Deloitte Primary Graphic Designer (FEDSIM) - Government & Public Services in Washington, District Of Columbia
Are you an experienced design professional with experience leading the design and format for Federal proposals, including responses to FEDSIM solicitations? If so, Deloitte's Government and Public Services (GPS) Pursuit Center of Excellence (PCOE) team is the place for you! Join our team of professionals in delivering strategic and tactical visual guidance to senior leadership in support of complex proposal development efforts.
Work you'll do:
As a Primary (FEDSIM) Designer on our team, you will provide guidance in the development and design of proposals, presentations, and related business development materials by:
Serving as a strategic advisor on art direction and overarching design themes using proposal design building blocks: cover, callouts, iconography, infographics, photography, and language
Working directly with pursuit teams to develop a proposal that visually communicates win themes and key messages within RFP specifications and to FEDSIM-specific requirements.
Interfacing and brainstorming with senior leaders regarding the visual display of information, understanding the substance of business issues being communicated, and providing visual solutions that enhance/clarify audience understanding
Conceiving and producing a full range of high-impact print and digital collateral to enhance readability, draw the reader into the content, and differentiate Deloitte in the marketplace
Ensuring that proposal documents/graphics adhere to RFP requirements, FEDSIM standards, and Deloitte quality and brand standards
Adjudicating/mitigating conflicts in design content, ensuring accuracy and quality of complete deliverable (individual graphics, formatting, etc.), and managing/coordinating support designers
Exercising judgment and project management skills to balance priorities and keep internal clients informed of projects and progress; working quickly and efficiently to meet project milestones/deadlines on a tight schedule
Ability to flex working schedule, as needed
Undertaking prescribed and independent training, on-the-job learning assignments, and participating in design initiatives that promote growth and advancement for self and the GPS Design Team
Minimum five (5) years of relevant work experience
Bachelor's degree or related experience with preferred concentration in Marketing, Communications, Art, Business or comparable work experience
Demonstrate ability to think creatively, express ideas orally and in writing, and have excellent listening and decision-making skills
Advanced experience in MS PowerPoint, Word, Excel; Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator and the ability to produce large volumes of work consistently and accurately
Ability to create elegant, designed "feel" in programs such as PPT and Word that were not written primarily as design vehicles
Manage and customize document formatting using templates
Proven skills and educational training in typography, layout, composition, color theory, and information design
Self-starter with strong work ethic and ability to manage own time and take initiative
Professional client service manner and ability to interact with all levels of management
Speed and agility; ability to work efficiently and effectively under pressure, developing creative design with last minute requirements non-negotiable deadlines
Comfortable embedding with client service teams in 'war room' environments to develop and design materials in real-time
Demonstrated ability to manage complex projects and synthesize direction from many individuals
Manage Digital delivery and print production
Travel required - approximately 10-20% per year, as dictated by pursuit demands
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future.
Eight (8) years of relevant work experience
TS/SCI Clearance or ability to clear (Note: If TS/SCI Clearance, must live in the Washington DC area)
Adobe Creative Suite
How You'll Grow
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