Advert: Design Panel of Service Providers for Civic Tech Innovation Network (CTIN)

Image: Call for Designers

Scope of Work

The selected panel of designers will form part of a network accessible to CTIN for design-related tasks, including the following projects but not limited to:

  • African Union Civic Tech Fund 2.0
  • Civic Tech Innovation Forum (CTIF) Conference
  • General design requirements as needed by the CTIN.

About CTIN

CTIN operates as a Community of Practice (CoP) and action learning network, focusing on the intersection of technology and civic activism. As a platform, CTIN facilitates connections among practitioners, researchers, experts, and decision-makers in the field of civic tech across Africa, fostering learning, knowledge sharing, and collaboration

Application/Proposal Submission

Interested parties are invited to submit a concise proposal as PDFs including:

  1. CV of the designer(s)
  2. Portfolio of 3 samples of relevant work such as posters, reports, videos, websites, etc.
  3. List examples of previous clients, and at least 2 marked as References.
  4. Indication of rates usually chargeable
  5. Any additional information deemed relevant by the applicant.

By bidding for this Panel, providers are confirming their awareness and alignment with the Guiding Principles of the CTIN Accountability Framework available here: Accountability Framework — CTIN

Application Process

Applicants should submit their proposals via email to Frans Maluleke at by the 17th of April 2024, 16h00.

Evaluation Criteria

Applications will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

  1. Demonstrated proficiency and creativity in design.
  2. Relevance and quality of the portfolio.
  3. Alignment of the applicant’s design style and services with the objectives of CTIN

Selection Process

A selection committee comprising CTIN representatives will review all submitted proposals. Shortlisted candidates may be invited for an interview or additional discussions to further assess their suitability for the panel. Selected candidates will then be engaged in negotiations about rates and contracting through Wits University. All information provided by applicants will be treated confidentially and used solely for the purpose of evaluating applications for the design panel selection.

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