Burns & McDonnell Staff Graphic Designer - Corporate Marketing (Kansas City) in Kansas City, Missouri
The Staff Graphic Designer will design a variety of digital and analogue graphic design marketing collateral pieces across all market sectors to support new business pursuits and brand initiatives. They will also support public relations, marketing and sales departments with the design and execution of print and other graphics, incorporating appropriate interpretation to meet our internal clients' communications needs.
This position will be responsible for supporting business development pursuits and marketing teams internally to develop and deliver creative, strategic graphic solutions that are on-brand, on-time and on-budget; including print collateral, digital deliverables, and brand identity pieces.
Follow established quality control process.
Demonstrate tenets of social networking and be confident in using digital tools for sharing digital imagery online.
Effectively use concepts of Goals, Objectives, Strategies, and Tactics to develop graphic solutions that meet those concepts.
Develop relationships effectively collaborate and work with a variety of team members both face to face and digitally.
Perform research, user-analysis, planning, development and documentation of design solutions.
Present project objectives and design at client meetings. Contribute to creative "think tank" sessions
Conduct research before developing design concepts.
Demonstrate varied illustration skills, including rough sketches.
All Other duties as assigned .
Candidate must have a Bachelors in fine arts/graphic design or visual communication; minimum 3 years of related experience; and a portfolio supporting that background or an Associates Degree in fine arts/graphic design or visual communication with at least 5 years experience.
Knowledge of industry-standard graphic design and layout software (i.e. Adobe Creative Suite, etc.) with comprehensive understanding of InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator.
Knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint.
Problem-solving skills to transform complex ideas to graphic representations.
Utilize emerging technology with proficiency.
Comfortable working with all level of executives.
Expert knowledge of color theory and color relationships.
Understanding of good layout principles.
Strong conceptualization skills for alternative printing, production and packaging techniques.
Proven track record working with complex teams and/or organizations and the ability to work effectively with virtual teams.
Strong written and verbal communications skills.
Strong organizational skills.
Strong visual proofing and error-checking skills.
Skill managing tight deadlines for concurrent projects with various teams.
Ability to manage work on multiple fast-paced projects
Basic HTML knowledge a plus.
Job Graphic Design
Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Req ID: 210575