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Junior Proposal Illustrator

Job Summary

The Junior Proposal Illustrator will receive an exciting, challenging, and rewarding career opportunity through support of the Proposal Product and Compliance Teams in producing high-quality proposals for our clients. In this position, the selected candidate will apply his/her skills to support various graphics creation and publishing tasks throughout the proposal process. The candidate will have the opportunity to build on his/her experience and work with a highly professional team in which teamwork is integral to all work performed. At BID Designs, our commitment to ethics, integrity, and quality is never compromised, and the selected candidate will be exposed to an exceptional level of mature working relationships with team members and clients.

Functional Responsibilities and Performance Standards 

This position requires execution of the following functions within the Proposal Product Team and will report to the Chief Creative Officer.

Functional Responsibility

Proposal Graphics: Develop all client proposal graphics and illustrations.

Proposal Materials: Develop high-impact proposal publishing materials to include covers, spines, CD case covers, and CD labels.

Client Interface: Discuss design/illustration throughout proposal development and make changes as requested by client.

Proposal Templates: Develop outline template for each client proposal to include color scheme and embedded styles (fonts, tables, headings, and headers/footers).

Desktop Publishing: Format proposals utilizing MS Word for interim and final review.

Day-to-Day Duties

Primary

  • Develop proposal graphics, illustrations, and proposal covers/materials
  • Develop proposal templates
  • Perform desktop publishing of proposals

Secondary

  • Provide graphics support for print and web efforts to include corporate brochures, advertisements, and other marketing materials as needed
  • Research stock photos and provide library maintenance
  • Provide assistance with final production for client proposals

Education, Skills and Experience

  • BS or BA in Marketing, Business, or related discipline
  • Proven experience (samples of work) in MS Office and Adobe software (Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat Pro, and Photoshop)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • 0-2 years of experience (entry-level position)
  • Organized self-starter with willingness to learn and grow as a professional
  • Timeliness, accuracy, responsiveness, and reliability are required
  • Ownership and accountability of all assigned tasks.

Benefits:

  • Health and Dental
  • 401(k)
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Life Insurance
  • PTO
  • Holidays

Interested?

Email resume and cover letter to: Information@Bid-Designs.com

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Bid Designs has always been there for SDI. We have used their fabulous services for everything from putting professional touches on briefings to handling almost every aspect of the coordination necessary to produce high quality, compliant, successful proposals. 2015-2016 is the third straight year we have participated in the Bid Select Plan and we are proud to have Bid Designs on our team to help us win in the demanding Government contracts market.
Stephen C. Smith, Vice President, System Dynamics International, Inc.
Partnering with BID Designs affords Ignite a full complement of bid and proposal capabilities typically only found within the largest of companies. This partnership is a critical component for our next phase of growth and maturation. The cost savings of our contract with BID Designs ensures proposal support availability all year long with full-time trained RFP experts working to ISO standards, which means our resources have tripled for less than the cost of hiring one person in proposals.
Jason Shelton, President/CEO, Ignite
Finding the BID Designs team has been a game-changer for our company. They add unbelievable value for small companies that can’t afford a full-blown, full-time proposal production and management team. With the support we have received from BID Designs, we won our very first Prime Contract this year. We could not have achieved that without them. We highly recommend the BID Designs team to any company that desires growth within the DoD sector.
Lawana Brockwell, Owner/CEO & Tim Brockwell, Owner/President, Brockwell Technologies, Inc., Huntsville, AL
The staff at BID Designs provided exceptional compliance support for some of our recent proposals. Not only did they collect and interpret detailed requirements of the RFP instructions, but they also incorporated numerous amendment changes into the compliance matrix before we became aware of an amendment being released. Their prompt actions saved us valuable time and eliminated duplication of resources.
Roger A. Rhodes, Corporate Development, MTA, Inc., Huntsville, AL
BID Designs does an outstanding job of turning our concepts & ideas into compelling, hard-hitting graphics for both proposals and our marketing materials.  Their graphics team is thorough, effective, and ultimately focused on delivering customer satisfaction.
Sheila Cummings, CEO/President, Cummings Aerospace, Huntsville, AL
BID Designs has been instrumental in helping us improve our proposal process and product. Their team is a pleasure to work with and is extremely gifted in helping us tell a clear story and provide a clear answer in our proposals. They eliminate the logistical and communications snafus that often make proposal writing tedious and costly. BID Design’s attention to detail and document compliance streamlines the entire experience and gives so much peace of mind. Their insights and business-development mentality have been helpful in all areas of our business.
Jonathan Hard, CEO/President, H2L Solutions, Inc., Huntsville, AL
BID Designs provides a consistent and high-quality product while maintaining outstanding customer service throughout all phases of the proposal development cycle.
Mike Durant, Owner/CEO & President, Pinnacle Solutions, Inc., Huntsville, AL
BID Designs is a valuable partner of WBCNA. They are the title sponsor of our Government Procurement Assistance Center (GPAC) and are the providers of proposal training for the WBCNA GPAC Program. The services that they provide to government contractors are top quality and success oriented.
Joanne W. Randolph, President & CEO, Women's Business Center North Alabama (WBCNA), Huntsville, AL
I want to express my appreciation to BID Designs for developing and conducting this exceptional event (BID-ConneX). The entire conference was outstanding, including the food, facilities, and fellowship with local business leaders. I congratulate BID Designs for an excellent job — the best Huntsville conference that I have attended in the past 30 years. Thanks so much for your wonderful efforts to bring our business community together for the benefit of all. I am very much looking forward to your next conference.
Harold R. Bright, CEO, Integrated Logistics Solutions, Inc., Huntsville, AL
BID Designs is an outstanding company that produces highly effective and innovative solutions in a professional, timely, and cost-effective manner. We have used their services on several projects, and each one has been a tremendous success.
Jim Spencer, President/CEO, Eagle Support Services, Huntsville, AL

 

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