Web Designer


Vacancy ID: 865395   Announcement Number: DE-13-109   USAJOBS Control Number: 340501300

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Vacancy Identification Number

The Vacancy Identification Number is: 865395


1. Title of Job

Web Designer


2. Biographic Data

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3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

5. Employment Availability

6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

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11. Miscellaneous Information

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12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

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16. Availability Date

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17. Service Computation Date

18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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1 Agency Website
2 OPM/USAJobs Website
3 Executive Recruitment Firm or Head Hunter/Employment Agency
4 Newspaper
5 Other

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20. Occupational Specialties

The occupational speciality will be selected for you if there is only one. Otherwise, select/enter at least one occupational specialty code for this position. The specialty code for this position is:


001 Web Designer

21. Geographic Availability

Select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are interested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:


99MTRO012 Washington DC Metro Area, DC

22. Transition Assistance Plan

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23. Job Related Experience

Please insert the total number of years and months of your job related experience. Job related experience is experience acquired while working in a specific field or occupation.


24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

Please answer YES or NO

A- Yes.
B- No.

1. Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level, GS-12, which is related to this line of work and MUST have knowledge of Linux, Apache, MySQL and php as well as comprehensive knowledge of cascading style sheets (CSS).

Specialized experience is having mastery of modern web and graphical design, comprehensive knowledge of CSS, php, MySQL, and JavaScript (AJAX and DHTML), including emerging standards for html5 and commercial packages like Flash, Illustrator and PhotoShop and ability to communicate orally and in writing.

Examples of this experience is having the ability to evaluate the work of others using these protocols and programming languages, ability to evaluate and work with a wide range of technologies relevant to multimedia Web development, including open source software, relational database management, computer security and the marriage of technology and journalism.

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

2. Ability to exercise sound and independent judgment in evaluating the capabilities of Web developers, contractors, product vendors, engineers, and other entities that perform task and/or provide products in various Web specialties.

3. Demonstrated experience of user-interface design and its application, including the use of metrics to understand and adapt to patterns of user behavior.

4. Knowledge of Internet Project Management.

5. Understands site navigation and Graphical User Interfaces (GUI) principles.

6. Ability to write papers clearly and persuasively about technical subject for non-technical audiences and shown oral communication with a wide range of individuals.

7. Demonstrated news judgment.