Roger Ferris + Partners is seeking high-performing, self-motivated graphic designers for fulltime positions within our main office in Westport, CT. Candidates must have an accredited degree in graphic design or another related field of study and two to six (2-6) years of experience working in the profession. Work experience in or within an architecture, interior and industrial design firms is advantageous. Candidates will be immersed in a collaborative and supportive studio culture with high expectations for design and creative excellence. Candidates will be expected to work closely with the leadership, design and marketing teams to create, develop and package project presentations, marketing and press kit material in both printed and digital media. Candidates must demonstrate a thorough understanding of the print production and design process along with a commitment and desire to stay current and up to date with new production techniques and graphic arts trends through. Candidates must be fluent in digital content production and management, including websites, social media feeds, online advertising and promotion and email campaigns. Candidates will be expected to balance multiple assignments across our board and diverse team structure while adhering to established deadlines. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.
Experience and Qualifications:
Legal status to work in the US, including a valid working permit and/or visa
Completion of an accredited program in graphic design or another related field of study
Two to six (2-6) years of professional experience in the profession - experience with or within architecture, interior and industrial design firms is advantageous
Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills
Highly collaborative and able to contribute positively within a team structure
Strong design skills and an innate desire to produce meaningful work
Meticulous, detail-oriented and well organized
Exceptional time management skills
A flexible and open attitude towards different working methods
Familiarity with Microsoft Office. Familiarity with architectural design software, such as AutoCAD, Revit, Rhino, Sketch-Up and various rendering programs and plug-ins is advantageous
Knowledge of and proficiency in the production of printed media and digital content
Advanced knowledge of and proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, specifically Photoshop, Illustrator and In-Design
Roger Ferris and Partners is a renowned Architectural firm practicing architecture, interior design and masterplanning services for private and public sectors. Our design approach synthesizes creative imagination and rational logic. Our approach to design and our passion for diverse and challenging projects is enhanced by the ability to cross-pollinate design skills among building typologies. The design strategies employed are defined by a clear organizational methodology and are implemented through careful attention to human scale. In fact, practicing architecture and planning at a variety of scales is not only a component of the firm’s root philosophy, it supports and advances our work.
Upon examining our body of work, one discovers projects that are not necessarily linked stylistically; however, each design solution represents a contextual response, whether to an existing urban environment or to elements in a natural landscape. We have strategically pursued work with a wide range of clients, resulting in projects of various types and scales. These include master plans, commercial buildings, office interiors and single-family residences. Each discipline informs the other an...d the projects vary in size from small and often intricate essays in interior design to large, complex buildings defined by beautifully proportioned, well-executed spaces with well-developed details. Our methodology embodies unique design sensitivity and allows for a focused approach that is applied in various ways to all of the firm’s projects. The firm is committed to providing noteworthy architecture that responds to its environment while still further engaging the process of design exploration. The multitude of our project scales allows for investigations in details and construction methods unparalleled by most practices. Roger Ferris and Partners have won over 70 regional and national awards and international citations and are recognized as a world leader in both commercial and residential architecture.