Position: Visual Designer (web and print)
Place of work: Basel, Switzerland
Employment rate: 40-50%
Start date: Ideally 1 March 2018, or as soon as possible
Contract type: 1-2 years, with possibility of transformation into an open-ended contract
Basel Institute on Governance
Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, with presence also in Kenya, Malawi, Peru and Tanzania, the Basel Institute on Governance is a not-for-profit anti-corruption organisation specialised in corruption prevention and public governance, compliance and Collective Action, criminal law enforcement and the recovery of stolen assets. Our international and multi-disciplinary team of experts works around the world with partners in the public and private sector providing technical assistance and capacity building, teaching and conducting applied research. The working language of the Institute is English.
The IT unit is responsible for developing, designing and maintaining IT related products including the Institute's web presence, e-learning courses and other web based tools. Furthermore, the IT unit supports the Institute's other operational departments in designing and developing department-specific print and web projects.
The Visual Designer is a member of the Basel Institute's IT unit. (S)he will work under the direct supervision of the Senior E-learning & Web Specialist and in close collaboration with the Institute's Communications Officer and the Web/E-learning Designer. The Institute's overall external and internal communications are managed by the Head of Operations in close cooperation with the Institute's Managing Director.
We are looking for a visual design specialist to help shape and improve the Institute's visual appearance and communication. (S)he shall create, make use of, and consistently integrate relevant digital and print media for reinforcing the attractiveness and effectiveness of the Institute's operational and communications products and services. Specifically, this approach shall be applied to:
Institute's leadership role in preventing and combating corruption
The candidate is expected to have a strong design background and an ability to translate complex concepts and processes into clear and concise visual elements and interactive animations in accordance with the Institute's corporate design.
Skills and qualifications
(S)he should have:
(S)he should be:
We offer an interesting and rewarding working environment with a proactive, dynamic and international team spirit. The work is both routine and varied, and offers scope for initiative and innovation. The salary is competitive.
Please send your written application (CV, letter of motivation, reference letters and contact details of threeprofessional references; all documents merged in one PDF file), at your earliest convenience, but no later than 7 January 2018 by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
For further information about the position, please contact Mr Peter Huppertz, Senior E-learning and Web Specialist, Basel Institute on Governance (email@example.com).
Basel Institute on Governance
Ms Teresa Paonessa