Graphic Design Consultant

 

Position Description

Title

Graphic Design Consultant

Classification

Locally Recruited Staff – Level 3

Report to

Communication Manager

Direct Report

N/A

Term of Employment

This position is for an initial period of 1 year, after which the position will be evaluated subject to organisation needs and regular performance review.

 

BACKGROUND

 Three decades after ASEAN was established, ASEAN leaders recognized that: there remained inadequate shared prosperity, ASEAN awareness and contact among people of ASEAN. It was of this concern that ASEAN leaders established ASEAN Foundation during ASEAN’s 30th Anniversary Summit in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia on 15 December 1997, ASEAN Foundation is an organisation from and for the people of ASEAN. The Foundation exists because of one vision: to build a cohesive and prosperous ASEAN Community. As an ASEAN’s body, the Foundation is tasked to support ASEAN mainly in promoting awareness, identity, interaction and development of the people of ASEAN.

For more information, please visit: https://www.aseanfoundation.org

JUSTIFICATION

In fulfilling its mandate, the ASEAN Foundation will continue its programmes to support of the ASEAN community building efforts in 20120.

Under the thematic area of Education, the ASEAN Foundation will continue to implement the ASEAN Foundation Model ASEAN Meeting which will improve the youth skills in diplomacy and negotiation. The ASEAN Foundation also would implement the ASEAN Science and Technology Fellowship in partnership with USAID to continue the promotion efforts of science-based policy making in the region, and would continue its successful partnership with the SAP to implement the ASEAN Data Science Explorer, building ICT capacity for ASEAN youth. The ASEAN Foundation would also kick start its new initiative with Microsoft, providing computer education to underserved youth in ASEAN.

Under the thematic area of Community Building, the ASEAN Foundation would continue its partnership with EU and IFAD to support the ASEAN Farmer Support Programme which aims to improve the livelihood and food security situation of smallholder farmers and rural producers in ASEAN countries. The role of the ASEAN Foundation in AFOSP focuses on promoting policy dialogues and interactions between farmers and rural organisations and relevant ASEAN bodies. The foundation would also begin its new initiative with Maybank Foundation under the name of eMpowering Youths Across ASEAN to create community projects that can be scaled up to social enterprises.

In order to the support above initiatives, well-designed communication products play a critical role in ensuring the success of the programmes. Visually-attractive publication incorporating both functionality and aesthetic is essential to ensure high visibility of the initiatives as well as to convey its success stories better to various stakeholders and broader audience

GENERAL OBJECTIVE

The main roles of the Graphic Design Consultant are to advise, suggest and implement design concept that incorporates functionality and aesthetics. Under the supervision of the Communications Manager and with guidance from the Executive Director, the Consultant will work with Programme Unit to develop impactful communication materials needed for the ASEAN Foundation’s programmes.

TASK OF CONSULTANT 

  • Consult with Programme Unit to create and suggest design ideas that are fit for each programme
  • Provide suggestions on the best format and materials for communication products
  • Lead the development of design by understanding the message that the contents try to convey
  • Create designs that possess different identities for each programme
  • Ensure that the development of design complies to the branding regulation of ASEAN Foundation and partners
  • Review final layouts or templates and suggest improvements as needed

EXPECTED OUTPUTS/DELIVERABLES

ASEAN Data Science Explorers 2020:

  • Social media posts (including posts for call for application, winners’ announcements, etc.)
  • Event based-collaterals (including backdrop, banner, programme agenda, certificate, photo booth properties, merchandise, etc.)
  • Programme info deck (including brochure, factsheet, etc.)
  • Programme report (annual report, etc.)
  • Other materials as needed

ASEAN Science and Technology Fellowship 2019/2020:

  • Social media posts (including posts for call for application, fellows’ announcements, e-success story, etc.)
  • Collaterals of the Regional Orientation Workshop, Regional Closing Workshop, Training, and Conference (including backdrop, banner, programme agenda, certificate, photo booth properties, merchandise, etc.)
  • Programme info deck (including brochure, factsheet, etc.)
  • Other materials as needed

ASEAN Foundation Model ASEAN Meeting 2020:

  • Social media posts (including posts for call for application, successful students’ announcements, e-success story, etc.)
  • Event collaterals (including backdrop, banner, programme agenda, certificate, photo booth properties, merchandise, etc.)
  • Programme info deck (including brochure, factsheet, etc.)
  • Other materials as needed

ASEAN Farmers’ Organisations Support Programme 2019:

  • Social media posts (including posts for success stories, interesting agricultural facts, etc.)
  • Event collaterals (including backdrop, banner, programme agenda, certificate, photo booth properties, merchandise, etc.)
  • Programme info deck (including brochure, factsheet, etc.)
  • Programme report (final proceeding, etc.)
  • Other materials as needed

eMpowering Youths Across ASEAN 2019/2020:

  • Social media posts (including posts for successful youths’ announcement, success stories, etc.)
  • Event collaterals (including backdrop, banner, programme agenda, certificate, photo booth properties, merchandise, etc.)
  • Programme info deck (including brochure, factsheet, etc.)
  • Other materials as needed

ASEAN Digital Innovation Programme 2020:

  • Social media posts (including posts for successful youths’ announcement, success stories, etc.)
  • Event collaterals (including backdrop, banner, programme agenda, certificate, photo booth properties, merchandise, etc.)
  • Programme info deck (including brochure, factsheet, etc.)
  • Other materials as needed

KONNECT ASEAN 2020:

  • Social media posts (including posts for artists’ announcement, success stories, etc.)
  • Event collaterals (including backdrop, banner, programme agenda, certificate, photo booth properties, merchandise, etc.)
  • Programme info deck (including brochure, factsheet, etc.)
  • Programme report (annual report, etc.)
  • Other materials as needed

ASEAN Youth Video Contest 2020:

  • Social media posts (including posts for youth’s announcement, success stories, etc.)
  • Event collaterals (including backdrop, banner, programme agenda, certificate, photo booth properties, merchandise, etc.)
  • Programme info deck (including brochure, factsheet, etc.)
  • Other materials as needed

ASEAN Youth Social Journalism 2020:

  • Social media posts (including posts for youth’s announcement, success stories, etc.)
  • Event collaterals (including backdrop, banner, programme agenda, certificate, photo booth properties, merchandise, etc.)
  • Programme info deck (including brochure, factsheet, etc.)
  • Other materials as needed

QUALIFICATION AND SKILLS

  • Ability to use various design software particularly the Adobe Suite including InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator and CorelDraw.
  • Knowledge of and experience Macromedia Dreamweaver QuarkXpress would be an added advantage
  • Excellent comprehension of branding
  • Of necessity are creativity, originality, fluency of Ideas, information ordering and problem sensitivity
  • Must have an eye for details
  • Demonstrable ability to work under a tight schedule and deliver timely and quality materials

REMUNERATION

A monthly lump sum will be paid monthly.

TIME FRAME:

The duration of the consultancy is from 26 February 2020 to 26 February 2021.

HOW TO APPLY

All interested applicants to send application, stating the post on the subject line, with the following documents to procurement@aseanfoundation.org – a) application letter, b) curriculum vitae and salary history and expected salary, at the latest on 14 February 2020.

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