Graphic Designer

Perkins Will Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 2 months ago

As a Branded Environments Designer on the P+W team, you will:

  • As part of the BE team he or she will help develop strategic graphic/branding solutions for a variety of local and international clients across a range of market sectors, including corporate, healthcare, academic institutions, transit and science/technology.

  • Meticulously assist throughout the design process, which may include mapping strategies into sign design solutions, sign type layouts, basic sign design plans, elevations and details

  • Assist your team with environment graphic design solutions executed as interior and exterior signs, supporting user experience and overall strategic branding and graphic design

  • Work alongside and understand the functional organization of the project team

  • Utilize your rock star technical skills in design application software programs

  • Keep organized and check your work for accuracy, omissions, and legibility Work hard, play hard, and learn a lot along the way!


To join us as a Branded Environments Designer I, you should have:

  • A professional degree in Graphic Design

  • 1+ years of experience

  • Interest in environmental graphic design and strategy, user experience and environmental graphic design

  • Ability to understand the built environment, conceptualize human interaction and use of space and successfully apply wayfinding solutions

  • Ability to visualize and illustrate forms that integrate type, color and graphics into appropriate signage design solutions

  • Ability to be focused, meticulous and thorough, possess spatial awareness, have a keen eye to detail and demonstrate exceptional design, presentation and organizational skills

  • Expertise in: Adobe Creative suite software including Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign, Microsoft Office. Knowledge and experience with Revit, AutoCAD, 3D modeling, rendering software and Filemaker

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Problem solving skills, attention to detail, and motivation to learn

  • Ability to collaborate with team members, professional work ethic and be able to follow instructions

  • LEED AP or within 6 months of hire

  • If applicable, interest in completing your ARE or NCIDQ exams

  • An understanding of the wayfinding design process is an advantage.

Qualified and interested candidates should submit a resume and work samples. Include your resume and a compact, representative sample of your work (no larger than 6MB).

At Perkins+Will we believe that inclusion spurs creativity, and that innovation is born from an engaged culture of diverse people + ideas. By moving beyond barriers and stereotypes of gender, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, medical condition, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status; we are committed to building an organization that reflects the diversity of the communities and clients we serve.

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