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.
The Consultant, reporting to the Head of the ShareTheMeal initiative, is expected to:
Lead, with the Head of Product and Tech and the Product Manager, the development of a state-of-the-art UX and UI
Gather and validate business and end-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
Manage ShareTheMeal's graphic design resources on a day-to-day basis
Coordinate graphic design tasks across UX/UI, marketing assets and video
Mentor and guide the Junior Graphic designer, the Video Editor and volunteer supporters
Continue to develop a strong visual identity for ShareTheMeal
Refine the brand identity
Ensure a coherent visual identity across different channels
Maintain strong coordination with the Communications, Advocacy and Marketing Division (CAM) and the Information Technology Division (TEC) on issues related to WFP’s visual branding, Human-Centred Design, User Interface Guidelines, and other design & technology standards
Support other activities as required
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