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TJJD – Creative Media Designer IV – Creative Media Designer – (AUS) – 27228 Jobs in Austin, TX at TEXAS JUVENILE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT

Title: TJJD – Creative Media Designer IV – Creative Media Designer – (AUS) – 27228

Company: TEXAS JUVENILE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT

Location: Austin, TX

TJJD – Creative Media Designer IV – Creative Media Designer – (AUS) – 27228
(
00027228
)

Organization
: TEXAS JUVENILE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT

Primary Location
: Texas-Austin

Work Locations
: Austin Central Office Central Service Bldg (CSB), Suite 120 1711 San Jacinto Blvd Austin 78701

Job
: Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media

Employee Status
: Regular

Schedule
: Full-time

Standard Hours Per Week
: 40.00

State Job Code
: 1816

Salary Admin Plan
: B

Grade
: 22

Salary (Pay Basis)
: 4,301.16 – 4,848.92 (Monthly)

Number of Openings
: 1

Overtime Status
: Exempt

Job Posting
: Sep 27, 2022, 11:00:32 AM

Closing Date: Ongoing

Description

HOW TO APPLY
Complete a State of Texas Application for Employment and the following additional forms (available at http://www.tjjd.texas.gov/index.php/doc-library/category/304-forms):

TJJD Employment Application Supplement (HR-003)

Child Abuse Registry Check Consent Form (HR-028)

Disclosure of PREA Employment Standards Violation (HR-975)

Authorization to Release Information (HR-074)

Failure to complete and submit the above forms will cause delays in your consideration for this position.
Apply Online at https://capps.taleo.net/careersection/644/jobdetail.ftl?job=00027228&tz=GMT-05:00 and attach to the application the above additional forms along with copies of high school/college diploma(s), copy of official college transcripts, any licenses/certifications, and, if a military veteran, any Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214).
Apply through Work-In-Texas at https://www.workintexas.com/vosnet/loginintro.aspx. You will also need to complete and attach to the application the supplemental questions/forms indicated above along with a copies of high school/college diploma(s), copy of official college transcripts, any licenses/certifications, and, if a military veteran, any Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214). The additional forms are available at: http://www.tjjd.texas.gov/index.php/doc-library/category/304-forms) and can be submitted via email to: [email protected]
Apply via Email to [email protected] Send completed application, supplemental questions/forms, and copies of high school/college diploma(s), copy of official college transcripts, any licenses/certifications, and, if a military veteran, any Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214).
PLEASE NOTE
Your job application must be completely filled out and include all employment, do not limit employment to the past 10-15 years. Your application must contain complete job histories, which include job titles, name of employer, dates of employment (month & year), supervisor’s name and phone number, and a description of duties performed, and whether it was full-time or part-time and hours per week. If any of this information is not provided, your application may be rejected as incomplete. Resumes do not take the place of this required information.
Applicants must be able to pass a Criminal Background Check and any other requirements listed under Minimum Qualifications.
BENEFITS
State of Texas Benefits and Retirement Information can be found at https://www.ers.texas.gov. Benefits include: Retirement plan, paid group health & life insurance for employee, paid holidays, paid vacation leave, paid sick leave, longevity pay, educational assistance program, employee assistance program. Optional add-on benefits include: Dental, Vision, Optional Life Insurance, Voluntary AD&D Insurance, Dependent Health & Life insurance, Health & Dependent care flexible spending accounts, etc. Additionally, certain designated positions are eligible for hazardous duty pay, career ladder advancements, and free meals while on duty.
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Performs advanced (senior-level) graphics design and consultation work in the design, illustration, and production of a variety of printed and electronic publications and graphic materials for the agency. Publications include special reports, plans, and information packets provided to members of the legislature and/or published on the agency’s website regarding the agency’s delivery of services to youth involved in the juvenile justice system and materials used by agency employees in daily operations such as agency logos, letterhead, posters, and newsletters. Work involves the use of an assortment of Apple, Microsoft, and other software (e.g., PowerPoint, Publisher, Adobe Photoshop, and InDesign) and requires extensive collaboration, from the point of design concept to final publication, with subject matter experts throughout the agency responsible for developing the content of publications.
Works under minimal supervision with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. May plan, assign, and/or oversee the work of others. May be required to work in excess of 40 hours per work week with occasional travel.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Oversees and/or researches, plans, and implements new media design and programs.
Oversees and/or participates in the planning, designing, development, and production of graphics and interactive media materials using traditional and new creative options as part of a comprehensive communications effort.
Oversees and/or performs research and preparation of operating and production procedures, methods, and reports.
Advises agency staff regarding creative multi-media design trends and needs.
Coordinates the maintenance of design programs.
Designs and/or produces graphics and interactive media materials using computer-based and non-computer-based methods to meet agency standards and deadlines.
Makes presentations to staff or the public on the development of agency creative interactive media materials.
Reviews and approves final creative media production.
Serves as a liaison with contractors, printers, and suppliers on media projects and the procurement of materials and supplies.
Troubleshoots system hardware and software problems.
Maintains design programs and graphics equipment, such as reproduction cameras, laminators, and copiers.
May plan, assign, and/or supervise the work of others.
Monitors outcomes for racial, ethnic and gender disparities and takes action to address identified disparities.
Performs a variety of related duties not listed, to be determined and assigned as needed.
Performs all duties in compliance with agency safety policies and procedures.

