Remote Internship: Junior Brand Designer – Brand Section (Home-Based)
Job no: 540732
Contract type: Internship
Location: United States
Categories: Communication / External Relations, Internship
UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.
Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.
And we never give up.
For every child, results and a strong brand!
How can you make a difference?
The Brand Section is looking to hire a Junior Brand Designer Intern for the period of 26 weeks to support the work of the section. The selected candidate will provide design support to section, with a focus on digital brand applications. This is a paid internship.
Specifically, the Junior Brand Designer Intern will support the team through:
- Designing graphic materials to support campaigns, significant moments and events, and to reinforce our social media presence;
- Designing core brand assets and internal templated visibility items, including letterhead, business cards, PowerPoint slides, Report Pages, Fact Sheets, campaign reviews and more;
- Designing and commenting on the design of presentations, brochures, toolkits, and publications;
- Brainstorming and contributing your design power to our signature yearly event – World Children’s Day;
- Contributing to the roll-out of our 75th Anniversary;
- Sourcing quality and suitable photos and videos from the UNICEF database;
- Liaising and coordinating the printing production of certain publications and materials;
- Designing logo and vector illustrations;
- Assisting our lead brand designer in ad hoc projects; and
- Supporting the Brand Help Desk through reviewing queries and providing guidance and suggestions.
The designer should be prepared to work virtually with the Brand Team (aligned with EST hours) for 35 hours per week for the period between 6/15/2021 and 12/15/2021 (exact start date may differ within a week or so after 15 June).
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have….
- Enrolled into a relevant academic program or obtained at least a first University Degree (Bachelor’s) within the past two years.
- The presentation of a design portfolio.
- A foundational knowledge of branding systems.
- Have excellent knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite products, such as InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and After Effects.
- Experience designing assets for digital campaigns.
- Experience in illustration considered a plus.
- Have a good working knowledge of PowerPoint and other Office platforms.
- Have the ability to follow a brief and deliver products on time and within budget.
- Be ready and willing to take direction well and work in a dynamic, collaborative, multi-cultural environment.
- Have a general understanding of and interest in world affairs, current events and humanitarian issues.
- Have experience in working with printing and production companies.
- Have your own MAC laptop.
- Experience in animation
For every Child, you demonstrate…
UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
The UNICEF competencies required for this post are…
- Working with others (1)
- Manages ambiguity and complexity (1)
To view our competency framework, please visit here.
Click here to learn more about UNICEF’s values and competencies.
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.
UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.
We expect this role to be fully remote through the end of 2021.
Interns, are required to certify that they are covered by medical/health insurance. UNICEF does not provide or arrange life or health insurance coverage for interns eligible to participate in the life or health insurance schemes available to United Nations staff members.
A competitive process will be followed to identity an Intern. This will include a portfolio review and an interview. A motivation letter telling us why you’d like to work with us will go a long way to helping us understand who you are and whether you’ll fit into our team and culture.
All internships are now paid at a stipend of $1700/month and Interns may take up to 2.5 days per month off work for any reason, including for medical reasons. The stipend will be reduced for any absence beyond this quota.
Deadline: 05 Jun 2021 Eastern Daylight Time