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Northrop Grumman Graphic Artist/Principal Graphic Artist in Arlington, Virginia

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you. As a leading global security company, we provide innovative systems, products and solutions to our customers worldwide. We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our workforce we look for people that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

The Graphics Artist position will be located in Arlington, VA. This requisition may be filled at a either the Graphic Artist level or the Principal Graphic Artist Level based on qualifications listed below.

Position Description:

• Leads, enables, and is accountable for the preparation, improvement, and integration of the cybersecurity visuals for the organization.

• Confer with client/project manager for project details regarding background information, project parameters and objectives, presentation approaches, styles, techniques, and other graphics related production factors.

• Consult and brainstorm with staff to develop innovative ideas, concepts, solutions, and materials for print, web, and interactive media.

• Transform stakeholders ideas into engaging visuals, products, and graphics to fully communicate campaigns and projects while adhering to brand guidelines and ensuring proper messaging is being executed in all products (web and print).

• Develop creative and unique content in print and electronic media using color, type, illustration, photography, animation, and various print and layout techniques.

• Enhance the user's website experience with media and/or graphic elements. Improve existing web pages and create new web pages content to communicate the customer's messages and themes.

• Create and oversee preparation of illustrative materials; including: iconography, infographics, drawings, and diagrams.

• Independently manage, plan, evaluate, and advocate for solutions, plans, and functions, and is responsible for the management of projects and initiatives.

• Prepares, designs and publishes documents and media that are distributed to a large government, national and international user-base.

• Manage multiple projects daily. Ensure project deadlines are met, manage expectations, and provide quality assurance.

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications - Graphic Artist - To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below. This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.

• Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of 3 years' experience required. An additional 4 years of related technical experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.

• Active Top Secret Security Clearance with SCI eligibility is required. In addition, selected candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a favorably adjudicated DHS background investigation for continued employment.

• Minimum of 3 year's knowledge of the Adobe suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, and InDesign).

• Demonstrated competencies in preparing, publication and producing dissemination for leadership, management, and diverse user groups.

Basic Qualifications - Principal Graphic Artist - To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below. This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.

• Active Top Secret Security Clearance with SCI eligibility is required. In addition, selected candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a favorably adjudicated DHS background investigation for continued employment.

• Minimum of 3 year's knowledge of the Adobe suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, and InDesign).

• Demonstrated competencies in preparing, publication and producing dissemination for leadership, management, and diverse user groups.

• Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of 6 years' experience required. An additional 4 years of related technical experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.

Preferred Qualifications - Candidates with these preferred skills will be given preferential consideration:

• Department of Homeland Security experience desired.

• DHS EOD.

• Experience preparing, producing and supporting a cybersecurity product line.

• Demonstrated experience utilizing UI/UX design principles a plus.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Communications

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