Senior Brand + Environmental Graphic Designer
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POST DATE 8/11/2016
END DATE 10/11/2016
JOB DESCRIPTIONBrand and Environmental Graphic Designer
At Gensler, we design for people. We leverage our global perspective and local presence to innovate at every scale. We re not just designers. We re tinkerers, craftspeople, visionaries, innovators and thought leaders. Fueled by passion and entrepreneurial spirit, our people bring new ideas to solve challenging problems. Whether you re into sketching new ideas, hacking a building or growing client relationships in global markets, there s something here for everyone.
Our depth of expertise spans disciplines from aviation and transportation to education, hospitality, retail, technology and more. Whether we re refreshing a retailer s brand, planning a new urban district or designing a super tall building, we strive to make the everyday places people occupy more inspiring, more resilient and more impactful.
Practice Area Profile
Gensler s Brand Design practice area is a global collaborative team of designers and strategists that engages with a wide variety of clients on projects of all sizes from brand identity
and websites to campus signage systems and immersive brand environments. As Gensler brand designers, we help our clients tell their unique stories effectively via every channel available in today s diverse media landscape. Our approach combines design and architectural expertise with a unique point of view and deep industry knowledge. We believe this approach results in brands that build trust, inspire confidence, and forge lasting relationships.
Gensler s New York Brand Design studio currently supports Gensler Boston in brand and environmental graphic business development, design and implementation.
What You Will Do
*Serve as liaison between the Boston office and New York Brand Design studio
*Working with NY, grow the Boston Brand design offering, and in time, will be instrumental in the hiring of a new Boston-based brand design team
*Work with Boston and NY director and design leadership in business development pursuits, including proposal generation and pitch meetings
*Responsibility for the design of a wide variety of brand, branded environment, signage, and wayfinding projects
*Work as a key partner on fast-paced interdisciplinary teams of architects, interior designers, graphic designers, photographers and more that deliver projects ranging from strategic planning
to corporate and retail interiors
*Deliver creative solutions in a diverse range of markets including workplace, education, hospitality, retail, sports, and commercial real estate
*Minimum 7-10 years experience in Environmental Graphic Design, Signage, and Wayfinding, with a professional degree in Graphic Design or a related field
*Exceptional design sense, with the ability to integrate messaging, color, imagery, and typography into three-dimensional built environments
*Possess a strong in-depth understanding of materials and fabrication techniques, and the ability to turn design concepts into detailed development and design-intent drawings
*Strong wayfinding planning experience including conducting research, building user profiles, developing wayfinding strategies, and documenting design solutions
*Proficiency drawing in scale and familiarity with architectural construction documents, elevations, plans, and shop drawings
*Excellent communication skills, and experience as the main point of contact for clients, vendors, consultants, and/or internal project teams
*Ability to multitask while remaining efficient, poised, and organized
*Flexibility to work both collaboratively and independently on projects of all scales and types, and to direct and mentor younger staff
*Proficiency in the latest design software including Adobe Creative Suite and CADTools; experience with AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUp, or any website/animation platforms is a bonus
Life at Gensler
At Gensler, we are as committed to enjoying life as we are to delivering best-in-class design. From curated art exhibits to internal design competitions and hackathons, to Well-being Week, our offices reflect our teams diverse interests.
We encourage our employees to lead a healthy and balanced life. Our comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, disability, wellness programs, flex spending, paid holidays and paid time off. We also offer a 401k, profit sharing, employee stock ownership and twice annual bonus opportunities.
As part of the firm s commitment to licensure and professional development, Gensler offers reimbursement for certain professional licenses and associated renewals and exam fees. In addition, we reimburse tuition for certain eligible programs or classes. We view our professional development programs as strategic investments in our future.
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.