Visual Designer

Civiltech Engineering, Inc. is seeking a qualified and client focused candidate to partner with our growing team of engineers, urban planners, designers and landscape architects. We’re transforming communities through collaboration and design. We design for people and create more livable neighborhoods, more resilient infrastructure, and more efficient transportation systems. From crosswalks to bike paths, from roadways to bridges, we’re helping our clients build a safer, more sustainable future.

The Position

We are looking for a Visual Designer to join our growing team of marketing and business development professionals to coordinate the reproduction, assembly and storage of graphic design materials. Day-to-day responsibilities include:

  • Uphold brand standards and guidelines (colors, logo, fonts) across all marketing materials, applying knowledge of layout principles and aesthetic design concepts.

  • Assist with proposal production and coordination. Produce layout, graphics, and related content for proposals.

  • Assist in the development of and maintenance of all marketing materials including ads, brochures, newsletter, project profiles, staff resumes, photos, and other files.

  • Maintain and update firm website using WordPress. Create graphics, format page elements, and upload content to be hosted on firm website.

  • Maintain and update project-related websites for external clients using WordPress. Coordinate with the IT department as needed.

  • Support social media initiatives by creating graphics to post across major social media outlets -Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, etc.

  • Design art and layout for client-facing presentations and events.

  • Create materials for internal use including corporate forms, documents, and event graphics.

  • Coordinate and produce industry award submissions.

  • Asset Management responsibilities include upload, maintain, and search for digital image files using OpenAsset.

  • Organize and archive artwork and electronic files.

  • Produce graphics for corporate intranet.

  • Coordinate with staff to provide input and ideas on marketing projects.

  • Provide photography services as needed, at project sites, corporate events, in the office, etc.

  • Maintain knowledge of the latest news, trends, standards, and other concepts in the field of Graphic Design through attendance at conferences, participation in professional societies, and reviewing trade publications.

Working Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Fast-paced engineering environment; working under occasional stress and tight deadlines; repetitive tasks; combination of sitting, standing, walking; working with others; critical thinking; problem solving; job task planning and organizing; computer use.

Location

Itasca, IL. Hybrid work arrangements available.

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • B.F.A. in Graphic Design or related field from an accredited 4-year college or university.

  • A minimum of 1-4 years of experience.

  • Strong understanding  of the Adobe Creative Cloud – Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop. Knowledge of Adobe After Effects is a plus.

  • Understanding of web design software and content management systems – WordPress, SharePoint, HTML, CSS.

  • Familiar with Microsoft Office – Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel.

  • The ability to work independently as well as closely with other design professionals including engineers, landscape architects, designers, planners, and surveyors at a fast pace.

  • Must be able to work precisely with attention to detail.

  • Must have strong people skills and ability to work with wide variety of staff and clients.

  • Strong organizational, time management and communication (both written and verbal) skills and the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Experience in professional engineering services industry is preferred.

To apply, please email your
cover letter and resume to:

[email protected]