Graphics and UI Designer

Graphics and UI Designer

 

 

Job Title: Graphics and UI Designer

 

National Statistics and Information Authority

Location: Kabul

Salary: As per NTA Salary Scale

Date Posted:  01/06/2019 

Closing Date: 11/06/2019

Reference or Code of the position 004

Background

 

National Statistics and Information Authority (NSIA) was established in year 1351 as an independent governmental administration to create an integrated scientific system for statistics, ensuring harmonization and coordination of all statistical and information management activities of Afghanistan. Since its establishment, NSIA conducts population census and national statistical surveys and coordinates with partners including government institutions, international development partners, non-governmental organizations, research institutions and agencies other than state to prevent duplication of information and statistics.

 

NSIA collaborates with national government agencies in collection, compilation and publication of statistical information including data and statistics derived from their activities. Also NSIA independently collects, compiles, analyses and publishes national commercial, financial, social, economic, environmental, information technology and in general the living condition of Afghan nation.

 

 

National Statistics and Information Authority (NSIA) supports and promotes the development of integrated social and economic statistics nationwide. NSIA also provides technical support to other agencies and facilitates standard procedures for conducting research such as sampling frames. To fulfil the requirement and need of modern statistical demands, NSIA is mandated to introduce reforms in the area of organizational development. NSIA coordinates and collaborates with partner agencies to establish standards and framework for unified data and information management. Currently on-going efforts are underway to further strengthen NSIAs institutional capacity to adapt and utilize organizational development best-practices to adapt to fast-changing and required growth of NSIA.

 

 

The National Geo-Informatics Center in Afghanistan is responsible for national level of Geo-Spatial activities, developing policies, Geo-Spatial standards, and the sustainable use of its extensive natural resources. In order to make informed decisions, the policy makers, technicians, scientists and others need timely and authoritative data and the means to analyze and understand this information and the conditions, trends and other insights it can

Bring. Most of the Geo spatial data that exists in Afghanistan is scattered across many organizations within the government, United Nations agencies and many other government, non-government and international organizations. The government has recognized the need to address this issue and has established a National Geo-Informatics Centre (NGIC) program within the Central Statistical Organization.

Based on the decree No (656), 2018 of His Excellency President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, the GIS Coordination Deputy President General office was established. Currently the GIS is one of the important departments of NSIA. The National Statistics and Information Authority (NSIA) is the leading national geo spatial science organization with a focus on both public good science for government and geo-scientific research to understand earth and environmental processes.

To have harmonize, consistent and fair pay framework for all NTA in the country, to assure fiscal sustainability up to possible extend, to increase government control over deliverables of National Technical Assistance (NTA) including but not limited to strengthening the government ability to hire national contractors though the national budget of the country and to avoid competition with CBR and assuring transparency and accountability; NSIA is committed to hire below position based on NTA salary scale.

 

Summary of the Position

The Graphics and UI Designer is responsible to ensure the implementation and adherence to the existing graphic guidelines; layout of reports and publications and development of new graphic solutions and design of innovative products. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

 

Duties and Responsibilities

The individual would be responsible for the following activities:

  1. Ensure that all publications, reports and products are produced in line with graphic principles;
  2.  Implement the graphic guidelines in all NSIA communication products;
  3. Deliver creative and innovative ideas for print, electronic, web-based and animated presentations. Design and lay-out of reports and other products.
  4.  Design of reports and other communication materials for printing and electronic distribution.
  5. Improve and edit art-work, photos, charts and other graphic elements.
  6.  Layout and design information and communication materials (banners, posters, booklets, leaflets, books, calendars, bulletins, flyers, cards).
  7. Create animations for illustrative purposes such as animations, presentations and more advanced solutions.
  8. Deliver creative graphic and technical solutions for use of new media (virtual 3D words/boxes, postcards)

Qualifications and Experience: Graphics and UI Designer would have the following qualification and work experience;

  • A Master degree with five years of relevant experience in technology related design, development, and integration of the systems positions, Arts field.

 

  • A bachelor degree with seven years of relevant experience in technology solutions design, development, and integration, Arts field.
  • A strong portfolio demonstrating exceptional interactive work.
  • Sound knowledge of modern web and mobile user interface technologies and tools.
  • Ability to conceptualize and execute on brand identity.
  • Passion for clean design, knowledge of typography and color theory.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Interest in digital and mobile marketing.
  • Ability to produce high-end functional interface designs for responsive websites, landing pages, banners, emails, etc.
  • Ability to work in a team.

 

Professional Competencies

  • Ability to exhibit strong commitment in the relevant disciplines
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and working knowledge of national languages i.e. Dari and Pashto
  • Ability to work with and be a partner of a team of diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to work efficiently and to meet deadlines
  • Ability to function effectively in a team environment inspiring trust and cooperation of other team member
  • Strong communication, negotiating skills and good interpersonal relations.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates should be sent their (CV including three references) to the email address below by no later than 11 June 2019 at 16:00PM. Reference NSIA/ Graphics and UI Designer must be quoted on subject line of the email, otherwise the application will not be considered.

APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THE DEADLINE WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

ONLY SHORT-LISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED FOR INTERVIEW.

Females are highly encouraged to apply.

Email:  n.ahmadi@nsia.gov.af

Contact No: 0202106456