Internship Graphics and Animation

Position Summary

Job Category Internship
Vacancy Notice Number ICC/20/NY/i013
Position Title Internship Graphics and Animation
Position Type Internship – 20 hours or more per week
Number of Positions 1
Date of Issue 27/07/2020
Date of Closing 16/08/2020
Duty Station Remote (and/or duty station New York)
Compensation USD 1,500

Position Description


Duties to be performed

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Assisting with communications strategy design and implementation, building templates and presentations, working on newsletters, sales sheets, information briefs, etc. for our 60 clients.


Qualifications required:

Master’s program or recent graduate in the area of Communications with a focus on video, animation design, production and related graphic design skills. A demonstrated interest in ICT is welcome, with familiarity, interest, and expertise in digital technologies; Adobe Premier, Yvond or other animation software and tools; Adobe in Design and Creative Cloud tools. Well-developed design skills and a demonstrated portfolio of successful projects. Teamwork, creativity, accuracy of detailed project work, sense of humor, interest to learn new things and be part of a humanitarian mission.


Work experience:

  • At least 2 to 3 years of experience in video design and production with user-end approach
  • Demonstrated graphic design and visual design experience
  • Proven understanding of communications deliverables, preferably in the UN setting
  • Experience of synthesizing, quality assuring, editing and compiling relevant information for video design, development and delivery
  • Effective communications skills to engage effectively with staff at all levels of the organization


Technical Knowledge:

  • Command good knowledge in writing and communications
  • Experience with graphic design tools


Competencies:


Corporate Competencies

  • Demonstrate integrity by modeling the UN’s values and ethical standards
  • Advocates and promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of UN
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability
  • Treats all people fairly without favoritism


Functional Competencies

  • Share knowledge and experience and contributes to relevant discussions
  • Ability to work in a team and respect diversity
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Pro-active, self-directed, enthusiastic and well organized with an attention to details


Video Production Support

Under the guidance and direct supervision of the ICC Communications team, the Video Intern’s duties will include:

  • Producing animated videos of ICC and ICC Client work
  • Responding to requests for video support and material
  • Managing production equipment, including computer hardware and software
  • Publishing video products online via the website and social media
  • Support for graphic design and social media
  • Pro-active, self-directed, enthusiastic and well organized with an attention to details


Computer Skills

  • Adobe After Effects; Adobe Creative Suite; Final Cut Pro X editing skills (or Adobe Premiere) or animation software like Yvond
  • Production of animated content, motion graphics and infographics
  • Recording broadcast/professional quality video and audio
  • Knowledge of lighting
  • knowledge of different video formats and file conversions from multiple formats
  • Video publishing online and social media


About the ICC:

The International Computing Centre (ICC) is the leading provider of Information Technology and Communications (ICT) services within the United Nations System. Over the last four decades, ICC has been continually expanding the services it is providing to its Partners in various parts of the world, and in various areas of ICT.

As a part of the UN family, ICC espouses the same values that the UN embraces. As a service provider, its core values are unmatched and underlie its continued growth: trust, customer-focus, accountability, understanding cross-cultural differences, excellence, innovation and teamwork. This combination has made ICC the preferred provider of shared ICT services within the United Nations System.

ICC is committed to delivering reliable ICT services driven by best practices. With its world-class technology and state-of-the-art infrastructure, together with the vast cross-domain experience of its very knowledgeable staff, ICC is always ready to offer UN-friendly shared solutions to the United Nations System of Organizations.


What We Offer

 

What we can offer is the experience to work on the ground in a fast–paced IT environment for a world renown development organization in the process of remaking itself in the context of new paradigms for global aid delivery. Content management experience with SharePoint is also a very marketable skill to develop.

 


Challenge

 

How can we best promote, through communications materials aimed at all levels of the organization, moving away from land-line telephony to IP telephony through Skype or other means? How can we leverage communications theory and best practices to implement a system for ‘reusable’ project-based communications materials in a fast-paced environment?



Supporting the UN mission

 

ICC is committed to deliver operational excellence in those areas of Information and Communications Technology where it has recognized advantages, expertise and experience to deliver shared benefits for its Partners.

 

Effective IT services are critical to ICC Partners’ success. ICC will continue to create opportunities for Partners to outsource part of their IT services to ICC so that Partners can maximize the value of their internal IT functions and focus on their core business.

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www.unicc.org

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