Environmental Graphic Designer

Somerville, Inc.

Somerville is seeking a full-time, in-office, marketing team member for the position of Environmental Graphic Designer. An ideal candidate would be an energetic and creative professional who enjoys working with clients and colleagues to fulfill their vision and create beautiful and inspiring environments.

Each project Somerville works on is unique. We strive to create environments for our clients that inspire their stakeholders and promote their values and brand. The environments we create don’t stop with the architecture and engineering, it is further enhanced by our interior design and environmental graphic design.

Founded in 1946, Somerville is one of Wisconsin’s largest 100% employee-owned architecture, engineering, and interior design firms, designing in excess of $100 million in construction value annually. We are best known for providing innovative, sustainable, and value-added solutions serving a broad range of industries, including healthcare, education, corporate, retail, and government. At Somerville, we value genuineness, quality of life, client and team partnerships, creativity and experiences, ownership, and expertise.


Position Details

Environmental Graphic Designer
Northeast Wisconsin
Green Bay, WI

Core responsibilities include:

  • Environmental graphic design (including custom wall coverings and graphics, signage, wayfinding, and artwork) for the built environment on a variety of projects in the education, healthcare, office, and other market sectors
  • Interacting with clients to understand their branding and culture to develop purposeful designs
  • Collaborate with Somerville architects, interior designers, and other project stakeholders to ensure the integration of environmental graphics with the overall design concept and vision
  • Developing and articulating concepts, layouts, and design solutions
  • Leading visioning sessions, design critiques, and client meetings about your work
  • Establishing and maintaining ongoing relationships with external clients, vendors, and other construction disciplines
  • Bringing clients to consensus on your designs
  • Coordinating design documentation and specifications for bidding
  • Coordinating with vendors, fabricators, and installers to ensure the quality and timely delivery of environmental graphics
  • Conducting site visits, surveys, and inspections to verify the accuracy and compliance of environmental graphics with the project requirements and standards
  • Maintaining strong client communication throughout the entire design and installation process

Other responsibilities include:

  • Assisting the Marketing and Business Development team with graphic design for marketing campaigns and materials
  • Willingness to contribute ideas for new and existing marketing campaigns and create related assets
  • Ability to back-up other team members in their absence
  • Provide weekly updates on your projects to the team 
  • Research and stay updated on the latest trends, best practices, and innovations in environmental graphic design


  • Highly proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, with an emphasis on InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator
  • Strong understanding of design principles, layout, typography, and color theory as related to both digital and print design
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)

Beneficial but not required:

  • Experience with the built environment and comprehension of architectural plans and elevations are beneficial
  • Photography skills
  • Working knowledge of video editing (Adobe Premiere Pro, DaVinci Resolve, etc.)

Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills 
  • Create visually appealing and effective environmental graphics 
  • Work collaboratively and creatively with multidisciplinary teams of architects, interior designers, engineers, clients, and the marketing team 
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously, meet deadlines and budgets, and adapt to changing requirements and feedback 
  • Ability to follow design standards, guidelines, and best practices for environmental graphic design 

Education and Experience:

  • Degree in graphic design, environmental design, marketing, visual communication, or related field 
  • OR three or more years of experience

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