The United States Military trains and maintains its own graphics and multimedia specialists. The United States Army works to produce a large variety of printed and film based material.
The United States Military makes advertisements, reports, promotional materials, graphics, newspapers, and other material on an ongoing and repeated basis. You will work with coloration and various types of color theory, and learn about illustration graphics, techniques lettering, layout, and other different types of Army techniques.
Working as a Army illustrator and Graphics multimedia specialist involves a great deal of detailed work. If you enjoy working on visual and illustration materials, like to work with time constraints, and if you enjoy sketching and drawing this might be a productive job specialty for future enlistment consideration. Using graphics and artwork in displays and signs, motion picture usage and video television multimedia has exploded in recent years. One of the largest publishing organizations in the world is the Armed Forces of the United States. The web design, illustration, and other graphics arts that you will be involved in will leave you in good standing in obtaining employment with civilian agencies and firms. The type of responsibilities and job tasks that you may be involved in can involve drawing charts and graphs to symbolize numbers, budgets, soldiers, and producing various maps, layouts charts, posters, signs and graphs. Illustrators and Graphic artists serving in the military are responsible for operating, planning and supervising the production of different documents, displays, and visual presentations. Working in the Army as a Enlisted Multimedia Graphics Field, you will progress to individual advanced training, for 13 weeks. This advanced training will be in simulated field conditions, on the job training, and in the classroom instruction.
You will work in helping create filmstrips, animation and cartoons representing Army subjects and topics for films, help operate and perform maintenance of illustration and assigned equipment. Part of your mission will be to aid media that is both Military and civilians to obtain material for support in illustration of the Army mission. You will work closely to assist personnel in production of United States Army mission and to showcase Army missions and operations as directed. You will be responsible for document and graphical production, and help with the instruction of junior enlisted personnel learning the methods, artwork and illustration procedures of an Army Enlisted Multimedia Graphics Specialist.