Thailand: Web Graphic Designer

Organization: Baan Dek Foundation
Country: Thailand
Closing date: 07 Nov 2016

VOLUNTEER/INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Web Graphic Designer – Chiang Mai, Thailand, or potential remote work from Bangkok

The Baan Dek Foundation (‘Kids Home Foundation’ in English) is a non-profit, non-political and non-religious, organization that supports about 1,000 children in need and their families in the slums of Chiang Mai Province (Northern Thailand). Through specifically tailored educational programs and flexible individual support, Baan Dek protects vulnerable children, allows families to become self-sustainable and gives them opportunities for a better future.

The Foundation is officially registered according to Thai Law and is supported by four independent entities: Kids Home France, Kids Home Italia, Kids Home America and Kids Home UK. All are recognized as charitable associations in their respective countries, and their mission is to fundraise and spread information about the Baan Dek Foundation’s work in Thailand.

More information about the Baan Dek Foundation is available at: www.baandekfoundation.org.

Position Responsibilities:

The Baan Dek Foundation is currently looking for a Web Graphic Designer who has some animation experience (in addition to other graphic design skills, such as General Design / Illustration / Photography) as either a part- or full-time volunteer or intern. The objectives of the mission are to:

1. Help to develop the graphics for an app that teaches life skills to children, which will require collaborating with Baan Dek’s pro-bono Web Developer and being skilled in some basic web animation.

1. Edit and create communication materials for Baan Dek external/internal communications (pictures / video / promotional posters, leaflets, web design, illustrations, developing the content for projects, etc).

3. Support the management team in day-to-day missions and projects that require visual communication support.

4. Participate in local projects developed by the Baan Dek Foundation: the Superheroes Academy (an educational program for teaching essential life skills to kids), the After-School Project (after-school activities delivered in a governmental school and orphanage), the Flying Library Project (mobile library activities delivered in slums around Chiang Mai), etc.

Required Skills:

Qualifications and Experience:

Degree (or currently pursuing a degree) in Graphic Design (flexible)
Professional experience in web graphic design, animation and illustration

Experience with children an asset

Working knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and other programs in Adobe Creative Suite

Professional and Personal Attributes:

Creative and meticulous

Ability to work independently with a deadline

Ability to provide and receive positive criticism in a constructive manner

Highly motivated, flexible and interested in humanitarian missions

Languages: English both spoken and written; French/Italian/Thai an asset

Schedule and duration of contract: part- or full-time, 6 months (flexible), starting ASAP

Location: Chiang Mai, Thailand, with potential for remote work from Bangkok

Position status: Volunteering/internship (certification can be awarded at the end of the project)
Compensation: Financial compensation to be discussed (volunteer allowance), lunch is provided on weekdays, and accommodation and transportation are available.

How to apply:

Applications (CV, cover letter and portfolio) to be sent to Julien Strens – julien@baandekfoundation.org and Allison Sanders – research@baandekfoundation.org.

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