Graphic Designer
Parsons Corporation - Chicago, IL

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Graphic Designer, Illionois Chicago

Parsons is one of the world’s largest transportation planning, engineering, and construction firms. We have an extensive portfolio of diverse transportation projects including rail and transit, road and highway, bridge and tunnel, and aviation infrastructure. Parsons expertise encompasses all phases of transportation engineering operations - from the initial planning stage through final design, construction, and commissioning.

Parsons has the people and power to move the world.

Design and create various types of deliverables in a collaborative, engaged, and team-oriented environment. Act as a creative resource, assisting internal clients in identifying their design needs and providing them with creative and dynamic solutions.

Collaborate with writers, editors, coordinators, marketing and virtual design/3D staff within Core Services and externally. Develop graphic solutions for clients worldwide.

The graphic designer position is based in Chicago, Illinois, within Core Services’ Graphic Design Group. This position may require periodic travel.


Plan, analyze, and create visual solutions.


Design innovative identities for packaging proposals and presentations in print and electronic format.


Develop graphics for small and large format print and for electronic media.


Solicit bids from print vendor and manage print production.


Prepare final layout for print and oversee the production process internally or with vendors.


Understand brand and the importance of brand standards and be able to apply established standards and formats when necessary.


Individual should be self-motivated and able to follow-through on assignments independently and under the direction of staff manager, lead, or senior designer.


Work well independently and in a team setting.


Perform other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate



BA degree in graphic design preferred, associate degree considered; 2-5 years of work experience in graphic design. Bilingual abilities a plus, including fluent verbal and written skills.



Demonstrated experience using Adobe Creative Suite (including InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat); strong knowledge of version 5.5 or up preferred, along with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office 2007 (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).


Must have experience translating business information into compelling visuals, e.g., charts, graphs, informational graphics; experience creating maps and working with architectural and engineering drawings and information a plus


Candidate’s portfolio must demonstrate a good eye for color, composition, legibility, and creativity.


A good understanding of print production processes.


Additionally, the ability to create and edit web graphics, along with skills and experience in HTML, CSS, Flash, Dreamweaver, and Web design are highly desirable; SharePoint and HTML5 experience is a plus.

Communication/Time Management

Strong interpersonal skills; can express and present

ideas, listen well, and work in a team environment

Solid writing/proofing skills.

Good problem-solving and organizational skills

Parsons offers an ethical, challenging, diverse, rewarding and fun work experience where enthusiastic, responsible people use their energy, talent and dedication to make a difference in the world.

We provide career growth and development, a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, and life insurance; tuition reimbursement program; credit union membership; Employee Stock Ownership Plan and a 401(k) plan. Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace.


Founded in 1944, Parsons, an engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm with revenues of $2.7 billion in 2011, is 100% owned by the Employee Stock Ownership Trust. We conquer the toughest logistical challenges and deliver design/design-build, program/construction management, professional services, and innovative alternative delivery solutions to private industrial customers worldwide as well as to federal, regional, and local government agencies. Parsons is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, environmental, and defense/security. Currently, more than 11,500 Parsons’ employees are engaged in more than 2,200 projects in 50 states and 26 countries. These dedicated workers speak 79 languages collectively, and hold more than 7,700 college degrees and professional registrations. Parsons' employees continue to go anywhere in the world, meet every technical and management challenge, and persevere until the job is done.





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