Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi) is a non-profit organization that promotes socio-economic development by supporting global health and economic initiatives in Nigeria. AHNi currently has its headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria.
We are recruiting qualified candidates to fill the position below:
Job Title: Cartoonist / Motion Graphic Designer
Department: Global Fund
Proposed dates: November - January 2023
Commencement Date: November 30th, 2022
Duration: 2 Months
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 disseminating 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.
Based on the activities listed above, the Consultants are expected to produce or accomplish the following:
Attend review meetings with program technical staff to understand design needs and expectations.
Participate in meetings to script, plan, model and ensure completion of animated narrative sequences prior to set deadlines
Proactively envisage, develop, and implement static graphics and illustration into a 3-minute 3D cartoon.
Support in the design of product deployment specifications for social media and relevant channels.
Training project implementation on use and deployment of the product.
Submit a monthly report of the consultancy assignment to AHNI.
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.
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.
Knowledge of graphics and animation tools such as CorelDraw Graphic Suites, After Effects, Cinema4D, Maya, Photoshop Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign and Lightroom, Tableau.
Application Closing Date
5th December, 2022.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their Curriculum Vitae to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.