Senior Graphic Designer

job - full time, paid

King County
Seattle, WA
Closed
Posted 52 Days ago
King County
Seattle, WA
job - full time, paid
Posted 52 Days ago
Closed

Description

Senior Graphic Designer Salary $66,518.40 - $84,323.20 Annually Location WA 98057-2906, WA Job Type Career Service, Full Time, 40 hrs/week Department KCE - King County Elections Job Number 2019RL10201 Closing 7/11/2019 11:59 PM Pacific Summary This is an amazing opportunity to be engaged in the election process! King County's Department of Elections is seeking a creative and innovative Senior Graphic Designer to provide graphic design and election material development for the communications team. Our ideal candidate will be a confident and trusted problem solver; skilled at building relationships with customers and coworkers; and will serve as a coordinator of multiple work projects. The Department of Elections is searching for an energetic and resourceful professional who likes to "get stuff done." The Senior Graphic Designer position combines an exciting, fast-paced environment with the opportunity to develop talents and apply a variety of skills. The ideal candidate will thrive in an innovative environment and will not hesitate to roll up both sleeves, work hard, have fun, and get the job done. King County Elections (KCE) manages voter registrations and elections for the nearly 1.3 million voters in King County, the largest vote-by-mail county in the United States. KCE's mission is to conduct fair, open and accurate elections. As a leader in providing inclusive elections, KCE is focused on three key priorities (1) actively identifying and working to remove barriers to voting at both the individual and community level, (2) strengthening relationships with community and governmental partners, and (3) creating a culture of professional growth and development, openness and inclusion. Learn more at www.kingcounty.gov/elections Who May Apply: This full time position is open to the general public and all King County employees. Required Application Materials: Applicants must submit a (1) King County Application , (2) resume , (3) letter of interest , and (4) at least 2 recent, relevant graphic work samples (excerpts from longer documents are acceptable). The letter of interest should describe how your education and experience meet the qualifications and have prepared you to perform the essential functions of the job. Applications without the required materials may no t be considered for this position. Work Schedule: The workweek is typically 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday. Mandatory overtime (including weekends or evenings) will be required during elections and other peak work periods. This position is exempt from the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act and is therefore not eligible for overtime. Job Duties Create visual concepts and design to inform and capture the interest and attention of King County's voting public. Coordinate, plan, design and produce a broad spectrum of communication materials such as reports, brochures, social media graphics, signage, posters, and educational and GOTV videos. Coordinate and layout the local voters' pamphlet. Create original illustrative art such as drawings, illustrations, charts and graphs. Produce advertising to support various campaigns based on the department's brand and key messages. Manage design related services provided by external vendors. Develop and maintain graphic standards and provide technical assistance to staff. Experience, Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills Recent experience with Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator). Experience shooting and editing video for digital platforms professionally. Passionate about creating amazing visual experiences. Effective leader and team player with positive attitude and collaborative mindset. Knowledge of current graphic, social media and marketing trends. Ability to learn and apply new technologies quickly. Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, organize work assignments and set priorities. Ability to manage and evaluate projects and programs. A desire to help ensure the democratic process through public service. Skill in communications (oral and written). WE'D LOVE IT IF YOU HAD: Working knowledge of the elections process. Experience with GovDelivery.com digital messaging system or other digital signage system. Supplemental Information This position is non-represented. King County is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer and we encourage people of color, women, veterans and people with disabilities to apply. For more information regarding this recruitment, please contact: Richard Moore Administrative Services Manager Email: Phone: (206) 477-4118 King County offers a highly-competitive compensation and benefits package designed to meet the diverse needs of our employees and support our employees' health and well-being. Eligible positions receive the following benefits and have access to the following programs: Medical, dental, and vision coverage: King County pays 100% of the premiums for eligible employees and family members Life and disability insurance: employees are provided basic coverage and given the opportunity to purchase additional insurance for both the employee and eligible dependents Retirement: King County employees are eligible to participate in a pension plan through the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems and a 457(b) deferred-compensation plan Transportation program and ORCA transit pass 10 paid holidays each year (plus 2 personal holidays) Generous vacation and paid sick leave Paid parental leave, family and medical leaves, and volunteer leave Flexible Spending Account Wellness programs Onsite gyms and activity centers Employee giving program Employee assistance programs Flexible schedules and telecommuting options, depending on position Training and career development programs For additional information about employee benefits please visit our . This is a general description of the benefits offered to eligible King County employees, and every effort has been made to ensure its accuracy. If any information on this document conflicts with the provisions of a collective bargaining agreement (CBA), the CBA prevails. Also, in the event of any incorrect information in this document, applicable laws, policies, rules, CBAs, or official plan documents will prevail. NOTE: Benefits for Term Limited Temporary (TLT) or Short Term Temporary (STT) positions, including leave eligibility and/or participation in the pension plan through the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems, will vary based upon the terms and details of the position. Short Term Temporary positions are not eligible for an ORCA transit pass. For inquiries about the specifics of this position, please contact the recruiter identified on this job posting. 01 This application requires the following materials be submitted for this position: Online job application, Resume, Letter of interest, Response to the supplemental questions, and Two (2) Graphic Design work samples. Did you submit and complete all the required items for this job application? Yes No 02 Please rate your experience using Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator). No Experience Beginner, some use Intermediate, frequent use and average skill Advanced, extensive use and excellent skill Required Question Agency King County Address King County Administration Bldg. 500 4th Ave. Rm. 553 Seattle, Washington, 98104 Phone 206-477-3404 Website

Skills

graphic design, adobe photoshop, adobe indesign, advertising, layout, illustration, brochures, posters, art, brand development, motion graphics, maya, creativity, adobe creative cloud, visuals

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