Create visuals that communicate effectively

Our Roseville/Sacramento office includes transportation planners, engineers, data analysts, visual communicators, and administrative specialists who describe each other as professional, collaborative, and approachable, and we’re seeking a GIS & Graphics Design Specialist to join the team. Recently recognized as #2 in the Sacramento Business Journal “Best Places to Work,” Fehr & Peers inspires employees through a culture of flexibility, autonomy, and entrepreneurial approaches to achieve the best in personal and professional development. Apply today if you’re an experienced GIS and Graphic Designer interested in:

Creating visuals that are professional and communicate effectively.

Performing data analytics and mapping functions in support of transportation projects.

Collaborating companywide on graphic design and cartography best practices

Will
GIS Specialist

“As a GIS Specialist I have the opportunity to partner closely with project managers to help bring designs to life and brainstorm creative solutions, all while being supported by and contributing to a company-wide GIS and design group of professionals. I’m looking for a teammate I can rely on, who is eager to put skills into action and continue to grow.”

Carrie
Senior GIS Specialist

“In an industry evolving quickly with technological advances, it is essential that we continually find creative ways to visualize data and tell a story. We make a difference in so many communities by improving transportation and presenting what we do in an understandable, relatable way.”

Greg
Associate

“Our work involves quite a bit of advanced technical analysis, and I look to our GIS and Visual Communications professionals as the experts for recommendations. It is invaluable to have someone on the team who won’t settle for simply “good enough,” but strives to find the very best solutions and visualization to fit each unique project we work on.”

More About the Role

Responsibilities

  • Create products that are professional and communicate effectively (e.g. transportation planning maps, project document/deliverables, high-end presentations, public meeting collateral, project diagrams/graphics, web tool design, etc.)
  • Perform basic to complex data analytics and mapping functions in support of transportation projects including GIS Systems and databases
  • Excel at cartographic design skills, with the ability to complete the cartography in a GIS setting
  • Perform various levels of technical illustration in Adobe Illustrator
  • Create and manage Geodatabases, and develop or use GIS-based modeling tools
  • Collaborate on marketing and project deliverables strategies
  • Collaborate with multiple specialized groups on companywide graphic design and cartography best practices
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to manage multiple deadlines

Qualifications

  • Must have knowledge of GIS tools , extensions and applications; mapping techniques and principles
  • Graphic design theory knowledge and interest, and working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (i.e. Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign)
  • Experience using combinations of Esri products for various results
  • Able to work and collaborate effectively with other creative and analytical staff
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to understand client questions and explain analytical results clearly and concisely (verbally, written, and visually) Effective interpersonal skills and commitment to collaboration
  • Knowledge or interest in programming languages such as Python, HTML, JavaScript, and CSS
  • Interest in researching new, innovative, and emerging technologies
  • Interest in using visualization tools such as Sketchup, City Engine
  • 2+ years of Practical and applied work experience (consulting experience a plus)
  • Portfolio of work required (containing finished projects using GIS, graphic design applications, and/or 3D simulations. github link also accepted)

 

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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.