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The goal of this recruitment is to fill this position at the Electronic Publishing Design Specialist 3 level with the Oregon State Department of Consumer and Business Services. However, we encourage candidates who meet the Electronic Publishing Design Specialist 2 qualifications (listed below) to apply as we may consider underfilling the position for up to 24 months. Underfill candidates will be paid at the 21 level salary range of $3,187- $4,629 monthly and must meet the qualifications for  Electronic Publishing Design Specialist 3 level within 24 months of hire.

Our mission…
To protect and serve Oregon’s consumers and workers while supporting a positive business climate.

The Department of Consumer and Business Services (DCBS) is Oregon’s largest business regulatory and consumer protection agency. The department administers state laws and rules to protect consumers and workers in the areas of workers’ compensation, occupational safety and health, financial services, insurance, and building codes.

DCBS consists of the Workers’ Compensation Division; Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division; Division of Financial Regulation; Building Codes Division; the Oregon Health Insurance Marketplace; Small Business Ombudsman, and the Ombudsman for Injured Workers The department provides shared services to all divisions through the Director’s Office, Central Services Division, and Employee Services. The department also includes the Workers’ Compensation Board. The department has approximately 930 full-time-equivalent positions and a biennial budget of approximately $425 million.

The Communication Services Section, part of the Director’s Office, provides program marketing and public information, graphic design, writing, digital pre-press, Internet communications, publications, audio, photography coordination, and production services to support the activities of the department’s divisions. This section’s employees form a self-directed work team, operating under the oversight of the public information and communications director. Including this position, the team consists of two communications officers, two public information officers, three graphic/web designers, and a multicultural communications program manager.

This position is represented by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU).

Duties & Responsibilities

The successful candidate will provide DCBS divisions and programs with advanced graphic design, web design, multimedia services, and consultation. This position creates a wide range of communications products, including websites, multimedia presentations, videos, brochures, pamphlets, posters, illustrations, displays, and reports. This position uses strong interpersonal skills to consult with clients and strong organizational skills and knowledge of current 2 software, industry trends, and the printing process. This position requires the ability to function effectively in a high-workload, sometimes disruptive environment, and the skills to manage effectively multiple, changing priorities.

This position is in Salem, Oregon and may have the option to work remotely, this will be discussed at the interview and finalized when a job offer is made.

Obtain the complete listing of job duties by clicking here (Download PDF reader).

Qualifications, Required & Requested Skills

Minimum Qualifications:  

ELECTRONIC PUBLISHING DESIGN SPECIALIST 3:

Six years of Graphic Arts production experience, two years of which included providing direct technical consultation to customers and coordinating graphics design projects through to completion.

  • A Bachelor’s or Associate degree in Graphic Arts may substitute for two years of experience.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts with a minimum of 18 quarter (12 semesters) hours of graphic arts courses may substitute for one year of the experience.

UDERFILL OPTION: 

ELECTRONIC PUBLISHING DESIGN SPECIALIST 2:

Four years of Graphics Arts design production experience.

  • A Bachelor’s or Associate degree in Graphic Arts may substitute for two years of experience.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts with a minimum of 18 quarter (12 semesters) hours of graphic arts courses may substitute for one year of the experience.

The top candidates on the list will have specialized training or experience in color separation and correction, data visualization, and/or graphics or web software. 

Requested Skills:

  • Advanced knowledge and abilities on the computer, including current versions of Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Acrobat, and video editing software such as Premiere or Final Cut.
  • Experience with web design, HTML, CSS, and web content management systems.
  • Experience creating multimedia products that combine elements such as video, audio, animation, illustrations, and photos.
  • Experience designing publications and knowledge of the printing process.
  • Experience consulting with clients.

Additional Information

To Apply:

  • Click the “Apply” button above and complete the online application.
  • Attach a cover letter, not more than two (2) pages.
  • Attach your resume; not more than two (2) pages, indicating positions you have held, organizations for which you have worked, complete dates of your employment (month and year), and a detailed description of your duties and level of responsibility.
  • Attach Veterans’ Preference documentation, if you are requesting veterans’ preference. Veterans’ preference information and appropriate documentation is outlined by the following website: Veterans Resources. You may also call the Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs at 1-800-692-9666.
  • Answer all the supplemental questions.

CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK

Employment will be contingent upon the passing of a fingerprint-based criminal background check. Conviction of a crime will not automatically disqualify an individual from being considered for employment.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE
Eligible veterans who meet the qualifications will be give veterans’ preference.  To receive preference you MUST attach appropriate documentation as outlined by the Department of Administrative Services at the following website: Veterans Resources.  You may also call the Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs at 1-800-692-9666.

PREFERRED WORKER PROGRAM
We hire preferred workers!  For more information, please visit our website at www.oregonpwp.org.

WORK AUTHORIZATION
The Department of Consumer & Business Services does not offer VISA sponsorships. Within three days of hire, you will be required to complete the US Department of Homeland Security’s I-9 form confirming authorization to work in the United States.

HELPFUL LINKS AND CONTACT INFORMATION
Learn more about DCBS
Understanding the State Application Process
Online Employment Application Guide (Download PDF reader) (Download PDF reader)
Help & Support webpage
Learn more about Oregon
For additional information you may contact us by e-mail at DCBS.Recruiting@oregon.gov or by phone at 503-378-3200.