Job Description

Title: Graphic Designer
Location: Arlington, VA
Duration: Full Time
The contractor will work on the Communications Team doing desktop publishing, graphic design, and some video projects. Duties will include a broad scope of tasks including, but not limited to working with OIG staff to develop easy-to-understand infographics, formatting reports for posting to the external website, producing both digital and printed publications, layout and design of printed publications, such as brochures, posters and PowerPoint presentations. Some editing and writing may be required. Section II:  Position Requirements
Primary Requirements :
• Degree in visual communications, graphic design, or a related program area.
• Required computer software skills: Expertise in PC-based Adobe Creative Cloud -- in particular InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat. Also proficient in Microsoft Office 365 basics – Word, Excel, SharePoint, and PowerPoint.
• Ability to format reports and graphics to be 508 Compliant.
• Excellent visual stylistic sense (balance, tone, placement) with an understanding of basic design and communication principles.
• Strong creative thinking and concept development skills including the ability to devise original and clever design approaches and deliver visual imagery appropriate to the project specs.
• Ability to translate complex information into powerful and persuasive images and infographics.
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a close-knit team in a fast-paced deadlinedriven environment; must be able to manage several projects simultaneously from concept through completion.
• Detail oriented.
• Good communication and customer service skills.
• Portfolio required with examples of print and online original graphics.
• 5 to 7 minimum years' work experience in the field of graphic design or communications. • Experience writing/editing, designing and producing original corporate and/or government print and digital publications. 

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