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Visualization and Web Occupation

National Security Agency (NSA)

Job Description

ASSIGNMENT DESCRIPTION: Visual Information Specialists design, produce, and finish static visual presentation products. They apply broad knowledge of design principles to communicate concepts or ideas visually. They use visual communication software to generate hardcopy, softcopy, and web products, to include geospatial information products, publications, brochures, and web pages.','jobWhoApply':'External Applicants Only

Cover Letter

Applicants are not required to submit a cover letter. The entire cover letter cannot exceed the specified limits provided in the Cover Letter field (3,000 characters). Pages exceeding this limit will not be considered. The cover letter is recommended but is not required for employment consideration with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. Applicants should place their narrative information in the Cover Letter / Other Professional Details field.

Additional Position Info

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: This is an open and continuous announcement and will be used to establish an inventory of potential candidates. This announcement does not guarantee employment. Applications received will be retained until the end of the fiscal year 2019 and be reviewed on an as needed basis against the applicant's demonstrated ability to meet qualifications. While we are projecting future hiring needs for the work role(s) listed, we do not intend to restrict the use of any application submitted in response to this announcement. Applicants will be contacted if they have been selected for an interview. Should an interview be scheduled, details of the work role, location and pay band will be disclosed.

When applying, we ask that you reference any/all work roles you feel qualified for, and understand that you may be looked at for additional work roles if deemed appropriate. Additionally, we ask that you please reference any materials given to you during your discussion with NGA representatives (if applicable).

Highly Desired Skills

QUALIFICATION CRITERIA: In addition to the mandatory qualifications, experience in the following is desired:

1. Experience using Adobe Creative Suite (CS) (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, etc.) for the production of print and digital products.
2. Experience with and/or developing 3D interactive applications/animations (WebGL, Flash, Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere, etc.).
3. Experience writing and manipulating programming language for web browsers (such as HTML, XML, CSS, jQuery and JavaScript, D3, NodeJS, NPM, GIT, etc. that are W3C compliant and responsive HTML).
4. Experience designing user-centered web-based products and services from concept to execution across multiple device types, platforms, and user states (i.e., desktop, web, mobile devices, etc.).
5. Demonstrated experience delivering and enabling access to various content (i.e., geospatial, data, imagery, graphical products, files, etc.) across a variety information platforms.

Additional Job Requirements

You must be able to obtain and retain a Top Secret security clearance with access to Sensitive Compartmented Information. In addition, you are subject to a Counterintelligence Polygraph examination in order to maintain access to Top Secret information. All employees are subject to a periodic examination on a random basis in order to determine continued eligibility. Refusal to take the examination may result in denial of access to Top Secret information, SAP, and/or unescorted access to SCIFs.

Employees with SCI access and who are under NGA cognizance are required to submit a Security Financial Disclosure Report, SF-714, on an annual basis in order to determine continued eligibility. Failure to comply may negatively impact continued access to Top Secret information, Information Systems, SAP, and/or unescorted access to SCIFs.

DCIPS Disclaimer

NGA utilizes all processes and procedures of the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). Non-executive NGA employees are assigned to five distinct pay bands based on the type and scope of work performed. The employee's base salary is established within their assigned pay band based on their unique qualifications. A performance pay process is conducted each year to determine a potential base pay salary increase and/or bonus. An employee's annual performance evaluation is a key factor in the performance pay process. Employees on term or temporary appointments are not eligible to apply for internal assignment opportunity notices.

This position is a DCIPS position in the Excepted Service under 10 U.S.C. 1601. DoD Components with DCIPS positions apply Veterans' Preference to preference eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 USC, in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement. If you are an external applicant claiming veterans' preference, as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., you must self-identify your eligibility in your application.

This position is funded by the National Intelligence Program (NIP).

How Will I Be Evaluated?

APPLICANT EVALUATION PROCESS: Applicants will be evaluated for this job opportunity in three stages:

1) All applicants will be evaluated using the Mandatory Qualification Criteria,

2) Qualified applicants will then be evaluated by an expert or panel of experts using a combination of qualification criteria to determine the best-qualified candidates,

3) Best-qualified applicants may then be further evaluated through an interview process.

