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Graphic Designer - Senior

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Gensler — Career Opportunities

Graphic Designer - Senior

Location: Chicago, IL, US


Senior Graphic Designer

Gensler hires and develops the best design talent in Chicago. By working on the most compelling projects in the Midwest, we value a multi-disciplinary collective and believe teams with diverse perspectives always arrive at the most creative designs for our clients the best informed solutions for the communities where we live, work, and play.


We are intensely proud of our platform where more than 300 talented designers and architects can follow their professional and personal passions and make lifelong connections to some of the most influential people in our industry. Beyond Chicago, Gensler is the world’s largest architecture and design firm with 45 offices around the world offering a deep network of global experts in every industry. We are making a positive influence in Chicago through the power of design and we hope you join us in making a transformative difference in the city we call home.


Your Role

The Gensler Chicago Brand Design team works to capture and communicate our clients’ brand essence and story through multiple mediums, including environmental graphics, signage, brand identity, print collateral, digital site design, and motion/video.

You have stellar conceptual and hands-on design experience and show a portfolio of work that is clean, elegant, compelling and highly creative – your work draws people in and make them want to see more. You must love to push new ideas, be passionate about design, get excited about being a part of extremely diverse projects and thrive off working alongside some exceptionally talented creative leaders. You are a key member of multiple project teams and have the ability to manage your own project teams independently.

Show us extremely compelling and creative examples of your work that grab people quickly, communicate clearly, and make people think.

Your Qualifications

  • Bachelors or higher degree in Graphic Design, Visual Communication or similar
  • 9-12 years of graphic design experience
  • Experience with Environmental/ Experiential Graphic Design
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop), Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Excellent analytical and conceptual skills and the ability to articulate design rationale to internal teams and clients
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to work well with a wide range of internal clients
  • Working knowledge of print and production, vendor management
  • Exceptional typography skills
  • Comprehend projects at a high level to anticipate and avoid potential roadblocks
  • Experience in effectively managing time and schedules
  • Proven ability to work as a member of an integrated team and independently in an open office environment
  • Strong interest in designing for the built environment, working on experiential graphic design and signage design projects
  • Jaw-dropping good references and personal portfolio that contains a strong and varied design approach, as well as specific examples of fully realized and produced graphic projects.

 What You Will Do

  • Design branded environments including environmental graphics, signage and digital integration
  • Design logos, websites, brochures, ads, books, sales sheets, presentations, multimedia/video look and feel, exhibits and other medium necessary to bring our clients brand to life
  • Compose design presentations that are both verbally and visually compelling
  • Exhibit expertise in storytelling and typography
  • Collaborate with design teams from business development presentations through strategy, design and delivery
  • Interface with multiple internal design practices, including architecture and interior design
  • Be able to multitask, working on several projects at once, often with tight deadlines and with careful attention to detail
  • Keep up to date with popular culture and trends

All candidates MUST include a link to their portfolio or provide work samples as part of the application process.

Gensler is a global architecture and design firm grounded in the belief that design strategy optimizes business performance and human potential. Our 5,000+ practitioners networked across 45+ offices use global perspective and local presence to innovate at every scale. Whether we are 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.


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.




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