permanent ( open to all ) Visual Information Specialist (Vacancy # VAR000875)

  • Opening Date: April 17, 2019
  • Closing Date: May 17, 2019
  • OPM Control Number: 530868200
  • Vacancy Number: VAR000829
  • LC Organization Unit: Law Library
  • LC Organization Unit - Specific Office: Global Legal Research Directorate
  • Grade: GS-11
  • Series: 1084
  • Minimum Salary: $69,581.00
  • Maximum Salary: $90,461.00
  • Availability: Open to All

This position is located in the Global Legal Research Directorate, Law Library. The incumbent serves as a Visual Information Specialist in the Global Legal Research Directorate of the Law Library of Congress, and develops a variety of data visualization products to accompany foreign, comparative, and international law reports prepared by the Directorate, often requiring originality, creativity, critical thinking, attention to detail, and an awareness of audience and functionality to effectively address the information objectives. Applying thorough knowledge of visualization principles and design concepts, the employee designs and develops diverse visualization materials of moderate complexity, and assists with product template redesign. Advises on the technical advantages and limitations of various formats, styles, media, and methods of presentation, recommending those that most effectively address the information objectives without compromising accuracy and authoritativeness. Attends interdivisional and inter-office meetings to assist in promoting the visualization services of the Directorate. Participates in the development of graphics-related performance criteria and systems and customer support requirements to ensure client needs are addressed by the publication system.

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