Solidus Technical Solutions, Inc. Graphic Artist in Lexington, Massachusetts

Solidus is seeking a graphic artist/designer to support a technical research group working directly with engineering staff to help them effectively communicate research to the military and scientific community. The graphic artist/designer is tasked to produce a wide variety of art products that include, but not limited to, presentation design, poster design, document design, technical illustrations, and photo manipulation. The candidate will develop and apply advanced graphic design concepts, techniques, and standards in a highly technical research environment. Requirements: - Active Top Secret Clearance - MBA plus 3 years minimum experience, or BS plus 5 years minimum experience - Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in a related graphic arts discipline or a minimum 10 years of relevant graphic arts experience - Professional experience in a technical research environment required - Understanding of both print and online mediums Computer and Software Requirements Easily transition from MAC to PC platforms and operating systems. Proficient in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and 3D software. Well experienced with Microsoft PowerPoint and Word. Familiar with other Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office software. Comfortable working in a networked environment, sharing files. Graphic design related aspects of this position are: - Create detailed visual solutions to complex communication problems - Presentation designs, individual charts to complete presentations - Document designs, technical reports, project memos, brochures, and event flyers - Poster production, internal and external conference posters, hallway displays, and special event posters, Logo design, program and project logos, coin designs, and other brand identity images - Presentation clean up. Review presentations for adherence to the presentation production standards and Department of Defense classification marking requirements - Website design and update. This is a group level resource for the dissemination of group related information - Preparing files to print Graphic arts products that will be produced in this position are: - Technical illustrations of machinery, hardware, ships, vehicles, weapons, structures and a variety of other technical items and objects - Concept illustrations of new technology that includes electronic components, antennas and radars, and other various hardware, 3D concepts depicting various scenarios as described by the client - Scenario illustrations of mission locations, test events or plans, and other bigger picture situations - Diagram Design, block diagrams, flow charts, timelines, and Gantt charts, Map illustrations Photography and Photo Editing Requirements: - Photographing test site locations and testing equipment - Photographing a variety of hardware and other electronic equipment - Photographing circuit boards and other micro components - Resizing and cleaning up both low- and high-resolution photos - Removing unwanted parts of an image - Color correcting images Scanning - Scanning photos and data - Scan to Portable Document Format (PDF) - Scan to Optical Character Recognition (OCR) Applicants selected must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. U.S. Citizenship may be required. Solidus is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. NOTICE OF AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PLAN FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES, DISABLED VETERANS AND OTHER PROTECTED VETERANS. It is the policy of this Company to seek and employ qualified individuals at all locations and facilities, and to provide equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees in recruiting, hiring, placement, training, compensation, insurance, benefits, promotion, transfer, and termination. To achieve this, we are dedicated to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities, disabled veterans, and