Job Details

Graphic Designer (30 hours a week)

City of Tigard, Tigard, Oregon

Job - Government

Close Date: 11/10/2019

SALARY: $26.79 - $35.90 Hourly


CLOSING DATE:11/10/19 11:59 PM


The City of Tigard is seeking a qualified Graphic Designer (30 hours per week) to join our Central Services Department. This is an opportunity to join one of the best communication teams in local government. You will work closely with every department to produce creative, visually appealing products that reflect our vision to be a more connected, healthier, and inclusive community.

Part-time Employees at the City of Tigard working 30 hours or more qualify for the dame benefits package as full-time employees.

Please review the Graphic Designer classification for additional details about this job.


•Assist with the creation of outreach materials for the Park Master Plan.
•Create images for the 'Your Tigard' engagement site.
•Design the Library's Spring Program Guide.
•Promote the city's strategic plan by designing impactful visuals.
•Serves as design liaison to committees for design of citywide and department level print and electronic communications.
Knowledge and Abilities: •Principles and practices of graphic design, layout, and marketing.
•Professional graphic design techniques and software for print and web applications.
•Related computer hardware including scanning, printing, and photographic equipment.
•Use computers and graphic design software including Adobe Creative Cloud: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and Acrobat.
•Web design exposure.
•Basic knowledge/understanding of HTML
•Able to edit, proof, and format text
•Communicate clearly and effectively with staff, community members, local agencies.
•Participate on a team and in a team environment including developing a team approach to producing high quality results.
•Make sound, independent decisions within established policy and procedural guidelines.


Any combination of training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities, to perform the essential functions of the position, may be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:•Equivalent to a 2-year college degree in graphic design or graphic communication AND
•Two years of full-time work experience in a design environment or equivalent experience.
Licenses and Certifications:
Possession of a valid driver's license with a satisfactory driving record is preferred


Union Representation: SEIU

Benefits: Excellent benefits package

Schedule: Monday-Thursday (30 hours per week)
Specific work schedule to be determined upon hire.

How to apply: Please apply online. We do not accept applications via email. Applications must be received by Human Resources by the closing time/date.

IMPORTANT (Please Read): In lieu of resumes and cover letters, the City of Tigard evaluates each applicant's work history and responses to supplemental questions. Please complete the application and answer the supplemental questions thoroughly to ensure our subject matter experts can appropriately evaluate your experience.

ATTENTION VETERANS: To receive veteran's preference, please upload your DD214/Separation documentation.