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Graphic Specialist

Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD
The Lockwood Group
The Lockwood Group is a Global Professional Services Provider established with a purpose to deliver Mission Readiness service and solution to the Department of Defense and Federal Government. Our culture is built upon a Mission Readiness vision and our six core values. We believe in customer centric service delivery with intent to uncover, understand, and solve the underlying problems of the true end customers for our services – the military (the soldier, airman, seaman and Marine) and federal service professionals. 

Take the first step to "Mission Readiness" by viewing our Mission Readiness Capability video which articulates our Core Purpose: The Lockwood Group Launches Mission-Ready Capabilities Video 

The Lockwood Group is looking to hire a Graphics Specialist to support our Army customer.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Work with Technical Writer to create a variety of technical graphics to illustrate location of components, removal and replacement instruction and part identification.
  • Develop Line drawings, including exploded views to support the operational and maintenance procedures and Repair Parts and Special Tool List in accordance with MIL STD 40051-2. 
  • Use computer software, computer design techniques, and computer-generated media to design new images.
  • Use computer aided design systems and artistic techniques to create animation, review graphics materials to be presented, and present the information in an eye-catching, yet organized manner.
  • Produce media products that make a substantial contribution to accomplishing course objectives and plan, supervise, and produce instructional media products.

Job Requirements:
  • 3 years of experience with graphics design or publication support
  • Experience with the creation of realistic, representations using draw, editing, file format conversion, and compression, or verifiable examples of projects required.
  • Experience with 3D CAD design software such as SolidWorks or Corel
  • Experience with using Adobe Creative Suite or Adobe CC-Experience with Microsoft Office
  • Ability to provide a portfolio for review at interview
  • Ability to work collaboratively and be flexible
  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
  • BFA, BA, or BS degree in Graphics Design, Multimedia, Instructional Technologies, or a related field preferred
  • Active  Secret Security Clearance

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's or higher degree in Graphic Design or a closely related discipline.
  • 5+ years experience creating electronic and tangible communication plans for strategic communications.
  • Hands-on experience creating and editing graphic products using industry standard applications such as ArborText, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe PhotoShop, and Microsoft PowerPoint to provide solutions to customer requests that can be unclear at times.
  • Experience creating graphics for electronic documentation adhering to MIL STD 40051-2
  • Experience creating graphics for XML documents
  • Demonstrated experience with Intelligence Community design procedures and protocols.
  • Experience with SharePoint development and design.

* You must have held a Secret clearance or above within the last 24 months 

Illustrator or Illustration Software, 

Strongly Preferred: 
Military technical manuals, Repair Parts and Special Tools List (RPSTL), I, Wiring Diagrams,
Block Diagrams

CAD Drawings, SolidWorks

Alternate Work Schedule/Location: Yes

The Lockwood Group offers a competitive benefits package, including Paid Time Off, medical, dental, and vision insurance, health and wellness, various optional add-on benefits, and a retirement 401(k) plan with Company match.

Lockwood Credo, Core Values and Culture
The Lockwood mission is to create an organization focused on service.  We serve – each other, the soldier, our customers, our employees, our partners, our vendors, and our community. Service is at the center of our Core Values and Culture.
Our customers come first.  Being responsive, professional and reliable is why we are hired.  We aim to deliver on all promises, exceeding customer expectations and making certain all business decisions are made with the customer in mind.

Our employees are the face of our service.  They are at the front lines working with our customers daily, and it is Lockwood’s duty to serve our employees. This means designing a culture centered around core values that inspire, retain and grow the best talent.

Our partners are fuel for our engine.  Our great vendors, consultants and teaming partners combine to fuel Lockwood, ensuring we successfully deliver always.  We work alongside our partners as one cohesive team.

Service to the community is important to us.  We seek to volunteer, engage and support our communities through investment of time and resources.

This service mindset is what inspired company founders to embark on the journey to deliver on the promise to Lead the Way to Mission Readiness for all people we serve.

The following 6 Core Values are the foundation by which we serve:

•Ethics and Integrity
•Customer Commitment 
•Team and Family Environment

If these Core Values resonate with you, we would love to have you join our team! 

The Lockwood Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. The Lockwood Group will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant laws.

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