ISSUE DATE: August 25, 2020
SUBMISSION DATE: September 8, 2020

SUMMARY
Women’s World Banking is looking for freelance graphic designer(s) who can represent the work we do into compelling visuals.

ABOUT WOMEN’S WORLD BANKING
Women’s World Banking is the global leader in women’s financial inclusion. Rooted in our deep understanding of the women’s market, we tackle financial inclusion in three interconnected ways: first, by partnering with financial services providers to develop scalable market-driven solutions; second, through our gender-lens private equity fund; and, finally, because diverse institutions are proven to be stronger, we build institutional capacity through leadership and diversity programs. Through this holistic approach and our global reach of 49 institutions in 32 countries, we accelerate economic opportunity for low-income women and growth for financial service providers in the emerging markets.

OBJECTIVES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The graphic designer should have a broad range of design skills with particular expertise in the areas of:
• Infographics
• Print Publications (5-15 page case studies, white papers)
• Collateral/Fact Sheets
• Sell Sheets
• Event Show Look (programs, signage)
• Powerpoint visuals
• Interactive digital publications
• E-mail templates for use with Pardot
• Digital paid ads
• Iconography
• Data visualization

DURATION OF CONSULTANCY
Consultants are needed on short-term projects. Consultants will be procured under retainer contracts for the period of one year. Women’s World Banking may extend the contract at the organization’s discretion.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
• At least 5 years in graphic design across a variety of mediums with particular focus on using Adobe Creative Suite
• Ability to design for print and digital
• Ability to respond to tight deadlines
• Ability to incorporate feedback and work with Women’s World Banking to develop an exceptional final product
• Must be willing to follow established brand guidelines
• Any artwork and fonts must comply with PCs
• Ability to work with printers to ensure success of final product
• Contract will be for 12 months with possibility of extending to an additional 12 months
• Experience with nonprofits
• All work will be property of Women’s World Banking and designers will be asked to submit raw files
• All freelance designers must have a LLC established
• Ability to work up to 10-15 hours/week.

TO APPLY
Please submit your application no later than September 8, 2020 at 11:59 PM EST.

Your application should include the below elements:

  1. Cover letter, with hourly or project rates with assumptions
  2. Organization Background/CV, including specific areas of expertise (please reference the above categories)
  3. Samples of work, including infographic, collateral piece, and/or email template (at least three)
  4. References (minimum 3)

Applicants may submit their question(s) in writing until September 6, 2020 to tn@womensworldbanking.org.  Please include in the e-mail subject line “Questions: RFQ: Freelance Graphic Designer”.

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This RFP/RFQ does not guarantee or commit Women’s World Banking to proceeding with the above described work. Due to the overwhelming responses not all candidates will be contacted.

Women’s World Banking is an equal opportunity employer for all regardless of race, color, citizenship, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran or reservist status or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.

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Q: What is the name of the incumbent or is this a new requirement?
A: ​We are not able to share this information.

Q: If there is an incumbent, what was the last contract award value?
A: We are not able to share this information.

Q: What is the budget or cost estimate for this contract?
A: We have no set budget to share – we ask the consultants share their rates.

Q: Can work be performed at contractor’s facility?
A: ​No.

Q: Are there any evaluation points added for being a certified WOSB/WBE company?
A: No, but we encourage women owned businesses to apply.

Q: Can a company that provides Graphic Design Services bid on this contract under an hourly firmed fixed price or is this RFQ limited to only individual freelance graphic designers working under a 1099?
A: We accept companies and individuals as applicants.