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Digital Graphic Designer

15-08-2018

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International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

تفاصيل الوظيفة

Tasks:
The Digital Graphic Designer is part of the global ICRC digital team. Based in Cairo, s/he works in close cooperation with ICRC offices in the Middle East, some in Africa, and the Digital team in Geneva. S/he will:
• Localise the ICRC’s visual identity for a diverse set of digital products (blogs, infographics, email newsletters, social media products and others);
• Ensure coherence of graphical elements across the range of ICRC's digital platforms, advising the central digital unit on concerns for Arabic style, typeface, layout, design, and additional cultural considerations;
• Develop standardised templates for infographic-style products (printable/PDF, interactive, HTML-based) to be used by regional delegations;
• Collaborate closely with digital officers working on visual assets (photos, videos, animated GIFs);
• Assist the audio-visual team on visual elements for video projects as required;
• Work autonomously and achieve results without extensive supervision;
• Provide backup to the Geneva and Asia Digital Designers as needed;
• Ability to create animated video would be an advantage;
• Ability to train, coach and follow up field colleagues, where relevant, in cooperation with HQ in Geneva, guiding them and advising them on best practices.

Desired profile and skills
• Creative, forward-looking, dynamic, and solution-oriented, with strong attention to detail;
• Lateral thinker capable of understanding and integrating multiple internal and external perspectives;
• Good project management skills and design thinking;
• Web designing skills, focusing on mobile fist and being able to design different types of CMS and e-newsletters tools;
• Proficient and enthusiastic about social media, and a user of multiple platforms either professionally or personally;
• Flexible and able to work under pressure, working with international and multicultural teams, and available for short missions;
• Detail oriented and capacity to adapt design depending on the needs;
• Dedicated to the mission of the ICRC and the role of humanitarianism in digital conversations;
• Extensive experience driving engagement and acquisition for a similar organization.

Start of work: as soon as possible.
Skills
Selection requirements:
• University degree or professional diploma in communication or a related field. A master’s degree in an appropriate discipline would be an advantage;
• 4 years or more experience in digital design, 2 years’ field experience in a humanitarian organization an advantage;
• Solid digital graphic design product portfolio, with experience in brand-building (graphic charts and similar) and standardizing products (templates);
• Familiarity with infographics and mapmaking a plus;
• Mastery of Adobe Creative Suite;
• Ease of use of both Windows and Mac platforms;
• Familiarity with HTML, XHTML, CSS, XML;
• Very strong understanding of UX/UI design, usability, and user-centered design concepts;
• Knowledge of Content Management Systems (Drupal/WordPress) is a big asset,
• Fluent in written and spoken Arabic and English, French an asset.
Please submit your application (letter of motivation and CV) no later than 26 August
Job Details
Job Location Maadi, Cairo , Egypt
Company Industry Other
Company Type Non-Profit Organization
Job Role Design, Creative, and Arts
Employment Type Full Time Employee

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