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Graphic Design Officer

Graphic Design Officer

Reports to:  FLWG/A6PA – Director of Public Affairs

Unit:  SER-FL-001

Reviewing Official:  A6, Chief of Staff

 

Who May Apply:

Active members of Florida Wing. If you don’t meet the requirements stated below, you may still apply, and be considered.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for conceptualizing, designing, and producing visual solutions for a wide variety of formats and dissemination outputs.

  • Work with customers to define project requirements and provide advice on best processes and procedures for optimal visual presentation.

  • Design visual products for conveyance via mobile devices, web, and print.

  • Responsible for a wide-range of routine-to-complex projects such as: charts and graphs, flow diagrams, infographics, presentation visuals, illustrations, publication design, cover designs, brochures, posters, and logos.

CAP Directives:

The Graphics Design Officer should be familiar with the following directives:

  • CAPR 190-1

  • CAPR 900-2

  • CAPR 110-1

  • CAPR 110-3

  • CAPP 152

  • CAPP 201

  • CAPP 1-2

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Grade of Captain / Technical Sergeant or above.

  • Senior rating in the Public Affairs Specialty Track.

  • Experience with the Adobe create suite of tools, such as InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills are required to work and interface with customers, coworkers, and leadership.

  • Knowledge of production tools and methodology and a strong technical aptitude to quickly learn new software and hardware.

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office programs, and working in a Windows environment.

  • Very strong organizational skills and extreme attention to detail.

  • A highly professional demeanor, positive outlook, and a can-do attitude.

  • Reside within the Wing. Infrequent, temporary absences of short duration are permissible.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Grade of Major/Master Sergeant or above.

  • Master Rating in the Public Affairs Specialty Track.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts with strong emphasis in graphic design

  • Ability to shape and lead solutions to data visualization in an increasingly complex and changing technological environment.

  • Strong creative portfolio demonstrating good use of typography, grid-based design, white space, and color theory.

Required Documents:

Applicants must submit the following documents by the application closing date:

  • Cover letter.

  • Civil Air Patrol Resume.

  • Professional resume.

  • Unit Commander’s Endorsement.

Applicant screening will be done without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, or disability.

Applicants may be asked for a personal or telephonic interview. Upon notification, a mutually convenient time and place will be arranged. Inquiries concerning specific aspects of the duty position should be directed to the Reviewing Official.

Selection criteria are based on Civil Air Patrol training, experience, and participation, as well as civilian education and experience related to the position.

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