Visual Information Specialist -DEU

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Aug 15, 2018
Closes
Aug 23, 2018
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • Relocation expenses will not be paid.
  • May be required to serve a one year probationary period.
  • Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered with the Selective Service.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Applications must be submitted online via www.usajobs.gov

    You must meet the following Basic Requirements:

    Undergraduate and Graduate Education: Major study -- commercial art, fine arts, art history, industrial design, architecture, drafting, interior design, photography, visual communication, or other fields related to the position. Some positions may also require subject-matter knowledge of medicine, science, or technical equipment.

    Advanced training in a vocational school, technical institute, or art institute above the high school level in one of the fields listed above is creditable as general experience on a month-for-month basis.

    OR

    Specialized Experience in the actual type of work for which application is made. Unpaid experience is creditable, provided the work done was of a quality level and demonstrated the ability required for the position. This includes planning the preparation and use of photographs, illustrations, drawings, and other artwork, charts, diagrams, dioramas, maps, slides, overlays, and other kinds of visual material for use in communicating information through visual means.

    At the GS-09 level:

    You must have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-07 level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector, performing the following types of tasks:
    • Experience using Adobe Creative Suite to design print and online materials to reach consumers;
    • Working with printers to prepare print-ready design files, review and approve proofs, maintain and update internal systems and records, and follow up on job quality and completion
    • Experience working with HTML/CSS; applying Section 508 principles to design; and working collaboratively with a variety of people
    • OR have a Master's or equivalent graduate degree,
    • OR have 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree
    • Or have a combination of post baccalaureate education and experience that meets 100% of the qualification requirements for this position.
    You must provide evidence of your experience in creating design and illustration using Adobe Creative Suite (particularly Bridge, InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop) and Microsoft Office Suite. Please provide samples of your work (prints, designs, and other projects. You may also be asked to present your portfolio of work after the close of this announcement.

    At the GS-11 level:

    You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 level in the federal service performing the following duties:
    • Using Adobe Creative Suite to design and develop a range of visual materials for publication, exhibits, and/or presentations;
    • Using Government Printing Office and GPO-approved printers to prepare print-ready design files, review and approve proofs, maintain and update internal systems and records, and follow up on job quality and completion
    • Using HTML/CSS and content management systems;
    • Applying Section 508 principles to design
    • Working collaboratively with a variety of people
    • OR completed a Ph.D. or equivalent graduate degree in the fields of commercial art, fine arts, art history, industrial design, architecture, drafting, interior design, photography, visual communication, or other fields related to the position,
    • OR have 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree.
    • Or have a combination of post baccalaureate education and experience that meets 100% of the qualification requirements for this position.
    You must provide evidence of your experience in creating design and illustration using Adobe Creative Suite (particularly Bridge, InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop) and Microsoft Office Suite. Please provide samples of your work (prints, designs, and other projects). You may also be asked to present your portfolio of work after the close of this announcement.

    At the GS-12 level: You must have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-11 level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector, performing the following types of tasks:
    • Using Adobe Creative Suite to independently design and develop a wide range of visual materials for publication, exhibits, and/or presentations;
    • Giving constructive design feedback to fellow designers;
    • Working with the Government Printing Office and GPO-approved printers to prepare print-ready design files, review and approve proofs, maintain and update internal systems and records, and follow up on job quality and completion;
    • Using HTML/CSS and content management systems;
    • Contributing to the development and implementation of an organization’s digital strategy;
    • Applying Section 508 principles to design; and working collaboratively.
    You must provide evidence of your experience in creating design and illustration using Adobe Creative Suite (particularly Bridge, InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop) and Microsoft Office Suite. Please provide samples of your work (prints, designs, and other projects. You may also be asked to present your portfolio of work after the close of this announcement.

    Candidates must meet time-in-grade requirements within thirty (30) days of the closing date of the announcement.

    Undergraduate and Graduate Education: Major study -- commercial art, fine arts, art history, industrial design, architecture, drafting, interior design, photography, visual communication, or other fields related to the position.

    Advanced training in a vocational school, technical institute, or art institute above the high school level in one of the fields listed above is creditable as general experience on a month-for-month basis.

    Information on Displaced Federal Employees and Special Hiring Authorities can be found by clicking Additional Information.

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