Consultancy Jobs – Graphic Designer – The Kaizen Company

Organisation: The Kaizen Company
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
About US: 
The Kaizen Company
(Kaizen) is an international development consulting firm and an incubator for
innovative, scalable solutions that address emerging market challenges and
opportunities. Our proven solutions catalyze locally driven organizational and
institutional performance improvements and establish communities of practice
that facilitate peer-to-peer learning and the achievement of shared goals. We
aspire to transform the nature and impact of development assistance and work to
strengthen organizations and institutions through innovative approaches to
organizational development, reform, and change.
Job Summary:  The purpose of hiring the Graphic Designer is
to assist the Organizational Development Director and Learning& Development
Director. The Graphic Designer may also work more broadly across the ODA team
to support specific activities and events, with guidance from ODA team members.
The Graphic Designer will be compensated based on a daily basis. It is expected
that the selected Graphic Designer will work as needed, based on specific terms
of reference to be defined for each assignment. Kaizen, through the USAID
Organizational Development Activity (ODA), is currently seeking an experienced
graphic designer to work with our team on a consultancy basis starting February
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
of a graphic identity for ODA, based on guidance provided by the program
and design of information and communication materials for printing and
electronic distribution- reports, booklets, project brochures, newsletters,
event programs and magazines, banners, posters, business cards etc.
and edit artwork, photos, charts, infographics and other graphic elements
animations for illustrative purposes when needed
of CD/DVD packaging, graphic digitalization
photo editing (restoration, noise reduction, tonal adjustment)
archive of all the work done

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
theoretical and practical background in graphic design, including the use of
design software such as Adobe Design Premium, In-Design, CorelDraw, web design
tools such as Dreamweaver and Flash, etc
Show a
clear and mature style of design, demonstrating an understanding of the communication
requirements of an international development firm
experience of graphic production from start to published/printed product with knowledge
of printing processes (offset and digital) and colour management
understanding of new and evolving technologies and digital platforms
of standard software packages, including MS Office–MS Access–MS
–Adobe Acrobat and an easy adaptation to new technologies for excellent results
Other capabilities:
Works on
an on-call basis
ODA’s design guidelines and requirements, with strict adherence to colors,
layout, and fonts, as needed
Able to
cope during high-pressure phases and deliver within given deadlines
with ODA team, seeking to understand their point of view and offer best
experience of the development implementer, donor agency environment
and excellent communication about tasks given, including expectations,
timelines, and standards
Supervision & Reporting: The Graphic Designer will report directly to the Organizational
Development Director or his/her designee, who holds the primary responsibility
for the unit. Other key working relationships will be with the USAID
Organizational Development Activity (ODA) staff based in Kampala.
Working Conditions: The Graphic Designer will coordinate with the nine-person Uganda team at
the Embassy Plaza office. The Graphic Designer is expected to provide their own
computer, software, and other resources to complete their work. The position
does not require travel, physical exertion, or unacceptably hard conditions.
How to Apply:
To be considered
please submit the following:
resume (or link to online resume or portfolio)
narrative, that does not exceed three pages, that highlights:
in performing the required activities
knowledge and/or experience with the Ugandan or international development
interests you about this consulting project in particular
of your available start date, your bid for the work, and any other important
considerations we should be aware of.
All bids
should be given as a daily rate.
At least
one example of design materials, please include: a report or brief of 5+ pages,
a PowerPoint presentation, an e-newsletter, or an event program.
Interested firms
should send their application details to;
Deadline: 16th January 2019
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