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SAIC Proposal Graphic Designer in CHANTILLY, Virginia


SAIC is currently seeking a Senior Proposal Graphic Designer to join our Proposal Team in Chantilly, VA.

The right candidate is accountable for creative, compliant, timely design, production, and delivery of professional-level proposal graphics and documents. The graphics artists performs as part of a team of other designers producing large volumes of work and is responsible for teamwork and clear communication. This position requires a high degree of expertise in multiple software packages with the ability to work in a fast paced environment with multiple proposal teams. The Graphic Designer will provide services to develop overall layout and production design for various applications by applying extensive knowledge of design tools (e.g. Adobe Creative products, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Office). Each designer is responsible for familiarity and compliance with both standard and variable requirements on each proposal, including corporate branding requirements, department procedures and standards, internal client preferences, instructions, and mandatory solicitation requirements. This position offers remote flexibility to candidates who are local to the Chantilly area when not working on classified bids.

With responsibility across multiple, concurrent projects, the position is characterized by shifting priorities, stringent deadlines, last minute requirements, and evening/weekend hours if necessary to accomplish tasks within sometimes non-negotiable client deadlines, as well as the following:

  • Develop proposal graphics, as well as oral presentations

  • Work with capture team personnel, proposal teams, and other internal clients to conceptualize what they are trying to convey and the best way to visually communicate that information

  • Participate in design meetings to identify new product ideas and optimize existing products

  • Formally and informally communicate project status

  • Share ideas with internal team on best practices around visual designs, usability, and supporting technologies

  • Ensure adherence to version control, file naming, and file maintenance procedures

  • Create products and services that adhere to design and brand guidelines

  • Assist Proposal Coordinators with preparations and materials for proposal review meetings

  • Demonstrate an understanding and execution of typography and design principles

  • Demonstrate visual expertise including gathering raw data from various sources and developing comprehensive and visually engaging designs

  • Ensure all deadlines are met


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors and 10 years or more of related experience, or a Master's Degree and 8+ years of experience, or a PhD or JD and 5+ years of experience. An additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

  • Must be a US Citizen with a current TS/SCI clearance with the ability to obtain a CI Poly.

  • Extensive knowledge of design tools (e.g. Adobe Creative products, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Office).

  • Ability to multi-task/manage multiple bids.

  • Communicate effectively and efficiently.

SAIC accepts applications on an ongoing basis and there is no deadline.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site. REQNUMBER: 2404369

SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation's most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability