The Graphics Development Team are staff positions within the Department of Marketing. The Graphics team is responsible for all visual assets used on or in conjunction with TarValon.Net. These may include anything from logos, banners, icons, and Web work, to printed material, advertisements, interactive Flash or Web work, and illustrations; used in an official capacity by TarValon.Net. The Graphics Development Team is a group of people with a wide variety of visual/graphic design skills. This position is non-rotating. Those who join the Graphics Development Team are eligible for the Pro Bono Merit. Once Pro Bono gold is achieved, the member is eligible for the Staff Merit. The GDT currently reports directly to the Director of Marketing. Must own graphics editing software, such as Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator, Corel Painter or Draw, Paint Shop Pro, or equivalent. Must be able to work collaboratively in a team environment, and be able to give and receive constructive criticism from other team members. Must be able to work with a deadline. Must have been a member of TarValon.net for at least 6 months. Applicants may be of any rank. Must be experienced in any or all of the following areas: graphic design, web design, interactive design, typography, illustration, or visual arts. All applicants are asked to submit a portfolio of work with their application, either in the form of a personal website, CoroFlot site, a Photobucket album, a DeviantArt account, or equivalent. The portfolio must include at least ten examples of visual work in your area of specialty. Skills in any of the following areas are a plus: HTML/CSS or other web coding languages, ActionScript and Adobe Flash. The work load for the GDT is dependent on what is needed at the time, but more artists means more flexibility in taking on projects. Please also be willing to give your fellow artists feedback and accept feedback in return. If you are interested in this position, please send an application with some samples of your work to firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, and firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will close on July 9, 2020.