UX and UI Designer


Offre publiée le 2024-03-27

United Nations Organization

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The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), administered by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), is located in Montreal, Canada.

Its main tasks are to service meetings of the Conference of the Parties and its subsidiary bodies and to liaise and coordinate with Parties and relevant institutions for the effective implementation of the Convention.

The Secretariat is seeking services of a user interface designer to improve the design and features of CBD website ( : / / www.

cbd.int). The output of the designer’s work will result in a more dynamic, attractive and user-friendly CBD website that will be device responsive and aligned with themes of Kunming Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework (KMGBF).

The design concepts should also align with United Nations branding and the branding of the Convention on Biological Diversity.

Work will be done under the overall guidance of Acting Director of the Implementation Services Division and the Head of the Capacity Building and Knowledge Management Unit and under the direct supervision of Information Management Officer.

Duties and Responsibilities : The Secretariat has identified the following specific tasks and activities to be addressed as part of this project : 1.

Create design specifications for organization’s website and its associated components that includes : a. Layout of home Page of CBD website and its associated components i.

Landing pages of subsections ii. Content list pages iii. Content container pages iv. Search page v. Web forms vi. Discussion forums vii.

Header and footer element b. Information menu system of the CBD website i. Primary menu system of the website ii. Secondary and tertiary menu systems of the website iii.

Collapsible / expandable menu c. Key Subsites / Portals / Platforms i. Conference subsite ii. BBI, EBSA and other 2. Create high quality wireframes, prototypes and design mock-ups for responsive web interface.

3. Design and create required visual components of the site such as buttons, icons, pop-ups-windows, widgets, website screens, form elements, etc.

4. Collaborate closely with the information officers, IT team, and other key stakeholders to translate user stories and business requirements into well calibrated and pixel perfect design documents.

5. Participate in the full software development cycle (analysis, design, testing, launch). 6. Create style guides, design systems and other design documents.

7. Provide design support through the development process, ensuring that the final product aligns with the design vision.

8. Document all the work accomplished and transfer knowledge at the end of the contract. Specific priorities and activities will be decided by the Information Management Officer supervising the project.

Job Type : Fixed term contract

Contract length : 6 months

Salary : $4,579.00 per month

Flexible Language Requirement :

French not required

Schedule :

Monday to Friday

Experience :

UX : 5 years (preferred)

Work Location : In person

Application deadline : 2023-03-26

Expected start date : 2024-04-01


18 days ago