Multimedia Illustrator(25M)

The Army produces training manuals, newspapers, reports and promotional materials on a regular basis. Graphic artwork is used in these publications, as well as in signs, charts, posters, television and motion picture productions. As an integral member of the Army's multimedia team, the Multimedia Illustrator produces graphic artwork, drawings and other visual displays. Multimedia Illustrators are primarily responsible for supervising, planning or operating multimedia imaging equipment in order to produce various kinds of visual displays and documents. Some of your duties as a Multimedia Illustrator may include:

Creating illustrations, layouts, map overlays, posters, graphs and charts in support of Army combat and non-combat operations 

Producing computer-generated graphics

Drawing graphs and charts to represent budgets, numbers of troops, supply levels and office organization

Developing ideas and designing posters and signs

Helping instructors design artwork for training courses

Drawing cartoons for filmstrips and animation for films

Working with television and film producers to design backdrops and props for film sets 

Performing maintenance on assigned equipment

Performing preventive maintenance checks and services on assigned vehicles and generators


Job training for a Multimedia Illustrator requires of nine weeks of Basic Training, where you'll learn basic Soldiering skills, and 13 weeks and one day of Advanced Individual Training and on-the-job instruction, including practice in preparing graphic designs and illustrations. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field. Some of the skills you learn are:

Introduction to graphics, lettering, drawing and layout techniques

Illustration and television graphic techniques

Theory and use of color

Helpful Skills

Helpful attributes include:

Interest in artwork or lettering 

Ability to convert ideas into visual presentations

Neatness and an eye for detail 




15th Regimental Signal Brigade
Building 29603, Barnes Ave
Fort Gordon, GA 30905
Battalion CQ 706-791-8314
DSN number (706) 791-8314
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