Communications Analyst (Visual)
Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
You must meet all qualifications and/or requirements BEFORE the closing date of this announcement.
Applicants must have 1 year (52 weeks) of specialized experience at the next lower band level, or equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal Service, which has equipped the applicant with the skills and knowledge to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized experience for this position is defined as demonstrated experience analyzing complex written and data-based information and developing visual representations (e.g., flow charts, timelines, infographics, maps, photos, illustrations) using software such as Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign to help communicate clear messages.
There is no education requirement for this position.
This is a bargaining unit position.
Based on the staffing needs, additional selections may be made through this vacancy announcement.
Selectee will be required to file a Financial Disclosure Statement.
Travel and relocation expenses will not be paid for by the GAO.
Males born after 12/31/59 and at least 18 years of age must be registered with the Selective Service System. Visit SSS.
Selectees will be required to complete questions contained on the Declaration for Federal Employment (OF-306) at the time a tentative job offer is made. At the time of appointment, selectees will be required to update the OF-306.
Selectees will be subject to a determination of suitability for Federal employment.
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You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
The questionnaire will assess your qualifications for the job. If you meet all of the qualification requirements, your application will be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Well Qualified, or Qualified. Within these categories, applicants eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans. Please make sure that your responses to the assessment questions are supported in your resume. Follow all instructions carefully as incomplete answers, errors, or omissions may affect your rating. Your rating will be invalid if you fail to include a narrative reply to any vacancy question(s) that requires further explanation or your reply is "see resume."
All applicants will be rated based on their responses to the assessment questions, in conjunction with the following Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA’s):
- Extensive knowledge of graphic design principles, methodologies, and practices that is sufficient to create or help develop complex images and visual representations of data to support a specific engagement team or project.
- Demonstrated skills in utilizing software (e.g., Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign) and hardware to create visual designs for various publications, reports, presentations and other products in support of engagement team assignments and special events and programs for the agency.
- Skill in analyzing qualitative and quantitative data and translating those data into clear visual representations in a written product.
- Skill in transforming written descriptions of items, processes, issues, or events into visual representation and develop a variety of visual information products that are used to support and enhance the reader’s comprehension of key subjects, topics, or ideas.
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