Applicants are encouraged to carefully review the Assignment Description, Additional Information Provided By the Selecting Official, and the Qualification Requirements; and then construct their resumes to highlight their most relevant and significant experience and education for this job opportunity. This description should include examples that detail the level and complexity of the performed work. Applicants are encouraged to provide any education information referenced in the announcement. If education is listed as a mandatory requirement, only degrees obtained from an institution accredited by an accrediting organization recognized by the Secretary, US Department of Education will be accepted.

In accordance with section 9902(h) of title 5, United States Code, annuitants reemployed in the Department of Defense shall receive full annuity and salary upon appointment. They shall not be eligible for retirement contributions, participation in the Thrift Savings Plan, or a supplemental or redetermined annuity for the reemployment period. Discontinued service retirement annuitants (i.e., retired under section 8336(d)(1) or 8414(b)(1)(A) of title 5, United States Code) appointed to the Department of Defense may elect to be subject to retirement provisions of the new appointment as appropriate. (See DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 300, at www.dtic.mil/whs/directives.)

All candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, disability, or sexual orientation.

NGA provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applications will only be accepted online. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify us at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

How To Apply - External

Application submission involves applying using the Intelligence Community's Applicant Gateway on-line application process.

ONLY ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

Mandatory Qualification Reqs

MANDATORY QUALIFICATION CRITERIA: For this particular job, applicants must meet all competencies reflected under the Mandatory Qualification Criteria to include education (if required). Online applications must demonstrate qualification by providing specific examples and associated results, in response to the announcement's mandatory criteria specified in this vacancy announcement:

The Data & Visualization Career Service (DVCS) is seeking qualified applicants for potential future NGA requirements, in DVCS Visualization & Web Occupation workroles. The DVCS serves all of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency's (NGA's) data, visualization, and design professionals who in turn contribute to NGA's missions supporting global events, disaster relief, and military operations. DVCS professionals
deliver innovative and dynamic products and services that provide conveyance and context to NGA analysis.

DVCS Visualization & Web Occupation workroles include Advanced Visualization Specialist, Content Manager, Model Maker, Multimedia Specialist, User Experience Architect, and Visual Information Specialist. The DVCS is seeking qualified applicants in the Visualization & Web Occupational fields listed below in this opportunity notice at the Pay Band 3 level.

Visualization & Web Occupation Workroles:

Advanced Visualization:

Advanced Visualization Specialists design, produce, and finish technologically sophisticated animated and interactive products. They use a variety of data extraction, image analysis, 3D illustration, and advanced computer software packages to develop and/or modify precision visualization products. They also share expertise across the team.

Education: A. Bachelor's degree in Animation, Imagery Science, Gaming, Visual Communication, or a related field.
-OR B. Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education in any area listed in option A and experience that demonstrates the ability to successfully perform the duties associated with this work. As a rule, every 30 semester (45 quarter) hours of college work is equivalent to one year of experience. Candidates should show that their combination of education and experience totals to 4 years. -OR C. Experience: A minimum of 4 years of professional experience in animation, imagery science, gaming, visual communication, or a closely related field.

Content Manager:

Content Managers facilitate the discovery and presentation of NGA's analytic intelligence, methods, and geospatial data. They collaborate with internal and external content producers to understand and capture the characteristics of a variety of GEOINT content, facilitate proper metadata tagging and service enabling of that content, and compliance with applicable standards. Content Managers engage with customers to ensure that NGA is providing timely, accurate, and relevant GEOINT content, exposed in ways that satisfy customer requirements and provide a superior user experience.

Education: A. Bachelor's degree in Information Science, Information Technology, Geography, International Studies, Political Science, History, Foreign Area Studies, Geographic Information Systems, or a related field. -OR B. Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education in any area listed in option A and experience that demonstrates the ability to successfully perform the tasks associated with this work. As a rule, every 30 semester (45 quarter) hours of college work is equivalent to one year of experience. Candidates should show that their combination of education and experience totals to 4 years. -OR C. Experience: A minimum of 4 years of professional experience in web design, web engineering, GEOINT, intelligence analysis, or a closely related field.

