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Volunteer Multimedia Animation Designer

THRIVE Project
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THRIVE Project is offering the opportunity for a select group of individuals with a passion for sustainability to join a growing initiative to gain valuable experience and give back to a worthy cause.

What is THRIVE?

As a not-for-profit for-impact initiative, we aim to place humankind onto a sustainable path and create a ‘thrivable’ future for all. Throughout our practice, we implement a scientific and evidence-based approach in all our endeavours. This is seen throughout our three divisions of research, education and advocacy. THRIVE is strongly committed to equal opportunities and values diversity in our workforce.

We provide educational content and free software solutions to address some of civilization’s global challenges:

  • Climate change
  • Biodiversity loss
  • Deforestation
  • Social inequality
  • Pollution
  • Epidemics
  • Food security
  • and more…

The Role

We’re looking for a motivated, enthusiastic multimedia designer to join our friendly, global team. Your experience will include:

  • creating visual design and/or animated assets, interactive web video, interactive storytelling, motion graphics
  • using various motion design, image editing and video production tools and programs (e.g. Adobe Creative Cloud, After Effects, Premiere, Sketch, Vimeo, Camtasia, SVG, etc.)
  • experience with content layout, formatting, data and content visualization
  • creating storyboards, style frames, mood boards
  • experience with brand design, character, iconography and animation design
  • basic knowledge of web-based applications, and CSS/HTML editing skills
  • knowledge of Adobe CC (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop) preferred

In this volunteer role you'll create and develop a range of static and motion multimedia assets in accordance with a robust set of design guidelines and principles. These will include:

  • Static Images: Graphic, illustrations and icons for presentations, help center:
  • Articles, Developer content, eLearning modules, fact sheets, presentations, emails etc;
  • Video and Animation: Short animated, screencast and / or voiceover videos for use independently or for inclusion in other multimedia assets for educational purposes
  • Storyboards and mockups to visually tell a story
  • Work with Web team on assets for seamless integration into the website and intranet

Why join THRIVE?

  • Free induction, training, and mentorship support
  • Gain commercial experience and develop your presentation skills
  • Access to global connections (including VIPs)
  • Guidance and education from experienced volunteers
  • Access to internships, subsidized roles, and the chance to land a paid job
  • Teamwork/Collaboration opportunities across many fields of endeavour

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Fluent in English (preferred)
  • A passion for sustainability
  • A collaborative team player mindset
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment
  • Well-developed problem-solving abilities
  • Highly organized
  • The ability to handle multiple tasks to meet strict deadlines
  • Exceptional time management skills
  • Ambition and proactivity

Applications will be treated with strict confidentiality.

You can not apply for this role as it is no longer available.