Graphics And Website Specialist (communications Specialist I)

3 days left

Location
Fairfax, Virginia
Salary
$52,323.44 - $87,205.04 Annually
Posted
May 14, 2022
Closes
May 27, 2022
Ref
22-01475
Hours
Full Time
Job Announcement

Be part of a fun, creative team. Works as a passionate, detail-oriented graphic designer as part of our communications team. Candidate must be an organized, efficient, and highly motivated individual who is good at multi-tasking and problem-solving. Must be able to follow through on multiple projects and exercise independent thinking and judgement. A successful candidate will be a team player who is accurate, adaptable, possesses a great attitude and a strong work ethic as well as a professional demeanor. We are looking for strong typography skills with understanding of composition and color, and proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud (specifically InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop). Works closely with the lead designer to produce or edit print products, digital media design and production (social media banners, web, email) using existing brand standards, templates, and campaign designs. In addition, they will work in Drupal to post articles, newsletters, and graphic content to maintain up-to-date information and enhance the appearance of our web pages and make them easier to navigate.

The population of Fairfax County is very diverse where 39.8% of residents speak a language other than English at home (Spanish, Asian/Pacific Islander, Indo-European, and others) and we encourage candidates bilingual in English and a foreign language to apply to this opportunity.

Employment Standards

Minimum Qualifications:
Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to a bachelor's degree in communication, business administration or a related field, plus three years of progressively responsible experience in communication area of specialization.

Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following:
(Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for "Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to")

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
None.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to the position must satisfactorily complete a criminal background check and a Child Protective Services check.

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs may be subject to a weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Organized, efficient, and highly motivated individual who is good at multi-tasking and problem-solving.
  • Able to follow through on multiple projects and exercise independent thinking and judgement.
  • Team player who is accurate, adaptable, possesses a great attitude and a strong work ethic as well as a professional demeanor.
  • Strong typography skills with understanding of composition and color,
    and proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud (specifically InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop).


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing. Ability to use keyboard driven and automated technology. Ability to travel between floors to make deliveries. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodation.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview, may include practical exercise.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314 . EEO/AA/TTY.

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