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WSP-Parsons Brinckerhoff Graphic Designer (ID# 49243) in Kansas City, Missouri

Graphic Designer (ID# 49243) Kansas City, MO

Category: Marketing

Job Type: Full Time

Minimum Experience: 5-7

Required Education: Bachelor's Degree

Job Description

Be involved in projects with our Federal Programs Region Strategic Growth Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges. At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach- and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!

WSP is currently initiating a search for a Full-Time Graphic Designer to support our business development and pursuits team within our Federal Programs nationwide practice sitting out of one of our Central or East coast offices. The candidate will be responsible for art direction and production, and proposal support with strong attention to detail, a focus on efficiency and quality, and high level of collaboration in a fast-paced team environment.

Position requires ability for both self-management and leadership. Individuals must be articulate (verbal, written), attentive listeners, and willing to be flexible and adaptable to changing requirements. The principal responsibilities of the role are to create original artwork and illustrations and provide various graphic design services for multiple display platforms and presentation consultation that supports marketing, business development, and project pursuits for technical and non-technical audiences. The position requires regular collaboration with marketing staff, business development managers, project managers, and technical experts.

Successful individuals will possess creative and innovative graphic design skills and artistic talent for print and multimedia presentations and be adept at applying user experience/usability concepts to design. Position requires multi-tasking daily, with the ability to self-manage tasks on multiple short and long-term projects. Individuals must be articulate, attentive listeners, comfortable with client relations, and able to think outside the boundaries of traditional design.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide industry-leading creative approaches to proposals, presentations, printed and digital materials

  • Work independently with proposal and presentation teams on storyboarding and graphics development, and translate business information and reports into charts and graphics

  • Envision and create graphics that convey complex technical subjects in a compelling and easy to understand manner

  • Work closely with technical and marketing teams to execute all graphic elements of proposals, from long document layout in InDesign to individual graphic development for placement within document

  • Accountable and responsible for meeting deadlines and following through on commitments with attention to detail

  • Work in a fast-paced, multiple deadline environment

Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges. If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5-7+ years of experience

  • Bachelor's degree in related field

  • Proficient Adobe Creative Suite Skills (Illustrator, InDesign, PhotoShop, etc.)

  • Proficient Microsoft Word, PowerPoint skills

  • Strong design sense and creativity with integration of color, typography, photography and illustrative graphic elements

  • Demonstrated design creativity and ability to translate technical ideas to creative, visual displays

  • Strong, effective written and verbal communication and organizational skills with a customer service orientation

  • Strong attention to detail and a committment to excellence while working in a deadline oriented environment

  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures

  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies

Preferred Qualifications

  • A/E/C industry experience

  • Document management including expertise in creative layout of large technical documents

About WSP USA

WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 9,500 people in 150 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.www.wsp.com/usa

WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?

WSP USA Inc., WSP USA Buildings Inc., and WSP USA Services Inc. (collectively “WSP USA”) is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status

The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

WSP USA (and all of its US companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.

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