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    The Communications Information Specialist serves in the Office of Quality, Integration, and Executive Services (AQS) within the Aviation Safety (AVS) line of business for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The position reports to the Director of Planning & Performance Division (AQS-300) and is a senior member of the AVS/AQS Communications Team.

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    The incumbent is an independent, strategic partner who creates branding guidelines and products in support of the OneAVS approach to communications. In addition, the incumbent recommends to senior management best practices and approaches to leadership communications, reports to stakeholders, and publications and stays at the leading edge of graphics trends; creates a positive image for the AVS through expertise in design and customer service. Leads the development of the design, production, creation, visual elements for publications for aviation safety support operations in AQS and AVS.

    The incumbent is a recognized subject matter expert responsible for performing a variety of fast-turnaround work involving the development of two or three dimensional displays of artwork, illustrations in a variety of styles and art media. Incumbent provides leadership for highly complex and challenging activities under minimal direction and is responsible for producing original, contemporary, conceptual illustrations, sketches, and designs.

    Communication products include: web banners and pages, shareable social media graphics, infographics and the manipulation of high resolution photographic images.

    Incumbent uses guidelines set by the agency to ensure integrity of messages and the AP style guide, Government Printing Office Standards and assists in creating technical standards within AVS as a contributing member of the AVS Communications Matrix Team.

    Serves as a contributing specialist of the AVS Communications team providing expertise, design and support for AVS activity in support of AVS graphics products. Assists in developing artwork and graphics for electronic publications and web presentations for AVS services and offices to include illustrations, graphs, charts, and diagrams to address a wide range of aviation safety issues and other information requirements.

    With direction from AQS management the incumbent plans, designs, develops, and executes graphics for use in electronic publications and web pages. The incumbent also advises aviation safety management on effective means for visually presenting their material, including the use of presentation software such as Microsoft PowerPoint.

    Serves as a consultant and promoter for creating new ways to use design and branding to further the OneAVS approach to communications and employee engagement support.

    Applies experience and expert knowledge in the use of graphic productions software for creating professional presentations. Applies knowledge of FAA's policies and objectives to identify, define, and organize resources for large projects/programs/work activities. Contacts are internal and external. As a principal point of contact, provides advise and guidance on the application of policies and procedures. Provides expert guidance on instruction both internally and externally to address diverse, complex issues. Develops and recommends approaches to current and anticipated problems and issues. Works with senior management to identify and resolve problems.

    Performs other related duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - The job may require travel from time- to-time, but not on a regular basis. The travel may be for training or other work-related duties.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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