Short-term Consultancy: Design of Animations & Audio for E-Learning program

About Voices GY

Voices GY is a registered Guyanese non-profit organisation, active since April 2018. Our mission is to strengthen the voices of our communities through supporting diversity and community-led decision making. As an organisation, we are founded on a community-based approach towards a more cohesive and inclusive Guyana. Our work spans three Programmatic Areas: Migration, Environment and Culture.

About the role

In line with Voices GY’s commitment to education (especially e-learning), vulnerable and marginalised communities and the environment, we are excited to embark on a short-term consultancy for Conservation International in order to support staff training within the ‘Our Future Forests - Amazonia Verde’ project. Two, 40-minute e-learning modules will be produced on SEAH (Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Harassment) and Gender within the context of the project, in order to train and prepare CI staff and local and indigenous partners throughout the Amazon region.

 

The Graphic Designer for E-Learning represents a short-term consultancy as part of the Voices GY Project Team. The Graphic Designer will be responsible for converting course scripts and concepts into a professional standard, SCORM-compliant e-learning course through the use of authoring tools and design software including Articulate Storyline 360, Adobe After Effects and Adobe Illustrator. The role requires a dynamic and knowledgeable professional who is able to show initiative, creativity and flexibility in working with Voices GY and our project counterparts.

 

The consultancy is expected to produce all outputs within 5 weeks of commencement.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create the design, animation and audios of two (2) explainer videos of (2-3 min) average for insertion into the e-learning course, considering the use of voice over, soundtracks and ambient music.

  • Use E-Learning Authoring Tools to curate the graphic and interactive elements of the e-course, including creating and compiling still and animated graphics, games and learning activities, with content and artistic instruction provided by the Project Lead.

  • Presentation of 4 versions of all course materials (including explainer videos) in 4 different languages (Spanish, Portuguese, English and Dutch).

  • Make modifications in collaboration with the Voices GY Project Team and Partner until partner satisfaction is ensured.

  • Follow and apply specific guidelines provided by Voices GY related to the visual identity of the project and partners (Conservation International and French Government)

 

The consultant will report to Voices GY’s Project Lead.

Payment Method

Payment (100%) will be made as a lump-sum upon confirmation from Voices GY of receipt and final approval of the following deliverables: 

  • Development of a design concept/theme for the e-learning modules given the available content.

  • Development of two (2), 2-3 minute explainer videos with original graphics and with copies in English, Spanish, Dutch and Portuguese.

  • Design and compilation of graphics, illustrations, animations and learning activities for two, 40-minute e-learning modules (in English, Spanish, Dutch and Portuguese).

 

Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree in graphic design, web design, instructional design, education and technology, or related field. An advanced degree in e-learning education and/or learning content management or related fields would be an asset.

  • A minimum of 4 years of professional working experience in graphic or digital design (required)

  • A minimum of two years of experience with instructional/e-learning design (required)

  • Demonstrable experience with authoring tools (Articulate Storyline 360) and working with animated content and videos with software such as Adobe After Effects.

  • Ability to coordinate information flow with multiple sources (Project Team, admin staff, partner counterparts etc.)

  • Ability to translate and produce audio and text content in one or more of Dutch, Spanish or Portuguese is an asset.

  • Working experience in the non-profit sector and/or with environmental and gender issues is desirable.

Languages: Fluency in English or/and Spanish. Language skills in Dutch or Portuguese would also be an asset.

To Apply

To apply, send the following documents to voicesgy@gmail.com by 12 midday on Thursday 10th June. Applicants who fail to provide all documents will not be considered.

  • Cover Letter

  • CV

  • Financial Proposal

  • Portfolio containing at least two examples of recent and relevant projects (e-learning content developed/managed)

 

Voices GY is not only an Equal Opportunities Employer – diversity is at the root of all that we do and strive for. We welcome applicants of all backgrounds and identities to apply and enrich the work we undertake.