Reports safety hazards and corrects hazards when possible.
Completes required documentation in the event of an accident/injury within requested time frames.

Attends work on a regular and predictable schedule in accordance with agency attendance and leave policies.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor’s degree. Four years full-time wage-earning experience in graphic design or desktop publishing.
OR
High School diploma or equivalent. Eight years full-time wage-earning experience in graphic design or desktop publishing.
Experience and Education Substitutions:

One year of appropriate experience may be substituted for one year of college (30 course hours) on a year for year basis.
Completed course hours of undergraduate study may be substituted for up to four years of experience on a basis of 30 course hours for one year of experience.
Completed course hours of graduate study may be substituted for up to two years of experience on a basis of 12 graduate course hours for one year of experience.
Experience requirements may be satisfied by the prorated part-time equivalent.

Note: Any degree, diploma, high school equivalent, or course hours required to meet minimum qualifications must be obtained from an accredited educational institution.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
The following physical demands and working conditions are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Alphabetizing

Analyzing

Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing

Ability to see

Ability to hear (with or without aid)

Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.

Ability to carry up to 25 lbs.

Pulling

Repeated bending

Operate motor equipment

Reaching above shoulder

Grasping

Identify colors

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

Knowledge of:

Computer-based design workstations and their design capabilities.
Non-computer-based and new media graphics production methods, techniques, and equipment.
Design principles.
Printing processes.
Publishing industry standards and operations.
TJJD policies and procedures.

Skill in:

Use of computers, applicable software, and standard office equipment.
Use of graphics design software and multi-media packages.

Ability to:

Plan the preparation of graphics design and multi-media design projects.
Design and produce graphics materials and interactive media materials.
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
Plan, assign, and/or supervise the work of others.
Work in excess of 40 hours per work week and travel, as needed.

VETERANS
In order to receive veteran’s preference, a copy of your DD Form 214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty), VA disability rating (if applicable), or a DD Form 1300 (Report of Casualty) must be attached to your application.
Go to https://texasskillstowork.com/, https://www.onetonline.org/, or http://www.careeronestop.org/ for assistance translating your military experience and training courses into civilian job terms, qualifications/requirements, and skill sets.
Additional Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) Code or Crosswalk information is available from the Texas State Auditor’s Office at Information and Communication MOS Codes.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
If you are scheduled for an interview and require any reasonable accommodation in our interview process, please inform the hiring representative who calls you to schedule your interview. Whenever possible, please give the hiring representative sufficient time to consider and respond to your request.
Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Due to the high volume of applications, we do not accept telephone calls. If you submitted your application through the CAPPS Career Center (https://capps.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en), you may also check the status of your application by accessing your profile and selecting My Jobpage and selecting My Submissions.
Thank you for considering employment with the Texas Juvenile Justice Department.
AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The Texas Juvenile Justice Department does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability in employment or the provision of services.

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