Brand Designer - Junior


Gensler is a global architecture, design, and planning firm with 49 locations across Asia, Europe, Australia, the Middle East, and the Americas. Founded in 1965, the firm serves more than 3,500 active clients in virtually every industry. Gensler designers strive to make the places people live, work, and play more inspiring, more resilient, and more impactful.

Position Details

Brand Designer - Junior
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

Your Role

Brand Designers at Gensler integrate content, strategy and research into one-of-a-kind creative experiences. You are a hands-on designer with a passion for inspiring design and visual storytelling. You enjoy collaborating with clients, design teams and other graphic designers to capture and communicate a client’s brand essence and story using 2D and 3D applications. Join our team of talented and creative graphic designers today!

What You Will Do

  • Assists with the design and delivery of the graphic/branding aspects of a project. 
  • Works to develop design concepts, layouts and artwork that are initiated by others. 
  • Contributes recommendations for design solutions. 
  • Performs work requiring independent judgment in evaluation, selection, and minor adaptation/modification of standard techniques and procedures. 
  • Interfaces with project consultant team. 
  • Demonstrates a general knowledge of graphic/brand design principals, graphic standards, technical details, codes and material characteristics. 
  • Produce creative print collateral, and digital and environmental solutions across multiple 2D and 3D applications. 
  • Integrate brand messaging, color, imagery, type and composition into deliverables. 
  • Collaborate with clients, design teams and other graphic designers on client projects across multiple sectors.

Your Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, environmental graphic design, information design, communication design or similar. 
  • 1-3 years of experience after graduation in a related field. 
  • Strong illustration, typography, composition, and information design skills. 
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and communication skills. 
  • Works well in an interdisciplinary, fast-paced environment. 
  • Ability to visualize ideas in two and three dimensions. 
  • Direct experience with the development and implementation of brand experiences, especially as translated to built environments. 
  • Experience with built environment, comprehension of architectural scales, sections, plans and elevations a must. 
  • Strong presentation skills; writing skills a definite advantage. 
  • Preferred working knowledge of print production and fabrication, vendor management, signage, and wayfinding systems. 
  • Highly proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator with CAD tools, Photoshop), Microsoft Word and Excel. 
  • Ability to work in 3D modeling programs such as SketchUp, Revit, or Adobe Dimension is a strong advantage.

Life at Gensler

At Gensler, we are as committed to enjoying life as we are to delivering best-in-class design. From curated art exhibits to internal design competitions to “Well-being Week,” our offices reflect our people’s diverse interests.

We encourage every person at Gensler to lead a healthy and balanced life. Our comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, disability, wellness programs, flex spending, paid holidays, and paid time off. We also offer a 401k, profit sharing, employee stock ownership, and twice annual bonus opportunities.

As part of the firm’s commitment to licensure and professional development, Gensler offers reimbursement for certain professional licenses and associated renewals and exam fees. In addition, we reimburse tuition for certain eligible programs or classes. We view our professional development programs as strategic investments in our future.

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