Graphic Designer USAID Project Jobs – Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs

 

Job Title:    Graphic Designer

Organization:  Johns
Hopkins Center for Communication Programs

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to: SBCA Media Specialist

 

About Johns Hopkins Center
for Communication Programs:

Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP) is a leader in
strategic communication and research that facilitates access to information and
exchange of knowledge to improve health. CCP has more than 60 projects that
employ staff in more than 40 countries around the world. CCP has unparalleled
experience as a global center for Social and Behavioral Change (SBC)
excellence. Through its projects, CCP harnesses the power of social and
behavior change communication to encourage the adoption of healthy behaviors
through their projects implemented worldwide.

 

About USAID Project:

The Social and Behavioral Change Activity (SBCA) is a five-year program
implemented through a cooperative agreement between the United States Agency
for International Development (USAID/Uganda) and CCP. The vision of USAID’s
Social and Behavioral Change Activity is a Uganda where individuals and
communities are not just healthy, but resilient, supported by strong adaptable
systems and institutions to lead productive lives.

 

The SBC Activity supports the Government of Uganda (GOU) and US
Government (USG) implementing partners to design and implement SBC initiatives
that contribute towards reduction in maternal and child mortality, malaria
prevalence, total fertility rate, new HIV infections, TB prevalence and
improved nutrition outcomes, resilience and improved SBC systems and
expertise. 

 

Job Summary:  The
Graphic Designer will support the STA-SBC in the development of various
materials and campaigns, ensuring that they respond to audience needs and
project objectives. This position reports to the SBCA Media Specialist and
involves 20% in country travel.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Participate
in audience exploration sessions including formative research.

·       
Participate
in the conceptualization and development of various SBC interventions.

·       
Translate
conceptual thinking into variable design concepts and materials.

·       
Create
mock-up prototypes.

·       
Design
and create layouts for both print and digital materials.

·       
Incorporate
feedback from SBCA program and research teams, government, partners, and
audiences into draft materials.

·       
Ensure
design consistency and brand identity across all materials and campaigns.

·       
Determine
graphic and color directions based on trends and audience needs.

·       
Uncover
new ways to incorporate emerging and new media formats into materials and
campaigns.

·       
Co-ordinate
production and timelines of print jobs.

·       
Research
and keep abreast of emerging design trends and practices.

·       
Ensure
adherence to SBCA Branding and Marking Guidelines.

·       
Perform
any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The applicant
must hold a Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, art, design, or a related
field

·       
At least
two to five years of experience in a similar position.

·       
Portfolio
of extensive designs used in successful SBC or marketing campaigns.

·       
Proficient
with Adobe Creative Suite and knowledge of video editing. 

·       
Thorough
understanding of the color, design, and typographic principles.

·       
Exceptional
creativity and innovation

·       
Experience
with both print and electronic media.

·       
Ability
to provide quick turnaround and meet tight deadlines

·       
Excellent
IT skills

·       
Attention
to detail

·       
Time
management and organizational skills.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates are encouraged to submit e-mail applications to
jobs@jhccpug.org with

copies of current CV, cover letter and three professional referees.
Please indicate which

position you are applying for in the subject line of the email.

 

Deadline: 9th October 2020 by 5:00pm

 

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