Spathe Systems

Layout Designer

Job Locations US-FL-MacDill Air Force
Position Type
Regular Part-Time


Spathe is currently searching for a Layout Designer to join our team in the Tampa, FL area.


Spathe Systems is a rapidly growing SOF led, 8(a) defense contractor headquartered in Tampa, FL with offices in Fayetteville, NC and strategic partner locations in Virginia Beach and Coronado. As a small business with a tight knit family feel, Spathe empowers its employees to solve problems and make decisions.


  • Advise Joint Special Operations University (JSOU) Press Editor in Chief on industry (i.e., Department of Defense (DoD) academia) standard layout, design, and printing practices and specifications.
  • Prepare and/or review JSOU Press print requests/orders, inputs to Military Interdepartmental Purchase Requests (MIPR), and other necessary documents for correspondence between JSOU Press, Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), and contracted printers.
  • Execute design and layout of JSOU Press manuscripts to ensure content and quality are sustained in accordance with JSOU Press standards.
  • Collaborate with editors to create digital mockups for JSOU approval, balance layout elements, and perform editorial tasks with knowledge of DoD terminology, mission, and systems.
  • Convert JSOU Press publications to ePub format.
  • Send print files to DLA via DoD Secure Access File Exchange.
  • Maintain J Cloud storage for all JSOU Press working and archiving files.


  • SECRET clearance eligible
  • BA/BS in relevant field (e.g. Graphic Design, Media Art) and Five years’ experience using Adobe Creative Suite (esp. Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and InCopy). OR AAA/AAS in relevant field (e.g. Multimedia Technology, Media Art) and Ten years’ experience using Adobe Creative Suite (esp. Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and InCopy).
  • Ability to lift 40 lbs.


Job Type:

  • Part-Time


Work Location:

  • One location – MacDill AFB, Tampa, FL



  • Up to 10% travel during the year.



  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • 11 paid holidays per year

Position ID: MJ093LYD


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