Multimedia Production:

Multimedia Specialists design, produce, and finish moderately complex interactive products. They apply an intermediate understanding of a range of software applications (e.g., interactive authoring, graphic design, animation) and programming languages (e.g., HTML, CSS, JavaScript) to integrate graphics with text and audio. They apply fundamental user interface design principles to presentation products to create a positive user experience. They complete activities including importing and exporting data, archiving, electronic publishing, and creating and enhancing images. They conduct intermediate troubleshooting of multimedia products and provide feedback and review to peers.

Education: A. Two-year degree in Commercial Art, Photography, Visual Communication, Graphic Design, Multimedia Design, or a related field. -OR B. Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education in any area listed in option A and experience that demonstrates the ability to successfully perform the duties associated with this work. As a rule, every 30 semester (45 quarter) hours of college work is equivalent to one year of experience. Candidates should show that their combination of education and experience totals to 2 years.

User Experience:

User Experience Architects apply a variety of user-centered design principles to build seamless, consistent, and desirable interfaces for NGA enterprise systems. They lead routine web-based design activities, including gathering, validating, analyzing, and defining requirements; conducting research and best practice reviews; performing user engagements and testing (e.g., interviews, site navigation); and creating prototypes. User Experience Architects create and plan basic interfaces that promote intuitive navigation and enhanced user workflow. In addition, they share expertise across the team.

Education: A. Bachelor's degree in Information Architecture, Interaction Design, Media Design, User Experience Design, Visual Communication Design, or a related discipline. -OR B. Combination of Education and Experience: A minimum of 30 semester (45 quarter) hours of college coursework in any area listed in option A, plus experience working in interactive design and user testing, or in a closely-related field that demonstrates the ability to successfully perform the tasks associated with this work. As a rule, every 30 semester (45 quarter) hours of college work is equivalent to one year of experience. Candidates should show that their combination of education and experience totals 4 years. -OR C. Experience: Six years of experience in interactive design and user testing, or a closely-related area that demonstrates the ability to successfully perform the tasks associated with this work.

Visual Information:

Visual Information Specialists design, produce, and finish moderately complex static visual presentation products. They apply broad knowledge of design principles to visually communicate moderately complex concepts or ideas, referring highly complex or ambiguous issues to more senior specialists for review and input. They use visual communication software to generate hardcopy, softcopy, and web products, to include routine and non-routine geospatial information products, publications, brochures, and web pages. They troubleshoot production issues, share expertise across the team, and perform peer reviews.

Education: A. Two-year degree in Graphic Arts, Graphic Design, Photography, Visual Communication, or a related field. -OR B. Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education in any area listed in option A and experience that demonstrates the ability to successfully perform the duties associated with this work. As a rule, every 30 semester (45 quarter) hours of college work is equivalent to one year of experience. Candidates should show that their combination of education and experience totals to 2 years.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: A. Education: Two-year degree in Graphic Arts, Graphic Design, Photography, Visual Communication, or a related field. -OR- B. Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education in any area listed in option A and experience that demonstrates the ability to successfully perform the duties associated with this work. As a rule, every 30 semester (45 quarter) hours of college work is equivalent to one year of experience. Candidates should show that their combination of education and experience totals to 2 years.

Notes

As a condition of employment at NGA, persons being considered for employment must meet NGA fitness for employment standards.

- U.S. Citizenship Required

- Security Clearance (Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information)

- Polygraph Test Required

- Position Subject to Drug Testing

- Two Year Probationary Period

- Direct Deposit Required

Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule

PROMOTION OPPORTUNITY: Promotion opportunities allow applicants at all band levels to be considered. Qualifications for NGA positions do not include specific time-in-band requirements. NGA will emphasize quality of experience, rather than duration, and assess how the quality of the experience demonstrates possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies necessary for successful job performance in the NGA occupational structure.

Band 03 $61,801 - $126,062

PERMANENT CHANGE IN STATION: PCS expenses are not authorized.

Pay is only part of the compensation you will earn working for the Federal Government. We offer a broad array of benefits programs and family friendly flexibilities to meet the needs of you and your family.

For more information on the array of benefits programs, please visit www.intelligencecareers.gov/nga/ngabenefits.html

Position Summary

ASSIGNMENT DESCRIPTION: Visual Information Specialists design, produce, and finish static visual presentation products. They apply broad knowledge of design principles to communicate concepts or ideas visually. They use visual communication software to generate hardcopy, softcopy, and web products, to include geospatial information products, publications, brochures, and web pages.

