Job Opening

Posting Title: Interactive Developer
Department/Office: United Nations Environment Programme
Duty Station: NAIROBI
Posting Period: 07 February 2022 - 16 February 2022
Job Opening Number: 22-United Nations Environment Programme-173686-Consultant
Staffing Exercise N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
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Result of Service

Ultimate result of service
• Visual analysis, conceptualization and interactive design for a series of multimedia stories; Visually impactful representation of data generated from UN Environment reports and studies; identification of relationships and patterns to foster user engagement;

Work Location

Home-based

Expected duration

Expected Duration

6 months

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and Responsibilities

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is the leading global environmental authority that
sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental
dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system and serves as an authoritative
advocate for the global environment. UNEP – Ecosystems Division works with international and national partners, providing technical assistance and advisory services for the implementation of environmental policy, and strengthening the environmental management capacity of developing countries and countries with economies in transition.

This consultancy position is located in the Marine and Freshwater Branch, Ecosystems Division.
The consultant will work directly with the Chief, Communication, Advocacy & Outreach, and Chief of Public Advocacy and Head of Web in the Communication Division. The consultant will create data visualization stories intended for a wide audience with the aim of creating compelling narratives crafted around and anchored by compelling data. The consultant will create visualizations using maps, statistical representations, plots, stories, infographics, tables and charts. The visualizations should make complex data analysis accessible, understandable and usable by different users.

1.2 Responsibilities / Deliverables
1. Strategy development and implementation:
• Produce interactive designs and dashboards that synthesize and transform large amounts of
information extracted from scientific data into stories and insights for general public and non-subject
matter audience
• Create multimedia products and produce these in multiple languages for web and social
media distribution, optimized for social media platforms
• Create data visualizations that facilitate the overall understanding of data sets
• Produce relevant communication materials, such as infographics, to support interactive products
• Art direction and development of visual concept (to create the series template)
• Responsive design and development
• Production of the visual explanations and/or data visualizations (up to 4 per story)
• Picture editing, light video editing and formatting —sizing, clipping, color correcting
• Two reviews (after static mockup and interactive prototype) and final approval
• Project management
• Testing and Quality Assurance

Qualifications/special skills

Academic Qualifications: Advanced degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in Communications, Marketing, Social Sciences or related field is required. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
Experience: A minimum of ten (10) years' responsible work experience in programme management, corporate communications, and public information, or related area is required.
Language: English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this post, fluency in written and oral English is required. Working knowledge of other UN official languages is desirable.

No Fee

THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.

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