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Consultant – UX/UI Designer

Reference number: 2203
Job status: Inactive
Job category: Consultancy
Duty station: Home-based
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CIFOR-ICRAF
The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and World Agroforestry (ICRAF) envision a more equitable world where trees in all landscapes, from drylands to the humid tropics, enhance the environment and well-being for all. CIFOR and ICRAF are non-profit science institutions that build and apply evidence to today’s most pressing challenges, including energy insecurity and the climate and biodiversity crises. Over a combined total of 65 years, we have built vast knowledge on forests and trees outside of forests in agricultural landscapes (agroforestry). Using a multidisciplinary approach, we seek to improve lives and to protect and restore ecosystems. Our work focuses on innovative research, partnering for impact, and engaging with stakeholders on policies and practices to benefit people and the planet. Founded in 1993 and 1978, CIFOR and ICRAF are members of CGIAR, a global research partnership for a food secure future dedicated to reducing poverty, enhancing food and nutrition security, and improving natural resources.

CIFOR-ICRAF is looking for a

Consultant – UX/UI Designer

Overview

The Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) is the world’s largest knowledge-led platform on integrated land use, dedicated to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and Paris Climate Agreement. The Forum takes a holistic approach to facilitate sustainable landscapes that are productive, prosperous, equitable and resilient, looking at five cohesive themes: food and livelihoods, landscape restoration, rights, finance and measuring progress. It is led by the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), in collaboration with its co-founders UNEP and the World Bank, as well as Charter Members.

Duties and responsibilities

The GLF UX/U Designer works on the GLF digital and web teams, and is responsible for delivering the best possible online user experience, which makes the role important for GLF’s continued success and ensuring visitor/member satisfaction and loyalty. You will design graphic user interface elements like menus, tabs, forms and widgets, using various methods and the latest technology.

 

Under the supervision of the Head of Digital and the GLF Webmaster, the Consultant will perform followings tasks:

  • Optimize the current mobile experience, following a mobile-first UX/UI design process
  • Plan and implement new designs
  • Optimize existing user interface designs
  • Test for intuitivity and experience
  • Communicate with department heads to understand their organizational goals and objectives
  • Develop technical and organizational requirements and strive to deliver intuitive, user-centred solutions
  • Combine creativity with an awareness of design elements
  • Create prototypes for new product ideas
  • Test new ideas before implementing
  • Conduct ongoing user research


Education, knowledge and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
  • 5 years of experience as an UI-UX Designer or similar role
  • UI design portfolio
  • Knowledge of Adobe’s range of products, including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat and Dreamweaver
  • 5 years of experience working with HTML5 & CSS3
  • Some knowledge of usability factors in Human-Computer Interaction

Personal attributes and competencies

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to discuss and explain design options
  • Detail oriented
  • Critical thinker
  • Problem solver and user-centred

Terms and conditions

  • This is a consultancy position
  • Period of the consultancy is expected to be March 2022 – January 2023
  • Work locations: Indonesia or remotely in either European or Asian time zone To apply, please visit our career site at: http://www.cifor.org/careers To learn more about CIFOR-ICRAF, please visit our websites at: https://www.cifor.org and www.worldagroforestry.org CIFOR-ICRAF is an equal opportunity employer. Staff diversity contributes to excellence.

Application process

The application deadline is 27 Mar-2022
We will acknowledge all applications, but will contact only short-listed candidates.


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