Graphic Design Intern at UNDP

  • Full Time
  • Kigali, Rwanda
  • Applications have closed

Website United Nations Development Programme

Job Description

The Communications Unit of UNDP in Rwanda is interested in enrolling a Graphic Design intern. The intern will assist the Unit’s creative content development. The Graphic Design intern will work with the digital and social media focal points and with the other team members in the Communications team to ensure that the tone and visual representation of UNDP branded products are consistent. Reporting to the Communications Analyst, the Graphic Design Intern will support the team mainly on conceptualizing and creating web and social media visual assets for campaigns, events and other promotional purposes.

Duties and Responsibilities

The intern will assist in the following duties and responsibilities:

Duties and responsibilities

  • In this section list the primary responsibilities and tasks of the position.

Under the supervision of the Communications Analyst, the intern will:

  • Contribute with creative ideas to reach and engage different audiences.
  • Conceptualize and create digital communication products for different digital platforms in English and Kinyarwanda including videos and infographics.
  • Propose and update designs for corporate promotional products.
  • Provide overall graphic design support to the Communications Unit.
  • Support research on specific themes relating to UNDP’s mandate and develop social media visual materials (post cards, photos, etc) campaigns basing on those themes
  • Support the Communication Unit on the overall production of multimedia content

Required Skills and Experience


Candidates must meet one of the following educational requirements:

  • currently in the final year of a bachelor’s degree; or
  • currently enrolled in a master’s degree; or
  • have graduated no longer than 1 year ago from a master’s degree or equivalent studies.
  • Field of study: Graphic Designing/ Multimedia Design  or equivalent.


  • Experience in graphic design / multimedia design.
  • Experience designing compelling visuals for social media, including infographics and GIFs;
  • Motion graphic knowledge is a plus.
  • Working knowledge of brand principles and marketing is a plus.

IT skills:

  • Proficient in main graphic design and photo editing software (Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop)

Language skills:

  • Fluent in written and spoken English ;
  • Knowledge of Kinyarwanda and French is an asset
  • Knowledge of other UN languages is an advantage.