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Leonardo DRS is seeking an exceptionally qualified and proven Publications and Graphic Arts Manager to join our recognized team of experts to provide a solution for the U.S. Air Force's T-X program. Leonardo DRS ties together an exceptional T-100 Team comprised of Leonardo Aircraft's world class aircraft powered by Honeywell engines integrated with state-of the-art ground-based training from CAE USA. The T-100 is purpose-built for a wide range of training capabilities, long-term reliability, and cost effective operations. These characteristics - along with its proven integrated training system comprised of Simulators and Ground Based Training devices - make the T-100 the best solution to train today's next generation of fighter pilots. For additional information on the T-100 program, please visit our
The Publications and Graphic Arts Manager is responsible for the production of all internal and external publications for the T-100 programs, excluding Technical Publications which will be managed by the T-100 Sustainment Integrated Product Team (IPT). Both internal and external publications will include the production of text and supporting graphics and must be compliant with the Leonardo DRS Style Guide. Internal publications include, but are not limited to, Weekly Activity Reports, Program Reviews (weekly, monthly and quarterly), Team Newsletters, Interoffice Memos, Program Directives and Program Announcements. External publications include, but are not limited to, Contracts letters, Contract Data Requirements Lists (CDRLs), briefings to the Customer, material in support of Contractor/Customer program reviews and Press Releases. The Publications and Graphic Arts Manager will oversee the aforementioned and will have approximately 5 direct reports consisting of Technical Editing, Desktop Publishing, Graphics Development and Language Translation.
Publications and Graphic Arts Manager
Duties and Responsibilities:
Build a Publications and Graphics Arts organization that is responsive to T-100 program needs, to include internal communications for the T-100 Program Team, external communications for our Customer(s) and proposal development needs.
Support the refinement of a T-100 Style Guide and ensure it remains relevant through regular updates and that it is institutionalized across the Program.
Participate and help guide the establishment of internal and external messages for our Program Team and our Customer.
Ensure the processes and tools necessary to execute tasks assigned to the Publications and Graphic Arts group are available. Where shortfalls exist, define specific gaps and champion best value solutions.
Use Customer satisfaction surveys and performance data mining to evaluate effectiveness of Program level plans and processes.
Support a culture of continuous improvement that identifies, assesses and corrects/improves data management across the Program.
Bachelor's Degree or related training with 10 years directly related experience (or equivalent combination of education/training and experience).
Demonstrated experience managing Publications and Graphic Arts efforts.
Demonstrated proficiency with Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Pagemaker, Adobe Framemaker and MS Office suite.
Must be a self-starter that thrives in a dynamic environment, works well within team environment, and has excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Active Secret Clearance or the ability to obtain a Secret Clearance is required.
Leonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. #BS, #T100