HEAD GRAPHIC ARTIST
$54,784.32 - $71,855.04 Annually
Los Angeles County, CA Job Type Full time Department REGISTRAR-RECORDER/COUNTY CLERK Job Number E7963A Max Number of Applicants 75 Closing
7/12/2019 5:00 PM Pacific
Position/Program Information Exam Number: E7963A Type of Recruitment: Open Competitive Filing Period: We are accepting applications from July 9, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. (PT) to July 12, 2019 at 05:00 p.m. (PT). However, the filing period will be suspended after the first 75 applications are received or by July 12, 2019, at 5:00 p.m., whichever occurs first. Recognized by Forbes as one of America's Best Large Employers, Los Angeles County offers broad career growth, outstanding benefits, and competitive salaries. We are the largest employer in Southern California, with opportunities for you to make a difference in the lives of over 10 million residents. The Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk's mission is to serve Los Angeles County by providing essential records management and election services in a fair, accessible, and transparent manner. Get ready to join one of the nation's largest county employers! We are providing you with an amazing opportunity to join our organization of professionals committed to serving our employees, the public, and community. We seek to achieve accountability, professionalism, integrity, respect, and equity. We are looking for individuals who are: Experienced in graphic art procedures, layout and lettering, calligraphy, artwork preparation, graphic design, illustration, spot illustration, advertising, topography, drawing logic, and color theory. Creative Ambitious Highly capable Ethical Dedicated Diligent Motivated Encouraged Make a positive change and join us! Essential Job Functions Collaborate with managers and staff to support the Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk's goals and special projects. You will be able to advance your skills in an intimate team oriented atmosphere. Collaborate with experienced team members who want to see you succeed. Your duties will include, but are not limited to: Prepare layouts of reports, booklets, pamphlets, and various productions requiring a knowledge of composition, production techniques, and a variety of styles and media; develop appropriate artistic format consistent with the message of the materials and the target audience of the communities across Los Angeles County Consult with clients requesting artwork to clarify and discuss requests and contribute with problem solving approaches, methods of production, production requirements, and budgetary and time limitations Create and coordinate the construction and installation of large indoor and outdoor, two and three-dimensional exhibits and displays, and produce a variety of display and visual aid materials such as meeting and conference signs, public information posters, models, educational slides, and charts Research data in order to select a design as an effective pictorial or graphic presentation of the data or subject to be publicized Produce work such as various signs, bulletins, and manuals Design and produce, under technical supervision, brochures, displays and posters requiring a detailed knowledge of design, typography, paper stock and printing processes and techniques Prioritize and display the content of departmental publications, and makes editorial and format suggestions to improve and clarify the text Supervise subordinate positions and exercise limited functional supervision over others contributing work, as needed Requirements Selection Requirements: Four (4) years of full-time* commercial art** work experience in the design and production of graphic presentations, publications, exhibits, and displays. Physical Class: 2 - Light: Light physical effort which may include occasional light lifting to a 10 pound limit, and some bending, stooping or squatting. Considerable walking may be involved. Desirable Qualification: A Bachelor's degree*** from an accredited**** college or university Work experience creating nonpartisan graphic concepts for large-scale election awareness media campaigns Additional credit will be given to qualified applicants who possess a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and work experience creating nonpartisan graphic concepts for large-scale election awareness media campaigns. Special Requirement Information: *Full-time experience is evaluated on the basis of a verifiable 40-hour workweek. **Commercial art is defined as art used to promote sale or acceptance of products, services or ideas. ***In order to receive credit for the degree, you must attach or upload a legible copy of your official diploma, official transcripts, foreign degree evaluation, or official letter from the accredited institution which shows the area of specialization to your application at the time of filing. If you are unable to attach/upload your documentation to your application, you must email the documents to YAquino@rrcc.lacounty.gov within fifteen (15) calendar days from application submission. ****Accreditation: Accredited institutions are those listed in the publications of regional, national or international accrediting agencies which are accepted by the Department of Human Resources. Publications such as American Universities and Colleges and International Handbook of Universities are acceptable references. Also acceptable if appropriate, are degrees that have been evaluated and deemed to be equivalent to degrees from United States accredited institutions by an academic credential evaluation agency recognized by The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services or the Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. Additional Information Examination Content: This examination will consist of an evaluation of training and experience based upon application information and supplemental questionnaire, weighted 100%. CANDIDATES MUST MEET THE SELECTION REQUIREMENTS AND RECEIVE A PASSING SCORE OF 70% OR HIGHER IN ORDER TO BE PLACED ON THE ELIGIBLE REGISTER. Final results will be sent by U.S. mail. Test scores cannot be given over the phone. Eligibility Information : The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in the examination will be placed on the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation. Vacancy Information : The eligible register resulting from this examination will be used to fill vacancies in the County of Los Angeles, Department of Registrar Recorder/County Clerk in Norwalk, CA. Available Shift : Appointees will be required to work any shift, including evenings, weekends, and holidays. Application and Filing Information : Applications must be filed online only. Applications submitted by U.S. Mail, Fax, or in person will not be accepted. Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website. All information is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination and hiring process, including after appointment has been made. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment. Utilizing VERBIAGE from the Class Specification and Selection Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an I NCOMPLETE APPLICATION and you may be DISQUALIFIED . Fill out your application and supplemental questions completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the SELECTION REQUIREMENTS . Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week and description of work performed. Resumes may be added to your application, but cannot be substituted for the Experience portions of the County application nor for the completion and submission of the supplemental questions. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected. Passing this examination and being added to the eligible register does not guarantee an offer of employment . All correspondence to applicants will be sent electronically with the exception of the final examination result notice. Social Security Number : Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number. Computer and Internet Access at Public Libraries : For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County. No sharing of user I.D. and password : All applicants must file their application online using their OWN user ID and password. Using a family member or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record. Fair chance initiative : The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment . The County will make an individual assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed . Department Contact Name: Yazmin Aquino Department Contact Phone: (562) 462-3399 Department Contact Email: ADA Coordinator Phone: (562) 462-2285 Teletype Phone: 800-899-4099 Alternate TTY Phone 800-897-0077 California Relay Services Phone 800-735-2922 For detailed information, please click 01 The information you provide on this supplemental questionnaire will be evaluated and used to
determine your eligibility to participate in the examination process. Please be advised that failure to provide the correct and/or complete information in the application and supplemental questionnaire may result in the disqualification of your application even if you possess the qualifying experience or education. Please be as specific as possible and include all information as requested. Comments such as "see resume or application" will not be considered as a response. Please note that all information is subject to verification at any time in the examination and hiring process. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or dismissal.
Do you understand this information? Yes No 02 Do you have four (4) years of full-time commercial art work experience in the design and production of graphic presentations, publications, exhibits, and displays? Yes No 03 If you answered Yes to Question #2, please provide the requested information below (a-f). Comments such as "see resume or application" will not be considered or credited.
a) Job title
b) Name of Organization
c) Supervisor name and phone number
d) Beginning and ending dates
e) Number of hours worked per week
f) Detailed description of your full-time work experience in the design and production of graphic presentations, publications, exhibits, and displays.
If you claimed no experience please enter "N/A". 04 Do you have work experience creating nonpartisan graphic concepts for large-scale election awareness media campaigns? Yes No 05 If you answered Yes to Question #4, please provide the requested information below (a-g). Comments such as "see resume or application" will not be considered or credited.
a) Job title
b) Name of Organization
c) Election/Campaign and Year
d) Supervisor name and phone number
e) Beginning and ending dates
f) Number of hours worked per week
g) Detailed description of your work experience creating nonpartisan graphic concepts for large-scale election awareness media campaigns.
If you claimed no experience please enter "N/A". 06 Do you possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university? Yes No 07 If you answered Yes to Question #6, please ensure you have attached or uploaded a legible copy of your official diploma, official transcripts, foreign degree evaluation, or official letter from the accredited institution which shows the area of specialization to your application at the time of filing. If you are unable to attach/upload your documentation to your application you must email the documents to YAquino@rrcc.lacounty.gov within fifteen (15) calendar days from application submission.
Please provide the following information regarding your degree: (1) Name of degree (2)College or University where degree was earned and (3) Date degree was completed (month/year).
If you do not possess a degree, please enter "N/A". 08 I hereby certify that the information submitted in connection with the above questions accurately reflect my experience and job-related skills. No attempt has been to misrepresent my qualification for the purpose of obtaining employment with the County Los Angeles, Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk. I understand that false statements and/or misrepresentations will result in my disqualification or, if subsequently hired, my dismissal.
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graphic design, typography, illustration, layout, advertising, brochures, posters, art, user interface design, drawing, motion graphics, printing, creativity, color theory, calligraphy