Sr. Graphic Designer - Kiewit Energy

Location: 

Lenexa, KS, US Kansas City, KS, US Houston, TX, US

Requisition ID: 172800 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Home District/Group: KEG Business Development 

Department: Business Development & Proposals 

Market: Power 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

We are seeking a Senior Graphic Designer to join our in-house creative team. This role is for an innovative thinker with a strong understanding of design fundamentals and the ability to approach each task with new creative solutions. The senior graphic designer is responsible for the visual elements of marketing materials, proposals, presentations, events, videos and more for Kiewit’s diverse markets. The ideal candidate should have excellent communication skills, a collaborative spirit, and the skills to lead a project from conception to delivery. 

District Overview

The Kiewit Energy marketing, creative and proposal team provide get-work services to an array of markets, including power generation, transmission and distribution, renewables, industrial, oil and gas, and water/wastewater. Individuals in this department get exposure to a mix of high profile, complex pursuits across North America valued from $5M-$6B. This incredibly profitable, competitive, fun group focuses on winning more work with high-quality, client-focused sales strategies through creative communication techniques. Our rapidly growing team, which includes graphic designers, proposal professionals, writers, digital strategists, marketers, and data analytics brings vast experience, communication expertise, innovative concepts, and best practices to all projects we support across the company. 

Location

This position can be based out of our Lenexa, KS or Houston, TX offices. Opportunities for flexible work are available. 

Responsibilities

  • Lead and execute creative projects from concept through completion in all print and electronic media forms. 
  • Develop visually persuasive marketing collateral with the marketing team, including brochures, flyers, banners, social, client presentations and more. 
  • Lead the development of visual elements for events, including but not limited to trade show graphics, banners, signage, invitations, giveaways and apparel. Responsible for communicating the Kiewit brand to the intended audience using established brand standards. 
  • Collaborate with the proposals team and subject matter experts to brainstorm and develop unique branding, professional page layouts and highly technical, compelling infographics to support each pursuit strategy. 
  • Manage production of all print pieces, including using in-house production tools and communicating with vendors. 
  • Execute video and motion graphics projects from start to finish. Collaborate with internal clients and external vendors to produce compelling videos on time and budget. 
  • Provide effective and timely solutions for any level of creative requests.  
  • Lead and execute multiple projects with shifting priorities in a deadline-driven environment.

Qualifications

  • A degree in a design or related field (e.g., graphic design, visual communications, marketing, etc.) or the equivalent work experience.
  • 5+ years of experience working in design or marketing teams, digital or advertising agencies.
  • Electronic portfolio required. Must include examples of a multi-page document layout, logo design, marketing collateral and infographic.
  • Adobe Creative Suite expert user (InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator required). 
  • Microsoft Office 360 expert user (PowerPoint and Word required). 
  • Photography, videography, video editing and motion graphics skills preferred. 
  • Expert knowledge of graphic design fundamentals and processes and innate attention to detail  
  • Strong creative, organizational, problem solving and time-management skills. 
  • Works well independently and on a team. 
  • Occasional travel may be required.

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Other Requirements:

  • Regular, reliable attendance 
  • Work productively and meet deadlines timely
  • Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment.
  • Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
  • Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.
  • May work at various different locations and conditions may vary.

 

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
 


There’s no limit to what you’ll do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.


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