Science Systems and Applications, Inc. - Science and Technology with Passion


SSAI is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. EEO/AA-Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Graphic Design Intern
Reference #:21-3123
Open Date:5/19/2021
Location:Greenbelt, MD
US Citizenship Required:No
Job Description:

SSAI is seeking a Graphic Designer Intern who will be a member of our Business Development team. The intern will take part in aspects of desktop publishing, including operating appropriate software and equipment to design, format, and produce master copies.


  • Creates highly engaging print and digital designs, animations, videos and other visual assets for marketing materials, events, social media, and publications to support corporate and contract goals
  • Converts, edits or formats videos and add effects/visual elements to enhance video projects
  • Researches and secures appropriate imagery, videos and other graphic elements to enhance creative projects and complement messaging and content.
  • Presents creative work at various stages for review, feedback and approval.
  • Maintains and safeguards the integrity of SSAI’s brand identity across all created products
  • Ensures creative assets and files are organized and cataloged in a timely manner.
  • Keeps abreast of latest trends and applications in design, motion and video technologies.
  • Works with various document types such as scanned, PDF, and handwritten
  • Uses MS Word to format and position text and graphics in a visually appealing way in order to design master copies using knowledge of type styles, size, and layout patterns.
  • Creates MS PowerPoint templates, and uses Style feature to create MS Word templates
  • Checks final copies for errors and makes necessary corrections.
Required Qualifications:
  • High School diploma
  • Currently enrolled in college-level degree program in a graphic design, information technology, or related field
  • 1+ years graphic design experience
  • Ability to work quickly, accurately, and efficiently under tight deadlines
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Experience using Adobe Creative Cloud and Office 365; specifically Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Publisher; including template design, layout, formatting, style guide adherence, and production
  • Excellent team player and customer-service oriented
Desired Qualifications:
  • Photography experience – setting up and taking sharp and properly composed photos for headshots or candid photos at various company events, post-processing with Photoshop and Lightroom
  • Videography experience – setting up and taking sharp and properly composed video to then assemble into one professional video with proper cuts, transitions, titles, and audio