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Content Designer (Remote) #4618

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  • US-Remote Employee Location
  • Marketing/Communications/Media & Research
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Company Overview
GovCIO is a team of transformers–people who are passionate about transforming government I.T. We believe in making a difference by developing digital strategies and delivering the technology-related innovation that improves governmental operations each day.

But we can’t do it alone. We welcome and nurture an inclusive and diversified work culture. Because different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives make us better decision-makers, problem solvers, and creators. We’re changing the face of I.T. – from our diverse staff to the end-products we develop. And we’re excited to expand our team. Are you ready to be a transformer?

Responsibilities

GovCIO is looking for a Content Designer to join our team in support of the Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO) at the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Information Technology. The Content Designer will design slide decks, graphics, newsletters, fact sheets, and assist with content development, by working closely with communications lead, OCTO team leads, and design lead to design and manage communication assets and products. The successful candidate will be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment, demonstrating ability to manage both time and scope to fit tasks into quick development iterations.

The day-to-day role will be dynamic, addressing multiple customer priorities. The overall focus will be on refining the presentation of VA briefings, slide decks, SharePoint pages, and other materials. This candidate will manage a collection of standardized templates and work with GovCIO team members who are leading communication efforts/products.

The ideal candidate will have experience at the Department of Veterans Affairs as well as familiarity with content development and graphic design.

  • Employ participatory design, creative brainstorming, and other techniques to collaborate with communications team and OCTO leads to ensure all products meet VA standards and style guide(s)
  • Collaborate across teams to implement layout, design, illustration, photography, typography, color, and other aspects of creative design for multiple projects and platforms
  • Assist with content development and review
  • Design graphics, infographics, story boards, icons and other visual elements as necessary
  • Maintain an awareness of current trends in technology design and usability, and share this information across multiple teams

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 5 years of experience

Required Skills and Experience

  • Five years of content design experience
  • Proven content design, and content development experience
  • Knowledge of computer-generated graphics programs, Adobe Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, XD)
  • Experience delivering products that work across a range of browsers and platforms
  • Understanding of 508 Accessibility standards. Experience delivering and meeting them preferred.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills (ability to communicate technical concepts to a non-technical audience)

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Experience working for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
  • Experience with mock-up and wireframe tools, such as Adobe Creative Cloud and Sketch
  • Previous editing experience
  • Experience implementing designs for COTS-based solutions

 

COVID Policy: New employees will be required to adhere to the Company’s and its clients’ COVID-19 safety procedures. In the event that the COVID-19 vaccination mandate for Federal Contractors is enforced, you must become fully vaccinated or request and be approved for an exemption. Employees working onsite at a client location must comply with our client’s COVID-19 requirements.

GovCIO is a team of professionals who want to make a difference. And that can only happen with a diverse, happy, and cared-for team. So, we prioritize your well-being, equity for all and look for ways to make work a better place for each of us every day.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religious affiliation, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability status. EOE AA M/ F/Vet/Disabled

Compensation Range (In compliance with Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act for remote or positions located in CO)

$85,000 - %95,000

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