Senior Graphic Designer

McLean, VA (Metro Accessible)
Job Terms:
competitive hrly. + subsidized benefits
Start date:
Posted By:
Cynthia Escalante

Job Description:

Seeking a highly creative and experienced graphic designer to support and create internal and external print, presentation, web, and multimedia deliverables as a key member of the Strategic
Communications team. If you are a seasoned designer with a track record of successful agency- or corporate communications-based creative execution across platforms, this is the perfect opportunity for you. Just finalized a visual brand refresh, and you will be instrumental in supporting the company’s embrace and usage of all brand elements across products. You will report to the Creative Team Lead, serving as a creative advisor, design expert, and thought partner, working with individuals at all levels of corporation—from junior staff to communications team leaders and senior executives.
Key Responsibilities
-Bring proven experience combining artistic sensibility and technical skill to drive diverse design projects across platforms
-Convert conceptual or complex topics into meaningful print or digital products from ideation through final production
-Organize visual content to effectively tell a story to targeted audiences
-Serve as a strategic consultant and creative advisor, consulting and interacting with all levels of staff, senior executives and customers
-Analyze needs, provide recommendations, and develop and execute appropriate design strategies to achieve business objectives
-Conceptualize, create, and present storyboards
-Maintain a strong awareness of digital content delivery trends and tools

Required Skills
-5+ years’ experience in corporate environment with strict branding standards
-Excellent design skills with an eye for detail
-Experience launching a brand and managing to brand guidelines
-Expertise with the entire Adobe Creative Suite
-Proficiency in multimedia design and software tools (animation, illustration, editing)
-Experience designing for external promotion and outreach
-High-level concepting for:
o Print collateral
o Ads
o Web
o Trade Shows and Events
o Environmental Graphics
o PowerPoint Presentations
o Identity
o Branding
-Outstanding project-management experience, including managing multiple competing creative deliverables
Travel: 10-15%

Portfolio/Samples Required

Client Description:

An American not-fr-profit organization managing federally funded research and development centers (FFRDCs) supporting several U.S. government agencies.


Aquent is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, women, veterans, and disabled individuals.Aquent is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, women, veterans, and disabled individuals.