CBD Website User Interface Designer

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)



Results of Service

The results of the contractor’s work will produce a whole bundle of wireframes, design system and actual design specs for all of the crucial elements of the web site that may allow Secretariat’s IT staff to revamp the conference’s web site.

Work Location

Montreal responsibility station (SCBD places of work)

Anticipated length

6 months

Duties and Obligations

Organizational setting

The Secretariat of the Conference on Organic Range (CBD), administered by the United Nations Atmosphere Programme (UNEP), is positioned in Montreal, Canada. Its principal duties are to service conferences of the Convention of the Events and its subsidiary our bodies and to liaise and coordinate with Events and related establishments for the efficient implementation of the Conference.

The Secretariat is in search of providers of a consumer interface designer to enhance the design and options of CBD web site (https://www.cbd.int). The output of the designer’s work will end in a extra dynamic, engaging and user-friendly CBD web site that shall be system responsive and aligned with themes of Kunming Montreal World Biodiversity Framework (KMGBF). The design ideas also needs to align with United Nations branding and the branding of the Conference on Organic Range.

Work shall be performed underneath the general steerage of Appearing Director of the Implementation Providers Division and the Head of the Capability Constructing and Information Administration Unit and underneath the direct supervision of Data Administration Officer.

Duties and Obligations:

The Secretariat has recognized the next particular duties and actions to be addressed as a part of this challenge:

1. Create design specs for group’s web site and its related elements that features:
a. Format of residence Web page of CBD web site and its related elements
i. Touchdown pages of subsections
ii. Content material listing pages
iii. Content material container pages
iv. Search web page
v. Net varieties
vi. Dialogue boards
vii. Header and footer ingredient
b. Data menu system of the CBD web site
i. Main menu system of the web site
ii. Secondary and tertiary menu programs of the web site
iii. Collapsible/expandable menu
c. Key Subsites/Portals/Platforms
i. Convention subsite
ii. BBI, EBSA and different

2. Create top quality wireframes, prototypes and design mock-ups for responsive net interface.

3. Design and create required visible elements of the location reminiscent of buttons, icons, pop-ups-windows, widgets, web site screens, kind parts, and so on.

4. Collaborate intently with the knowledge officers, IT staff, and different key stakeholders to translate consumer tales and enterprise necessities into nicely calibrated and pixel excellent design paperwork.

5. Take part within the full software program improvement cycle (evaluation, design, testing, launch).

6. Create type guides, design programs and different design paperwork.

7. Present design assist by means of the event course of, guaranteeing that the ultimate product aligns with the design imaginative and prescient.

8. Doc all of the work completed and switch data on the finish of the contract.

Particular priorities and actions shall be determined by the Data Administration Officer supervising the challenge.

{Qualifications}/particular expertise

Educational {Qualifications}:

Highschool diploma or equal is required. Completion of a college diploma is fascinating. Areas of research in arts, graphic design, consumer interface design, and so on. is fascinating.

Working Expertise:

At the least 5 years of expertise in net interface design is required.

Stable understanding of the ideas of consumer expertise (UX), consumer interface design rules and conceptual design is fascinating.

Professional data in HTML, CSS and JavaScript/TypeScript is fascinating.

Professional data in design instruments reminiscent of Adobe Indesign/Figma or equal is fascinating.

Information of Bootstrap, AngularJS/Vue/React, jQuery and REST API is fascinating.


English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this place, fluency in oral and written English is required. Information of different United Nations languages is fascinating.

Further Data

Native recruitment. Candidates have to be Canadian residents or everlasting residents or have permission to work in Canada.

Essential be aware: Particular person contractor have to be out there to work onsite within the workplace of the CBD Secretariat in Montreal, Canada, if want be, together with to take part bodily in staff conferences. Commuting/travelling prices from and to the Secretariat usually are not reimbursed.

No Charge


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