Post Date: 07/01/2019
Close Date: 07/15/2019
The Bureau of Planning and Sustainability's Urban Design Studio is seeking a production specialist that will support Urban Design Studio staff in their work, primarily utilizing the Adobe Creative Suite package and Google Sketchup software systems, among others. Graphics produced will be used in a variety of visual materials including posters, maps, illustrations, animations for presentations, and documents. The graphics will express urban design concepts and issues at many different scales – the city and region, neighborhoods and districts, as well as streets, sidewalks, sites and buildings. This position also works closely with the bureau's Geographic Information Systems (GIS) department in the development and production of two and three-dimensional graphics.
About the Position
The initial schedule is for 20-35 hours per week
Starting pay rate is $16 per hour
This position is part-time (maximum 1400 hours per year).
Expected employment period from July 2019 through December 2019, with possible extension
This position does not include benefits.
The Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) develops creative and practical solutions to enhance Portland's livability, preserve distinctive places and plan for a resilient future. We are committed to advancing equity as a means of achieving prosperous, healthy, resilient communities.
The Bureau of Planning and Sustainability values a diverse workforce and seeks ways to promote equity and inclusion within the organization. BPS encourages candidates with knowledge, ability and experience working with a broad range of individuals and diverse communities to apply. Although not required, BPS encourages candidates that can fluently speak more than one language to include that information in your resume.
The following minimum qualifications are required for this position:
Ability to demonstrate proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite software package; specifically Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Premiere
Ability to demonstrate proficiency with Google Sketchup
Knowledge of ArcGIS software
Ability to efficiently move files among the software packages such as Adobe Creative Suite software package, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere, ArcGIS, and Google Sketchup
Ability to work in a team environment, allocate time to tasks effectively, and meet deadlines
Additional desired qualifications:
Hand drawing, perspective rendering
Experience with 3D digital rendering software, such as Lumion
Data collection, analysis and graphic representation
Professional experience in planning and/or design fields, including architecture, landscape architecture, urban design or planning
Working knowledge of urban design theory, principles and practices
Photography of the public realm (buildings and open spaces with people) and photo-editing