Overall Assignment Description Corporate Communications Specialist with strong editorial skills and ability to collaborate/coordinate to get project goals and actions to completion. This position is in support of the Next NGA West office and will be drafting both internal and external communications.
Acquire data from each team within the N2W PMO to develop compelling infographics and data visualization, within established deadlines.
Demonstrate strong analytical skills, consider consumers’ point of view in accurately designing and conveying client’s intended message.
Demonstrate artistic ability in creating engaging and interesting designs that appeal to target audience.
Produce draft renderings of design ideas, either by hand sketching or computer program.
Support PMO with the understanding of business and data requirements, and iteratively design renderings of initial concepts and prototypes for customer feedback.
Communicate with clients, customers, and other stakeholders to ensure that designs accurately reflect the desired intent and effectively express information.
Demonstrate strong skills in utilizing specialized graphic design software.
Demonstrate a proven record of developing and presenting compelling infographics and data visualization information.
Demonstrate excellent knowledge of best practices in data visualization, infographics, and data reporting. A strong knowledge of current data visualization tools and graphics software is necessary.
Produce both individual pieces as well as thematic stories across several research reports.
Develop products including web graphics, PowerPoint presentations, brochures, flyers, signage and all relevant collateral, communication materials for the program IAW agency guidelines.
Adhere to the Office of Corporate Communications branding and process guidelines.
Manage multiple tasks under tight deadlines and changing priorities.
Coordinate with N2W PMO, Office of Corporate Communications, and other relevant NGA departments stakeholders on the development of a wide variety of products.
Assess audiences, acquire data, and develop concise presentations on tight deadlines.
Develop presentations in PowerPoint and provide updates throughout the duration of the program.
Produce visually compelling graphics that engage the audience and minimize excessive text.
Develop web graphics for use on internal and external N2W websites.
Coordinate with the team web developer to develop and maintain a current and informational site for designated audiences.
Utilize the PMO’s records management structure to ensure developed files and T&E documents are available to the team and maintained IAW established procedures.
Skills and Experience: Required
Must have at least 7 years demonstrated experience interpreting and presenting programmatic data and concepts in a visually appealing and clear manner.
A Bachelor’s degree in Graphic/Visual Design, Computer Graphics, or Visual Communication, Fine/Studio Art.
Must have 5 years demonstrated experience in data visualization, infographics and data reporting, and a strong knowledge of current data visualization tools and graphics software.
Demonstrated skills in Power Point and graphics software such as Adobe Creative Suite.
Strong customer service skills are required.
Strong interpersonal and communications skills (written, verbal and presentation) are required.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law.