Senior Graphic Designer

ILO: International Labour Organization

Job Summary

The position is located in the Design Unit in the Publications Production Management Unit (PRODOC) within the Internal Services and Administration Department (INTSERV). INTSERV is responsible for the general management of facilities, property and inventory; safety and security; printing, publishing and distribution; diplomatic privileges; travel and transport, use of public spaces and general internal services.

The position will report to the Publishing and Design Team Lead.

Specific Duties

  • Research, analyze, conceptualize, creative graphic design and layout for publications, advertising materials, icons, posters, displays, banners, maps, graphs, charts, and photographic enhancement, corresponding to the author departments/unit’s or editor’s requirements.
  • Participate in work planning meetings within the unit and meet with technical departments to discuss various assignments and priorities.
  • Produce accessible compliant digital assets such as icons, visual identification, animations, interactive graphs, infographics and charts to enrich digital publications.
  • Prepare files intended for digital internal printing or external offset printing. Provide project managers with the necessary technical specifications for the appropriate execution of each job.
  • Perform quality control and branding compliance verification of final art for personal deliverables and external contractors’ propositions.
  • Design, compose and implement standardized and branded digital templates for ILO publications and catalogues.
  • Archive completed jobs on the unit’s common server in accordance with the relevant classification criteria.
  • Provide technical specifications for design training needs and manage software user licenses related to graphic design.
  • Keep up-to-date with knowledge and developments in technology and innovations in the graphic design and digital publications production fields.

Required qualifications


Completion of secondary school or equivalent technical or commercial school.


Seven years of experience in the occupational area of which at least five years in the organization. Training in graphic design and graphic art. Some jobs may require a certificate or diploma in graphic arts or typesetting.


Excellent knowledge of one official language (English, French, Spanish) and a working knowledge of another.

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