Graphic Designer

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Genwest Systems, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer information management and consulting firm headquartered in Edmonds, Washington. Since its inception, Genwest has been a recognized leader in the design and implementation of information systems and solutions. We depend on a diverse team of talented staff to design, develop, and deploy information solutions for our clients.

Genwest is accepting applications for a Graphic Designer This position will support the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Office of Response and Restoration (OR&R) Emergency Response Division (ERD) CAMEO Suite software development team.  This is a part-time, temporary position that will be supporting personnel at the NOAA Western Regional Center in Seattle, WA.

POSITION DUTIES:

Development of six logos, for an interactive suite of tools for emergency responders and planners called CAMEO. The CAMEO suite includes five programs (each with its own logo), and there is also a logo for the entire suite itself.

The graphic designer will consult with the CAMEO suite development team to learn about the products and the background of the existing logos. The designer will work independently to create new logo concepts for the team to consider. The final logos will need to be available in a variety of sizes (for use as favicons, program shortcuts, website icons, PowerPoint presentations, etc.) and in formats that are suitable for the particular applications. The work will be performed offsite, with conference calls and video meetings as needed.

If funding is available, additional tasking could also be performed including infographics, icon design and development and additional logo design and development.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate the desired qualifications in his/her resume and interview:

  • Expert in graphic design software tools.
  • Familiarity with a variety of graphic output file options and techniques.
  • Strong creativity skills and ability to develop designs from concept to delivery.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work remotely and communicate with the development group via video conference.
  • Ability to work independently primarily, but also to interact with the development team as needed.
  • Demonstrated flexible and proactive approach to problem solving.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and execute long term projects, including setting timelines and milestones and balancing priorities.

Applicants must have strong skills in understanding and communicating complex concepts, problem solving, and working effectively and patiently as part of a high performing team with high expectations, and diverse views and opinions.

COMPENSATION:

Compensation will be determined based on the experience and qualifications of the successful applicant in combination with contract budget.  The position is eligible for a partial benefit package.

TO APPLY:

Please email a cover letter (optional), resume (less than 4 pages), and 3 references to hr@genwest.com. Please include these materials in a single .pdf (Adobe Acrobat) attachment with your name included in the .pdf file name.  Also, please include the words, Graphic Designer in the subject line of your email.

Applicants selected for interviews will be contacted via email.  The position will remain open until filled, with priority given to applications received before May 31, 2019.