~~IA Interior Architects translates client goals, brand and culture into powerful environments built around people, processes, technologies and business drivers. Our clients in diverse markets worldwide require high-performance, visually compelling and sustainable environments to move their enterprise forward, support their culture, engage their staff, integrate technology and drive efficiencies. As architects, designers, workplace strategists and environmental specialists in the largest global architecture firm concentrating exclusively on interiors, we help clients articulate and align their business strategies and core values with the dynamic use of space.Our team members are collaborative, creative, professional, expert and entrepreneurial. Joining our team requires skill, daring, leadership, teaming, humor and a love of interiors. We are presently searching for a full-time Senior Environmental Graphic Designer in our San Francisco office. The Senior Environmental Graphic Designer leads the design and development of a variety of deliverables, including brand development, signage and environmental graphic programs from schematic through construction documents. This will involve design strategy and concept development, directing support staff in refining and producing these concepts into reality, presenting to clients, interfacing with vendors, and providing marketing and work plan/ scheduling support to the Director. Specific responsibilities will include: Actively participates in and oversees the design, development and production of environmental graphicsManages and prepares plans, message schedules, sections, elevations and drawing packagesManages the budget, scope and schedule for the environmental graphic design portion of a projectEnsures adherence to set budget and immediately informs Manager of any potential variances to the budgetMentors the work of Junior, Intermediate, and Environmental Graphic DesignersOversees tasks and provides feedback on work productCreates innovative, creative and complete design concepts and presents to clientsConducts client interviews to determine environmental graphic requirements REQUIRED EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCEBachelor’s degree in Graphics, Industrial Design or Interior Design: equivalent experience may be substituted7+ years’ experience or equivalent educational experience: environmental graphic design, signage design, 3D/2D graphics, interactive design, industrial design and 3D design/visualization; art direction and creative leadership experience REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIESAdvanced sketching and rendering skillsExpert knowledge of working drawings and proceduresDemonstrated competency in all phases of environmental graphicsAbility to coordinate custom solutions with fabricator and installerUnderstanding of branding concepts and the potential for their application to, relationship with and integration into the built environmentExpert visual sense and understanding of typography, composition, multiple media platforms, legibility, standards development, documentation, fabrication and implementationAdvanced MS Office Suite skillsExpert Adobe Creative Suite skills, including Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesignExcellent verbal, graphic and written communications skillsExtensive presentation and graphic communication skills, able to fully express design concepts to clientsProven ability to work collaborativelyExcellent project and relationship management skills Please submit a portfolio or work examples with your application IA Interior Architects is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran
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