We are seeking a self-motivated and creative entry-level graphic design professional with proven ability to work within an established brand system, including developing persuasive graphics and illustrations, and composing multi-page layouts. The coordinator works closely with Graphic Designers, Senior Graphic Designers, and Design Leads/Supervisors/Managers to execute design and coordinate with the marketing sales teams. This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing professional consulting firm with established framework for career growth, and to be a part of a collaborative graphic design community.
Brown and Caldwell is a national environmental engineering and consulting firm with a rich graphic design culture. We are looking to expand our talented design team with a full time Graphic Design Coordinator based in our Raleigh, NC office.
We are seeking a self-motivated and creative professional with proven persuasive graphic, illustration, and layout skills. The coordinator works closely with Graphic Designers, Senior Graphic Designers, and Design Leads/Supervisors/Managers to execute design, compose layout, and coordinate with the marketing sales teams. This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing professional consulting firm and to be a part of a collaborative graphic design community.
Applies knowledge of process and branding to successfully complete pursuit/project deliverable tasks.
Serves as a BC Brand champion. Advances understanding of BC visual brand and templates by applying them in pursuits and marketing collateral.
Supports document layout, graphic and illustration development, and revisions for pursuits, presentations, and deliverables. Conducts reviews of final layouts and graphics to suggest improvements, as needed.
Supports slide formatting, interview graphics, animation and revisions for interviews and presentations.
Supports creation of graphics ranging from cover design, brochures, maps, informational graphics, basic process diagrams, charts, conceptual illustrations, and persuasive graphics that simply convey key information while achieving company brand standards (including billable work as needed).
Prepare and communicate instruction for final assembly and print preparation both internally and with external vendors.
Strives for "zero tolerance" of errors when editing/proofing/spell checking. Schedules time for a senior design review when applicable.
Attends team workload meetings and communicate project status and availability to graphic design project leads and supervisors.
Seeks input, identifies development opportunities, explore resources, follows processes and guidelines.
Asks questions when uncertainty arises.
Develops reputation for consistently-high customer service and strong communication skills.
Adheres to expectations for level of effort on all projects.
Maintains archive of assets, including images, photos and previous work products. Uploads final products and assets to established Company storage as appropriate.
Follows Creative Services standard practices, including standard file structure; project ticket requests; sharing best products, knowledge and expertise through the Creative Services Workgroup/design community.
Communicates closely with clients on schedule, revisions, and graphic needs through project completion.
Effectively manages and prioritizes multiple deadlines simultaneously.
Desired Skills and Experience:
BA/BS in Graphic Design, or related field is required
At least three years of related experience is required
Highly Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat)
Experience in Microsoft PowerPoint
Portfolio of relevant work samples required
Demonstrable portfolio of completed illustrations a plus
Digital drawing skills with an attention to detail
Ability to multi-task and excel in a fast-paced work environment
Excellent verbal and written communication skills a must
Ability to work with various departments to respond to requests, and to resolve challenges
Experience in Microsoft Word a plus
For more than 70 years, Brown and Caldwell has been creating leading-edge environmental solutions for public agencies and private industry. We strive to be the environmental company of choiceto our clients, who benefit from our passion for delivering exceptional quality, and to our employees, present and future, who share our commitment to client service, collaboration, and innovation. Join us, and you will find a home where you can do your best work, reach new levels of expertise, and enjoy exceptional development opportunities. As a privately held firm with over 1,500 employee-owners in 50+ offices nationwide, the opportunity awaits for you to advance.
This position is subject to a pre-employment background check and a pre-employment drug test.
Notice to Third Party Agencies: Brown and Caldwell does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement and approved engagement request with Brown and Caldwell, Brown and Caldwell reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.
Brown and Caldwell is proud to be an EEO/AAP Employer. Minorities/Women/Disabled/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.
Brown And Caldwell