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Posted: Tuesday, March 14, 2017 8:17 AM

Job Description:/h3:
Location: MA * VA * OH * FL
Aptima is a fast:paced, employee:focused small business that excels in finding solutions to complex problems in human:performance engineering. Candidates must be capable of being a key member of an interdisciplinary research and development team tackling real:world challenges in a variety of commercial and military domains, including healthcare, training, cyber security, intelligence analysis, team decision:making, and performance measurement.
The ideal candidate will combine a background in graphic design with experience and/or degrees in Cognitive Science, Experimental Psychology, Industrial:Organizational Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Human Factors Psychology, or Developmental Psychology, or related fields.
What youll be doing:
:Understand and demonstrate the fundamental principles of graphic design and illustration as it applies to presentation design, brand, layout, graphic production, typography, and photography.
:Capacity to take intent and direction from executives, peers, leaders, and stakeholders, and apply your design skills to create a vision, iterate quickly, revise, and produce final presentations
:Support large and small proposal efforts with conceptual designs that convey complex technological solutions that combine humans with the technologies that they use
:Expert user of Microsoft PowerPoint and Adobe Creative Cloud, especially InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop.
:Capability to create illustrations, infographics, diagrams, storyboards, and narratives using vector and pixel:based art to be used in presentations. Bonus points for 3D, motion graphics, video, and in:house experience.
:Ability to create amazing and informative visuals from new and existing artwork and assets. Creativity in solving multiple layout options for a single concept in a timely manner.
Minimum requirements:
:A Bachelors degree in Graphic Design or equivalent field is required, or equivalent experience.
:6+ years of proven experience designing presentations and proposal graphics, and building or extending design systems
:2+ years of experience working within the defense contractor industry
Ways to stand out from the crowd:
:Meticulous attention to detail as it applies to the varying application of the Aptima brand, its style, and how it visually conveys advanced technological solutions.
:Equipped to own end:to:end design execution of projects, and work in a non:linear, agile manner.
:Flexibility to iterate with a team, as well as break off and develop individual concepts when needed.
:Understanding of branding principles and how they apply to small to mid:sized companies.
:Knack to seek out and evangelize the latest design industry trends, individuals, work, and technologies, and embrace change.
:Proficiency in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook.
:Experience in design for web, mobile, tradeshows/events, and social media are a plus.
:Self:motivating, independent, and committed to getting things done
All applicants must be willing to work onsite from one of Aptimas physical office location, Monday through Friday (no telecommuting or compressed schedules).
All applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
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Company Description:/h3:
In the age of technology, the human is the last frontier for innovation. Aptimas mission is to engineer tools and systems that increase human capabilities. Our scientists study how humans think and learn in todays technology:rich networked environments, and we use that knowle


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