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Graphic Designer

We have an immediate opening for a Graphic Designer in ZGF’s New York City office. We seek a driven professional who desires an opportunity to grow their career in a collaborative, team-oriented design environment. Our New York studio thrives on multidisciplinary engagement, while practicing at the intersection of architecture, interiors, and urban design. A successful candidate is self-motivated, curious, and brings an appetite to consistently “raise the bar.”  

As a Graphic Designer, you will:

  • Join an experienced, creative marketing team
  • Develop, design, and creatively solve complex design challenges for print, presentation, web, and environmental graphics
  • Be responsible for the design and production of graphics associated with the New York office’s and firmwide marketing and communications efforts, including: qualifications, proposals, diagrams, infographics, presentations, and templates
  • Collaborate with project teams in branding, environmental design, corporate identity systems, signage commissions, design guidelines, and design reports
  • Advance projects with minimal oversight
  • Maintain graphic assets for ZGF projects
  • Update design knowledge by participating in professional organizations, researching technology and production techniques, and maintaining personal networks


  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic arts or related design, with a minimum of 4 years professional experience
  • Experience in the architectural field or with environmental graphic design is a plus
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Advanced experience and proficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop) and PowerPoint is a must; working knowledge of database programs (Deltek Vision, Axomic OpenAsset) is a plus
  • Experience with raw HTML and CSS, and a working knowledge of WordPress a plus
  • Strong conceptual graphic design skills
  • Experience working with current and evolving digital technology and media, and printing and production techniques
  • Ability to work quickly in a deadline-driven environment; respond to and prioritize multiple requests; be responsive to the time-critical nature of marketing deadlines
  • Strong project management, organizational, and time management skills
  • Strong storytelling and problem-solving skills—the ability to distill multiple ideas into clear and compelling graphics
  • Proficiency in review of design details, such as typography, alignment, and hierarchy
  • Consistent pursuit of innovation and desire to raise the bar
  • Able to travel to other ZGF offices and/or client project locations as needed

Apply with:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Portfolio

*Portfolios ought to be submitted for all design positions (Architecture, Interiors, Planning, etc.). Applications without work samples will not be reviewed.  Portfolios should be a link to URL or one PDF attachment.

ZGF Architects LLP is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We invite qualified candidates to apply online posting resume and portfolio.

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