Senior Graphics Specialist (Proposals)
Fairfax, VA 
Posted 9 days ago
Job Description
Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree required preferably in graphics, art, computer graphics, illustration or equivalent plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree with no minimum years of relevant experience.

Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Responsibilities for this Position

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Senior Graphics Specialist. The position provides an opportunity to enhance the performance and profitability of an organization that supports some of our nation's fundamental defense services. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.


  • Prepares technical illustrations, design procedures, graphics, photography, printing and digital delivery
  • Creates and implements original, new graphics designs and contributes to graphics projects
  • Ensures accurate representation of company logo and brand elements
  • Interprets guidance in customer proposal preparation instructions and configures tools for proposal teams
  • Supports proposals and ensures compliant graphics are created for proposals
  • Analyzes and evaluates a variety of factors such as visual interpretation, layout to increase understanding and clarity of message, graphic creation and editing tools, as well as an understanding of current business trends.
  • Develops graphics solutions to a relatively simple problems
  • Works on issues of diverse scope where analysis of situation or data requires evaluation of a variety of factors, including an understanding of current business trends
  • Interacts with internal and external personnel at various levels on significant matters often requiring coordination between organizations
  • Participates and presents at meetings with internal and external representatives
  • Works collaboratively with resources external to the functional or project team
  • Defines and communicates clear roles, responsibilities, and objectives for all team members
  • Assignments are defined in terms of activities and objectives
  • Interprets and follows policies, processes, and procedures for self and project teams
  • Work is performed under general supervision
  • Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives
  • 30% travel may be required


  • Clear knowledge of industry graphics practices, including technical illustrations, design procedures, graphics, photography, printing, and digital delivery
  • Clear knowledge and skills using Adobe Creative Suite, SharePoint and Microsoft Office software
  • Clear knowledge of graphics and illustration software tools and general artistic concepts such as color matching, layout and formats.
  • Requires knowledge and application of multi-media tools including web and video
  • General understanding and application of principles, concepts, practices, and standards of this area of expertise
  • Clear knowledge of industry best practices
Company Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 12,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
2+ years
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