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Freelancers Open Call – Multiple positions

FORUM-ASIA is looking for creative freelance Copy Editors (English), Videographers and Video Editors, Animators, Graphic Designers and Interpreters (Thai/English, Nepali/English) to produce high quality and visualised materials to expand the organisation’s  outreach, both off line and online.

General qualifications

  • Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in a related field such as communication, graphic design, journalism, social science.
  • Practical experiences in creating audience-engaging communication materials
  • Working proficiency in written and spoken English
  • Fluency in an Asian language is highly desirable
  • Professional affiliations and licenses an asset
  • Formal training on communication an asset
  • For interpreters – Ability to interpret from English to Thai/Nepali and vice versa

Available Positions

  • Copy editor (English)
  • Videographer and editor
  • Animator
  • Graphic Designer
  • Interpreter

Click here to download a complete job description.

Interested applicants are requested to fill in the Application Form and return it by email together with CV, your portfolio and a cover letter (all in .pdf files) to with subject: Freelancer POSITION Application_NAME” (e.g. Freelancer Animator Application_Your Full Name) in the subject line.


Information Designer

FORUM-ASIA seeks to hire a short-term information designer to analyse raw data, and design seven to ten infographics. The designer will need to ensure that all data and information is well presented in the outputs, taking into consideration cross-cultural competency, gender sensitivity, aesthetics and understandability.


The consultancy will have following output-related deliverable:

  • Delivery of seven to ten infographics, charts and/or graphs based on thematic views featuring the visualisation of COVID-19 documentation data from six Southeast Asian countries and a regional analysis.
  • Collated infographics in one PDF.

The information designer is expected to: 

  • Analyse raw data on COVID-19 human rights violations provided by FORUM-ASIA, and design infographics, charts and/or graphs on said data in a way that is aesthetically engaging and easy to understand.
  • Provide design revisions based on feedback throughout the contract period.
  • Participate in agreed check-ins with the FORUM-ASIA staff and share progress throughout the duration of contract.
  • Work with and regularly communicate with the team to ensure feedback is incorporated in the final output.

Essential skills:

  • Ability to distil and analyse data.
  • Critical thinking: Ability to analyse numbers, trends and data to come to new conclusions based on findings.
  • Experience in designing infographics
  • Excellent visual skills, including demonstrable design knowledge, such as layout, typography, colour and interaction design.
  • Has sound knowledge on issues related to freedom of expression, freedom of peaceful assembly and association.
  • Experience with Adobe editing and designing software desirable.
  • Experience working with civil society organisations and non-profit organisations desirable.
  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently under tight deadlines.

Critical thinking: able to look at numbers, trends, and data and come to new conclusions based on the findings

Click here to download a complete job description.

Interested applicants please send CV, cover letter and work sample to before 27 November 2020, stating “Information Designer Application_Name” in the subject line.

As this is an urgent call, FORUM-ASIA may hire someone before the deadline.


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