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Job Title:  Graphics Designer – Active SECRET clearance required, Panama City, FL, (ID# 15287)

Cherokee Nation Management & Consulting (CNMC) is a versatile small business that provides advisory & assistance services in research, experimental development, technology implementation, and program management. CNMC has expertise in a wide-range of technical disciplines including engineering, environmental, information and asset management, along with a variety of physical and life sciences. The company is an integral part of the Technology Division’s portfolio of companies. Wholly owned by the Cherokee Nation, CNMC is part of the Cherokee Nation Businesses family of companies.

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Uses knowledge of current graphic design software to produce graphic art and visual materials to support NSWC PCD’s graphics and illustrations operations. Generates and manipulates graphic images, animations, sound, text and video into consolidated and seamless multimedia programs. Must remain abreast of technological advances in the field and be able to identify areas.


Includes the following:

  • Conception, planning, preparation, and creation of visual materials such as concept renderings, illustrations, publications, logos, diagrams, displays, graphs, objects used in books, magazines pamphlets, exhibits, posters, presentations, live or video recorded speeches or conferences and other means of communicating.
  • Produce complex computer-generated, as well as traditionally created, illustrations and artwork to include perspective renderings, requiring precision hand-eye coordination to draw images by hand and on computer tablets.
  • Use visual elements to communicate messages through print and electronic media.
  • Produce a full range of graphic and visual presentation products and services that meet customer requirements utilizing a variety of electronic and multimedia processes and techniques.
  • Plan, design and execute graphics products that are effective for the medium being used and conveys the customer's message.
  • Select, acquire, scan, edit and format visual material for publications in print and other media using a variety of software tools.
  • Research customer needs personally and/or through meetings.
  • Make initial artistic decisions for color schemes, lighting, size and placement of material to be presented.
  • Prepare some or all of the task's materials, such as photographs, illustrations, charts and legends.
  • Utilize mainstream computer graphics, video editing, publication and three-dimensional (3-D) modeling and animation applications to include; MS Office, CorelDRAW®, Adobe® Photoshop®, Adobe® InDesign, Corel® Painter®, Adobe® Premiere, Adobe® Flash®, etc. to produce visual information products.


No supervisory or management authority.


Bachelor’s degree in Graphics Design or related field preferred and minimum 5 years’ experience in digital design.


  • Strong communication skills
  • Proven graphic designing experience
  • A strong portfolio of illustrations or other graphics
  • Familiarity with design software and technologies (such as InDesign, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Photoshop)
  • A keen eye for aesthetics and details
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work methodically and meet deadlines
  • Degree in Design, Fine Arts or related field is a plus


Work will be performed in a climate controlled office environment.


With $400 million in annual revenue, 20% growth per year, approximately 950+ active contracts serving 60+ government agencies in 25 countries, 47 states, 2 territories and 2000+ employees, Cherokee Nation Businesses’ (CNB) group of Federal Contracting Section 8(a) companies is well positioned to deliver expertise needed to solve complex technical issues. Federal Solutions provides an array of services for 12 of the 15 cabinet-level departments and agencies – from applications and data services to cybersecurity and national defense.

Why consider Cherokee Nation and our Federal Solutions business? Here are some great resources highlighting what we do and compelling reasons for joining our team!

Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, gender identity and sexual orientation. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please copy and paste the links to the following two sites: EEO Statement | EEO Poster

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