Design & Marketing Specialist

Godfrey & Kahn

Godfrey & Kahn provides high-level service and creative legal solutions to its clients. For 60 years, our attorneys and staff have been guided by five core values originally set forth by our founders: A focus on ourclients' success,trustin one another and our clients, a culture ofteamworkthat helps us achieve more together, awork ethicto achieve whatever is possible, and anintegritythat keeps us focused on the right thing to do for our clients, our employees and our communities. Our firm was founded on a simple idea - judge our success by the success of our clients. We serve clients by first understanding their business and their needs, and then by offering strategic legal advice and smart, practical solutions to real world problems. Our attorneys are quick to collaborate in the interest of client success and service their needs with efficiency and responsiveness. With fivelocations across Wisconsin and Washington D.C., our attorneys have made it a point to become an integral part of the communities they serve. Whether we are taking on pro bono cases, supporting environmental causes, or offering university scholarships to promising students, we're proud to be strengthening bonds with our neighbors, within our firm and in our global business community.

Position Details

Design & Marketing Specialist
Southeast Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

Godfrey & Kahn is seeking a Design and Marketing Specialist experienced in both print and digital design to not only help us maintain some of our current collateral, but also bring new ideas and a fresh perspective to our overall marketing strategy. The ideal candidate will be able to take direction from written or spoken ideas and convert them seamlessly into images, layouts and other designs across a variety of mediums. This person will demonstrate a high level of creativity, visual sensibility, attention to detail and adherence to brand standards while also being able to take direction, suggestions and constructive feedback well.


  • Design and produce original graphic solutions, including some messaging or copy, to meet marketing objectives in support of strategic communication priorities.
  • Create and manage content for social media and the firm’s internal visual communications screens; collaborate with the Marketing Communications Specialist on executing design deliverables in conjunction with the firm’s content calendar.
  • Work with business development to fulfill requests for marketing materials. Tasks will include creating original and/or updating newsletters, email campaigns, PowerPoint presentations, client information packets, event materials, and other firm-related collateral.
  • Maintain visual assets including firm photography, logos and brand elements ensuring consistency for the firm. Manage relationship with the respective external vendors. Attend events to capture imagery that represents the firm’s culture for use internally and externally.
  • Provide back-up support and creative input for website content and email campaigns.
  • Provide creative support to Talent and other firm departments as needed on various employee deliverables (i.e. events, benefit guides, Community events, etc.)
  • Serve as a friendly and helpful resource for day-to-day marketing needs and questions.
  • Other tasks as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, advertising, graphic design, communications or related field
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite required; specifically in Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator (samples of previous work will be requested)
  • Three to five years of professional design experience in an in-house capacity, marketing firm and/or agency environment, post degree achieved
  • Ability to design for digital and print mediums
  • Experience working with digital marketing technology (website, digital signage and/or email marketing systems); video experience a plus but not required
  • Demonstrated creativity, attention to detail, ability to articulate visual concepts and problem-solving skills
  • Must work well in a fast-paced environment, manage time well and know how to prioritize jobs


  • Outstanding interpersonal, written and oral communications skills
  • Exceptional project management skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
  • Exceptional client service skills - “can do” attitude, willing to “go the extra mile”
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Displays enthusiasm and self-confidence Ability to thrive in a team-oriented environment
  • Exceptional level of dependability

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