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Location US-VA-Springfield
Employment Type Full-Time Employee
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Design

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Job Description

ASSIGNMENT DESCRIPTION: Visual Information Specialists design, produce, and finish static visual presentation products. They apply broad knowledge of design principles to communicate concepts or ideas visually. They use visual communication software to generate hardcopy, softcopy, and web products, to include geospatial information products, publications, brochures, and web pages.','jobWhoApply':'External Applicants Only

Cover Letter

Applicants are not required to submit a cover letter. The entire cover letter cannot exceed the specified limits provided in the Cover Letter field (3,000 characters). Pages exceeding this limit will not be considered. The cover letter is recommended but is not required for employment consideration with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. Applicants should place their narrative information in the Cover Letter / Other Professional Details field.

Additional Position Info

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: This is an open and continuous announcement and will be used to establish an inventory of potential candidates. This announcement does not guarantee employment. Applications received will be retained until the end of the fiscal year 2019 and be reviewed on an as needed basis against the applicant's demonstrated ability to meet qualifications. While we are projecting future hiring needs for the work role(s) listed, we do not intend to restrict the use of any application submitted in response to this announcement. Applicants will be contacted if they have been selected for an interview. Should an interview be scheduled, details of the work role, location and pay band will be disclosed.

When applying, we ask that you reference any/all work roles you feel qualified for, and understand that you may be looked at for additional work roles if deemed appropriate. Additionally, we ask that you please reference any materials given to you during your discussion with NGA representatives (if applicable).

Highly Desired Skills

QUALIFICATION CRITERIA: In addition to the mandatory qualifications, experience in the following is desired:

1. Experience using Adobe Creative Suite (CS) (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, etc.) for the production of print and digital products.
2. Experience with and/or developing 3D interactive applications/animations (WebGL, Flash, Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere, etc.).
3. Experience writing and manipulating programming language for web browsers (such as HTML, XML, CSS, jQuery and JavaScript, D3, NodeJS, NPM, GIT, etc. that are W3C compliant and responsive HTML).
4. Experience designing user-centered web-based products and services from concept to execution across multiple device types, platforms, and user states (i.e., desktop, web, mobile devices, etc.).
5. Demonstrated experience delivering and enabling access to various content (i.e., geospatial, data, imagery, graphical products, files, etc.) across a variety information platforms.

Additional Job Requirements

You must be able to obtain and retain a Top Secret security clearance with access to Sensitive Compartmented Information. In addition, you are subject to a Counterintelligence Polygraph examination in order to maintain access to Top Secret information. All employees are subject to a periodic examination on a random basis in order to determine continued eligibility. Refusal to take the examination may result in denial of access to Top Secret information, SAP, and/or unescorted access to SCIFs.

Employees with SCI access and who are under NGA cognizance are required to submit a Security Financial Disclosure Report, SF-714, on an annual basis in order to determine continued eligibility. Failure to comply may negatively impact continued access to Top Secret information, Information Systems, SAP, and/or unescorted access to SCIFs.

DCIPS Disclaimer

NGA utilizes all processes and procedures of the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). Non-executive NGA employees are assigned to five distinct pay bands based on the type and scope of work performed. The employee's base salary is established within their assigned pay band based on their unique qualifications. A performance pay process is conducted each year to determine a potential base pay salary increase and/or bonus. An employee's annual performance evaluation is a key factor in the performance pay process. Employees on term or temporary appointments are not eligible to apply for internal assignment opportunity notices.

This position is a DCIPS position in the Excepted Service under 10 U.S.C. 1601. DoD Components with DCIPS positions apply Veterans' Preference to preference eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 USC, in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement. If you are an external applicant claiming veterans' preference, as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., you must self-identify your eligibility in your application.

This position is funded by the National Intelligence Program (NIP).

How Will I Be Evaluated?

APPLICANT EVALUATION PROCESS: Applicants will be evaluated for this job opportunity in three stages:

1) All applicants will be evaluated using the Mandatory Qualification Criteria,

2) Qualified applicants will then be evaluated by an expert or panel of experts using a combination of qualification criteria to determine the best-qualified candidates,

3) Best-qualified applicants may then be further evaluated through an interview process.

