Careers - Metronome


Every individual has unique passions, career goals, and personal values. We are here to make the connection between those and the needs of our customers. When the stars align, we welcome our new employees - or Pulsers as we like to call them - to the family. We offer competitive benefits to ensure that our Pulsers are well taken care of for whatever comes their way.

All applicants are required to upload a current resume for consideration of employment.

Graphic Designer

Job Title
Graphic Designer
Requirement ID
McLean,  VA
Other Location

Employment Type: Full-Time

Location: McLean, VA 


  • Produce moderately complex finished graphic projects to present and clarify complex subject matter to diverse audiences, including senior Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) management, senior Intelligence Community (IC) officials, and senior USG officials. Lead on the most complex and demanding graphic projects; communicate directly with customers, facilitate design conceptualization and brainstorming sessions, mentor less experienced designers on department processes, software expertise, visual tradecraft and best practices; and enforce ODNI standards of quality among the graphic designers.
  • Plan and coordinate development of graphics products within project guidelines.
  • Facilitate and guide communication with customers to define project scope and requirements, product conceptualization and brainstorming sessions, identify and clarify customer expectations for content and style, and develop production timelines.
  • Ensure quality control and graphic usability, delivery, and archive final products to include conformity to production standards and compliance with process and procedures, including copyright laws, internal workflow procedures, and production standards established by the ODNI.
  • Simultaneously manages long- and short-te1m deadlines in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment.
  • Manage and prioritize deliverables based on the department's prioritization framework. Effectively manage multiple projects and prioritize work without missing critical deadlines.
  • Familiarization with customer needs, mission, and organization chart in order to understand production priorities
  • Attend meetings related to graphic/interactive media design and development as instructed by the Deputy PM and GTM(s) or Government Customers.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of three (3) years of professional graphic design
  • Minimum of three (3) years of demonstrated experience utilizing Adobe Create Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Acrobat
  • Portfolio demonstrating necessary level Adobe Creative Suite software knowledge to include but not limited to; design theory, typography and conceptualization ability

Preferred Qualifications

  • Two (2) or more years of experience producing graphic design products for the IC
  • Two (2) or more years of experience in multimedia design or web design and production

Clearance Requirement

TS/SCI w/ CI Poly

Background Screening/Check/Investigation:  Successful Completion of a Background check will be required as a condition of hire.

Benefits: Metronome offers a comprehensive benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace. Benefit eligibility is determined on the type of position (full-time, part-time, temporary). Metronome's range of benefits include, but are not limited to, Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance, Life insurance, Paid Time-off & Company Paid Holidays, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities.

Application Process:  Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your consideration for employment.
1. Select Create Profile and Apply to Requirement
2. Complete your Profile and Answer the Questionnaire
3. Upload a Current Resume
4.Complete the Online Application and Submit

Evaluation process: Metronome will evaluate applicants based on how well they meet the qualifications of the position above. Your completed application (Including questionnaire, resume and online application) will be used to determine your eligibility and how well you meet the qualifications for the position.
Your responses to the questionnaire may be compared to your resume and application; if either your resume or application contradicts or does not support your responses, you will disqualify yourself and not receive further consideration for this job.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
Metronome does not discriminate in employment on the basis or race, color, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Reasonable Accommodation Policy
Metronome is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, preform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process or hiring process should contact Metronome Human Resources at or 703-957-4082. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case-basis.

Required Skills

See Above