BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE OF THE ASSIGNMENT :
The World Food Programme (WFP) is the world’s largest provider of humanitarian food assistance. On average, WFP reaches more than 80 million people with food assistance in 82 countries each year.
Around 14,000 people work for the organization, most of them in remote areas, directly serving the hungry poor.
ShareTheMeal is developed as the first pilot project of the WFP Innovation Accelerator, part of the Innovation and Change Management Division, which aims to combine start-
up lean thinking with non-profit projects to reduce food insecurity and malnutrition. This division reports to the Chief of Staff of WFP and seeks to create value through prioritizing and better harnessing innovative ideas, as well as scaling up transformative projects to a global level.
The ShareTheMeal app was launched in 2015 and currently has more than one million users. The team, located in Berlin, is focused on growing the user base and increasing engagement of existing users through marketing and communication initiatives as well as further developing the app to include new and innovative features.
ACCOUNTABILITIES / RESPONSIBILITIES :
The Consultant, reporting to the Head of the ShareTheMeal initiative, is expected to :
user requirements Design user journeys based on the needs and the limitations of the users and of the context of use Develop wireframes, prototypes, storyboards, user flows, animations and mockups of new / optimized features Prepare and iterate visual assets and pixel-
perfect layout specifications for the native mobile apps, working hand in hand with our Android and iOS developers and QA Ensure that usability principles and UX best practices are followed and define specifications for user interface behaviours Test the designs with end users at different stages of the product development cycle and refine the interface based on the findings to minimize fixes and rework during development Provide Quality Assurance on the correct implementation of interface designs and behaviour
Centred Design, User Interface Guidelines, and other design & technology standards
DELIVERABLES AT THE END OF THE CONTRACT :
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED :
Education : Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree is preferred
Experience : At least 3 years of progressively responsible national or international experience in a UI / UX position. Experience in both fields is essential.
Knowledge & Skills :
additional experience in responsive webdesign is a plus
Languages : In addition to a high proficiency in written and spoken English, knowledge of a second UN language is a plus.
High proficiency in German is a plus.
Terms and Conditions
WFP offers a competitive compensation package which will be determined by the contract type and selected candidate’s qualifications and experience.
Please visit the following websites for detailed information on working with WFP.
Click on : Our work and Countries to learn more about WFP’s operations.
Ref. : VA No. 105272