Job Overview

Summary

About the Agency

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The Editorial and Publishing Services unit, which is part of the Management, Business, and Information Services Division, seeks a Visual Information and Production Specialist to help make CBOs publications clear and accessible to a broad audience.

The specialist will work with staff members throughout the agency on reports, graphics, slide decks, infographics, and presentations. Responsibilities include conceptualizing and precisely executing statistical graphics and data visualizations (such as tables, charts, and graphs) that are aesthetically pleasing; helping in their early development by attending meetings and reviewing drafts to recommend opportunities; and crafting cohesive graphical stories. Responsibilities also include producing publications with FrameMaker, InDesign, Excel, DeltaGraph, Illustrator, and other tools. And because the ways that people obtain information are changing, the specialist will help create new approaches to publishing that focus on the web.

Qualifications
Candidates must have at least three years of experience in graphic design, data visualization, and the production of publications, as well as a bachelors or advanced degree. They must be proficient with Adobe products and Microsoft Office. Experience with quantitative information presented in tables, charts, and graphs is required. Experience with online publishing is a plus. Success in the position will require possessing superior attention to detail and producing highly accurate work, even when juggling several priorities, as well as collaborating well in a process for composition, review, and production that typically involves many people. Occasional evening and weekend work, usually with some notice, is necessary.

Salary and Benefits
The salary is competitive and will be commensurate with experience, education, and other qualifications. CBO offers excellent benefits and a collegial, respectful work environment.

Duties

The Visual Information and Production Specialist will help make CBO's publications clear and accessible to a broad audience. The specialist will work with staff members throughout the agency on reports, graphics, slide decks, infographics, and presentations. Responsibilities include conceptualizing and precisely executing statistical graphics and data visualizations (such as tables, charts, and graphs) that are aesthetically pleasing; helping in their early development by attending meetings and reviewing drafts to recommend opportunities; and crafting cohesive graphical stories. Responsibilities also include producing publications with FrameMaker, InDesign, Excel, DeltaGraph, Illustrator, and other tools. And because the ways that people obtain information are changing, the specialist will help create new approaches to publishing that focus on the web.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No