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The Document Foundation - Web Graphics Designer

by Chrissie Himes Contributions Published on Nov 15, 2013 02:34 PM
The Document Foundation is hiring a Web Graphics Designer!

The Document Foundation (TDF), the charitable entity behind the world’s leading free office suite LibreOffice, seeks a web graphics designer to start work as soon as possible.

TDF is currently working on completely revamping and redesigning its LibreOffice website. To support our team, that is working on content, structure and text, someone with graphical skills as well as HTML and CSS knowledge is required. The role, which is scheduled for approximately two to three months part-time, with approximately 20 hours per week, includes amongst other items:

  • graphically designing the CMS template for the website
  • creation of banners, buttons and graphics to be used in the website, as well as in printed materials
  • creation of images with vector-based (SVG) as well as bitmap-based (PNG, JPG) formats
  • editing and updating of existing images, graphics and design
  • incorporating, and where required adapting, TDF’s design and style guides (CI)
  • documentation of styles, designs and images created during the project

Previous experience with such tasks is highly welcome, so is using free software for creation of the graphics. Speaking and writing English fluently is a mandatory requirement.

The work time during the day is flexible, apart from some fixed times when availability is required to coordinate with the team, which is mostly based in Europe (UTC+1 timezone). Applicants are expected, however, to be available at least three days per week.

Created works are expected to be released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License, while a copyright transfer to TDF is not required.

The job offered is a project-based one-off, with no immediate plans to a mid- or long-term work relationship.

TDF welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, or age.

Suitably qualified Members of The Document Foundation (“Board of Trustees”) are preferred over other applicants.

The job is offered on a freelance basis. Work happens from the applicant’s home office, which can be located anywhere in the world.

TDF is looking forward to receiving your applications, including curriculum vitae, your financial expectations (name your hourly rate), and the earliest date of your availability, via e-mail to Florian Effenberger at floeff@documentfoundation.org no later than November 30th, 2013. You can encrypt your message via PGP/GnuPG.

If you haven’t received feedback by December 31st, 2013, your application could not be considered.

http://blog.documentfoundation.org/2013/11/05/tdf-freelance-job-opening-201311-02-web-graphics-designer/

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