Environmental Graphic / 3D Designer with Signage Experience (5-8 Years of Experience)

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POST DATE 8/31/2016
END DATE 12/6/2016

Gensler San Francisco, CA

Company
Gensler
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
9288
AJE Ref #
576029084
Location
San Francisco, CA
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Gensler is a global design firm, with 47 offices and 5,000+ employees worldwide. Gensler helps clients succeed by focusing on the needs of the people they serve, whether they are employees, customers or guests. Founded in 1965, Gensler has deep expertise in design and architecture across 31 practices, including retail centers, retail store design, commercial office buildings, professional services, aviation, planning and urban design, entertainment and hospitality, sports stadium and education facilities. The firm also holds practices focusing on brand strategy, environmental graphic design, mission-critical facilities, and has recently invested in consulting for real estate workplace and sustainable design.

For more information, visit our website (www.gensler.com) or blog (www.gensleron.com), follow us on Twitter (@GenslerOnCities, @GenslerOnWork, @GenslerLfstyle), or like us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/GenslerDesign/).

The Gensler San Francisco Brand Design team works to capture and communicate our clients brand essence and story through multiple mediums, including brand identity, print collateral, digital site design, motion/video and branded environments.

The Environmental Graphic Designer will be responsible for the 3D design of a wide variety of graphics, branded environments, signage and wayfinding projects. The designer will work as a key partner on fast-paced interdisciplinary teams of architects, interior designers, graphic designers, illustrators, photographers, and more that deliver projects ranging from strategic planning to corporate and retail interiors. The Designer will deliver creative solutions in a diverse range of markets including aviation, education, entertainment, hospitality, retail, sports, and workplace.

Show us extremely compelling and creative examples of your work that grab people quickly, communicate clearly, and make people think.

Requirements

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Bachelors or higher degree in Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Architecture, Visual Communication or similar
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5-8 years POST GRADUATION of directly relevant experience required
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Experience with Environmental/ Experiential Graphic Design including recent signage experience
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Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop), Microsoft Word and Excel
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Revit skills a huge advantage
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Excellent analytical and conceptual skills and the ability to articulate design rationale to internal teams and clients
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Strong wayfinding planning experience including conducting research, building user-profiles, developing wayfinding strategies, and documenting design solutions
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Proficiency drawing in scale and familiarity with architectural construction documents, elevations, plans, and shop drawings
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Strong interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to work well with a wide range of internal clients
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Working knowledge of print and production, vendor management
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Strong sense of materials and fabrication/construction within a built environment
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Typography skills a huge plus
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2D Graphic design skills a huge plus
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Interest in expanding skillset into the built environment, working on experiential graphic design and signage design projects
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A personal portfolio that contains a strong and varied design approach, as well as specific examples of fully realized and produced graphic projects.

For consideration, please submit resume and work samples online.

Gensler is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Gensler will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.