Job ID :
425
Company :
Virginia Information Technology Agency
Location :
richmond, VA
Type :
Contract
Duration :
6 Months
Status :
Active
Openings :
1
Posted :
6 years ago
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Visual Designer

Engagement Type: Contract

Location: Richmond, VA

Duration: 6 Months

 

Short Description:

The Visual Designer will be a long-term contractor part of a growing User-Experience and Content Strategy team and will support numerous marketing & communication objectives.

 

 

Complete Description:

This position is an opportunity for a creative and talented designer to work on a variety of projects, help shape a new agency image, and have an impact on very visible agency initiatives.

 

The Visual Designer will be expected to:

 

• translate requirements, comps, and low-fidelity wireframes into visual designs for print, web, and video

 

• design page elements (icons, banner images, charts/graphs) for intranet, public website, social media, and agency web based applications

 

• design infographics, fact sheets, brochures, and posters for print

 

• design document templates for use in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Publisher

 

• create motion graphics and edit videos

 

• assist in the maintenance of departmental UX standards documentation

 

• assist with the collection and organization of an agency media library

 

Adobe Creative Suite

•             print design – InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop

•             graphic design – Photoshop, Illustrator

•             web design – Photoshop (Fireworks is also an option if the designer prefers

•             motion graphics – After Effects (Flash may also be an option under certain circumstances)

•             video editing – Premiere (possibly in conjunction with Encore)

 

Skills:

Skills

Required/Desired

Amount of Experience

Adobe Creative Suite

Required

4 Years

Microsoft Office

Required

2 Years

Experience designing templates for use in Word, PowerPoint, & Publisher

Required

2 Years

Basic understanding of medium constraints

Required

2 Years

Understanding of color models

Required

2 Years

Understanding of gird systems

Required

2 Years

Basic photography and videography skills

Highly Desired

 

Strong analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills

Highly Desired

 

Commercial and government design experience

Highly Desired

 

Experience designing and implementing environmental graphics

Desired

 

 

 

Questions:

Question 1: A Portfolio demonstrating experience with print, web, and motion graphics must be submitted as either an attachment or as a URL to a website.

 

Question 2: Does candidate live within 50 Miles of Richmond, VA?

 

Question 3: If not, What City and State does the candidate reside?

 

Question 4: Is the candidate available for an in-person interview?