Graphic Designer, Lead

Graphic Designer, Lead Job ID 36117 Lead Graphics DesignerCentreville, VADo you have a passion for graphic design? Do you want to work with the latest graphic design technology? If so, we want to speak to you?OverviewParsons is seeking a graphics designer to join its Federal Business Unit's Proposal Development Center. The successful candidate will use current graphic design technology and techniques to prepare art and layouts for proposals, oral presentations, and other visual proposal-related communications media. Duties will include the following:Design and develop complex proposal art, adhering to solicitation requirements and applying corporate branding as it applies to proposals.Work directly with proposal team members to create/review artwork, text, and other materials for inclusion in proposals. Offer suggestions/alternatives to authors to enhance the impact of proposal graphics. Modify artwork as required.As lead on large projects, may assign less-complex work to lower-level graphic designers and review work. May also assist in training new employees.Manage graphic pipeline and deadlines across assigned proposals providing status to proposal managers and teams.Set graphics standards to support solicitation requirements and develop templates that are compliant with RFP.Works closely with proposal manager to adhere to proposal schedules. QualificationsEducation and Experience 2-year degree in graphic design or certificate of completion from an accredited design/graphics course (or equivalent) is preferred. 8 to 10 years of related work experience with at least 3 years of experience developing graphics for Federal Government proposals, including oral presentations. Potential to perform in a lead capacity, as well as the demonstrated aptitude and commitment for organizing, scheduling, and completing large-scale complex graphic design assignments on time is necessary. Ability to conceptualize a visual way to present information that highlights main themes and strategy. Working knowledge of and expertise in Adobe Creative Suite with concentration in Adobe Illustrator. Proficiency in Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Project, Outlook, PowerPoint), Microsoft SharePoint, and Adobe Acrobat X Pro. Demonstrated experience reading and analyzing requests for proposals. Strong written and oral communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills required. Able to work and thrive in fast-paced and high-energy environment and to surge work schedule (to include evenings and weekends) to meet proposal schedule demands as required. Able to establish and maintain positive and effective work relationships with coworkers and internal clients at all employee levels by building personal credibility and trust. Successful candidate will possess a detail-oriented perspective and personal integrity to make sure work products are compliant with Government solicitation documents and present accurate and authorized-for-release information. Top Secret clearance highly desired. Applicants deemed to be eligible for clearance will also be considered and must be willing to undergo a Government security investigation. Candidates will be required to present sample artwork as part of the interview process. Must be capable of matching the work schedule with the majority of the proposal team. He/she must also demonstrate capability to exercise good judgment and clear concise, active listening-based communication methodologies while working with proposal teams to get the work accomplished in a courteous, professional manner.Some travel (approximately 30%) may be required. Apply Now

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