India)
  • Grade: SB-3 (SC6/SC7), Service Contract, Local Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Design (digital, product, graphics or visual design)
    • Marketing (Digital, Advertisement, Brand, Promotion)
  • Closing Date: 2021-07-26

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The Enterprise Application Development (EAD) unit of the Information Technology Services (ITS) is responsible for developing sustainable and affordable IT solutions to meet UNOV/UNODC requirements, also enabling availability of the solutions more generally across the UN Secretariat entities.
The India Technical Hub (EAD-ITH) based in New Delhi forms part of the ITS's vital delivery pillars in keeping with the UN's revised ICT strategy. As part of this strategy and under the Head – ITH; the Graphics Designer will work with a team of highly motivated eLearning professionals and ensure the highest quality of graphics and visualization.
Supervisor:Head – Technology and Solutions   
Duty Station:New Delhi
Type of Contract:Service Contract (Taxable)
Duration:12 months (renewable)
Post Level:SB3

Duties and Responsibilities

Within delegated authority, and in close cooperation with the Head – Technology and Solution, the Graphics Designer will be responsible for the following duties:

•Visualize and create engaging and interactive designs/layouts for e-learning courses to be used on multiple devices;

•Convert images and ideas into designs.

•Brainstorm and conceptualize ideas, with the ability to produce quick sketches;

•Design and create an overall look and feel for motion graphics projects;

•Collaborate with the design team to come up with unique and engaging creative experiences;

•Discuss ideas for designs, graphics, illustrations and animations with team members before providing them for the final production;

•Training and scaling up of associate Graphic Developers and Animators;

•Communicate effectively with the development team;

•Maintain project documentation and course folders during the project lifecycle.;

•Ensures assets/data security and integrity;

•Perform other duties as assigned.




Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Strong analytical, research, reporting and writing abilities. Strong organizational and process management competencies. Ability to rapidly analyze and integrate diverse information from varied sources. Ability to produce a variety of written media products in a clear, concise, journalistic style. Ability to deliver oral presentations to various audiences. Is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns. Ability to apply judgment in the context of assignments given, plan own work and manage conflicting priorities, and remains calm in stressful situations. Shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges.
Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honours commitments; delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within the prescribed time, cost and quality standards; operates in compliance with organizational regulations and rules; supports subordinates, provides oversight and takes responsibility for delegated assignments; takes personal responsibility for his/her shortcomings and those of the work unit, where applicable.
Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others' ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; builds consensus for task purpose and direction with team members; supports and acts in accordance with final group decisions, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings. 

Required Skills and Experience

University degree (Bachelor's degree or equivalent) in Arts or related field.
•5+ years of experience in Graphics designing for eLearning using Adobe Photoshop. 
•2+ years of experience in Animation development 
Language Requirement: 
•Fluency in English (Required). 
•Fluency in Hindi (Required).
•Knowledge of another UN language: Arabic, Spanish, French, Russian, Chinese (Desirable)
The remuneration package is Rs 98,492/- per month (taxable). UNDP also offers additional benefits which include medical insurance coverage and limited pension reimbursement for contract holder and encourages work-life balance.


Important applicant information

All posts in the SC categories are subject to local recruitment.

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