Junior Graphic Design Recruitment
Search for Common Ground Indonesia

Background of the Organization
Search for Common Ground (SFCG) is an international conflict transformation NGO with a mission to help the world deal with conflict away from adversarial approaches to collaborative solutions. SFCG has been working in Indonesia since 2002. As a diverse country, Indonesia is facing challenges in managing peace and tolerance within the community. SFCG, in collaboration with local partners, is supporting the process of building peaceful culture through media programming, dialogues, outreach activities, and capacity strengthening.

SFCG Indonesia works primarily with youth, especially in the universities and schools, government agencies and officials, and communities in the vulnerable areas to prevent violence extremism as one the challenges of peace and tolerance in Indonesia.

Background of the project
Search for Common Ground (SFCG) Indonesia is implementing a two-year project entitled ‘Reducing the Recruitment and Recidivism of Violent Extremists in Indonesia’. Indonesia faces an ongoing challenge to both prevent the recruitment of at-risk youth into networks of violent extremists and to reduce the risk of recidivism amongst convicted extremists. Building on its extensive experience working with at-risk Indonesian youth and the Indonesian corrections system, SFCG will address these challenges by facilitating student initiatives to prevent recruitment of at-risk youth using creative media and by empowering Indonesian government services in supporting successful reintegration. The project will also coach parole officers to engage communities in the reintegration of violent extremists post-release.

SFCG Indonesia is looking for a dynamic and creative young people to join the team as Junior Graphic Design staff. The objective of the assignment is to provide professional high-profile graphic design services for Search Indonesia project outputs.

The incumbent shall support the Communication team in:
  • Interpret the design needs of the project and develop a concept to suit target audience in line with Search’s standards;
  • Develop graphics and layouts for illustrations, logos, brochures, banners, leaflets, other printed matters and also web design interface; 
  • Develop, update and maintain Social Media stationeries; 
  • Develop design briefs by gathering information and data through research and thinking creatively to produce new ideas and concepts; 
  • Work with a wide range of media, including photography and computer-aided design (CAD); 
  • Develop interactive designs such as sector multimedia, CD Roms and photo essays; 
  • Work on layouts and artworking pages, and reports, ready for print; 
  • Manage production quality and timeline with consultants.
Required Skills:
  • Diploma 3 or Bachelor of Arts or other bachelor graphic degrees.
  • Knowledge of design techniques, fluently in using common media applications (Adobe Indesign, Photoshop and Illustrator, etc).
Required Experience:
  • A minimum of 1-2 years 
  • Full time contract – 9 months with possible renewal
Other requirement:
  • Having good knowledge of English language in writing and speaking. 
  • Being able to integrate easily in a team.
  • Being creative, agile, flexible and logical thinking.
  • Being self-motivated, self-disciplined and good time management skills. 
  • Tact, discretion and sensitivity to cultural differences.
How to apply
Interested candidates should send an email containing a cover letter and curriculum vitae with portfolio attached, to Pramita (, cc: Nadya (, before December 10th, 2015 with the subject: JUNIOR GRAPHIC DESIGN