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Graphic Design - Team Lead

Company: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Location: Livermore
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Mid-Senior Level - Full-time
Public Affairs/Communications - livermore, CA - 01/19/2023
Reference #: REF4016X
Job Code: G02.4 Graphic Design Associate
Organization: Business
Position Type: Career Indefinite
Security Clearance: Anticipated DOE Q clearance (requires U.S. citizenship and a federal background investigation)
Drug Test: Required for external applicant(s) selected for this position (includes testing for use of marijuana)
Medical Exam: Not applicable Apply Now Company DescriptionJoin us and make YOUR mark on the World!Are you interested in joining some of the brightest talent in the world to strengthen the United States' security? Come join Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where our employees apply their expertise to create solutions for BIG ideas that make our world a better place.We are committed to a diverse and equitable workforce with an inclusive culture that values and celebrates the diversity of our people, talents, ideas, experiences, and perspectives. This is important for continued success of the Laboratory's mission.Pay Range$125,160 - $162,120 AnnuallyPlease note that the pay range information is a general guideline only. Many factors are taken into consideration when setting starting pay including education, experience, the external labor market, and internal equity.Job DescriptionWe have multiple openings for a Design Team Lead within the Technical Information Department (TID). You will be responsible for contributing to and overseeing internal and external design strategies, coordinating and planning of design projects, and implementation of the latest design methods, technologies, and tools. You will coordinate the work of other designers and work collaboratively with senior management, customers, and multidisciplinary team members to identify objectives and strategies in order to deliver high-quality designs, visual aids, environmental signage, and displays. This position is in the Technical Information Department and may support either the recharge or matrix divisions.In this role -you will

  • Lead the Creative Services Design Team, planning and directing the production of complex design, multimedia, and digital communication projects. Partner with Group Leader to oversee highly complex projects, assess training and development needs for team, and collaborate with customers across the institution.
  • Provide time and budget estimates and coordinate the work of the team to meet customer expectations, budgets, and deadlines.
  • Identify and implement new tools and technologies, areas for increased emphasis in training and development, and contribute feedback to annual performance appraisals for team members.
  • Respond, consult, and partner with customers, working with your team to define, develop, and establish objectives to meet the design specification requirements for projects.
  • Lead, manage, and oversee design concepts, graphics, multimedia, and content strategy to represent the science and technology at LLNL and provide analysis of the successful completion of those products based on quality, timeline, and budget. Work closely with multidisciplinary teams to maintain consistent high-quality designs, applying unique, and creative approaches that meet customer and audience needs.
  • Collaboratively strengthen partnerships across internal and external teams of web administrators and developers, writers and editors, illustrators, and visualization, multimedia, and photography professionals to promote TID products and services.
  • Provide in-depth consultation and feedback related to development of highly sensitive and complex multifaceted projects that include design components, frequently responsible for initial customer contact and collaborative communication with team, Group Leader and Project Manager.
  • Establish standards for quality of work and provide creative guidance on techniques, processes, and cost-effective alternatives to producing a variety of products. Serve as final quality check for the most complex, technical and/or highly visible design and digital communications products.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.Qualifications
    • Ability to secure and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. citizenship.
    • Bachelor's degree in relevant field or equivalent combination of education and related experience; equivalent education and/or work experience as a graphics or web designer, technical illustrator, or multimedia designer.
    • Significant knowledge in graphics and/or multimedia design as it pertains to large-scale communications.
    • Broad understanding of graphic design methods and principles. In-depth understanding of emerging design techniques, technologies, and tools.
    • Expert knowledge of and experience with Adobe Creative Cloud (specifically InDesign, XD, Illustrator, Photoshop, and Acrobat, ), content management systems such as WordPress, Drupal, and Liferay; and the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, SharePoint. Knowledge of Atlassian Suite, particularly Drupal, or similar tool.
    • Experience leading and effectively managing multidisciplinary projects or teams, while establishing commitments of scope, schedule, and cost, setting expectations, and establishing standards of quality and customer service.
    • Experience working within diverse production teams that are comprised of other communication disciplines, e.g. photographers, illustrators, editors/writers, web developers, and animators.
    • Outstanding interpersonal skills and ability to lead a team while delegating work to team members as appropriate. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to lead conceptualization of effective high-quality design projects including planning, direction, and coordination of tasks and follow-through of objectives. Experience establishing and maintaining design integrity throughout all media, publications, and campaigns.Qualifications We Desire
      • Experience in photography and/or video editing.
      • Experience with pre-press and printing processes.
      • Experience in environmental graphics and designAdditional InformationAll your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.Position InformationThis is a Career Indefinite position, open to Lab employees and external candidates.Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?
        • Included in 2022 -Best Places to Work by Glassdoor!
        • Flexible Benefits Package
        • 401(k)
        • Education Assistance
        • Flexible schedules (*depending on project needs)Security ClearanceThis position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance. If you are selected, we -will initiate a Federal background investigation to determine if you -meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. Also, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing. Q-level clearance requires U.S. citizenship. -Pre-Employment Drug TestExternal applicant(s) selected for this position must pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test. This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.Equal Employment OpportunityWe are an equal opportunity employer that is committed to providing all with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.We invite you to review the Equal Employment Opportunity posters which include EEO is the Law and Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision .Reasonable AccommodationOur goal is to create an accessible and inclusive experience for all candidates applying and interviewing at the Laboratory. If you need a reasonable accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please use our online form to submit a request. -California -Privacy NoticeThe California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) grants privacy rights to all California residents. The law also entitles -job applicants, employees, and non-employee workers to be notified of what personal information LLNL collects and for what purpose. The Employee Privacy Notice can be accessed here .Videos To WatchApply Now Operated by the Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC for theDepartment of Energy's National Nuclear Security AdministrationLearn about the Department of Energy's Vulnerability Disclosure Program

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