Applicants are encouraged to carefully review the Assignment Description, Additional Information Provided By the Selecting Official, and the Qualification Requirements; and then construct their resumes to highlight their most relevant and significant experience and education for this job opportunity. This description should include examples that detail the level and complexity of the performed work. Applicants are encouraged to provide any education information referenced in the announcement. If education is listed as a mandatory requirement, only degrees obtained from an institution accredited by an accrediting organization recognized by the Secretary, US Department of Education will be accepted.

In accordance with section 9902(h) of title 5, United States Code, annuitants reemployed in the Department of Defense shall receive full annuity and salary upon appointment. They shall not be eligible for retirement contributions, participation in the Thrift Savings Plan, or a supplemental or redetermined annuity for the reemployment period. Discontinued service retirement annuitants (i.e., retired under section 8336(d)(1) or 8414(b)(1)(A) of title 5, United States Code) appointed to the Department of Defense may elect to be subject to retirement provisions of the new appointment as appropriate. (See DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 300, at www.dtic.mil/whs/directives.)

All candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, disability, or sexual orientation.

NGA provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applications will only be accepted online. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify us at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

How To Apply - External

Application submission involves applying using the Intelligence Community's Applicant Gateway on-line application process.

ONLY ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

Mandatory Qualification Reqs

MANDATORY QUALIFICATION CRITERIA: For this particular job, applicants must meet all competencies reflected under the Mandatory Qualification Criteria to include education (if required). Online applications must demonstrate qualification by providing specific examples and associated results, in response to the announcement's mandatory criteria specified in this vacancy announcement:

The Data & Visualization Career Service (DVCS) is seeking qualified applicants for potential future NGA requirements, in DVCS Visualization & Web Occupation workroles. The DVCS serves all of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency's (NGA's) data, visualization, and design professionals who in turn contribute to NGA's missions supporting global events, disaster relief, and military operations. DVCS professionals
deliver innovative and dynamic products and services that provide conveyance and context to NGA analysis.

DVCS Visualization & Web Occupation workroles include Advanced Visualization Specialist, Content Manager, Model Maker, Multimedia Specialist, User Experience Architect, and Visual Information Specialist. The DVCS is seeking qualified applicants in the Visualization & Web Occupational fields listed below in this opportunity notice at the Pay Band 3 level.

Visualization & Web Occupation Workroles:

Advanced Visualization:

Advanced Visualization Specialists design, produce, and finish technologically sophisticated animated and interactive products. They use a variety of data extraction, image analysis, 3D illustration, and advanced computer software packages to develop and/or modify precision visualization products. They also share expertise across the team.

Education: A. Bachelor's degree in Animation, Imagery Science, Gaming, Visual Communication, or a related field.
-OR B. Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education in any area listed in option A and experience that demonstrates the ability to successfully perform the duties associated with this work. As a rule, every 30 semester (45 quarter) hours of college work is equivalent to one year of experience. Candidates should show that their combination of education and experience totals to 4 years. -OR C. Experience: A minimum of 4 years of professional experience in animation, imagery science, gaming, visual communication, or a closely related field.

Content Manager:

Content Managers facilitate the discovery and presentation of NGA's analytic intelligence, methods, and geospatial data. They collaborate with internal and external content producers to understand and capture the characteristics of a variety of GEOINT content, facilitate proper metadata tagging and service enabling of that content, and compliance with applicable standards. Content Managers engage with customers to ensure that NGA is providing timely, accurate, and relevant GEOINT content, exposed in ways that satisfy customer requirements and provide a superior user experience.

Education: A. Bachelor's degree in Information Science, Information Technology, Geography, International Studies, Political Science, History, Foreign Area Studies, Geographic Information Systems, or a related field. -OR B. Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education in any area listed in option A and experience that demonstrates the ability to successfully perform the tasks associated with this work. As a rule, every 30 semester (45 quarter) hours of college work is equivalent to one year of experience. Candidates should show that their combination of education and experience totals to 4 years. -OR C. Experience: A minimum of 4 years of professional experience in web design, web engineering, GEOINT, intelligence analysis, or a closely related field.

