Leidos Page Designer / Copy Editor / Production Assistant in GAITHERSBURG, Maryland

Description:

Leidos is seeking a Page Designer / Copy Editor / Production Assistant to support a customer in Gaithersburg, MD. The Page Designer / Copy Editor / Production Assistant will design, proof, and correct report pages and collaborate with editors both in-house and remotely to create figures and tables.

An eye for proper page layout, an interest in emerging data visualization trends, and an ability to create new designs for publications and marketing collateral are required.

The successful candidate must—

  • have expertise in Adobe Creative Suite for InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator; Microsoft Word; and Excel

  • possess clean design, writing, and editing skills

  • adhere to stringent quality standards with attention to detail

  • be able to work with authors and editors to meet the demands of producing more than 100 publications a year

  • have the ability to work in a MAC and PC environment

  • have a portfolio showing a range of work

Essential functions—

  • apply set styles to produce clean layouts

  • interpret raw data into intelligible figures

  • spot and fix design errors

  • work well in a team environment

  • meet deadlines

Qualifications:

TYPICAL EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's degree and a minimum of four (4) years of directly relevant work experience creating art work, still media, animation, and other visual images. Formatting and producing artwork and illustrations for use in technical materials, manuals, reports, or other products. Requires knowledge of style guidelines.

Must be able to obtain a Public Trust clearance.

Leidos Overview:

Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.