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The Graphic Designer provides graphic design and marketing support. Design and develops a wide range of media in support of interactive multimedia courseware that support a variety of instructional approaches and/or strategies.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Develops a wide range of media, including photography, animations, audio, digital video, still image, 3D simulations, schematics, diagrams, 2D and 3D graphical representations, avatars, and other graphical representations as required to produce courseware.
Prepares graphics and illustrations from concept drawings, sketches, models, and/or written and verbal instructions.
Assists in the analysis of training requirements and media requirements to determine best approach to visually accomplish desired instructional approaches/strategies.
Ability to offer solutions to Instructional Designers and conceptualize and produce quality graphics based on script/storyboards.
Reviews requirements for digital photo needs, assists with creating shoot lists and takes necessary photos to support the design and development of interactive multimedia courseware. Experienced with working with a variety of digital photography equipment, editing software, file formats, and printers.
Works independently to travel to locations and work with teams onsite to coordinate photo shoots. Ensures that all necessary photos are clear and have appropriate lighting.
Performs a variety of processing activities of raw photographs, including editing and digitizing. Follow naming conventions for storage and easy retrieval.
Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.
Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output.
Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and coworkers. Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources. Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions to the best of own ability.
CNI CORE COMPETENCIES
Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge/quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative/motivation, cooperation/ relationships, problem analysis/discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral/written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability/dependability, flexibility and ownership/accountability of actions taken.
Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance with all applicable rules (federal, state, local, Federal Acquisition Regulations, Code of Federal Regulations, Prime Contract requirements, etc.) both for themselves, their employees, and the company as a whole. Fosters an environment in which they and their employees will report any violations or reasonably suspected violation of CNI policy, FAR, and/or CFR and are comfortable discussing the myriad compliance, conflict, FAR, CFR, etc. issues that arise during the performance of a government contract.
Associate's degree and a minimum of two (2) years’ of relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education/experience.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance.
Proficient in the latest versions of graphic software programs and familiar with SCORM and Section 508 compliance.
Knowledge of the principles of graphic design to produce the highest level of production for print, online publishing, and multimedia, etc.
Knowledgeable in color illustration to create custom designs.
Knowledge of graphic design software applications (e.g., Adobe Photo Shop, Illustrator, Corel Draw, Adobe Premier, Final Cut Pro, etc.) to produce multi-media, digital imaging and online publishing projects.
Extensive knowledge of the elements of design (i.e., line, shape, texture, space, size, value, and color, balance/symmetry, rhythm/repetition, emphasis, unity, movement, proportion/scale; page layout, color theory, and typography) in order to produce or edit a high-quality print or multimedia product
Basic knowledge of the procedures for creating traditional and/or electronic files for output for single and multicolor publications.
Skilled in time management to multi-task and meet production deadlines.
Skilled in team-building techniques and principles to maintain organize team participation and meet production deadlines.
Skilled in digitally retouching images to enhance or soften photographs and/or graphics.
Ability to work with a diverse clientele while producing quality products.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Ability to learn and apply new software to maintain cutting edge technology.
Ability to maintain project files for ease of access for updates and changes.
Ability to review narrative material to create appropriate illustrations.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within and outside the department.
Ability to present ideas to a large or diverse audience to obtain approval for designs and website content.
Ability to troubleshoot within the graphics application software to minimize downtime.
Ability to use time effectively to multi-task and meet production deadlines.
Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups and/or boards of directors.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. Work is primarily performed in an office environment. Regularly required to sit. Regularly required use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms to handle objects, and operate tools, computer and/or controls. Required to speak and hear. Occasionally required to stand, walk, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Exposed to general office noise with computers printers and light traffic.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.
This position is contingent upon award.
CNI offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
MedicalDentalVision401(k)STD/LTD/AD&DEmployee Assistance Program (EAP)Paid Time Off (PTO)Training and Development Opportunities
If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!