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Graphic Designer / Content Producer

Graphic Designer / Content Producer

Posted on: 02/10/2024
  1. Full-time



  1. No exam required



$60,000.00 – $70,000.00

Job Description

The Communications Team supports the work of the Comptroller’s office to secure a thriving future for all New Yorkers by disseminating information, highlighting key initiatives, and advancing the conversation on key policy objectives. The Team provides the public-facing voice of the office, working with the press to share information, using digital tools to communicate directly with New Yorkers, and creating communications products to explain the work of the office.

The Graphic Designer / Content Producer will create multimedia visual communications in coordination with the Communications Team.

Duties and responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

- Design visual communications products for a variety of digital platforms to tell stories, explain concepts, and visualize data to further the Comptroller’s office’s work as a public resource for New Yorkers on the City’s budget, operations, and economy.

- Develop and maintain web content utilizing WordPress and web publication software.

- Produce and assemble brochures, flyers, reports and other material for events and projects.

- Optimize graphic designs for web presentation and printed materials.

- Assist in maintaining style guide consistency across visual platforms.

- Maintain familiarity with all related emerging technologies and participate in evaluation of new products for use in graphic design.

- Perform other related assignments and special projects as may be required.

Skills/Qualification Requirements: A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and at least two (2) or more years of full-time experience in graphic design or communications, or in a related field in a government, non-profit, advocacy, labor, or an equivalent private setting; or, an associate degree from an accredited college and four (4) or more years of professional experience as described above; or, a satisfactory equivalent of education and experience.

Minimum Qualifications

1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and two years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an area related to the duties described above; or
2. High school graduation or equivalent and six years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an area related to the duties as described above; or
3. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to "1" or "2" above. However, all candidates must have at least one year of experience as described in "1" above.

Preferred Skills

- Experience with graphic design software including Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere, Dreamweaver), Figma, and Canva. Data visualization experience with Tableau, Excel, GIS, Microsoft Power BI or other tools would be a strong plus. - Familiarity with WordPress and working knowledge of CSS3, HTML5, JavaScript, Bootstrap, Google Charts, and accessibility guidelines. - Strong attention to detail, and communications judgment. - Familiarity and/or comfort with policy and budget issues that pertain to the work of the NYC Comptroller’s office. - Ability and enthusiasm to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple stakeholders. - Strong commitment to racial and economic justice, public service, and a team culture that values collaboration and feedback.
Public Service Loan Forgiveness

As a prospective employee of the City of New York, you may be eligible for federal loan forgiveness programs and state repayment assistance programs. For more information, please visit the U.S. Department of Education’s website at https://studentaid.gov/pslf/.
Residency Requirement

New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.
Additional Information

The City of New York is an inclusive equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.

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Graphic Designer / Content Producer

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1 Centre St., N.Y.

  1. Communications & Intergovernmental Affairs