Graphics Designer, Sr.

Fairfax County, VA
Dec 07, 2018
Dec 12, 2018
Full Time
Overview WOOD is currently hiring Graphics Designers/Visualization Specialists to join us in Springfield, VA. 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. Responsibilities Work with both text and images. Select the type, font, size, color, and line length of headlines, headings, and textDecide how images and text will go together on a print or webpage, including how much space each will haveThrough the use of images, text, and color, transform statistical data into visual graphics and diagrams, which can make complex ideas more accessibleUpdate and maintain SI website with relevant, accurate and timely informationTranslate ideas and concepts into professional, web-based productsGraphics Designer will ensure the design and layout of all reports, documents, and publications are easily transferred to and retrievable from the SI websiteShare institutional knowledge and experience to facilitate an effective and efficient serviceEnsure the SI website is professionally formatted and maintained in accordance with NGA and SI standardsUtilize strong graphic design skills to improve design aspects of the SI website utilizing best practicesand design principles that generate aesthetic graphics, easy use, and innovative stylesRecommend and implement improvements to written submissions, format, navigation, design, produce a user-friendly, well organized, and modernized website appearanceMaintain website records (eg, history, authors, contributors, revision dates, etc.)Develop a maintenance plan for maintaining the website with current and accurate information at alltimesSupport unique initiatives from for web page design, content organization, and special projects (eg, surveys, reporting, etc.) that require technical fluency to generate databases, programs, and designs withinAgency system capabilities Qualifications Active TS/SCI with CI Poly minimum necessary Shall have a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience in the related field.Minimum 7 years of experience in Graphics Designer/Visualization Specialist field.Shall have demonstrated experience updating and maintaining websites with relevant, accurate and timelyinformation in the IC, NGA, DoD or Federal government environmentsShall have demonstrated experience working on Windows platforms and using Adobe Creative Suitesoftware and Sharepoint.DesiredDemonstrated experience as a Graphic Designer/Visualization supporting IC, NGA, DoD or Federalgovernment missions.Demonstrated experience with conceptual design. WOOD Consulting Services is headquartered in Fulton, Maryland with an office in Washington, DC. WOOD embraces a simple philosophy take care of our people and they will take care of our customers. We seek to hire and retain high caliber-talent to meet the needs of our customers with excellent services. For over 20 years, WOOD has followed that philosophy and built a reputation as reliable mission-enablers helping US agencies achieve mission success. An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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