Web Designer Volunteer at Voice of Nature (VoNat)

Posted : 11 May, 2021
Location : Buea, Cameroon
Category : Web, ICT, Graphics, Computer Science
Job type : Part Time


JOB DESCRIPTION

Voice of Nature (VoNat) is a Cameroon community-based biodiversity conservation and sustainable development non-profit organization dedicated to protecting the environment and saving lives with community kids/youths through media & arts, livelihoods supports, capacity building, outreach and research. VoNat was created on November 17, 2019, by a group of youths with a strong desire to use their skills, knowledge and experience to finding solutions to biodiversity conservation and sustainable development challenges in their communities, and engaging other community kids/youths to do same. The idea is that through this, a sustainable and healthy planet will be created that we will all enjoy as adults and also hand to the next generation.

 

We are currently seeking a talented and enthusiastic WEBSITE DESIGNER, with experience in designing and writing copy for websites, specifically for non-profits, to volunteer their skills and services in developing a website for us (VoNat).

 

Required Qualification/Skills

  • A bachelor degree, diploma or certificate in web design, graphic design or computer science, with demonstrated experience.
  • Proficiency in HTML/CSS
  • Experience with design software (e.g., Photoshop)
  • WordPress development experience
  • Good visual design sense
  • Working knowledge of web servers and databases.
  • Ability to conceptualize ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to webpages.
  • Knowledge of web standards compliance, SEO, and web accessibility best practices.

 

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Producing website designs and sample sites
  • Meeting and discussing requirements and/or project progress
  • Presenting and receiving feedback about draft sites
  • Conducting website testing
  • Giving a digital re-touch/edit to images
  • Optimising sites for maximum speed and scalability
  • Ensuring website function and stability across devices i.e. desktop, mobile, tablet

 

Required Competences

  • Passion and interest in mission and objectives of VoNat
  • Good team spirit and communication skills
  • Ability to speak and write good English
  • Ability to work and interact with people of different backgrounds
  • Willingness to adhere to VoNat’s core value of honesty, non-discrimination, determination and optimism.

 

Benefits

  • A valuable opportunity to interact with people from a different background
  • The much needed experience and track record required in the job market is acquired
  • Brings you in touch with other like-minded individuals for a more meaningful networking
  • Fulfillment and happiness for making a real and valuable impact on nature, communities and the society
  • Attestation of service and or recommendation for greater opportunities

 

How to Apply:

Interested and qualified applicants should submit the complete application files comprising; a motivation letter and a CV to: charity@voiceofnaturenews.info or info.voiceofnature@gmail.com

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