Multimedia Design Specialist

Roanoke County   Roanoke, VA   Full-time     Design
Posted on May 31, 2024
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Performs highly complex graphic and multimedia design and production work to assist with the promotion of department initiatives and events. Serves as the primary digital content creator for department's various multimedia platforms.

** Interviews will begin the week of June 24.


  • Design, edit, and integrate digital content, graphics, animation, photography, illustrations and other multimedia visualization and imaging products for various social media platforms.
  • Plan, design, develop and produce graphics and interactive media materials.
  • Advise agency staff regarding creative multimedia design trends and needs.
  • Develops the layout and production design of magazines, brochures, reports, and other publications.
  • Maintains design programs, design system components and equipment.
  • Maintains archive of electronic production files, artwork, and images.
  • Preforms related design work as assigned.


Required: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in communication design, fine arts, graphic design, visual arts, or a related field.

Required: Demonstrated experience in graphic arts and multimedia production in a professional setting.

Certifications/ Licenses
  • Must possess a valid Virginia driver's license and have a good driving record.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of graphic and multimedia design; non-computer-based and multimedia graphics production methods, techniques, and equipment; animation; design principles; printing processes; and publishing industry standards and operations.
  • Skill in the use of graphic design software and multimedia packages.
  • Ability to plan the preparation of graphic design and multimedia design projects; to design and produce graphics and multimedia material; to communicate effectively; to oversee and/or supervise the design work of others.
Additional Requirements
Successful applicant must not have been convicted of any criminal offenses and will undergo a background investigation to determine suitability for the position. May be subject to DMV driving record review as required by amount of work-related driving, specified by support responsibilities. Must also be able to perform the job as described in the Physical and Environmental Demands section of this job description.

Supervisory Responsibilities


Full-time employees are eligible for a comprehensive benefit package that includes:

• Progressive Flexible Leave Plan with cash-in option
• Twelve paid holidays
• Short Term Disability Insurance
• Long Term Disability Insurance
• Health, Vision and Dental Insurance
• Life Insurance
• Flexible Spending Accounts - Medical and Dependent Care
• Virginia Retirement System - Membership in VRS is automatic upon hire into a covered position. County contributes and employees pay their membership contribution.
• Deferred Compensation Plan with County Match
• Employee Assistance Program
• Credit Union Membership

What design programs or applications do you have experience with to create content, social media graphics and digital designs? (Ex: Adobe Creative Cloud, Photoshop, Premiere, etc.)
What tools are you comfortable using to create content? (ex. Phone, Camera, GoPro, etc.)
What social media platforms have you used to post content on professional accounts?
Please provide any samples of your work, including video, photography, social media or graphic design. Online portfolio links are acceptable.
Required Question

County of Roanoke Virginia

5204 Bernard Drive

Roanoke, Virginia, 24018