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Electronic Design Coordinator - 20058672 & 20058688 at STATE OF OHIO in Columbus, Ohio

Posted in General Labor 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time





Job Description:





PLEASE NOTE: There are two (2) positions available






The Ohio Department of Natural Resources mission is to ensure a balance between wise use and protection of our natural resources for the benefit of all. 
 
Click on the following link to learn more about the Division of Wildlife.


 
RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION OF WILDLIFE ELECTRONIC DESIGN COORDINATOR-GRAPHICS SECTION INCLUDE:






 

Within in the Division of Wildlife (DoW), creates
original layout and graphic design for a variety of wildlife informational and educational
programs (e.g., hunter, trapper, fishing, firearm safety, archery, conservation),
as well as update, modify, and format established electronic designs (e.g.,
operates computer hardware and uses appropriate design software to edit, scale and
color adjust images and combine photographic images with computer-generated
images to communicate messages/information); originates printed communication
materials (e.g., publications, magazines, brochures, booklets, maps, surveys,
posters, displays, banners, mailers, postcards, newsletters, certificates/awards,
signs, forms, and logos) and electronic designs (e.g., website, social media,
interactive, presentations, video, and basic animations); utilize available
resources (e.g., internet, stock photos, photo library) to locate appropriate
native/Ohio-specific images (e.g., plants, animals, fish, birds) to fulfill
project needs; communicates with supervisor to develop appropriate production
schedule to meet required deadlines; coordinates and designs projects with writers,
editors, photographers, external consultants and/or requesting clients, other
department personnel and management; manages production to ensure projects are
fulfilled to specifications and completed timely.

 

Coordinates purchases
of art supplies and print materials for office use; coordinates purchase of
hardware and software with immediate supervisor by offering recommendations on
the most appropriate equipment and applications based on current technology; oversee
the printing and production of requested materials; communicates with print
vendors; develops print appropriate specifications (e.g., stock, size, ink, etc.);
evaluates hard and soft press proofs; attends press checks with primarily
in-state travel; reviews finished products for quality control prior to
distribution; keeps current on design trends and technology updates to ensure
the most advanced and efficient methods and equipment are being utilized.

 

Creates
high-grade, professional design for print media using industry standard
concepts and current design trends; works with photographer and designs visual
elements for print materials; creates and uses vector and rastor based graphics
for print and electronic applications; understands and applies resolution and
pixel requirements for print and web media; 
understands and applies typography standards, color relationships, and basic
design concepts; employs industry PMS (Pantone) color standards when applicable;
ensures files are formatted in accordance with printer specifications (e.g., file
type, size, and resolution); formats and packages all finished electronic files
into folders and makes available to share with other designers on a local
server; collaborates with other designers on concepts and designs.

 
Develops
and prepares communications/promotions for internal and external audiences; utilizes
Apple and Windows operating systems to facilitate designs; operates and maintains
digital cameras, desktop and wide-format printers, flatbed scanners, slide
scanners, wide-format hot/cold laminators, and project appropriate hand tools (e.g.,
matte knife, ruler, hammer, drill, and other carpentry-related tools); oversees
or assists with the installation of signs, banners, posters and displays for
state and county fairs, sport shows, trade shows, dedications, ceremonies, and
other events.




 UNUSUAL
WORKING CONDITIONS:
Not applicable




Completion of undergraduate core program in visual communications with emphasis on graphic design/industrial design, and/or fine arts with emphasis on graphic design; 12 months training or 12 months experience in visual communications design and/or electronic design.


-Or completion of associate core program in visual communication technology or industrial design technology; 24 months training or 24 months experience in visual communication design and/or electronic design. 


-Or 24 months training or 24 months experience in use of electronic graphic equipment and available software; 24 months training or 24 months experience in visual communications design and/or electronic design.


-Or equivalent of Minimum Class Qualifications For Employment noted above.