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Brand Designer - Senior

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Gensler

6d ago

  • Job
    Full-time
    Expert Level
  • Design
  • Denver
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AI generated summary

  • You need a Bachelor’s degree and 10+ years of experience in brand design, signage, and environmental graphics. Excellent communication, leadership, and project management skills are a must. Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite and comfortable with client interaction. Familiarity with CAD/Revit is preferred.
  • You will lead the design, documentation, and implementation of signage and wayfinding solutions, collaborate with teams, manage project budgets and schedules, mentor junior designers, and ensure high-quality design outcomes for diverse client projects.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, industrial design, environmental design, architecture, visual communication or related field
  • 10+ years of professional experience in brand development, signage and wayfinding, environmental graphic design or similar studio experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to read architectural construction documents and shop drawings
  • Totally client- and team-oriented, knows how to balance demands for time and resources
  • Strong leadership, organization, communication and relationship management skills
  • Experience in marketing, writing and delivering proposals for project work
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of project management tools and methods
  • Organized and detail-oriented, able to manage multiple projects and deadlines
  • Comfortable in internal and external client facing situations
  • Familiarity with CAD and Revit preferred

Responsibilities

  • Work with a multi-disciplinary team of architects and designers to create a strategy, design signage and wayfinding solutions that connect people to place for diverse client projects
  • Generate multiple initial concepts and develop viable, documented design solutions that help solve complex wayfinding conditions
  • Integrate messaging, color, imagery, type and composition into three-dimensional built environments
  • Produce design intent documentation suitable for public bid processes.
  • Review and elevate quality of our design and documentation with design sensibility, code and technical knowledge
  • Manage construction administration with fabricators, RFIs and installation quality.
  • Mentor and train junior designers
  • Collaborate with clients, design teams and other graphic designers across multiple industries
  • Facilitate great design results by cultivating and maintaining positive client and team relationships
  • Perform as point of contact on projects for clients, vendors, and teams
  • Manage multidisciplinary project team workload for multiple projects
  • Create and manage project scopes, budgets and workplans
  • Manage project financial performance
  • Assist in the development of proposals and collaborate in the strategic development of new business
  • Interact with internal team members, project managers from other areas, representatives from accounting and external vendors
  • Manage coordination between internal departments or studios
  • Work with project manager to inform project staffing/hours

FAQs

What qualifications are required for the Brand Designer - Senior position?

Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, industrial design, environmental design, architecture, visual communication or related field, along with 10+ years of professional experience in brand development, signage and wayfinding, environmental graphic design or similar studio experience.

What are some key responsibilities of a Brand Designer - Senior?

Some key responsibilities include creating design solutions for wayfinding conditions, integrating messaging and aesthetics into built environments, managing project teams and budgets, collaborating with clients and design teams, and overseeing construction administration.

What software proficiency is required for this role?

Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Word and Excel is required. Familiarity with CAD and Revit is preferred.

How many years of experience are needed for this position?

A minimum of 10 years of professional experience in brand development, signage and wayfinding, environmental graphic design, or a similar studio experience is required for the Brand Designer - Senior position.

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Industry
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Employees
1965
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

Gensler is a global architecture, design, and planning firm with 53 locations and more than 7,000 professionals networked across the Americas, Europe, Greater China, Asia Pacific, and the Middle East. Founded in 1965, the firm works globally with more than 4,000 clients across more than 29 practice areas spanning the work, lifestyle, community, and health sectors. Everything we do is guided by our mission: To create a better world through the power of design. We believe the power of design can spark positive change and create a future that promotes equity, resilience, and wellbeing for everyone. Gensler was named one of Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work in 2020, 2019, 2017 and 2016, and our award-winning culture has been recognized by Fast Company as one of the 100 Best Workplaces for Innovators in 2021. Our people-first philosophy is centered on the core ideas of diversity empowerment, impact, community, respect, and growth.