Senior Graphic Designer / Developer


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The Leidos National Security Sector combines technology-enabled services and mission software capabilities in the areas of cyber, logistics, security operations, and decision analytics to support our defense and intel customers’ mission to defend against evolving threats around the world. Our team’s focus is to ensure our customers have the right tools, technologies, and tactics to keep pace with an ever-evolving security landscape and succeed in their pursuit to protect people and critical assets.

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The National Security Sector at Leidos is hiring for a Senior Graphic Designer / Developer to join our team supporting a U.S. federal government intelligence agency. This role involves working closely with analysts to understand their requirements and using your graphic design skills to enhance and convey analytic thoughts and assessments. The ideal candidate will have a passion for geographic information systems and a knack for turning complex information into compelling visual stories. This position is contingent upon contract award.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Use technology to design and develop a wide range of intelligence products, integrating graphics with text, audio, and video to support interactive and multimedia high-visibility finished intelligence products.
  • Produce dynamic content in accordance with Intelligence Community (IC) published standards, including podcasts and audio segments.
  • Mentor junior designers, providing technical guidance and support.

What does Leidos need from me?

  • Must have an active Top Secret security clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI with Polygraph.
  • Minimum 12 years of experience in graphic design, with at least a portion of the experience within the last two years.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in professional graphics and design software to include, but not limited to: Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Premiere, and Flash), Apple Final Cut Pro X, and Apple Mac hardware platforms, Map Publisher, Microsoft 365, and any other interactive graphics enablers, languages, or tools specified.
  • Knowledgeable of and demonstrated ability to apply IC and DoD classification guidelines and procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and with no oversight.
  • Demonstrated ability to use logic when evaluating and synthesizing multiple sources of information.
  • Demonstrated ability to produce timely, logical, and concise graphics.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate complex issues clearly in a concise and organized manner both verbally and non-verbally; with strong grammar skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to research and obtain, evaluate, organize, and maintain information within security and data protocols.
  • Demonstrated ability to recognize nuances and resolve contradictions and inconsistencies in information.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of complex analytic methodologies, such as structured analytic techniques or alternative approaches, to examine biases, assumptions, and theories to eliminate uncertainty, strengthen analytic arguments, and mitigate surprise.

Favorable if you have:

  • Experience with HTML, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), Java Script, d3.js, leaflet.js, Angular, or Typescript.
  • Experience in cartography and geographic information systems.
  • In-depth knowledge and demonstrable experience with the intelligence production cycle, executive intelligence production, graphic design, web development, and data science and related technologies.
  • Ability to define problems, supervise studies and lead surveys to collect and analyze data to provide advice and recommend solutions.
  • Master’s degree in an area related to graphic design from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education; or have Bachelor’s degree related to graphic design from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and an additional five years of related senior experience, for a total of 17 years, as a substitute to the Master’s degree.

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $98,150.00 – $177,425.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

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