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WSP USA Senior Graphic Designer in Somerville, Massachusetts

Senior Graphic Designer

Req ID 5401

Senior Graphic Designer

Who We Are

At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. We’re looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. To do this, we hire candidates of all backgrounds. That’s why here at WSP, inclusion, diversity, equity and belonging are core principles. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!

This Opportunity

Be involved in projects with our Northeast Region Strategic Growth Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges. WSP is currently initiating a search for a full time Senior Graphic Designer . The position can be located within any of our major states within the Northeast Region (Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts, or Connecticut) .

This is an opportunity to be a part delivering critical infrastructure that supports the safe and sustainable growth of the communities in which we live. While based in a specific office, the Senior Graphic Designer will serve as a regional resource working throughout a multi-state region. The position will integrate with a high performing, supportive team of marketing coordinators, graphic designers, and strategy development staff responsible for securing some of the largest infrastructure projects in the Western U.S. The candidate will be responsible for consultation, art direction and production, and proposal support with strong attention to detail, a focus on efficiency and quality, and high level of collaboration in a fast-paced team environment.

Position requires ability for both self-management and leadership. Individuals must be articulate (verbal, written), attentive listeners, and willing to be flexible and adaptable to changing requirements. The principal responsibilities of the role are to create original artwork and illustrations and provide a variety of graphic design services for multiple display platforms and presentation consultation that supports marketing, business development and project pursuits, for technical and non-technical audiences. Position requires regular collaboration with marketing staff, business development managers, project managers, and technical experts.

Successful individuals will possess creative and innovative graphic design skills and artistic talent for print and multimedia presentations and be adept at applying user experience/usability concepts to design. Position requires multi-tasking daily, with the ability to self-manage tasks on multiple short and long-term projects. Individuals must be articulate, attentive listeners, comfortable with client relations, and able to think outside the boundaries of traditional design.

At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!

Your Impact

  • Provide industry-leading creative approaches to proposals, presentations, printed and digital materials

  • Work independently with proposal and presentation teams on storyboarding and graphics development, and translate business information and reports into charts and graphics

  • Envision and create graphics that convey complex technical subjects in a compelling and easy to understand manner

  • Work closely with technical and marketing teams to execute all graphic elements of proposals, from long document layout in InDesign to individual graphic development for placement within document

  • Accountable and responsible for meeting deadlines and following through on commitments with attention to detail

  • Work in a fast-paced, multiple deadline environment

Who You Are

Required Qualifications

  • 5-7+ years of experience

  • Proficient Adobe Creative Suite Skills (Illustrator, InDesign, PhotoShop, etc.)

  • Proficient Microsoft Word, PowerPoint skills

  • Strong design sense and creativity with integration of color, typography, photography and illustrative graphic elements

  • Demonstrated design creativity and ability to translate technical ideas to creative, visual displays

  • Strong, effective written and verbal communication and organizational skills with a customer service orientation

  • Strong attention to detail and a committment to excellence while working in a deadline oriented environment

  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures

  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in the architecture, engineering, construction, journalism, real estate or service related business

  • Experience leading process enhancements

  • Experience leading teams and supervising staff

  • Experience with PC-based platforms


Additional Requirements

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Additional Details

  • Travel Required: N/A - No travel required

  • Job Status: Regular

  • Employee Type: Full

  • Primary Location: NEW YORK - PENN PLAZA

  • All locations: US-CT-Glastonbury, US-CT-Rocky Hill, US-CT-Shelton, US-MA-Boston, US-MA-Somerville, US-MA-Westborough, US-MA-Worcester, US-NJ-Jersey City, US-NJ-Lawrenceville, US-NJ-Marlton, US-NJ-Morris Township, US-NJ-Mount Laurel, US-NJ-Newark, US-NJ-Upper Saddle River, US-NY-Albany, US-NY-Binghamton, US-NY-Buffalo, US-NY-Dale, US-NY-Goshen, US-NY-Hauppauge, US-NY-Hawthorne, US-NY-Horseheads, US-NY-Lancaster, US-NY-Latham, US-NY-Long Island City, US-NY-New York, US-NY-Pittsford, US-NY-Rochester, US-NY-Troy, US-NY-Utica, US-NY-Valhalla, US-PA-Bethlehem, US-PA-Bristol, US-PA-Ephrata, US-PA-Exton, US-PA-Levittown, US-PA-Philadelphia, US-PA-Pittsburgh, US-PA-Wexford

About WSP

WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 12,000 employees in over 200 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.

WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?

WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.

The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.