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Job #: R-00073605
Location: Remote, United States
Category: Visual and Graphic Design
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5,000
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos has an upcoming opening for an experienced 2D Artist to join our studio with an existing team of artists, programmers, and designers in creating “cutting edge” Virtual Reality (VR) and PC advanced training for the United States Air Force.  Our client is a visionary leader that is bringing VR and digital training to the forefront of Air Force technical and specialty training for Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) analyst and operators around the world. This is a unique opportunity to leverage your proven AAA industry experience to create stunning photorealistic digital art for U.S. Air Force training.

As a 2D Artist, you will create UI-UX designs, game interfaces, and marketing artwork for a wide variety of virtual training applications. We are looking for your creativity, experience, and positive energy to create the Defense industries most immersive and comprehensive training. Projects include building digital twins of military aircraft, vehicles, eBooks, military hardware and replicating physical environments.

Responsibilities:

  • UI-UX design for eBooks (very similar to web design)

  • Game interface designs for use in virtual training products (VR and PC)

  • Design and layout of marketing brochures, posters, and slick sheets

Requirements:

  • 6+ years of experience as a 2D Artist in design, games, films, or related industries

  • Bachelor of Art degree or 4 years equivalent industry experience

  • Online portfolio showcasing a wide variety of UI-UX designs, game interfaces, graphic design, web design, etc.

  • Strong understanding of typography, iconography, and logo design

  • Solid photo editing capabilities

  • Rapid wireframing experience with the ability to generate multiple ideas quickly

  • Strong understanding of best practices for mobile UI design

  • Strong understanding of industry standard software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign

  • Ability to take critique and direction and implement feedback without rework

  • Engage with production team to stay current on task tracking and scheduling

  • Experience working in an iterative, agile environment

  • Good communication, organizational, time management and interpersonal skills

  • Motivated, self-directed, personable with strong verbal communication skills

  • Experience using Perforce for source control and JIRA for task management

  • Strong work ethic that strives for continuous process improvement and production efficiency

  • Ability to obtain security clearance (requires US citizenship)

  • Ability to work in a dynamic cross-functional environment in a 100% teleworking environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Motion graphics experience using After Effects and Premier (for UI-UX prototyping)

  • HTML5 / CSS3 experience

  • Experience using UMG to create game interfaces within Unreal Engine

  • 3D modeling and texturing experience

Pay Range:

Pay Range $57,850.00 - $89,000.00 - $120,150.00

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In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

About Leidos

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, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021.  For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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