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CH2M HILL is distinguished as a leading infrastructure firm and as a great place to work. In fact, in 2003, Fortune magazine recognized CH2M HILL as one of the top 100 firms for its flexible work environment, employee benefits, and employee ownership program. The people of CH2M HILL exhibit a pride, personal dedication, and a trust in colleagues and leadership that creates a truly unique work environment that directly benefits our clients.


We are currently looking for a Lead Graphic Designer to work on CH2M HILL’s complex projects. Assignments will vary from layout and design of documents, preparing complex document templates and covers, proposal graphics, high-end presentation coordination, and story boarding. Will need to present several high-quality graphics options to project managers as well as take full responsibility for the quality of work under his/her direction. This Graphics Lead will also be given the opportunity to perform cost estimation duties as well as help mentor junior team members.


Qualified candidates must be proficient in Adobe Office Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator). Also must have the ability to produce proof graphics in PowerPoint for proposals and presentations, have the ability to develop visual information from written information or verbal instructions, as well as have PC-based skills with a knowledge of MicroSoft Office Suite. Willing to travel 10-15% of the time will also be a requirement.


• Knowledge and Skills

Confident in all aspects of graphic design such as layout and design, and preparing electronic files for reproduction. Demonstrated broad knowledge of graphic design hardware and software, and automated production processes. Proficient in computer programs for page layout, illustration and graphics, presentations, photo scanning, photo retouching, multimedia, and prepress. Excellent understanding of printing processes and how to prepare work for reproduction. Works from an understanding of the firm and industry. Excellent computer literacy on PC. Knowledge of Internet web design.


• Decisionmaking and Problem Resolution

Decisions are based on requirements of the project, including cost, quality, and deadline considerations. Makes recommendations on major decisions affecting the team, department, or business group. Strong ability to work as a team, make recommendations and be open to change while working to complete proposal deadlines.


• Direction of Others/Coordination

Uses a broad external network of contacts for efficient, economic use of out-of-house services. May be asked to provide input on the development of graphic design policy and procedures. May participate in the hiring and training of graphic design staff.


• Planning and Scheduling

Responsible for planning larger or more complex tasks, staying on schedule, and notifying staff group leader or project manager of any potential conflicts. Able to create accurate schedules and budgets for assigned projects.


To apply, email your resumes to careers@ch2m.com, and reference 9929BR/CBDCP in the subject line. CH2M HILL is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

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