Job ID :
Company :
Virginia Information Technology Agency
Location :
Richmond, VA
Type :
Duration :
6 Months
Status :
Openings :
Posted :
03 May 2012
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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)





Amount of Experience

Adobe Creative Suite


4 Years

Microsoft Office


2 Years

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


2 Years

Basic understanding of medium constraints


2 Years

Understanding of color models


2 Years

Understanding of gird systems


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






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?