As the technology landscape continues to advance and the battlefield becomes increasingly technologically sophisticated, the U.S. Army is introducing a new military occupational specialty for Soldiers: the network communications systems specialist. This new position will be part of the 25H occupational group and is open for applicants immediately. This new career field combines several existing 25-series jobs to train Soldiers in well-rounded technical skills and prepare them for a battlespace that will be more complex and advanced. To enter the career field, applicants must go through 19 weeks of advanced individual training (AIT).
Multimedia Illustrators are part of the Army’s media department, working with various multimedia imaging equipment to create graphics for instructional and training materials. Their work can be seen on various Army publications, posters, charts, and websites. They also contribute to motion pictures and television productions. A multimedia illustrator’s training includes classroom and on-the-job training. This position requires an understanding of a wide range of computer software programs.
Army positions requiring this position include Information Technology Specialist, Radio Operator-Maintainer, Network Switching Systems Operator-Maintainer, Multimedia Illustrator, and Multichannel Transmission Systems Operator-Maintainer. Some jobs require additional skills, such as working with social media and Photoshop. A person in this position will also need to have knowledge of how to use Microsoft Office365. They must also have knowledge of how to use social media sites such as Facebook.
A Multimedia illustrator may also work with an organization’s design team to develop multi-media presentations and web assets. This job also …View More New Army Occupational Specialty: Network Communications Specialist