Graphic Artist

Date: Jun 7, 2021

Location: Lexington, MA, US

Company: MIT Lincoln Laboratory

The Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) Systems and Architectures Group performs analysis to develop future concepts and architectures for executing the most challenging missions of the Department of Defense (DoD).  Studies within the group cover a broad range of technical areas including advanced sensor systems, new platforms, communications, navigation solutions, and data exploitation approaches.  The group works directly with DoD senior leadership to understand their needs and briefs leadership regularly to inform critical acquisition decisions.  Concepts developed within the group can lead to data collections, engineering design studies, technology development, and prototyping projects within MIT Lincoln Laboratory.  

Job Description

The Graphic Artist will be responsible for the design, layout, and production of presentations, technical illustrations, and posters in both electronic and printed media formats. The artist will create these presentations leveraging the technical results and rough sketches generated by the technical staff. Common tasks include the artistic rendering of technical concepts and the formatting/merging of technical data into presentations using Adobe Illustrator and Microsoft PowerPoint. The artist will be required to communicate effectively with technical staff, and to adapt to different security and design standards in different environments. Additional responsibilities include designing marketing materials for conferences, developing enhancements to the graphics team workflow, and archiving graphic materials (e.g. presentations, clip art).

• BA/BFA in Communication Design, Graphic Design, Illustration or related field required
• Minimum of 5 years of graphics design experience working in a high pressure environment
• Excellent knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Indesign, and Adobe Photoshop required
• Web design and video editing experience is desirable but not required
• Able to work independently under time-critical deadlines handling multiple simultaneous tasks
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense Top Secret security clearance
• Prior experience operating in a U.S. government contractor environment is desirable

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Selected candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation and must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret level DoD security clearance.


MIT Lincoln Laboratory is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, or genetic information; U.S. citizenship is required.




Requisition ID: 32145 

Nearest Major Market: Boston

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