Creative agency to produce illustrations/animations and a one-minute video for new TI-S website
Application Closing Date - 20 Sep 2019
Job Start Date - 25 Sep, 2019
Duration - 25 September 2019 until 2 December 2019
Location - Remote with possible travel to Berlin, Germany.
Transparency International (TI) is the global civil society organisation leading the fight against corruption. Through more than 100 chapters worldwide and an international secretariat in Berlin, Germany, TI raises awareness of the damaging effects of corruption and works with partners in government, business and civil society to develop and implement effective measures to tackle it.
The Transparency International Secretariat (TI-S) in Berlin is seeking a creative agency who specialises in illustration and video animation to produce visual work and a video for the new TI-S website. This work will complement and run alongside the ongoing major website redesign project. The aim of these illustrations and video will be to communicate and educate our audiences about the fundamentals of corruption, answering the question “What is corruption?”.
- Revamp the , or “Corruptionary”, plus three new terms (total of 61 terms) by creating new illustrations and animations for each one.
- Overhaul our “What is corruption?” video:
- Communicate these concepts using compelling and modern visuals.
- Ensure illustrations and animations can be easily adapted to and shared on social media channels (GIFs, stickers, etc.)
- Visual imagery should be in line with the new website look and feel (as determined by our in-house Graphic Designer).
- All visual imagery and video should be consistent in style, content and feel.
EXPECTED DELIVERABLES AND TIMELINE
The deliverables for this project will be:
- 61 individual compelling illustrations and animations (format: 4x3 and 1x1) for our anti-corruption glossary.
- Illustrations/animations should also be delivered as shareable GIFs.
- Short animated ~1-minute video refreshing our “What is corruption?” video (format: 4x3 and 1x1)
- 25 September start date
- 9 October – preliminary sketches, main video storyboard and concept delivered (with input from TI-S Communications Team).
- 30 October – 21 of 61 illustrations and animations completed plus rough draft of animated ~1-minute video.
- 15 November – 42 of 61 illustrations and animations completed.
- 30 November – 61 of 61 illustrations and animations plus short animated video for “What is corruption?” completed.
All presentations and reports are to be submitted in English, in electronic form, in accordance with the deadlines stipulated above. The Vendor is responsible for editing and quality control of language. The TI Secretariat retains the sole rights with respect to all distribution, dissemination and publication of the deliverables.
The Vendor should have the following qualifications:
- Five or more years of professional design, animation and video production experience.
- Excellent knowledge of Adobe CC Suite.
- Must have access to own computer and other necessary equipment, including design programs.
- Ideally experience with NGOs.
- Fluent in English.
REMUNERATION AND COSTS
The Vendor should provide their estimated total fee as a lump sum or as standard daily or hourly rates, before any VAT or other charges.
For Consultants based in the EU, EEA and Switzerland
Transparency International e.V. (Secretariat), (TI-S) is registered as a Business Entity in Germany with VAT identification number DE273612486. In order to determine the Value Added Tax (VAT) implications of this tender, we kindly request that Consultants fill out the VAT Form for Tenders/Vendor Form (instructions inside the form) and submit the completed and duly signed form along with their email application.
The link to the VAT Form for Tenders/Vendor Form is available below.
The application should include the following documents in English:
- Business proposal with quotes and timeline
- Motivation letter
- Portfolio of relevant previous work (confidentiality guaranteed)
- Completed VAT Form for Tenders (Only for Consultants based in the EU, EEA and Switzerland)
Please indicate “Glossary animations and video” in the subject line of your email application. Applications should be sent in English by email to Mariana Sosa Cordero at firstname.lastname@example.org by close of business of 20 September 2019.
Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
Guidelines for handling overhead and travel expenses
Regular overhead expenses associated with the Consultants maintaining their place of business, such as rent, telephone, utilities or stationary, are included in the Consultant’s professional fee, except where explicitly agreed otherwise in the contract.
- Travel and accommodation expenses will as far as possible, and where applicable, be recovered from the institutions and companies hosting events or using the outputs provided by the Consultant.
- Where such cost recovery is not possible, all travel is subject to prior approval by TI-S staff responsible for the financial management of the Project or TI Budget Line that will support the costs of travel. TI shall not issue travel advances to the Consultants. For accommodation or travel by air, rail or coach, they will instead have to contact TI-S that will make travel arrangements on the Consultant’s behalf.
- All travel booked by TI-S will include travel health and accident insurance with worldwide coverage and Economy class only; accommodation will aim to achieve best value for money up to a 4-star category.
- Consultants shall be entitled to invoice TI-S only for local transportation and visa cost (if applicable).
- Subsistence allowance (per diems) and expenses for individual meals cannot be claimed. These are part of Consultant’s business expenses.
The international fight against corruption needs your expertise, your skills and experience, and your passion for social justice.
From our secretariat in Berlin and in more than 100 national chapters, Transparency International seeks professionals and volunteers with exceptional talent and commitment to join our efforts and make a contribution to a better world.
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