Graphic Designer

Safdie Architects Safdie Architects Employer:
Somerville, MA, USLocation:
Tue, Aug 21 '18Posted on:

Graphic Designer

Safdie Architects is seeking a graphic designer with exceptional visual and verbal communication skills to join the design practice.

As a role that spans the architectural and communications sides of the practice, the Graphic Designer will work directly with the firm’s Principals to develop print and digital materials for all aspects of the practice:

-          qualifications, proposals and other new business initiatives

-          social media

-          award submissions

-          short-run publications, look-books and other collateral

Additionally, the Graphic Designer will have the opportunity to support the architectural team on design competitions and assist the external teams and designers working on exhibitions and publications of the firm’s work.

Candidates must be highly motivated and have the ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment and possess a willingness to assume both project-wide and office-related responsibilities.

-          Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite;

-          Experience working with outside vendors and print production standards;

-          Working knowledge of digital editing and compositing tools (including 3D visualization and video editing) is preferred;

-          Prior experience working in an architectural or design practice is preferred; 

About Safdie Architects

Safdie Architects is an architecture and urban design studio imbued with a spirit of idealism and innovation. The practice is research-oriented and forward thinking, drawing upon a depth of experience to solve contemporary building challenges in imaginative and unexpected ways. 

The studio was established by Moshe Safdie in 1964 to realize Habitat ’67, his visionary proposal for the World Expo in Montreal, the underlying humanistic principles of which continue to guide the work. With intense personal involvement of Moshe and the core group of Principals, the practice operates in the model of a design studio environment - yet with the resources, design intelligence, and nimble organization to deliver some of the world’s largest and most complex commissions. 

Safdie Architects is active in a wide variety of project types, scales and sectors, designing museums, cultural centers, libraries, housing, mixed-use developments, transportation centers and master plans in geographically and culturally-diverse places. The studio’s projects around the world have become beloved resources and symbols of their communities as well as regional and national landmarks. 

The practice has its design headquarters in Boston with offices in Jerusalem, Toronto, Shanghai and Singapore.  


Current authorization to work within the United States is required. Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and work samples in PDF format to:

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