Lockheed Martin (www.lockheedmartin.com)
full-time employee contract
MFC is seeking a candidate for a Graphic design position on the Visual Communications team. Reporting to the manager of visual communications, this position will be responsible for executive-level presentation development as well as the creation of compelling, story-driven visuals for internal and external publishing platforms.
The candidate will work closely with Communications representatives, technical SMEs and executives to develop polished professional-quality presentations that clearly communicate key program messages and technical program content while transforming ideas and messages into high-quality visuals using Microsoft PowerPoint as the final delivery medium.
Shape requirements and produce creative treatments to generate story-driven creative solutions across existing and emerging visual communications mediums that reflect project vision and engage end-users.
Execute projects from concept through delivery as part of a team and/or independently.
The candidate will work independently and in collaboration with all disciplines of communications, functional and line of business clients to conceive and translate concepts, messages and stories into engaging visuals to support executive-level presentations and other communications products that may include: logos, advertisements, event promotion/collateral (brochures, posters), hero graphics, infographics, web designs, animations, e-cards, tradeshow collateral (interactives, large-format graphics), digital media (web, social media, interactives, animations), digital signage and videos.
The selected candidate will be expected to expand their skillset within and across visual communication Job families and represent the team in providing solutions to difficult technical issues to increase team agility.
Adapt to the changing landscape of visual communications technology by researching the latest trends in Graphic design, interactive media, visual media and web design.
Coordinate and lead elements of visual communications functionality (creative/technical) from planning through delivery, which includes clarifying business objectives/requirements, defining project scope, dimension, value, and timeline as well as ensuring alignment with initiatives and adherence to Lockheed Martin standards/guidelines.
Provide guidance on Graphic technology and determine the best applications for the assigned task, properly prepare artwork for use in the final format and adapt as needed to the changing landscape of visual communication technology by researching the latest trends techniques.
Translate facts and features of subject material into visual media that best conveys intended meaning to tell a compelling story and develop interpretive themes to convey ideas and information
Create Graphic presentations that communicate mood, emphasis, insight, viewpoint and similar visual impressions.
Manage reproduction and printing processes through in-house resources or outside vendors (pre-press knowledge and coordination is desired).
Candidate will be required to provide portfolio of work.
Candidate may be expected to travel and work overtime as needed.
Selected candidate will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information (secret clearance level will be required).
Exhibit excellent artistic and Graphic-design skills to create high-end conceptual art on-the-fly for use in executive-level presentations and digital and print media
Exhibit strong knowledge and expertise in Adobe CC (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Acrobat) and Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word and Excel)
Creative team player with excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills and demonstrate a positive attitude
Proactive, willing to take direction and willing to respond with a sense of urgency
Demonstrate strong organizational skills, ability to thrive in a fast-paced dynamic environment with multiple deadlines and work effectively and collaboratively across organizational boundaries
Knowledge of and expertise with the PC and/or Mac platform (both are desired) and with scanning software and hardware
Knowledge of aerospace and defense industry products and customers (Missile Defense, Tactical Missiles, Combat Maneuver Systems, Sensors, Advanced Manufacturing) and commercial lines of business (Energy)
Skills in other visual communications Job families are desired: interactive media, visual media (photography and videography) and web design
? Adobe Edge
? After Effects
? 3D modeling and animation (e.g., 3DS Max, Maya, Unreal)
? Final Cut Pro
? DSLR cameras
? High-speed cameras
? Content management systems (CMSs): Adobe AEM and Drupal
? SharePoint 2013
? HTML and HTML5
? Search Engine Optimization
? Google Analytics
As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin?s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers? toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.
Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we?re engineering a better tomorrow.
Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Job Location(s): Orlando Florida