Overview

Designer

About the Designer role

The Designer will be responsible for helping IDinsight ensure clear visual brand identity and consistent “look” and “feel” across all of its outputs. The Designer will both create content and work with teams to put systems in place that enable decentralized creation of outputs across regions. Among other responsibilities, the Designer will work with team members to produce visually compelling and highly engaging reports, presentations, infographics, and other content for both print and digital uses.

Responsibilities

The tasks assigned to this role include:

Design high-quality outputs:

Provide IDinsight team members with creative support to design visually compelling presentations, proposals, and reports for internal and external use.
Assist client-facing teams to create graphics that represent complex concepts, which may include illustrations
Develop high quality and creative designs for social media campaigns, newsletters, and the IDeas blog
Customize campaign toolkits, Powerpoint and Word templates, and social media templates in accordance with existing brand guidelines, ensuring all IDinsight documents are consistent
Manage external third-party design and other consultants to ensure all collateral aligns with IDinsight’s visual identity.
Ensure excellent visual execution, including light proofreading to ensure quality control
Create systems and resources:

Enable teams to create their own high-quality, consistent content by developing systems, templates, training, and guidelines for team members across regions.
Promote, enhance, and protect IDinsight’s brand integrity by ensuring a consistent visual identity that aligns with our brand guidelines.
Identify, source, and manage image databases as well as other graphic design elements that enhance the visual appeal of our communications and are easy for teams to access and use.
Qualifications

Graphic design experience

Mastery of design software and technologies (such as InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Canva)
Intimate knowledge of presentation programs such as PowerPoint, Google Slides, Prezi and Keynote
Demonstrable graphic designing experience: a strong portfolio of illustrations or other graphics
Familiarity with (Adobe) video &/or audio editing software a plus
A keen design eye for aesthetics and details
Minimum of 2 years’ experience as a graphics designer
Skills, mindsets, and behaviours

Ability to work within stipulated brand guidelines without compromising
Ability to work under pressure and handle a wide range of tasks and projects at the same time and to work methodically and meet deadlines
Exceptional attention to detail
Strong knowledge of English, written and spoken
Excellent communication skills
Understanding of global development and research and evaluation fields a plus
Professional development

Skill and career development are core to IDinsight’s values and long-term impact strategy, and have been noted highlights of teammates’ experiences. IDinsighters receive significant mentorship from IDinsight leadership, support from talented peers, and are given considerable autonomy when ready. They maintain professional development plans and are given “stretch” opportunities designed to strengthen a variety of skills. Real-time feedback is embedded in our culture and formal structure enables maximum professional growth. Additionally, teammates have access to an annual professional development stipend that they are encouraged to utilize to explore their career interests and develop their skills

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About IDinsight

IDinsight is an international development organization that helps policymakers and managers make socially impactful decisions using rigorous evidence. We carefully tailor a wide range of analytical and quantitative tools to enable our clients to design better policies, rigorously test those ideas, and take informed action at scale to improve lives. Our services include experimental evaluation methodologies - including, but not limited to, randomized controlled trials - tailored to the priorities of international development decision-makers; monitoring and performance management systems to facilitate continuous data-driven improvement; policy design consulting and scale-up support.