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Design a web page to feature humanitarian podcasts

ReliefWeb

15 Dec 2016 This opportunity is no longer available Share
15 Dec 2016 This opportunity is no longer available Share
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Requirements
The candidate will be required to design a section on ReliefWeb.int that will host humanitarian podcasts. Preliminary research on which podcasts to feature has already begun. We are looking for someone to add to that research and help build a web page. The task will require you to: (1) Develop a selection criteria for podcasts + workflow for maintenance; (2) Create a product roadmap for the podcasts section; (3) Design podcast landing page and sub-pages. ***Workflow:*** (1) ReliefWeb and the candidate will develop and agree to a reasonable project timeline; (2) We will hold weekly Skype meeting for status updates; (3) We will provide access to Trello (project management platform) for better coordination. Basic mock-up: http://bit.ly/2huhr9K
Art and design
Web and graphic design
ReliefWeb is the leading humanitarian information source on global crises and disasters. It is a specialized digital service of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). We provide reliable and timely information, enabling humanitarian workers to make informed decisions and to plan effective response. We collect and deliver key information, including the latest reports, maps and infographics and videos from trusted sources. ReliefWeb is also a valuable resource for job listings and training programs, helping humanitarians build new skills and discover exciting new career opportunities. To make information more accessible to humanitarians, we are moving to new mediums of information delivery. In a recent user survey of our training section, we noticed significant demand for humanitarian podcasts. These podcasts include capacity-building training courses as well as informative discussions on humanitarian affairs. We have already started compiling various podcasts that would be of interest to our users and need assistance in designing a web page to host it. Basic mock-up: http://bit.ly/2huhr9K
Volunteers: 1 needed
1-5 hours per week / 8 weeks
(1) Familiarity with HTML, CSS, and/or JavaScript is required; (2) Strong understanding of user interface design, user experience and information architecture. Familiarity with developing user flows and mobile UI/UX is an advantage; (3) Knowledge of content management systems is desirable; (4) Ability to understand business goals and the target audience is desirable.
Asia
English

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