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    The city of Los Angeles needs a graphics designer — badly

    City of Los Angeles

    The city of Los Angeles needs a new graphics designer — and from the look of the online job posting, it needs one pretty badly.

    A cheeky tweet from the city’s account used the much-maligned Comic Sans font and amateur MS Paint-style illustrations to draw in potential candidates.

    The basic colors and shapes, as well as the poorly pasted-in city logo, helped the post rocket across social media Thursday. For job-seekers serious about the position, the city’s website contains a proper listing.

    Rob DeCola can be reached at robert.decola@globe.com. Follow him on Twitter @robdecola.