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,

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


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:  

in audience exploration sessions including formative research.

in the conceptualization and development of various SBC interventions.

conceptual thinking into variable design concepts and materials.

mock-up prototypes.

and create layouts for both print and digital materials.

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

design consistency and brand identity across all materials and campaigns.

graphic and color directions based on trends and audience needs.

new ways to incorporate emerging and new media formats into materials and

production and timelines of print jobs.

and keep abreast of emerging design trends and practices.

adherence to SBCA Branding and Marking Guidelines.

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

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

of extensive designs used in successful SBC or marketing campaigns.

with Adobe Creative Suite and knowledge of video editing. 

understanding of the color, design, and typographic principles.

creativity and innovation

with both print and electronic media.

to provide quick turnaround and meet tight deadlines

IT skills

to detail

management and organizational skills.


How to Apply:

All candidates are encouraged to submit e-mail applications to 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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