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Job #: R-00003945
Location: Springfield, VA
Category: Visual and Graphic Design
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

Job Description:

Graphics Designer / Visualization Specialist

Leidos is seeking candidates for a Graphics Designer/Visualization Specialist position supporting our customer in Springfield, VA. An ACTIVE TS/SCI level clearance is required to be considered.

Graphic designers combine art and technology to communicate ideas through images and the layout of websites and printed pages. They may use a variety of design elements to achieve artistic or decorative effects. Work with both text and images. Select the type, font, size, color, and line length of headlines, headings, and text. Decide how images and text will go together on a print or webpage, including how much space each will have. When using text in layouts, collaborate closely with writers who choose the words and decide whether the words will be put into paragraphs, lists, or tables. Through the use of images, text, and color, transform statistical data into visual graphics and diagrams, which can make complex ideas more accessible. Demonstrates analytic, communication and time-management skills. Possess creative and artistic ability.

Duties may include:
  • Update and maintain website with relevant, accurate and timely information
  • Translate ideas and concepts into professional, web-based products
  • Graphics Designer will ensure the design and layout of all reports, documents, and publications are easily transferred to and retrievable from the website
  • Share institutional knowledge and experience to facilitate an effective and efficient service
  • Ensure the website is professionally formatted and maintained in accordance with government customer standards
  • Utilize strong graphic design skills to improve design aspects of the website utilizing best practices and design principles that generate aesthetic graphics, easy use, and innovative styles
  • Recommend and implement improvements to written submissions, format, navigation, design, etc., to produce a user-friendly, well organized, and modernized website appearance
  • Develop automated web based tools as required
  • Manage information content - identify, coordinate, and delete outdated or obsolete information; include value-added news and/or features; maintain consistency across web pages
  • Coordinate with SI offices as well as other NGA offices/components to obtain and post supplemental information, links, etc
  • Maintain website records (e.g., history, authors, contributors, revision dates, etc.)
  • Develop a maintenance plan for maintaining the website with current and accurate information at all times
  • Support unique initiatives from for web page design, content organization, and special projects (e.g., surveys, reporting, etc.) that require technical fluency to generate databases, programs, and designs within customer system capabilities
  • Support unique initiatives for SharePoint design, content organization, and special projects that require technical fluency to generate libraries, lists, databases, programs, and designs within Customer system capabilities
  • Manage project tasks by prioritizing workload, multitasking, and effectively interacting with a wide range of people (orally and in writing)
  • Ability to convert existing intranet and internet applications into a Microsoft SharePoint environment, while maintaining the equivalent functionality for both the user level and management for reports and metrics development

  • Bachelor's Degree and/or Certificate and/or equivalent experience in the related field
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in Graphics Designer/Visualization Specialist field.
  • TS/SCI Level Security Clearance REQUIRED
  • Demonstrate experience working on Windows platforms, incorporating content and graphics into SharePoint sites, and designing graphics with Adobe Creative Cloud or similar graphics design suites

  • Demonstrate experience as a Graphic Designer/Visualization supporting IC, DoD or Federal government missions
  • Demonstrate experience with conceptual design

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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