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  • Posted: Sep 12, 2019
    Deadline: Oct 12, 2019
  • We are the directing and coordinating authority on international health within the United Nations’ system. We do this by: providing leadership on matters critical to health and engaging in partnerships where joint action is needed; shaping the research agenda and stimulating the generation, translation and dissemination of valuable knowledge; set...
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    Graphic Artist

    Job ID: 1904266
    Location: Abuja
    Grade: G4
    Contractual Arrangement: Special Services Agreement (SSA)
    Contract Duration: 6 months
    Schedule: Full-time 

    Purpose of the Position

    • The Graphic Designer will support the WHO Nigeria Communications Team for successful implementation and publication of various communications/visibility products
    • SHe will provide technical support to the design and implementation of the project work plans, maps, graphics, figures, publications, brochures, leaflets, banners, booklets, bi-monthly and annual report.

    Description of Duties

    • Design themes, Layouts, contents and covers of documents.
    • Develop web interface and design for WCO website, operational databases in close collaboration with Web and Database Developers at AFRO
    • Development and design maps, graphics, templates and tables, c) Modify graphics, figures and maps.
    • Development of figures, including colours, fonts, graphics and layout, and resulting materials such as Newsletters, brochures, reports, banners, posters, fliers and booklets.
    • Creation of graphic templates to be used for reports and presentations.
    • Creation of brochures, business cards, information folders, publications, and other similar promotional materials related to the work of the WCO.
    • Update and revision of existing publications, materials and graphics.
    • Preparation of printing packages (all layout and design files) for printing of publications and other communication products (banners, posters, booklets, leaflets, books, calendars, bulletins, flyers, cards)
    • Design templates for new publications and products in line with graphic guidelines and in close cooperation with responsible officers.
    • Deliver creative and innovative ideas for print, web and interactive presentations. This will require the graphic designer to provide technical solutions for use of new media (virtual 3D words/boxes, postcards).
    • Create animations for illustrative purposes such as animations, presentations and more advanced solutions (design of CD/DVD packaging, graphic digitalization)
    • Liaison with printers and other publish houses for printing and creation of materials.
    • Safeguard and ensure that all publications, reports and products are produced in line with the WHO graphic guidelines;
    • Maintain and further develop the graphic guidelines, in line with overall WCO directives
    • Maintain templates (In-design, CorelDraw, Publisher Word, PowerPoint etc) and give technical support.
    • Assist in establishing and be responsible for maintaining photo archive. Build local capacity
    • Any other duties as may be requested.

    Required Qualifications

    • Essential: Completed Secondary Education with training in Graphic Design.
    • Desirable: Bachelor's Degree in a discipline relevant to IT, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Certified training in CAD (computer-aided design and drafting) software relevant to the production of maps and illustrations.


    • 2 years relevant experience working at different CAD environment, mainly at Adobe Photoshop, Adobe In-Design, Adobe Illustrator andor Corel Draw
    • Good knowledge at Microsoft Office Word and Excel.


    • Experience working with the UN or any international NGO

    Use of Language Skills:

    • Essential: Fluent in spoken and written English


    • Good communication and presentation skills.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to World Health Organization (WHO) on to apply
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