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Creative Design Specialist - Crystal City, VA

Company: Eccalon
Location: Arlington
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

About Your New Role: The Creative Design Specialist will design engaging digital and print assets that effectively communicate the benefits of NSIN programs and our mission of growing the defense industrial base. Creative execution of on-brand assets is the core responsibility of your job. In this role you are the chief visual storyteller -- taking a project brief and quickly designing effective materials such as brochures, website and social media graphics, PowerPoint presentations, infographics, and other collateral -- to recruit participants and program partners, and to inform our stakeholders. You should also be able to develop PowerPoint templates and support the development of other self-service resources for teammates to create high quality, branded materials on their own. Ultimately, your goal will be to help ensure NSIN is effectively communicating its mission and the unique value proposition of each program we operate. The NSIN Communications team is growing and you will be part of a highly collaborative team of six. The Creative Design Specialist reports to the Communications Director and will work closely with all members of the team and with colleagues across the organization.Responsibilities: Analyze needs, provide recommendations, and develop and execute appropriate design strategies to achieve business objectivesConvert conceptual or complex topics into meaningful print or digital products from ideation through final productionDesign graphics for website and social mediaDesign high profile presentations and reportsProvides visual Quality Assurance (QA) Quality Control (QC) of all graphicsWhat We Are Looking For in a Teammate:Minimum of 4 years professional experienceBring proven experience combining artistic sensibility and technical skill to drive diverse design projects across platformsProficient with design software (e.g. Adobe Creative Suite)Proficient in MS Office and Google Workspace/G SuiteStrong attention to detailStrong interpersonal communications skills, including oral and written skillsOrganizational skillsStrong consulting skills; demonstrated ability to work at all levels of the organization to analyze problems, recommend appropriate solutionsExperience as both a self-starter working independently, and working within a team that is geographically distributed, to understand requirements and meet the delivery scheduleBachelor's Degree in graphic design, visual design, product design, fine art design or other closely related field is desiredU.S. Citizenship requiredAgency experience is highly desired. A bonus if you also have video editing experience

Keywords: Eccalon, Arlington , Creative Design Specialist - Crystal City, VA, Other , Arlington, Virginia

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