Graphic Designer

Washington, DC
Sep 19, 2023
Oct 19, 2023
Full Time
Job Summary

Aptive Resources is seeking an experienced graphic designer to create visual designs in support of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Student and Exchange Visitor Program. They will use their skills in typography, color theory, and layout to create designs for a wide range of customers.

The Graphic Designer is a highly creative visual thinker with a unique background in art and design, whose skills and talents will help diversify the team. The successful candidate should have a portfolio that demonstrates a versatile range of skills, and a good knowledge of layout, typography, image enhancement, as well as an intimate understanding of Adobe Creative Suite. The candidate not only must possess the ability to translate a creative brief into a concept and final deliverable, but to work and communicate effectively within a multi-disciplinary collaborative team environment.

This full-time position is located in Tysons Corner, VA.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Design and develop material in print and digital formats for external and internal web assets including web ads, icons and infographics, hero banners, and social media ad campaigns.
  • Develop posters and other corporate communications products with a consistent look and feel.
  • Maintain brand standards and brand integrity in developed creative.
  • Producing attractive and effective designs for all media
  • Create compelling data visualizations, infographics, and maps.
  • Assist in the development of brand messaging for various digital campaigns.
  • Liaise and communicate with stakeholders to and senior team members to review creative and gather feedback.
  • Provide support to both the creative and project team throughout the execution of campaigns and projects.
  • Offering input to creative meetings and sharing ideas.
  • Understanding of accessibility testing, tools, and standards (Section 508 of the Americans with Disabilities Act).

Minimum Qualifications

  • 3 years of relevant experience in communications or journalism.
  • Bachelor's degree in graphic design or a related field.
  • Prior experience working with the Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, or the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a public trust clearance.
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S.

About Aptive

Aptive is a modern federal consulting firm focused on human experience, digital services, and business transformation. We harness creativity, technology, and culture to connect people and systems to impact the world. We're advisors, strategists, and engineers focused on people, above all else.

We believe in generating success collaboratively, leaving client organizations stronger after every engagement and building trust for the next big challenge. Our work inspires people, fuels change and makes an impact. Join our team to be part of positive change in your community and our nation.

EEO Statement

Aptive is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, parental status, veteran status, age, disability, or any other protected class.

Veterans, members of the Reserve and National Guard, and transitioning active-duty service members are highly encouraged to apply.

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