Graphic Design Associate

Mueller Communications

Mueller Communications is a leading Wisconsin full-service communications and marketing firm. Our services range from public relations and earned media to sponsored media, relationship building, local lobbying and public affairs and design and video services. At Mueller we are a team of the best, most creative communicators and strategic problem solvers who work tirelessly to leverage our unique and personal relationships, expertise and experience to make things happen for our clients.

To top it off, we like to have a little fun in the process.

Position Details

Graphic Design Associate
Southeast Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

We’re looking for graphic design talent to complement our team of innovative problem-solvers who can apply creative concepts and visual perspective to our communications campaigns. Candidates must display advanced skills in the Adobe Creative Suite and proficiency in other design tools. Website and video editing skills preferred.


  • Prepare for client meetings by determining and executing duties related to preparing client agendas, taking meeting notes and provide meeting recap/summaries;
  • Ensure that any work product or communication going to clients/vendors is proofed and error free; and
  • Demonstrate professionalism in working with outside vendors and media in outreach, ordering, follow up, execution and project recap logistics as needed or assigned.


  • Showcase a strong knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite including programs like Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Adobe XD, etc. and website platforms like WordPress, Wix, etc.;
  • Display exceptional technical design skills such as spatial awareness, designing with proper proportions and a commitment to being detail-oriented;
  • Demonstrate a level of competence with production design skills, including accuracy with project edits, consistency with repeating layouts and typefaces, cascading design elements through established creative templates and “cleaning” any outstanding projects that need finalizing;
  • Work to develop creativity and originality in design;
  • Gain and show confidence in presenting and explaining ideas;
  • Be helpful as an “on deck” team member -- if a graphic designer at a higher level gets called to work on something else, step in and help finish their other project, or execution production needs and/or deliveries; and
  • Grow your skills and keep current with trends by seeking out professional development opportunities.


  • Assistance with drafting and editing documents and plans using provided templates Become familiar with a basic knowledge of the areas of the business in which you do not specialize (e.g., PR, digital marketing and creative); 
  • Participate in brainstorm sessions 
  • Contribute design suggestions, solutions or strategies that may strengthen proposals or benefit potential clients; and
  • Other research, as requested.

To be considered, please submit (or provide a link to) a resume, design samples or portfolio website and references.

This position offers a competitive salary, and full benefits including PTO, insurance, retirement benefits and other company perks.

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