LMI

Graphic Designer - TS/SCI with Polygraph Required

Job Locations US-VA-McLean
Posted Date 2 months ago(5/28/2024 11:44 AM)
Job ID
2024-11405
# of Openings
3
Category
Intelligence

Overview

LMI is a consultancy dedicated to improving the business of government, drawing from deep expertise in advanced analytics, digital services, logistics, and management advisory services. Established as a private, not-for-profit organization in 1961, LMI is a trusted third party to federal civilian and defense agencies, free of commercial and political bias. We believe government can make a difference, and we seek talented, hardworking people who share that conviction. 

 

The ideal candidate will serve in a full-time client facing role as a Graphic Designer for an Intelligence Community (IC) client providing a variety of visual content, including infographics, interactive PDFs, presentations, motion graphics, publications, brochures, and corporate identity collateral such as logos and seals. The candidate will also design exhibits, displays, posters, wall graphics, and signage systems, as well as assist in the development and production of communication materials like memoranda, emails, web postings, and video/audio presentations that incorporate graphic and visual elements. 

Responsibilities

  • Conceptualize and execute day-to-day graphic design support across various teams by transforming information into engaging visuals, products, and graphics to fully communicate ideas and concepts appropriately to the specific audiences. 
  • Design and edit PowerPoint presentations, interactive PDFs, certificates, posters, cover designs, report layouts, publications, brochures, exhibits, displays, posters, wall graphics and other visual communications collateral. 
  • Develop graphic materials that align with client’s branding and voice. 
  • Design corporate identity collateral including logos, seals, coin designs, and presentation templates. 
  • Design content for signage systems, including digital advertising boards, digital message ticker boards, and Lucite holders to display hardcopy content. 
  • Assist with the development and production of communication materials such as memoranda, letters, emails, web postings, visual schematics of ideas, briefing content, and video/audio presentations/recordings that may include graphic and visual elements. 
  • Execute projects from concept to final delivery, including all versioning, in a timely manner in a fast-paced environment under dynamic deadlines. 
  • Work collaboratively across teams. 
  • Ensure that digital products are in compliance with all U.S. government section 508 accessibility standards and Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). 
  • Attend client meetings to discuss expectations and desired outcomes. 
  • Present drafts to clients/team members for feedback. 

Qualifications

Required: 

  • At least five (5) years’ relevant work experience. 
  • Demonstrated experience synthesizing complex information and conveying data and content in a visually compelling manner. 
  • Experience with designing for multiple platforms including digital, print, social media, web, and presentations. 
  • Experience in developing content that meets U.S. government section 508 accessibility standards and Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). 
  • Demonstrated expert skill in developing professional PowerPoint presentations for senior leaders. 
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio, and Outlook. 
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Adobe CC (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects.) 
  • Strong organizational skills (e.g. time management, communication, setting goals, delegation, working under pressure, self-motivation, analytical thinking, and attention to detail.) 
  • Strong presentation skills to present creative concepts, make recommendations about means of visual communication and imagery to senor leaders and program staff at all levels of the organization. 
  • Demonstrated proficiency in written and oral communications including the ability to communicate with clients, customers, and other designers to ensure that designs accurately and effectively convey information. 
  • Knowledge of print and digital delivery processes and demonstrated ability to prepare print- and digital-ready files for government requirements. 
  • Ability to present graphic support in a compelling way to create support across different audiences. 
  • Ability to gather, analyze, and incorporate feedback. 
  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines and prioritize numerous projects happening concurrently. 
  • Current, active government security clearance: Top Secret / Polygraph 

Preferred:

  • Adobe Creative Suite (CC) Certification (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects.) 
  • Certification in other Graphic Design platforms. 
  • Bachelors or advanced degree in Graphic Design or related field. 
  • Experience creating graphics related to the DoD. 

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LMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. LMI is committed to the fair treatment of all and to our policy of providing applicants and employees with equal employment opportunities. LMI recruits, hires, trains, and promotes people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, pregnancy, disability, age, protected veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you are a person with a disability needing assistance with the application process, please contact accommodations@lmi.org

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