Proposal Graphic Designer - Military veterans preferred

2019-03-16
SAIC (www.saic.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Chantilly
Virginia
20151
United States

Description

SAIC is currently seeking an individual that is accountable for creative, compliant, timely design, production, and delivery of professional-level proposal graphics and documents. The graphics artists performs as part of a team of other designers producing large volumes of work and is responsible for teamwork and clear communication. This position requires a high degree of expertise in multiple software packages with the ability to work in a fast paced environment with multiple proposal teams. The Graphic Designer will provide services to develop overall layout and production design for various applications by applying extensive knowledge of design tools (e.g. Adobe Creative products, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Office). Each designer is responsible for familiarity and compliance with both standard and variable requirements on each proposal, including corporate branding requirements, department procedures and standards, internal client preferences, instructions, and mandatory solicitation requirements. With responsibility across multiple, concurrent projects, the position is characterized by shifting priorities, stringent deadlines, last minute requirements, and evening/weekend hours if necessary to accomplish tasks within sometimes non-negotiable client deadlines. 

Duties may include:

• Develop proposal graphics, as well as oral presentations
• Work with capture team personnel, proposal teams, and other internal clients to conceptualize what they are trying to convey and the best way to visually communicate that information
• Participate in design meetings to identify new product ideas and optimize existing products
• Formally and informally communicate project status
• Share ideas with internal team on best practices around visual designs, usability, and supporting technologies
• Ensure adherence to version control, file naming, and file maintenance procedures
• Create products and services that adhere to design and brand guidelines
• Assist Proposal Coordinators with preparations and materials for proposal review meetings
• Demonstrate an understanding and execution of typography and design principles
• Demonstrate visual expertise including gathering raw data from various sources and developing comprehensive and visually engaging designs
• Ensure that all deadlines are met


Qualifications

Education and Experience: 

• Bachelors and ten (10) years or more of related experience
• Must have current TS/SCI polygraph clearance
• Extensive knowledge of design tools (e.g. Adobe Creative products, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Office).
• Ability to multi-task
• Communicate effectively and efficiently