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HNTB Graphic Designer in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

What We're Looking For

HNTB Corporation seeks a creative and collaborative graphic/web designer who will report to the supervisor of the Wisconsin Graphics and Publications team. This individual will conceptualize and create a wide variety of original graphic art, assets and layouts for print and digital platforms to communicate concepts and ideas consistently and effectively.

Primary Focus Will Include:

  • Use Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft PowerPoint and web and CMS applications create high-quality visual content including document layouts, infographics, technical illustrations, presentations, logos and collateral, and websites and animated and motion graphics

  • Collaborate with team members and internal clients across HNTB, including receiving and responding to creative feedback

  • Initiate and complete tasks while adhering to established workflows and review/delivery timelines

  • Analyze and identify cost-effective options to meet project requirements

  • Organize, maintain and archive working files according to established processes

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:


  • Bachelor’s or Associate degree in graphic design, web design or related area

  • 5 years professional print/web design experience

  • In lieu of education, 7 years print/web design experience

Software Skills

Expertise in the following applications:

  • Adobe Illustrator

  • Adobe InDesign

  • Adobe Photoshop

  • Adobe Acrobat

  • Microsoft PowerPoint

  • At least one CMS/web builder application

Working knowledge of the following applications:

  • Adobe After Effects

  • Adobe Animate

  • Adobe Dreamweaver

  • Microsoft Word

Applied use of the following skills:

  • Fundamentals of web frameworks


  • Programming language such as Python, Java or similar


What You'll Need

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Creates detailed charts and graphs illustrating HNTB’s strategy for the project to clients. Designs covers, tabs and dividers that are required for client submission presentations. Prepares preliminary sketches, renderings, and/or mock-ups, coordinates customer approval, or recommends and performs modifications as needed. Performs final design and layout of materials, including color schemes, typefaces, camera-ready artwork, cutting overlays, etc. Interacts with HNTB staff and clients to create initial materials, concepts and ideas that conform to client needs and timelines.

  • Develops materials for interviewing with the client, such as boards, PowerPoint presentations and leave behinds.

  • Assists in concept development of program identified, logos and other graphic elements to graphically link program materials.

  • Designs and performs preliminary layout of various materials including brochures, flyers, media release templates, exhibit boards, newsletters, report covers and other printed materials.

  • Helps coordinate production of materials by outside vendors as well as internal staff. Provides detailed and accurate cost estimates for all printed graphics.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Communications, Art, Graphic Design, or related area

  • 3 years art/graphic design experience

  • In lieu of education, 7 years art/graphic design experience

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

About Us

For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.

Just like we are committed to delivering for our clients, HNTB is also committed to delivering for you by offering benefits to protect the health of you and your family, help you balance family and career, and build your savings for retirement. Learn more by visiting HNTB Total Rewards at .

HNTB is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer at .

HNTB does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law. We will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with a disability where appropriate.

Work Authorization

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law).

Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is typically not available for entry level positions.

HNTB participates in E-Verify at

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EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans

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