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Senior Level Environmental Graphic Designer

Perkins Eastman Perkins Eastman Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Wed, Jun 12 '19Posted on:
Full-timeType:

We are excited to be expanding our design capabilities a Perkins Eastman by integrating Russell Design as our new graphic design studio in our New York office, and are looking for a senior level environmental graphic designer to direct and manage this group.

Russell Design’s Principal & Creative Director, Anthony Russell recently retired and as a result, Russell Design has ceased operations.  The new  graphic design  studio will continue to serve existing Russell Design clients and work alongside colleagues at Perkins Eastman to complement the firm’s work by providing wayfinding, signage and environmental branding for clients, both here and overseas, providing smart, innovative and effective design.

Perkins Eastman is a global design firm with expertise that covers all aspects of the built environment. With studios in 17 locations worldwide, we design for people, to enhance the human experience and leave a lasting and positive impact on people’s lives and the world we inhabit.

 We are seeking an outstanding designer, with a minimum of eight years of full-time experience. Our ideal candidate will be energetic, self-motivated, able to take on a project from start to finish, be an all-round team player and inspire younger team members.

  Requirements:

•  Passion for great design with the ability to be stylistically flexible

•  Feeling for the built environment and a strong typographic sense

•  Strong verbal/written skills in order to communicate effectively with

    clients, fabricators and other team members.

•  Solid knowledge of materials used in wayfinding and signage

•  Experience with directing construction documents to scale

•  Knowledge of Illustrator (w/CAD tools), Photoshop and InDesign,

    SketchUp, Rhino (or similar 3D) and AutoCAD, to effectively direct

    other team members.

•  ADA and building code knowledge/experience

  Tasks to be performed:

  •  Work with our marketing Department and PEA principals to develop

     effective proposals.

• Mentor existing staff

• Help build the team by recruiting new staff when required

•  Research projects and strategy/concept development

•  Direct team on design exploration and preparation of design presentations

•  Client and fabricator contact

•  Direct all phases of design and EGD fabrication process from

    concept to installation and on- site supervision

Be sure to visit: www.russelldesign.com to get a sense of the established portfolio. You should also visit www.perkinseastman.com; Russell Design’s portfolio will become a component of this site in the coming months.

Contact information: Send resume, online portfolio and salary range desired to a.russell@perkinseastman.com  and n.leahy@perkinseastman.com

 

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