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Environmental Graphic Designer

Landscape Architecture, Alexandria, Virginia

LandDesign is a collection of visionaries and problem solvers who believe in the power of balance, combining creativity and practicality to design what we know will thrive. We leverage our diverse expertise and relentless curiosity to deliver innovative, attainable big ideas — aligning our clients’ vision with the culture of the community to delight those who will enjoy the space. We are driven by a boundless desire for better, because we believe that learning is lifelong and growth is infinite. This curiosity and uncommon collaboration fuel our culture and drive ideas that continuously improve our practice and the people who are part of it.

This position will be responsible for contributing to a wide variety of environmental graphics, wayfinding and signage design. The ability to interpret message strategies, brainstorm ideas, and collaborate with internal clients, design and communications team is essential. A candidate should be comfortable being a part of a team from concept through execution.

Requirements:
  • At least two years of professional design experience required.
  • Bachelors degree in graphic design or related field such as architecture, industrial design or landscape architecture.

Essential Skills and Knowledge:

  • Strong portfolio required - polished portfolio should demonstrate experience with a variety of media and expert knowledge of design: layout, color theory, typography, etc.
  • Ability to translate existing brand identities to various types of project collateral (i.e. exhibits, presentations, built media).
  • Skilled at taking existing content and messaging and translating that into compelling graphic communications media.
  • Ability to coordinate with vendors such as printers, sign fabricators, and material representatives and familiarity with preparing production artwork.
  • Flexible, adaptable and able to work under pressure with unfailing attention to detail in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and communication skills (verbal + written).
  • Personality full of passion, integrity, and energy.
Software/Abilities:
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator – portfolio should demonstrate these skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite: PowerPoint, Word, Teams and Outlook.
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD. 
  • Familiarity with Google Maps.
  • Fluency in a PC environment.
Highly Desired Skills:
  • Signage/Wayfinding/Environmental Graphics knowledge.
  • Strong understanding of scale in the built environment.
  • Ability to read and understand architectural and landscape plans and drawings.
  • 3D Modeling Experience: Sketch-Up, Rhino, Lumion.
Please provide a link to either a portfolio or work samples. Applicants must include a portfolio or work samples for consideration. All candidates should apply directly through our website: www.landdesign.com/careers.

Employees are offered a competitive compensation package and robust benefits package that includes access to wellness programming, 401k retirement plan, paid holidays, paid time off, paid parental leave, paid volunteer hours, health, dental, vision, life, and disability insurances. 

LandDesign is an equal opportunity employer and values a diverse workplace.

LandDesigner Benefits

Employees are offered a competitive compensation package, including a 401k retirement program and paid holidays, as well as health, life, dental, vision, and disability insurances.

8 Hours Volunteer PTO

Parental Leave

Commuter Benefits for Alternative Transportation

Family-First, Work-Life Balance

Personal and Professional Growth Programs

Health and Wellness Support

60% of our partners have been here their entire career

Work Hard but Stay Well

We designed our wellness program to support and contribute to the health and well-being of all our colleagues.

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29%

of leadership roles are occupied by women

47%

of interns return for full-time positions

30%

of employees have been here more than 5 years

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