Environmental Graphic Designer

CallisonRTKL k

Los Angeles, CA

Nov 20
Job Description

CallisonRTKL seeks an Environmental Graphic Designer with 4-8 year experience to join its Commercial Practice Group located in Los Angeles, California. We are looking for a designer with experience working on Branded Environments, Wayfinding and Signage projects from Concept Design through Implementation.

- Designs projects from Concept through implementation
- Create sign location plans and message schedules
- Works closely with design team to support design and technical tasks
- Works from relevant consultant documents to generate detailed drawings of signing, wayfinding and thematic EGD elements (2 and 3-dimensional)
- Conducts research for the project team
- Provides technical guidance to junior staff
- Has strong layout and typography skills: ability to create, layout and design large presentations and environmental graphic design packages
- Familiar reviewing and approving shop drawings and material finishes

- Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Industrial Design or related field
- Minimum 3 years of Environmental Graphic Design experience
- Be proficient in drawing to scale and understand architectural drawings including plans, elevations, sections and details
- Working knowledge of materials, finishes, the EGD fabrication process and ADA standard compliance
- Understanding of fabrication techniques and processes
- Good written, verbal communication and typographic skills
- Demonstrate creativity and strong conceptual and visual communications skills
- Have an understanding of how to implement complex wayfinding strategies
- Possess an understanding of effective time management, deadlines and budgetary constraints
- An understanding of branding and the ability to weave a "brand story" into an environment or print deliverable
- Pro-active attitude with a willingness to learn and develop new skills and take on a variety of project types
- Experience with InDesign, Illustrator using CadTools, Photoshop and Sketchup
SignAgent Pro / FileMaker, Revit/CADD and Rhino3D a plus


With over 1,700 employees in offices all around the world, CallisonRTKL’s global reach means unlimited opportunities to create a positive impact on the built environment. At CallisonRTKL, you will be a critical member of a network of design professionals who value collaboration, fresh insight and bold talent. You will also be part of a sought-after corporate culture that supports dynamic career advancement and prizes work/life balance.