Graphic Artist 2

SAIC - McLean, VA4.0

Full-timeEstimated: $57,000 - $77,000 a year
Produce moderately complex finished graphic projects to present and clarify complex subject matter to diverse audiences

Lead on the most complex and demanding graphic projects; communicate directly with customers, facilitate design conceptualization and brainstorming sessions, mentor less experienced designers on department processes, software expertise, visual tradecraft and best practices; and enforce quality standards.

Plan and coordinate development of graphics products within project guidelines.

Facilitate and guide communication with customers to define project scope and requirements, product conceptualization and brainstorming sessions, identify and clarify customer expectations for content and style, and develop production timelines.

Ensure quality control and graphic usability, delivery, and archive final products to include conformity to production standards and compliance with process and procedures, including copyright laws, internal workflow procedures, and customer’s production standards.

Simultaneously manages long- and short-term deadlines in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment.

Manage and prioritize deliverables based on a prioritization framework. Understand production priorities and effectively manage multiple projects and prioritize work without missing critical deadlines.


Minimum of 3 years of professional graphic design, multimedia design, and web design and production experience.

Minimum of 3 years of demonstrated experience utilizing Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign (Intermediate level skill), Illustrator (Intermediate level skill), Photoshop (Intermediate level skill), and Acrobat).

Portfolio of 5 graphic design products demonstrating necessary level of Adobe Creative Suite software knowledge, design theory, typography, and conceptualization ability.

Desired Qualifications

Two or more years of experience producing graphic design products for the IC.


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 For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability