• Graphics Designer Consultant

    Job Locations TH
    Posted Date 3 months ago(12/20/2018 9:09 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-1122
    # of Openings
    1
  • PACT Overview

    At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. A nonprofit international development organization founded in 1971, Pact works on the ground in nearly 40 countries to improve the lives of those who are challenged by poverty and marginalization. We serve these communities because we envision a world where everyone owns their future. To do this, we build systemic solutions in partnership with local organizations, businesses, and governments that create sustainable and resilient communities where those we serve are heard, capable, and vibrant. Pact is a recognized global leader in international development. Our staff have a range of expertise in areas including public health, capacity development, governance and civil society, natural resource management, poverty, fragile states, monitoring and evaluation, small-scale and artisanal mining, microfinance and more. This expertise is combined in Pact’s unique integrated approach, which focuses on systemic changes needed to improve people’s lives.

    Department

    Program Delivery (PDEL) - Pact exists to help create a world where those who are poor and marginalized exercise their voice, build their own solutions, and take ownership of their future. The Program Delivery Team, contributes to realizing this purpose by: Forging smart partnerships and treating all people with dignity and respect; Applying organizational policies and regulatory compliance appropriately and consistently; Facilitating team spirit among colleagues and promoting the organization through communications; Influencing decision makers through focused, relevant communications; Continually striving to learn and share knowledge and find small ways to make the workplace more enjoyable for all; Cultivating and harvesting innovation; Contributing to the organization’s ability to think and act strategically at all times; Inspiring and spreading our desired organizational culture across the global enterprise.

    Position Overview

     

    USAID Green Invest Asia is a project of the U.S. Government through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) that catalyzes private investment in agribusiness and forestry companies committed to sustainable land use practices in Southeast Asia. It links investors with environmentally and socially responsible deals, while helping businesses scale and become investment-ready with environmental and business consulting services. Sustainable land use management promoted by the facility will contribute to reducing commodity-driven deforestation and land degradation, and assisting corporates and investors achieve sustainability goals.

     

    Background

    USAID Green Invest Asia seeks to produce marketing collateral to increase the project’s name recognition and brand exposure.  

     

    The project’s target audiences are:

     

    • Mid-growth and large multinational businesses working primarily with rubber, rice, cacao, coffee and timber in, as a start, Vietnam, Cambodia, Indonesia and the Philippines with capital needs of $2 million to $20 million USD to scale up their operations
    • Financial institutions, impact investors

     

    Secondary audiences:

    • Multilateral organizations, NGOs, platforms and individuals working toward sustainable land use development, specifically, or sustainable development, more broadly
    • The U.S. Agency for International Development (donor)
    • Environmental vendors

     

    Objectives

    USAID Green Invest Asia is looking to contract a graphic/web designer on an on-call basis to provide quality design for its communication products. The successful consultant will support the communication team in the development and improvement of the design, branding and layout of materials and publications produced by the team.

     

    Well-produced compelling marketing collateral will clearly explain the project’s blended platform of connecting business to finance. Successful materials will support business development in target audiences and contribute to an increase in influence, investment and impact as measured in global greenhouse emission reduction, reputation indicators and income raised.  The responsibility of the consultant is to ensure that product designs adhere to existing graphic guidelines, layout reports and publications in English, develop new graphic solutions, and design innovative products.

    Key Responsibilities

    Duties and Responsibilities

    The consultant will report to the Communications and Marketing Manager.

    • Deliver creative and innovative ideas for print, electronic, web-based and animated
    • presentations;
    • Design and layout reports and other communication materials for printing and electronic distribution;
    • Improve and edit artwork, photos, charts and other graphic elements
    • Layout and design information and communication materials (banners, infographic notes, posters, booklets, leaflets, books, calendars, bulletins, flyers, cards);
    • Tailor/segment marketing products for the finance sector and eco-businesses;
    • Deliver graphic and technical solutions for use with digital media, including social media toolkits

     

    Detailed specifications for each individual assignment will be given to the selected designer as and when the designer’s services are requested.

    Deliverables

    • Produce signage for a trade booth fair (January 2019)
    • Using the donor’s logo (already designed), design a “look” for the project that will be replicated across all marketing products
    • Produce a business pitch deck that can be tailored by country and commodity
    • Additional products as requested

    Payment Schedule/Level of Effort

     

    #

    Deliverable

    LOE

    (in days)

    Due Date (dd/mm/yyyy)

    Invoicing

    1

    Produce signage for a trade booth fair. Apply the design to future marketing collateral and publications.

    1

    7/1/2019

    *

    2.

    Modular business pitch deck that will be tailored by country and commodity

    2

    First draft 7/1/2019. Final version by 17/1/2019

    *

    3.

    Additional products as requested

     

    47

    TBD

    *

    Final

     

     

     

     

    Total:

    50

     

     

     

    *Invoicing: Design services will be delivered on an on-call basis. Payment is made according to a timesheet (actual time spent on a design product) and deliverables to be submitted by the consultant for approval.

    Basic Requirements

    Selection Criteria

     

    Criteria

    Score (Out of 100 total pts.)

    Strong theoretical and practical background in graphic design, including the use of design software such as Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Design Premium, In-Design, CorelDraw, web design tools such as Dreamweaver and Flash, etc.

    15

    Show a clear and mature style of design, demonstrating an understanding of the communication requirements of a donor agency as well as private sector clients

    15

    Proven experience of graphic production from start to published/printed product with knowledge of printing processes (offset and digital) and color management

    15

    Good understanding of new and evolving technologies and digital platforms

    15

    Knowledge of standard software packages, including MS Office, MS Access, MS Visio, Adobe Acrobat, and Mac OS

    10

    Preferred experience in web design and motion-graphic video production

    5

    Consistent record of timely turnaround at reasonable cost

    25

    Total:

    100

     

    How to Apply

    Interested candidates are invited to submit a cover letter, CV, links to at least three relevant work samples (variety preferred, including Powerpoint presentations, reports, marketing collateral signage, multimedia products) and two professional work references to the Pact Thailand Human Resources Unit via thailandrecruitment@pactworld.org.

     

    Recruitment open until filled. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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