Corporate Visual

Communications 

Designer

Our Corporate Communications team brings the innovationservice, and difference of Fehr & Peers to life through creative and strategic branding, visuals, and messagingWe’re seeking a creative visual communicator with a background in building a brand and the ability to reflect and translate our company’s strengths and differentiators to foster partnerships with clients and beyond. This position is ideal for a designer who combines graphic communicationproject management, and groomed experience in learning to ‘speak’ transportation with a passion for empowering others, generating creative ideas, and translating goals into actionable outcomes across a variety of applicationsOur energetic and creative team looks forward to collaborating with a candidate who will be:

Able to inspire others toward shared goals

with a commitment to collaboratingconnecting patterns and people together with a united focusand training and mentoring others.

Dialed in on the tools needed to succeed

having a strong understanding of graphic design principles and awareness of current trends, proven experience with high-quality graphic production, and an interest in leveraging new technologies and techniques. 

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Representative of a natural trusted advisor

who values client service and demonstrates a consultative approach when exercising experience in brand management and articulating various forms of communication. 

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Motivated to raise our bar for visual communications

as a top-notch achiever and strategic thinker with an eye for the big picture and a knack for finding creative ways to achieve goals. 

Tamara

Senior Graphic Designer

I’m looking forward to partnering with a fellow designer to share knowledge, collaborate on new approaches, and test ideas. Together we’ll explore our creativity and discover innovative ways to take our design concepts to new levels.

Lauren

Communications Manager

“This position plays an important role in our branding, so an intuitive leader and strategic thinker with the motivation to contribute to the overall evolution of our firm’s communications would be an excellent fit for our team. Whether it is for a single project or part of larger, overarching goals, we need a self-starter to identify needs, share ideas, and collaborate effectively with everyone involved.”

Chris

Principal-in-Charge of Research & Development

“As a consulting firm focused on innovation, we rely on our Communications team to constantly have a finger on the pulse of the latest design trends to keep us at the forefront of visualization, messaging, and communications. Our ideal new designer will be adept at intuitively and strategically knowing how to design and message to the audience at hand.”

Tamara

Senior Graphic Designer

I’m looking forward to partnering with a fellow designer to share knowledge, collaborate on new approaches, and test ideas. Together we’ll explore our creativity and discover innovative ways to take our design concepts to new levels.

Lauren

Communications Manager

This position plays an important role in our branding, so an intuitive leader and strategic thinker with the motivation to contribute to the overall evolution of our firm’s communications would be an excellent fit for our team. Whether it is for a single project or part of larger, overarching goals, we need a self-starter to identify needs, share ideas, and collaborate effectively with everyone involved.

Chris

Principal-in-Charge of Research & Development

“As a consulting firm focused on innovation, we rely on our Communications team to constantly have a finger on the pulse of the latest design trends to keep us at the forefront of visualization, messaging, and communications. Our ideal new designer will be adept at intuitively and strategically knowing how to design and message to the audience at hand.”

More About the Role

Responsibilities

  • Practice adaptability and strategy in work processes and messaging amid the COVID-19 pandemic and as times and needs change
  • Serve as a valued member of our Corporate team, working to support office autonomy and minimize bureaucracy by remaining solutions-oriented and customizing our approaches
  • Play an important role on our five-person Corporate Communications team and collaborate with Visual Communications (Viscom) staff members throughout our markets
  • Contribute to company-wide initiatives by participating in the planning and execution of actions shaping the Fehr & Peers visual identity and messaging
  • Act as an ambassador of the brand, partnering to provide education on embodying the firm’s Style Guide and identifying opportunities for enhancement
  • Provide engaging design to translate transportation, promotional, and/or cultural messages into intuitive graphics, websites, and/or social media collateral
  • Work together with a team of technical professionals, supporting day-to-day operations and forward-thinking goals by applying your knowledge of visual communications to distill complex concepts into intuitive and relatable visuals
  • Continually share ideas and examples with colleagues
  • Collaborate with diverse consultant teams on marketing and project deliverable strategies
  • Manage time and workload effectively in a fast-paced, high-volume environment with the encouragement of work/life balance

Qualifications

  • Excellent visual and written communication skills
  • Established portfolio demonstrating visual design capabilities
  • 5+ years of work experience as a visual designer and general business marketing experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • 5+ years of project management experience, with a demonstrated ability to collaborate, train, mentor, and influence the work of other designers
  • Understanding of transportation planning and engineering principles and applications, or the aptitude to pick it up quickly
  • Strong interpersonal skills, a dedicated commitment to collaboration, and a creative approach to problem-solving
  • Superior organizational skills and the ability to multitask
  • Passion for learning new industry standards and cutting-edge software programs
  • Advanced proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop)
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat

Preferred Skills

  • Basic web design experience using WordPress or similar software
  • Experience with ESRI ArcGIS
  • Experience with 3D visualization software

This position will ideally work out of our Walnut Creek location alongside fellow Corporate and Communications team members, but we remain flexible should the right candidate be nearer to one of our other office locations and willing to travel a few times per year to the Corporate office as travel becomes more safe and feasible.

Fehr & Peers is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment in the workplace. We welcome applicants of diverse backgrounds, and hire without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, disability, genetic information, political affiliation, military service or any other characteristic protected by law. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Please remember to provide a copy or link to your portfolio. Thank you!

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