FHI 360 Philippines is seeking applications for the position of Graphic Designer for the Meeting Targets and Maintaining Epidemic Control (EpiC) project in the Philippines. EpiC is a five-year global project funded by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the U.S. Agency for International Development USAID) and is now on its second year of implementation. The project provides strategic technical assistance (TA) and direct service delivery to break through barriers to 95-95-95 goal of the country and promote self-reliant management of national HIV programs by improving HIV case-finding, prevention, treatment programming and viral load (VL) suppression among key populations (KPs) and priority populations (PPs).
In the Philippines, EpiC works in Mega Manila to address critical gaps and bottlenecks in the response to HIV among key populations (KPs) in the Philippines and build capacity of local, community based KP organizations and work closely with the government of the Philippines to deliver HIV services tailored to the needs of KPs. In addition to the activities mentioned above EpiC Philippines will focus on expanding HIV case finding in the community, expansion of PrEP and treatment initiation, adherence, and retention support for people living with HIV (PLHIV), with a focus on select key population groups.
The Graphic Designer will report to the Technical Advisor for SBCC of EpiC Philippines in developing a wide range of print, presentation, and web-based communication materials in compliance with USAID and FHI 360 branding and identity. Typical assignments include designing infographics, publications, logos, brochures, training curricula, kits, posters, social media graphics, PowerPoint presentations, and HTML emails, among others. These products are part of the project’s work in HIV prevention and care.
· Conceptualize, illustrate, and design consistent theme and image of the project technical and knowledge products (e.g., presentations, newsletters, publications, brochures, reports, infographics, maps, posters, modules, manuals, etc) as identified by the Technical Team
Develop with the team communication briefs and contribute to the planning and execution of different PR and dissemination events, including creative illustration and creation of layout
Articulate the rationale behind design solutions in client presentations and correspondence
Collaborate with clients, build rapport, and nurture productive professional working relationships through the course of the project
Appraise art directors, project managers, and/or vendors about project milestones
Prepare mock-ups and comprehensive layouts for presentation and training or workshop materials and work closely with vendors as needed
Create simple webpages, apps, and simple web-based communication (e.g., HTML emails)
Provides recommendation and guidance in the procurement, budget, and selection of products and vendors
Help maintain a repository of project’s products following the established online document structure and management
Provide graphic design support to project partners and subgrantees aligned to the plans of the SBCC Team
Meet all agreed-upon deadlines and budget parameters
Continuously improve technical and conceptual design skills
Exercise judgment within defined policies and procedures to obtain solutions to perform duties
Perform other duties as assigned by the SBCC Advisor.
Extensive background in graphic design and demonstrates an impeccable sense of typography, digital illustration, and expertise in translating data to information graphics. A portfolio will be asked.
Strong concept-driven portfolio and exhibits a solid understanding of design principles
Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite software products (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and After Effects) and Microsoft Office suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel)
Must be able to thrive in a diverse, fast-paced collaborative studio environment and have superb time management skills
Works on problems that are diverse in scope and require judgment in resolving or making recommendations for solutions
Responds to client feedback in a timely and professional manner
Good balance of conceptualization and production skills
Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team member
Excellent verbal and written communications skills In Filipino and English
Required Education and Work Experience
Bachelor’s degree or its international equivalent in graphic design, communication design, fine arts, publications, or related field required
Requires a minimum of three years of professional experience in graphic design and print production
Prior work experience in USAID funded programs with disease prevention and control portfolio preferred; HIV/KP-focused programs a plus.
Knowledge of web design, HTML, illustration, motion graphics, and video production preferred
Nongovernmental organization (NGO) experience especially in public health programmes preferred
Working Conditions and Travel Requirements
Usual office working conditions
Ability to travel domestically less than 10%
This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
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