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. 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: Department Logo Badges New Merit Badges Event Logo's New Official Store Graphics How to Apply Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org,email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com. We will be accepting applications through Sunday, November 27, 2016.