HIRING IN MARKETING: Graphics Development Team

Discussion in 'Hiring' started by Ariadne Davion, May 2, 2016.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. Ariadne Davion

    Ariadne Davion Matron Mother of Mischief Aes Sedai

    Joined:
    Aug 27, 2007
    Messages:
    18,158
    Location:
    Oregon, USofA
    [​IMG]

    Graphics Development Team

    Graphics Development Team positions are staff positions within the Department of Marketing. Position term length is six months. After six months, staff members may choose to remain on the team for another term, or to leave the team to pursue other opportunities (or 'real life'). The Graphics Development Team members report to the Project Manager and Director of Marketing.

    The Graphics Development Team is responsible for any and all official 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, and illustrations. We are looking for several people with a wide variety of visual/graphic design skills. Let us know what you have experience in, and what your preferences are for projects.

    The Graphics Development Team sometimes collaborate with each other on various projects, so applicants should be able to work well with a team of designers.

    [table="width: 600, class: outer_border"]
    [tr]
    [td]Graphic Team is going to start building into a more Specialized Team focused on specific graphics. GRAPHIC REQUESTS for all Departments is opening up as a full Member forum, so any member may contribute to these projects. You are not required to be on the Graphics Team to participate in the up-coming GRAPHIC REQUESTS Forum[/td]
    [/tr]
    [/table]​



    Job Specifics
    • Create new visual assets for TarValon.Net (may be web-based or print-based)
    • Update existing visual assets as necessary
    • Offer critique on projects (be able to give and receive constructive criticism and feedback)
    • Work with team members to brainstorm and troubleshoot ideas
    • Work with other departments within TarValon.Net to manage their specific design needs
    Qualifications
    • Anyone of any rank or position may apply; there is no membership time limit.
    • Available to communicate about projects, without disappearing unexpectedly. LoAs are fine, of course, but we need a solid commitment to at least regular check-ins so we don't leave other departments hanging.
    • Must be experienced in any or all of the following areas: graphic 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. If you have questions about this, please feel free to contact me.
    • Must own some form of reliable graphic design software, such as Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator, Paint Shop Pro, or other. (please specify)
    • 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.

    Upcoming Projects for the GDT:
    • Novice & Soldier Logo Draft Concepts
    • Department Logo Badges
    • New Merit Badges
    • Event Logo's

    How to Apply
    Send an email to projectmanager@tarvalon.net,marketing@tarvalon.net and keeper@tarvalon.net with the subject set as "APPLICATION - GRAPHIC DEVELOPMENT TEAM - YOURNAMEHERE," detailing why you are qualified, with at least one sample of your work/writing/art and/or creative endeavors. While not a must, I would also like to invite you to include some possible ideas you would like to work on during your term.



    If you have any questions about the position, the department, or other related things, please email marketing@tarvalon.net.



    We will be accepting applications through Sunday, May 31, 2016.​
     
  2. Ariadne Davion

    Ariadne Davion Matron Mother of Mischief Aes Sedai

    Joined:
    Aug 27, 2007
    Messages:
    18,158
    Location:
    Oregon, USofA
    We are opening our graphics, but we could use some fresh eyes and hands who are familiar with Illustrator on the team. If this is something you enjoy doing, please apply! We would love having you!
     
  3. Ariadne Davion

    Ariadne Davion Matron Mother of Mischief Aes Sedai

    Joined:
    Aug 27, 2007
    Messages:
    18,158
    Location:
    Oregon, USofA
    Just a little over a week left to apply! :joy
     
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.