Graphics Designer

Arlington VA 22206 AFSC Magellan Federal

Job Description

Provides comprehensive design solutions and services that meet the needs of Magellan's external customers (e.g., existing clients and prospective clients) and internal customers (e.g., account managers, sales). Has working knowledge of and experience with an array of graphics software and applies them to various proposal and non-proposal communication vehicles including marketing materials, posters, presentations and proposals. Instrumental in the development and oversight of graphics library and graphic submission processes. Provide ongoing training to the staff on graphics and production-related processes. Produce quality reproductions of final copies of proposals, presentations and other communication pieces for delivery to internal and external customers. Serve as liaison with external vendors (promo and print items). Samples of your work are required with application—please provide in the format of an online portfolio or PDF. Your portfolio must showcase a wide spectrum of capabilities and style, as well as include a selection of work that reflects skills that are transferable to a corporate environment. Portfolio and experience must demonstrate the ability to work from concept to completion and meet requirements set by clients.
  • Designs proposal and corporate materials including but not limited to proposal graphics, cover art, posters, and newsletters. 
  • Produces proposal responses and sales presentations; assists in coordination and maintenance of production schedules
  • Develops and maintains corporate branding documentation in collaboration with Marketing and Communications
  • Trains proposal staff on graphics and production-related processes
  • Maintains department equipment; serves as liaison with external vendors to ensure that we have sufficient supplies to meet demand
  • Customizes and develops client specific materials to meet RFP requirements associated with pre and post sale documents.

General Job Information


Graphics Designer



Job Family

Marketing Group


United States of America

FLSA Status

United States of America (Exempt)

Recruiting Start Date


Date Requisition Created


Work Experience

Graphic Design, Marketing


A Combination of Education and Work Experience May Be Considered. (Required), Bachelors (Required)

License and Certifications - Required

License and Certifications - Preferred

Other Job Requirements


  • 3-5 years of experience in graphic design or a production environment.

  • Extensive experience working with external vendors including designers, printers and fulfillment houses.

  • Ability to comprehend and convert proposal language into graphic images.

  • An equivalent combination of experience and education is acceptable.

  • Demonstrated design and project management skills with the ability to produce superior designs and design strategies.

  • Extreme attention to detail and strong organizational skills.

  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of management and staff.

  • Ability and flexibility in setting and managing priorities effectively and delivering on time in deadline-driven matrix

  • environment.

  • Mature judgment and discretion

  • Macintosh and PC proficiency, Quark Express, Adobe Publishing Collection and Adobe In Design.

  • Proficient in graphic programs (Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, and Adobe Acrobat) on Mac platform

  • Possess at least intermediate skills with Microsoft Office programs (PowerPoint and Word)

  • Experience with corporate-level social media management (Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn) is a plus

  • Flexibility with schedule; availability to support occasional night and weekend requests

Web design and writing skills are a plus, but not required.

Magellan Health Services is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Tobacco-free workplace. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled. Every employee must understand, comply and attest to the security responsibilities and security controls unique to their position.

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