Call for Application: Cartoonist/Motion Graphic Designer

Global Fund
Abuja
Posted 2 months ago

Required services: Consultancy to provide technical support to the Program Management Team and Prevention Care and Treatment teams of the National Aligned HIV/AIDS Initiative (NAHI) grant.

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Proposed dates: November – January 2023.

Commencement Date: November 30th, 2022

Duration: 2 Months

Background

The Global Fund supported National Aligned HIV/AIDs Initiative, NAHI has an overarching goal of contributing to the reduction of the incidence of new HIV infections as well as the mortality and morbidity due to HIV/AIDS in Nigeria both in general and key/vulnerable populations, including the Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW). Therefore, the GF NAHI project is looking to deploy creative 3D storytelling and cartoon technology that educates and builds skills of AGYW audiences to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV, promote awareness on gender norms, gender-based violence, discourage risky behaviors and instigate habits that will reduce the spread of HIV infection and improving overall sexual and reproductive Health, and promote access to HIV prevention, care, and treatments services.

Description/Purpose of the consultancy

The selected candidate will work closely with the Program Officer, Communications and Health Infographics, the Product Design Consultant and Technical Officer AGYW to conceptualize and develop storyline and deploy 2–3-minute corresponding AGYW-friendly animated cartoon characters and messages that will help build well-informed population of AGYW and related vulnerable groups who will be less likely to engage in risky behaviors that promote transmission of HIV infection among the group. The characters will also highlight services available and or accessible to an HIV positive pregnant woman to ensure safe delivery of an HIV-free baby  and will help increase the HIV risk perception and knowledge of the AGYW on how to access HIV prevention, care, and treatment services within the implementation communities and nationwide. The selected candidate will help in disseminated the final product to wide range of the audience via relevant social media channels – particularly TikTok, WhatsApp, You tube, Instagram and Twitter.

Objectives of the consultancy:

The objective of this consultancy is requested for a Motion Graphic Designer/Cartoonist to support in developing and appropriate educational/Informational digital storytelling intervention will leverage on the wide coverage of the social network, media, and social media platforms to strengthen and promote communication interventions on prevention, treatment, human rights support services and relevant protection laws and policies for young, marginalized, and vulnerable groups.

Consultancy Overview and Role

The services of the Cartoonist/Motion Graphic Consultant will include the following:

Specific deliverables:

Based on the activities listed above, the Consultants are expected to produce or accomplish the following:

  1. Attend review meetings with program technical staff to understand design needs and expectations.
  2. Participate in meetings to script, plan, model and ensure completion of animated narrative sequences prior to set deadlines
  3. Proactively envisage, develop, and implement static graphics and illustration into a 3-minute 3D cartoon.
  4. Support in the design of product deployment specifications for social media and relevant channels.
  5. Training project implementation on use and deployment of the product.
  6. Submit a monthly report of the consultancy assignment to AHNI.

Qualifications

Qualification:

  • At least Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design, Design, Animation, Fine Arts, Education, Communications, Video, Art, Video Production, Multimedia, or equivalent with 3-6 years of experience

Experience:

  • Online portfolio/demo reel showcasing Photoshop knowledge, creativity, design and type layout skills
  • 5+ years motion design experience designing and editing video creative materials on an agile team in a fast-paced reactive development environment.
  • The ideal candidate will be familiar with current pop-culture familiarity with real world examples of culturally relevant news, art, and design.
  • Must be able to take direction and feedback from all levels of executives.
  • It is absolute must that the candidate must be able to take direction well.
  • The ability to balance multiple projects with short deadlines is a must.

Competencies:

  • Knowledge of graphics and animation tools such as CorelDraw Graphic Suites, After Effects, Cinema4D, Maya, Photoshop Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign and Lightroom, Tableau

Method of Application

Interested and Qualified candidates should send in their Curriculum Vitae to AHNi website gf_advert@ahnigeria.org..

Deadline for submission of application is December 5, 2022.

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