PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE ON/ABOUT (FROM-TO): Date of approval - on/about February 28, 2022
Place of Performance: Washington, DC or remote
Maximum Level of Effort (LOE): 8 days
The USAID Africa Trade and Investment (ATI) program is a five-year, flexible buy-in mechanism jointly managed by the USAID Africa Bureau, Middle East Bureau, and Africa Regional Missions. It was designed to mob i l i z e ent e rprise-driven so l u t i o ns that incr e ase t rade a n d inve s tme n t i n Af r ic a , i n clud i ng N o r t h and Su b -Sahar a n Af r ic a . It strengthens A f ric a 's m ark e ts by dev e l o ping n ew tr a de and investme n t relationship s , particularly between t he United States and A f r i c an continent. It also works to ac h ieves dev e lo p me n t o u tcomes ac r oss all s e cto r s.
The Graphic Designer will support ATI communications with designing and finalizing ATI's quarterly report.
KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Tasks may include, but are not limited to:
Vision/brainstorming over style and design of product
Ability to digest ATI's written communications materials and brainstorm ideas for compelling visuals that represent/ can accompany this information
Creation of compelling visuals that distill complex information into an attractive, digestible final product.
Submission of draft design and solicitation of feedback
Revise design according to feedback
Finalize design and provide design files to client in print-ready format
Other related tasks, as necessary
The consultant will report to the ATI Senior Communications Advisor.
Ability to work in a fast paced, high volume, multi-website, multi-client environment
Strong theoretical and practical background in graphic design, including the use of design software such as Adobe Creative Suite, Illustrator, Photoshop, In-Design, etc.
Expert experience in designing visually informative graphics and images.
Expert experience in the layout of professional reports.
Experience working in collaboration with technical teams and delivering under tight deadlines.
4+ years professional work experience in graphic design
Excellent interpersonal skills and a strong team player
Strong attention to detail
Preferred: Experience designing creative materials while adhering to an organization's branding guidelines