Multimedia Production:

Multimedia Specialists design, produce, and finish moderately complex interactive products. They apply an intermediate understanding of a range of software applications (e.g., interactive authoring, graphic design, animation) and programming languages (e.g., HTML, CSS, JavaScript) to integrate graphics with text and audio. They apply fundamental user interface design principles to presentation products to create a positive user experience. They complete activities including importing and exporting data, archiving, electronic publishing, and creating and enhancing images. They conduct intermediate troubleshooting of multimedia products and provide feedback and review to peers.

Education: A. Two-year degree in Commercial Art, Photography, Visual Communication, Graphic Design, Multimedia Design, or a related field. -OR B. Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education in any area listed in option A and experience that demonstrates the ability to successfully perform the duties associated with this work. As a rule, every 30 semester (45 quarter) hours of college work is equivalent to one year of experience. Candidates should show that their combination of education and experience totals to 2 years.

User Experience:

User Experience Architects apply a variety of user-centered design principles to build seamless, consistent, and desirable interfaces for NGA enterprise systems. They lead routine web-based design activities, including gathering, validating, analyzing, and defining requirements; conducting research and best practice reviews; performing user engagements and testing (e.g., interviews, site navigation); and creating prototypes. User Experience Architects create and plan basic interfaces that promote intuitive navigation and enhanced user workflow. In addition, they share expertise across the team.

Education: A. Bachelor's degree in Information Architecture, Interaction Design, Media Design, User Experience Design, Visual Communication Design, or a related discipline. -OR B. Combination of Education and Experience: A minimum of 30 semester (45 quarter) hours of college coursework in any area listed in option A, plus experience working in interactive design and user testing, or in a closely-related field that demonstrates the ability to successfully perform the tasks associated with this work. As a rule, every 30 semester (45 quarter) hours of college work is equivalent to one year of experience. Candidates should show that their combination of education and experience totals 4 years. -OR C. Experience: Six years of experience in interactive design and user testing, or a closely-related area that demonstrates the ability to successfully perform the tasks associated with this work.

Visual Information:

Visual Information Specialists design, produce, and finish moderately complex static visual presentation products. They apply broad knowledge of design principles to visually communicate moderately complex concepts or ideas, referring highly complex or ambiguous issues to more senior specialists for review and input. They use visual communication software to generate hardcopy, softcopy, and web products, to include routine and non-routine geospatial information products, publications, brochures, and web pages. They troubleshoot production issues, share expertise across the team, and perform peer reviews.

Education: A. Two-year degree in Graphic Arts, Graphic Design, Photography, Visual Communication, or a related field. -OR B. Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education in any area listed in option A and experience that demonstrates the ability to successfully perform the duties associated with this work. As a rule, every 30 semester (45 quarter) hours of college work is equivalent to one year of experience. Candidates should show that their combination of education and experience totals to 2 years.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: A. Education: Two-year degree in Graphic Arts, Graphic Design, Photography, Visual Communication, or a related field. -OR- B. Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education in any area listed in option A and experience that demonstrates the ability to successfully perform the duties associated with this work. As a rule, every 30 semester (45 quarter) hours of college work is equivalent to one year of experience. Candidates should show that their combination of education and experience totals to 2 years.

Notes

As a condition of employment at NGA, persons being considered for employment must meet NGA fitness for employment standards.

- U.S. Citizenship Required

- Security Clearance (Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information)

- Polygraph Test Required

- Position Subject to Drug Testing

- Two Year Probationary Period

- Direct Deposit Required

Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule

PROMOTION OPPORTUNITY: Promotion opportunities allow applicants at all band levels to be considered. Qualifications for NGA positions do not include specific time-in-band requirements. NGA will emphasize quality of experience, rather than duration, and assess how the quality of the experience demonstrates possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies necessary for successful job performance in the NGA occupational structure.

Band 03 $61,801 - $126,062

PERMANENT CHANGE IN STATION: PCS expenses are not authorized.

Pay is only part of the compensation you will earn working for the Federal Government. We offer a broad array of benefits programs and family friendly flexibilities to meet the needs of you and your family.

For more information on the array of benefits programs, please visit www.intelligencecareers.gov/nga/ngabenefits.html

Position Summary

ASSIGNMENT DESCRIPTION: Visual Information Specialists design, produce, and finish static visual presentation products. They apply broad knowledge of design principles to communicate concepts or ideas visually. They use visual communication software to generate hardcopy, softcopy, and web products, to include geospatial information products, publications, brochures, and web pages.

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