UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.
Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.
And we never give up.
For every child, care
UNICEF China and its government partners work to improve the lives of the most vulnerable children. Every child has the right to survive, develop, be protected and participate in family and society. UNICEF collaborates with many partners to help make those rights a reality in China.
UNICEF China has many different audiences it needs to reach with accurate, simple and in a creative way to explain why its work for children is important and what it does. To support in this, we need additional resources to produce simple information products to be used in presentation, on the internet, for adaption in social media and for advocacy campaigns.
How can you make a difference?
To find freelancegraphic designers who can produce infographics and do basic design work for advocacy and campaign products. They will work on specific assignments as needed. This will include the following:
Laying out documents
Doing Chinese versions of UNICEF Global reports based on our global layout and design
Major Tasks, Deliverables & Timeframe:
Assignments will be based on specific programme needs and demands. Consultants will be paid as per days worked. The tasks will include the following:
To create a design concept based on the specific campaign or programmatic need.
Layout word documents and design according to UNICEF global standards.
Create infographics related to key information and statistics
Create design elements linked to specific campaigns using image and text.
Complete submission of deliverables as per expected standard and quality as assessed by the supervisor is a prerequisite for payment of fee. UNICEF reserves the right to adjust or withhold payments for late deliverables or for deliverables not meeting expected quality.
Consultants will be tasked with assignments as per programme needs. They will work mainly from home and use their own materials and equipment, computer, office space, telecommunication facilities. From time-to-time, in-office access to UNICEF desktop computer will be required to download raw and completed media files.
Designer provides 2 different optional designed artworks and makes 3-5 times correction as needed.
UNICEF shall be entitled to all intellectual property and other proprietary rights including but not limited to patents, copyrights and trademarks, with regard to documents and other materials which bear a direct relation to or are prepared or collected in consequence or in the course of the execution of this contract. At UNICEF’s request, the Contractor shall take all necessary steps, execute all necessary documents and generally assist in securing such proprietary rights and transferring them to the UNICEF in compliance with the requirements of the applicable law.
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
Proven experience in design work and creating infographics, including inclusive communication assets production
Track record in understanding and producing content for NGOS and UN agencies on development issues a plus.
Ability to unpack information and work with UNICEF China to conceptualize how information should be packaged.
Ability to create infographics based on facts and graphs and explain information in an interesting and creative way.
Ability to produce a Chinese version of these elements that can be used in China
Have knowledge of latest graphic design trends and ability to use high-end design software such as the latest versions of Adobe Creative Suite for designing creative content
Ability to produce content in English as well as Chinese
Ability to work with a multicultural team, under tight deadlines
For every Child, you demonstrate…
UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, Accountability, and Sustainability (CRITAS).
To view our competency framework, please visit here.
UNICEF is here to serve the world’s most disadvantaged children and our global workforce must reflect the diversity of those children. The UNICEF family is committed to include everyone, irrespective of their race/ethnicity, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, nationality, socio-economic background, or any other personal characteristic.
UNICEF offers reasonable accommodation for consultants/individual contractors with disabilities. This may include, for example, accessible software, travel assistance for missions or personal attendants. We encourage you to disclose your disability during your application in case you need reasonable accommodation during the selection process and afterwards in your assignment.
UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
Individuals engaged under a consultancy or individual contract will not be considered “staff members” under the Staff Regulations and Rules of the United Nations and UNICEF’s policies and procedures, and will not be entitled to benefits provided therein (such as leave entitlements and medical insurance coverage). Their conditions of service will be governed by their contract and the General Conditions of Contracts for the Services of Consultants and Individual Contractors. Consultants and individual contractors are responsible for determining their tax liabilities and for the payment of any taxes and/or duties, in accordance with local or other applicable laws.
The selected candidate is solely responsible to ensure that the visa (applicable) and health insurance required to perform the duties of the contract are valid for the entire period of the contract. Selected candidates are subject to confirmation of fully-vaccinated status against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) with a World Health Organization (WHO)-endorsed vaccine, which must be met prior to taking up the assignment. It does not apply to consultants who will work remotely and are not expected to work on or visit UNICEF premises, programme delivery locations or directly interact with communities UNICEF works with, nor to travel to perform functions for UNICEF for the duration of their consultancy contracts.
Advertised:17 May 2023 China Standard Time Deadline:30 May 2023 China Standard Time