Visual Information Specialist

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Fort Eustis, Virginia
Posted
Jan 13, 2022
Closes
Jan 15, 2022
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Responsible for developing artistically appealing creative and imaginative visual illustrations through maintaining a strong website/social media presence and print products for the purpose of promoting Force Support events and activities at Joint Base Langley-Eustis (JBLE). Uses computer software such as Adobe Creative Design Suite, CS4 and above to develop and create a variety of media publications; develops materials such as illustrations, charts, graphs, design layouts, posters, flyers, brochures, calendars, etc. Manages project timeline and workflow to meet assigned deadlines. Determines the reproduction quality of illustrations, crops and scales photos, and prepares art and copy for commercial printer and website/social media outlets. Creates and maintains web site page graphics/layout, updates information continuously on web page and social media platforms such as Facebook, mobile app, etc. Designs all graphic materials for production on available equipment or for use by outside media sources. Writes and promotes articles about JBLE programs and events. Writes, edit and add artistic appeal and creativity to marketing material. Assists in determining marketing techniques and strategies to increase efficiency, enhance participation and increase financial income to FSS activities. Additional responsibilities include processing marketing requests, assisting personnel by creating marketing materials for electronic publications & website, updating website, taking photographs or recording FSS events, assisting JBLE Marketing Chief with marketing research by designing surveys, conducting general office duties and performs other duties as assigned

If interested in applying for this position you may preview the online application: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/11344153

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • All new hires must comply with Executive Order 14043, "Guidance on Applying Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination Requirements to New Hires." See Additional Information section below for more details.
  • This position requires the incumbent to complete a background investigation with favorable results.


Qualifications

Who May Apply: Open to everyone. Applicants will be categorized by preference(s) and/or priority consideration eligibilities. An applicant's eligibility will be determined based on eligibility claimed in the questionnaire and proof of eligibility MUST be provided with application by the closing date, 01/14/2022

Business Based Action, Military Spouse Preference, Outside Applicant Veteran, Spouse/Widow/Parent of Veteran, and Transition Hiring Preference

In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if the position allows for qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.

Qualifying Experience:
Experience with Adobe Creative Design Suite programs (Illustrator, In Design, Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat, and Flash) and Word Press, Microsoft Office programs (Word, Power Point, Excel, and Access) at the level required to accomplish the assigned production tasks. Prior professional experience in graphic design and computer layout with graphics based computer hardware and software. Basic familiarity and understanding of concepts associated with publishing (print and web). Knowledge of correspondence, formats, grammar and spelling. Experience must have demonstrated the ability to perform research, select, arrange, compose and layout marketing materials. Must be organized and maintain proper files, and have responsible experience which provides general knowledge of marketing/advertising principles and practices. Ability to communicate in writing and verbally, on a professional level, with co-workers, Leadership, clients and outside entities. Experience working with commercial printers is a plus. Bachelor of Fine Arts Design preferred but not required. Must have the ability to read, write, and speak English. Must be able to satisfactorily complete required security clearance.

Education

Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. This position does not allow for education substitution.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

Additional information

  • According to Executive Order 14043, "Guidance on Applying Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination Requirements to New Hires": New Department of the Air Force civilian employees must be fully vaccinated by their entry on duty (start) date or November 22, 2021, whichever is later. If a new hire intends to request a medical or religious exemption, the start date will be delayed until the exemption process is complete and applicant is either approved for an exemption, or becomes fully vaccinated.
  • Individual must fully meet qualification/eligibility/background requirements for this position.
  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Direct deposit is required.
  • Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-Verify) check.
  • A probationary period may be required.
  • Pre-employment requirements must be satisfactorily met prior to Entrance on Duty (EOD).
  • Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government's interest.
  • Multiple positions may be filled from this job opportunity announcement. And additional selections may also be made from this job opportunity announcement.
  • Selection(s) are subject to restrictions resulting from hiring preferences and priority consideration eligible.


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