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.


  • Showcase a strong knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite, specifically Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Adobe XD, etc. and website platforms like WordPress, Wix, etc
  • Display exceptional technical skills such as spatial awareness, designing with proper proportions and a commitment to being detail-oriented 
  • Demonstrate a high 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, supporting other members of the design team by stepping in and helping finish other projects, or executing production needs and/or deliveries 
  • Be curious, grow skills and keep current with design trends by seeking out professional development opportunities


  • Prepare for client meetings by determining and executing duties as assigned, which might include research, agenda preparation, taking meeting notes and providing meeting recaps/summaries 
  • Work with team to ensure that any work product or communication going to clients/vendors is proofed and error free 
  • Demonstrate professionalism in working with outside vendors and media in outreach, ordering, follow up, execution and project recap logistics as needed or assigned


  • Deliver high quality drafts on time and within budget by utilizing available templates as well as internal editing/proofing resources 
  • Respond affirmatively to confirm you received a project and can complete by deadline 
  • Demonstrate confidence in asking your project team leaders for help prioritizing if you can't meet deadlines 
  • Adopt Asana adding personal and team tasks 
  • Actively participate in weekly account staff meeting 
  • Participate in best practice discussions, brainstorms, Lunch and Learns, Meet the Media, book clubs and other professional development opportunities

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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