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Programme Associate (Graphic designer)

by Gurshabad Grover last modified May 12, 2020 04:01 PM
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) is seeking applications for the position of Programme Associate (Graphic designer), to support its Access to Knowledge (CIS-A2K) Programme. In keeping with efforts within the larger Wikimedia movement in encouraging an inclusive workplace and addressing issues of gender disparity Women applicants are encouraged for this position, however this position for anyone to apply.

Context of the CIS-A2K programme

As an affiliate of the Wikimedia Foundation, the nonprofit behind Wikipedia and it’s sister projects, we design and implement different initiatives with an aim to create high-quality content and bring new contributors to Wikimedia projects in Indian languages. The initiatives are premised on various themes and seek to create a multilingual repository of knowledge using Wikimedia projects as a platform. You are encouraged to carefully read through the CIS-A2K work plan before making the application. You will work cohesively with the Wikimedia community and the Wikimedia India communities to meet the specific goals of each language community in India. You will be a part of a small team of 5 to 10 members doing high visibility and high impact work. Please learn more about CIS-A2K here.


Position summary

CIS-A2K is looking for an ideal candidate who will help the program as a graphic designer, the work will include creating and preparing graphic content such as images, media files etc related to the A2K programme. This will be a full-time position, based at the CIS office in Bengaluru. and. The designation will be Programme Associate (PA)


  • Creating images, posters, banners, infographics, and other promotional materials for events and announcements, which will be circulated on social media channels and used in reports.
  • Strategising and designing reports (progress reports, impact reports, and proposal forms), and newsletters, to make them more accessible.
  • Helping and working with Wikimedia community members to create relevant visual content.
  • Developing illustrations, logos, and other graphic material digitally or by hand.

Required skills

  • Proven experience with graphic design (note related education qualification is a plus, but not mandatory)
  • A strong portfolio of illustrations and visual communication material
  • The person must have good experience in creating and preparing graphic content using design software like Adobe Creative Suite, Inkscape, and GIMP (free software usage experience will be preferable)
  • Relevant degree holders will be given preference.
  • Prior knowledge of working with open knowledge or open-source community will be a plus. 
  • Candidates who are part of the Wikimedia community,  or who have experience in contributing to Wikimedia projects will be given preference.
  • Ability to work methodically and meet deadlines.
Location: The position is based out of the CIS’s Bangalore office.
Remuneration: Compensation structure will be determined by the level of expertise, experience and current remuneration.
To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Tito Dutta ([email protected]) by 24 May 2020 11:59 pm IST (applications won't be accepted after the deadline)
Please do not miss the +gd part in the email, that is an email filter for us)

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