Graphic Designer

  • Location
    San Antonio , Texas
  • Salary
    $ 20 - $ 22
  • Category
    Creative & Marketing - Design
  • Job type
    Contract/Temporary

Job Title: Graphic Designer
Pay Range: $20 to $22/hour
This is a contract position lasting 3-6 months

** Portfolio (online or pdf) required with submittals **

Summary of position: Candidates will be completing graphic illustrations for various level test questions for K-12 tests. Illustrations can include science, math, or geography-based items.

Summary of Job Duties:
Freehand Graphic Illustration (mainly clean digital ink work with Adobe Photoshop rendering)
Vector Illustration (both technical and illustrative using Adobe illustrator)
2D Animation (using Adobe Flash as well as using cell Animation techniques)
General HTML 5 Coding background (Adobe DreamWeaver)
Interactive programming and User interface design a plus
Client would also like to review any portfolio work (via pdf) prior to the interview process.

Education, Certifications or Special Licenses:
A bachelor�s or associate's degree in Computer Graphics, Graphic Arts, Web Design/Development or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience with Adobe Creative Suite

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BASIC FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Role is responsible for creating graphics for programs and projects. Create high-quality artwork for tests and test-related products. Assess requests for graphics and respond to inquiries from Assessment Development staff.

Responsibilities
� Assesses requests for graphics and responds to inquiries from Assessment Development staff.
� Provides clear production updates to the Project Lead and Supervisor (as needed) of current workflow which includes volume, estimations for task completion, and issues impacting completion duration.
� Communicates with Content to discuss queries of Art production and provides basic guidance for art style, layout, and universal design while adhering to project specifications.
� Ensures that newly created art is proofed against art requests to check for quality and accuracy.
� Strictly follows documented procedures for creation and revision of art.
� Shares and contributes to general team and department knowledge as it relates to shortcuts, efficiencies, and expands upon overall department understanding of software skills and techniques, and with proper documentation.
� Learns and works in proprietary and partner item banking systems,
� Understands file management and works between various and unique testing programs
� Understands and adheres to diversified style and technical specifications between numerous testing programs
� Meets established deadlines and internal milestones or as directed by supervisor or project schedules
� Generates report information for assigned projects and as requested by Supervisors.
� Coordinates with external vendors for technical specifications, needs, and capabilities; communicates needs and capabilities to vendors accurately and clearly to ensure that all file handoffs are completed according to established processes, and that materials provided are all in accord with client specifications.
� Assists Sr. Graphics Design Specialist, Lead Graphics Design Specialist and Supervisor in coordination of vendor work
� Adheres to ethical standards and complies with the laws and regulations applicable to the job function.


EDUCATION
Associates Degree in Computer Graphics, Graphic Design, Commercial Art, or Graphics Arts is preferred or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired, is necessary.

EXPERIENCE
Minimum one year of graphic design experience is required.

Working knowledge of latest versions of graphics software, including Photoshop and Illustrator
Understanding of tools and techniques used to create and manipulate various types of artwork
Knowledge of typography, graphic design, color theory, printing, and information design
Ability to work as part of team
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to accomplish tasks within scheduled deadlines and budgets under pressure
Ability to understand project management

Job Title: Graphic Designer
Pay Range: $20 to $22/hour

** Portfolio (online or pdf) required with submittals **

Summary of position: Candidates will be completing graphic illustrations for various level test questions for K-12 tests. Illustrations can include science, math, or geography-based items.

Summary of Job Duties:
Freehand Graphic Illustration (mainly clean digital ink work with Adobe Photoshop rendering)
Vector Illustration (both technical and illustrative using Adobe illustrator)
2D Animation (using Adobe Flash as well as using cell Animation techniques)
General HTML 5 Coding background (Adobe DreamWeaver)
Interactive programming and User interface design a plus
Client would also like to review any portfolio work (via pdf) prior to the interview process.

Education, Certifications or Special Licenses:
A bachelor�s or associate's degree in Computer Graphics, Graphic Arts, Web Design/Development or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience with Adobe Creative Suite

~~~
BASIC FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Role is responsible for creating graphics for programs and projects. Create high-quality artwork for tests and test-related products. Assess requests for graphics and respond to inquiries from Assessment Development staff.

Responsibilities
� Assesses requests for graphics and responds to inquiries from Assessment Development staff.
� Provides clear production updates to the Project Lead and Supervisor (as needed) of current workflow which includes volume, estimations for task completion, and issues impacting completion duration.
� Communicates with Content to discuss queries of Art production and provides basic guidance for art style, layout, and universal design while adhering to project specifications.
� Ensures that newly created art is proofed against art requests to check for quality and accuracy.
� Strictly follows documented procedures for creation and revision of art.
� Shares and contributes to general team and department knowledge as it relates to shortcuts, efficiencies, and expands upon overall department understanding of software skills and techniques, and with proper documentation.
� Learns and works in proprietary and partner item banking systems,
� Understands file management and works between various and unique testing programs
� Understands and adheres to diversified style and technical specifications between numerous testing programs
� Meets established deadlines and internal milestones or as directed by supervisor or project schedules
� Generates report information for assigned projects and as requested by Supervisors.
� Coordinates with external vendors for technical specifications, needs, and capabilities; communicates needs and capabilities to vendors accurately and clearly to ensure that all file handoffs are completed according to established processes, and that materials provided are all in accord with client specifications.
� Assists Sr. Graphics Design Specialist, Lead Graphics Design Specialist and Supervisor in coordination of vendor work
� Adheres to ethical standards and complies with the laws and regulations applicable to the job function.


EDUCATION
Associates Degree in Computer Graphics, Graphic Design, Commercial Art, or Graphics Arts is preferred or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired, is necessary.

EXPERIENCE
Minimum one year of graphic design experience is required.

Working knowledge of latest versions of graphics software, including Photoshop and Illustrator
Understanding of tools and techniques used to create and manipulate various types of artwork
Knowledge of typography, graphic design, color theory, printing, and information design
Ability to work as part of team
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to accomplish tasks within scheduled deadlines and budgets under pressure
Ability to understand project management

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