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Graphic Designer for Lesson Illustrations

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OPPIA FOUNDATION INC

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If you’re a skilled graphic designer who is passionate about helping underserved children gain access to education, keep reading! Oppia is looking for a graphic designer to assist our Lesson Creation team with creating fun, engaging graphics to accompany our Basic Mathematics lessons.

Who We Are

The Oppia Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit with the mission to provide high quality education to all. We do this through the creation and maintenance of our platform, Oppia , the coordination of our passionate contributors, and the development of critical partnerships with NGOs in the communities we aim to serve.


Where You Fit In

Millions of children are not receiving the education they deserve. Of the 61 million children worldwide who cannot attend primary school, 17 million will never step foot into a school if trends continue. With the presence of COVID-19 today, millions more children are also seeing interruptions in their daily lives, stability, and education - making it even more difficult than before for many students to get the education they need to succeed.

It is an exciting time for Oppia - as we're currently on the brink of releasing our first comprehensive, basic mathematics curriculum, and we're also launching a whole section of the website highlighting this curated set of lessons! While we're most of the way there, we need illustrators and graphic designers to help us finish the last couple of lessons to round out the full curriculum. In the future, we'll be building out even more fun and exciting lessons in other subjects as well - like English, Science, Financial Literacy, and more!

We're looking for someone who is interested in helping to build fun and engaging stories for our learners of all ages using graphic design and illustration. The illustrations include both character design and more "functional" images that explain bits of mathematics to students.


Why Oppia is an Organization You Want to Work With

  • Oppia has served over 1,100,000 users.
  • Oppia’s current library consists of more than 20,000 lessons.
  • Oppia focuses on effectiveness. Our continuous improvement process involves rigorous user testing and RCTs to ensure we create high quality educational materials catered to the needs of our most underserved global learners.
  • Oppia consists of passionate volunteers from across the globe, so our meetings are held online at flexible times.

What Our Lesson Illustrators and Graphic Designers Contribute

  • Come up with ways to illustrate mathematical concepts in a way that helps simplify them for learners around the world
  • Create designs and illustrations to accompany our lesson scripts and content
  • Edit illustrations based on learner feedback, in order to make them clearer or more appealing
Since we are a global, volunteer-run team, we also ask that you also be responsive to emails, so that the team can communicate effectively with each other!

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About OPPIA FOUNDATION INC

Location:

2120 W MIDDLEFIELD RD APT D, MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA 94043, US

Mission Statement

Oppia’s mission is to help anyone, anywhere learn anything they want to in an effective and enjoyable way.

Description

The Oppia team works to create effective, enjoyable online lessons at scale that can reach millions of people. We want every individual, no matter what their personal circumstances, to have access to learning experiences that are not only pedagogically effective, but also fun and engaging.

Oppia’s unique technology simulates an interactive tutor, adapting each lesson to individual learners’ needs and providing specific, targeted feedback to help them improve. Furthermore, the lessons are openly licensed and the platform open source, which enables a diverse group of educators and technologists from around the world to regularly iterate on and improve them.

Children & Youth
Computers & Technology
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Visual Arts
  • Graphic Design / Print
  • Graphic Design

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Ongoing, a few hours a week.

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