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Ladgov Corporation

Graphic Designer

Ladgov Corporation, Indian Head, Maryland, United States, 20640


Job Title:

Graphic Designer

Location:

Indian Head, MD

Duties:Project Management : shall initiate the communication process by introducing key task participants and explaining their roles, reviewing communication ground rules, and ensuring a common understanding of subtask requirements and objectives.Shall document meeting minutes for Government review and approval within 10 business days from the completion of the meeting.Prepare a Monthly Status Report (MSR) for COR/TPOC. The MSR shall include an overview of monthly activities, a breakdown of hours by position and activity, and a budget spreadsheet of disbursed and remaining funds broken down by tasks.Visual Information Support : shall provide support for visual information (VI) products and deliverables to support command communication goals.Shall create multiple media products, including digital signage, website, social media, and other communication products.Shall conceptualize, design, and produce industry-level technical and artistic illustration, composites, graphic artwork/images and visual materials for products such as brochures, business cards, certificates, flyers, posters, videos, awards, exhibits, displays, logos, presentations, promotions, newsletters, magazines, social media, branding, and other creative content using Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office products, including Word, PowerPoint and Publisher.Shall provide design, graphics, and production services for plaques and custom framing/matting.Shall design, develop, and produce physical exhibits, displays, posters, and banners.Shall operate professional- grade poster printers and apply finishing techniques, such as mounting and lamination.Shall research online databases and artist works to acquire trending fonts, color palettes and design elements.Shall provide editing into a professional audiovisual product in accordance with industry audiovisual standards.Shall create visual concepts via computer software or by hand to communicate ideas that inspire, inform, and captivate employees and external stakeholders, depending on the audience for the collateral being designed.Shall develop the overall layout and production design for applications such as advertisements, brochures, newsletters, posters, exhibits and reports.Consulting with subject matter experts (SMEs) to determine the most effective medium to convey the objectives of the project.Using digital illustration, photo editing software, and layout software to create designs.Creating compelling visuals for a variety of media, including (but not limited to) flyers, brochures, signage, exhibits, banners, newsletters, infographics, social media graphics, PowerPoint presentations, digital signage and web banners.Designing materials for traditional print, large format print, and digital projects.Designing layouts, including selection of colors, images, and typefaces.Presenting design concepts to SMEs and incorporating changes into final designs.Reviewing and proofreading designs for errors before printing or publishing them.Possessing knowledge of Section 508 compliance standards and how to create 508- compliant print and digital products.Photography and Videography Backup SupportShall provide photography backup duties such as photo and/or camera operations at command events, award presentations, tours, working photos and studio photography; set lighting; digital editing of photography; writing or gathering information for captions for photos; and inserting metadata into photos.Shall capture, edit and preserve technical, business, and photojournalistic images to include studio and environmental portraits and events as identified by the Corporate Communications Division.Shall shoot national magazine-quality studio portraits using a variety of strobe lighting set-ups and available light; shoot events and meetings on location in controlled and uncontrolled environments using available light and portable strobes with power packs and reflectors; and shoot artistic images to be used in illustrations and magazine covers.Shooting and recording leadership messages, All Hands events, livestreams, training videos, and/or news and command events.Organizing digital footage with video-editing software.Recording and editing videos for special projects and events.Selecting the appropriate equipment, such as the type of lens, mic or lighting.Must be U.S. citizens and shall possess and retain a DoD Secret clearance.Education & Certifications:

An associate degree or higher in fine arts, communications, graphic design or related field.Must have proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite (including Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop), and working knowledge of Microsoft Publisher is required.Must also be proficient with Microsoft Office products. Ability to meet deadlines and work in a fast-paced and time-sensitive environment.Qualifications:

Two to five (2-5) years of experience is required.Experience in photography and photo editing is preferred.