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JE-OPETS Graphic Artist III in Edgewood, MD at BetterJobs

Date Posted: 2/13/2019

Job Snapshot

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    Edgewood, MD
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Job Description

Established in 2001, The Tauri Group is a professional services firm known for our analytic rigor, practical solutions, and trusted advice in the areas of CBRN threat mitigation, defense science and technology, homeland security, and adjacent domains. We offer the financial stability and breadth of capability of a large company coupled with the corporate commitment and attention of a small firm. Our subject matter expertise, determination, agility, and commitment to active and ongoing client and stakeholder engagement enable us to solve tough problems and deliver results-oriented solutions that help our customers achieve mission success. We tackle our clients most challenging problems by combining analytical rigor with world-class expertise and relevant operational experience. At The Tauri Group, we do what s right for the Program, the Mission, and the Nation.

We are seeking Graphic Artist to support the Joint Project Manager Guardian office.

Candidates must have a current SECRET clearance.

Performance Based Tasks Required

  • Provide the customer with creative services and visual content that aid communication, enhance understanding, attract, inspire, motivate, influence decisions, increase readability, and translate complex ideas.
  • Provide visual direction and creative/graphic services using specialized technical skills in multiple disciplines (i.e., design, photography, illustration, page layout, typography, branding/visual identity, marketing, animation, and interactive media/web) and creating successful design solutions for both digital and print; produce high quality work on time and to specification.
  • Develop innovative graphical communications products and designs which follow organizational visual identity and meet project objectives, including but not limited to the following:
    • Technical art
    • Info graphics: charts, diagrams, photos, illustrations/images, schedules, and timelines
    • Photo and document library
    • Briefings/presentations
    • Visual identity/branding: logos, business cards, stationary, and templates
    • Publications: magazines, newspapers, newsletters, and books
    • Displays/conference materials: brochures, posters, tent cards, folders, bios, briefs, and display banners
    • Marketing/advertisements
    • Multimedia: animations, videos, web interface graphics
    • Signs/Flyers
    • Labels: compact disc (cd)/digital video disc (dvd)
    • Covers/bindings: binders
    • Forms
    • Coins
  • Create designs using various computer software packages.
  • Collaborate with other staff to determine the scope/message of a project and design media solutions that incorporate a strategic view.
  • Translate abstract concepts into visual illustrations and graphics.
  • Articulate and present ideas in a manner that is clearly understood by leadership.
  • Think creatively to produce new ideas and concepts.
  • Manage projects from start to finish (i.e., brainstorming concepts, light copywriting, organizing information, and approaching projects with basic marketing fundamentals in mind).
  • Review/proofread designs for errors before delivery and final printing.
  • Estimate the time required to complete each project and provide the estimated date of completion to the customer.
  • Produce accurate and high-quality work that meets customer expectations. This may involve working with other staff to present designs and request feedback (e.g., color, images, text, style, and layout selection; content; etc.) to be incorporated into the final product.
  • Ensure that the deliverable developed identifies a product or conveys the requested/required message.
  • Ensure creative alignment with the organizational branding and marketing strategy, reinforcing branding through cutting edge design.
  • Collaborate with technical, science, acquisition, and logistic professionals; leadership; and technical writers on the visual solutions (i.e., standard charts, tables, art/illustrations, and photos) to be included within important product lifecycle/milestone documentation and briefings.
  • Innovation to redefine design briefing templates, for both routine and customized use, to be used during events, conferences, and a variety of marketing or information briefings. Develop visual art or designs for each template, ensuring that they are optimized for both quality screen resolution and final print and the final product is delivered within the constraints of cost and time.
  • Maintain visual excellence and identity for the organization by promoting graphic design best practices and standards and following creative process methods (i.e., critical thinking, analysis, conceptual and visual solutions).
  • Archive final communications products (i.e., those used to communicate internally and externally) in approved Government electronic storage location(s). Assist in determining the best design and location for communications archives.
  • Create images that identify a product or convey the requested/required message.
  • Develop graphics images for product illustrations, logos, and websites.
  • Create designs using various computer software packages.
  • Present designs to the appropriate Government Lead for review and incorporate recommended changes into the final design.
  • Work with a range of media, including Computer-Aided Design (CAD), and keep up to date with emerging technologies.
  • Create and coordinate display materials (e.g., exhibits, posters, etc.). In addition, the contractor shall prepare, maintain, set up, and dismantle displays. The contractor may need to transport displays, exhibits, or posters from one venue to another using the Government vehicle.
  • Manage the JPMG document and photo library in SharePoint, maintaining updated files and facilitating easy access to well-branded professional templates, video requirements, and other program resources.
  • Create the design and layout of business cards for staff and provide print-outs as requested.
  • Serve as the back-up SharePoint administrator when necessary.

At The Tauri Group, you'll collaborate with an elite, creative team of scientists, engineers, analysts, operations specialists, policy experts, and acquisition support specialists. We attract people who love their work and are dedicated to the complex challenges facing today's world. Our culture fosters engagement and enthusiasm, attracts and retains proven experts, and maintains a flexible environment that supports clients and staff. From our easily accessible offices in Alexandria, Virginia to our comprehensive benefits package, every aspect of our operations is designed to bring us the best in the field.

Financially, The Tauri Group is a smart choice, offering:

  • Highly competitive salaries
  • 401(k), including competitive matching and 100 % vesting after only one year
  • Business development and referral bonuses

We support your life outside of the office, too, with benefits including:

  • Highly competitive medical insurance and multiple plans to choose from
  • Dental and vision insurance plans
  • Tuition assistance
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Eight paid hours a year that you can devote to charity
  • Flexible work schedules