Part Time Graphic Designer / Data Visualization Assistant
Build your background while working for a dynamic, growing team. Big Sky is a quick paced company that solves complex problems for U.S. Defense and Intelligence agencies and leading commercial companies. Our firm operates as a Results Only Work atmosphere, focusing on providing measurable value to our clients. We are looking for a part-time graphic designer/data viz assistant who thrives in a high-risk, high-reward environment. This position mandates a fast learner with an eye for simplifying complexity. Candidates do not need to reside in the metro-DC area; the work can be performed virtually from a HUBZone residence Job Mission: Help our subject matter experts communicate their ideas to current and prospective clients through creative visuals. Here's what you'll be accountable for: Working with our internal team to update and design new marketing materials, including printed collateral and on-line resources Updating internal templates and ensuring all design/visual standards are maintained across the board Supporting our consultants in creating good looking and easy to understand visuals for their client projects. Work products could include: Adding charts and tables to reports Developing polished powerpoint slides Crunching data into analytical tools Using Visio to create and edit process maps, swimlane diagrams and other types of flowcharts This job might be for you if: You understand how to make complicated ideas visually easy to comprehend. You have at least a passing interest in national security, defense and/or intelligence topics. You are a shameless perfectionist when it comes to details, including spelling and grammar. You are a critical thinker: if something doesn't make sense, you'll dig deeper to figure it out. You are hyper-organized and never miss a deadline. You take pride in finding ways to work smarter -- not harder. You are can see both the forest (big picture/long-term goals) and the trees (logistics/how it works). You are a creative thinker and you don't get stuck in the "how it's always been done" box. You love to work with people and your number 1 result is to make your team members successful. You are an expert at juggling multiple priorities and managing your time to get the max results. Additional Details: Significant preference will be given to individuals whose primary residence is located in a qualified HUBZone (http://map.sba.gov/hubzone/maps/) At least 1 year of background or relevant coursework desired Familiarity with the following platforms is preferred but not required: Microsoft Visio Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop Tableau Hubspot (CRM and/or Marketing) Google Apps Proficiency in Ms word, Microsoft excel and PowerPoint required This position mandates US Citizenship Our Values: Everything we do at Big Sky is dictated by our values. We take them very seriously, and we're proud of this unwavering commitment.Results: We get them -- for each other, for our customers, our partners, and our families.Hustle: We don't take "no" for an answer. We don't make excuses. We scrape and claw to make sure the details are always right. We fight like hell for our customers, and fight like hell to get more customers -- because they need us.Curiosity: We question everything, and learn constantly, from any source we can get our hands on. We are smart because we know we don't have all the answers, and because we always want to get better.Respect: We treat each other like adults. We respect what makes each of us unique and productive. We practice honest and ongoing feedback as a way of respecting each other. We know that without ethics (doing the right thing) and honesty, there can be no trust or respect. Big Sky is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All applicants who are qualified will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), national origin, disability, age (40 or older), genetic details (including family medical history) or protected Veteran status.
Big Sky Associates
August 2 2018 on The Resumator