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Deloitte Primary Graphic Designer-Government & Public Services in Seattle, Washington

Primary Graphic Designer-Government & Public Services

This experienced and design professional will provide leadership in the development, design, and coordination of client proposals, presentations and related business development design projects and materials. They will be responsible for managing the daily activities of the internal graphic designers and the coordination of proposals/presentations in addition to their own design projects. This position requires advanced experience in multiple software packages and the ability to produce large volumes of work consistently and accurately. They will also be responsible for complying with firm branding guidelines, departmental procedures and standards, internal client preferences and instructions, and mandatory solicitation requirements. The Designer must routinely address shifting priorities, stringent deadlines, last minute requirements to accomplish tasks within non-negotiable client deadlines. The Designer is accountable for undertaking prescribed and independent training, on-the-job learning assignments, and other opportunities to ensure growth and advancement in Graphic Design and their team's development. If you are an experienced graphic designer and have an interest in leading the development of impactful graphics for proposal opportunities, Deloitte's Government and Public Services (GPS) Pursuit Center of Excellence (PCOE) team is the place for you!

Work you'll do

  • As a Designer on our team you will:

  • Report to Primary Design Lead as part of the PCOE Design Team

  • Conceive of, design, and produce a full range of high-impact print and digital collateral to enhance readability, draw the reader into the content and distinguish the Deloitte US Firms in the marketplace.

  • Materials include but not limited to: infographics, presentations, proposals, etc. in print and digital formats

  • Art direction and strategic advisor on overarching design themes using design building blocks: cover, callouts, iconography, infographics, photography, language

  • Work directly with PPMD team to develop a presentation theme that visually communicates win themes and key messages

  • Strategically interface and brainstorm with senior PPMDs regarding the visual display of information; ability to grasp the substance of business issues being communicated and then re-articulate visual options that enhance/clarify audience understanding

  • Ensure all artistic elements of the proposal/presentation adhere to the theme and deliver Deloitte Differentiators consistently across all deliverables

  • Develop presentation and template themes, ensuring a creative yet consistent look and feel that enhances readability, draws in the reader, and adheres to and supports the Deloitte brand, visual identity, legal guidelines, and messaging; ensure brand and visual identity compliance as needed

  • Manage design process

  • Conceptualize and strategize on key graphics

  • Create and update graphics

  • Adjudicate/mitigate conflicts in design content

  • Ensure accuracy and currency of published graphics, QA all graphics

  • Ensure accuracy and currency of published graphics, coordinates with US India, QA all graphics

  • Demonstrate the ability to think creatively and express ideas orally and in writing; demonstrate listening and decision-making skills

  • Manage document formatting using Macro-enabled templates

  • Update Macro-enabled Word templates to customize for individual proposals

  • Ensure that proposal documents/graphics adhere to RFP delivery specifications, Deloitte quality standards, and brand standards

  • Production of proposals and visual aids, as required

  • Manage Digital delivery and print production

  • Manage content on SharePoint

  • Ensures that proposals adhere to RFP specifications

  • Interact directly with account staff, including executives

  • Provide guidance to Studio Designers as needed

  • Coordinate with Design Studio to obtain graphics, formatting, and finalization support to ensure that all project milestones/deadlines are met

  • Exercise judgment and project management skill to balance priorities and communicate to teams to meet and exceed project deadlines and commitments; keep internal clients informed of projects and progress

  • Participate in initiatives for design and/or pursuit projects not related to RFP Responses

Required Qualifications

  • Have approximately 5-8 years of relevant work experience

  • Bachelor's degree or related experience with preferred concentration in Marketing, Communications, Art, Business or comparable work experience

  • Excellent communicator - both written and oral

  • Proficient in MS PowerPoint, Word, Excel; Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator

  • Willingness and ability to create elegant, designed "feel" in programs such as PPT and Word that were not written primarily as design vehicles

  • Proven skills & educational training in typography, layout, composition, color theory & information design

  • Self-starter with strong work ethic and ability to manage own time and take initiative

  • Professional client service manner and ability to interact with all levels of management

  • Speed and agility; ability to work efficiently and effectively under pressure, developing creative design within tight deadlines

  • Experience working with teams in a professional services or large matrixed organization

  • Comfortable embedding with client service teams in 'war room' environments to develop and design materials in real-time

  • Demonstrated ability to manage complex projects and synthesize direction from many individuals

  • Travel required - approximately 10-20% per year, as dictated by pursuit demands

Preferred:

  • Proposal Design, Development, and Production experience

  • Fluency in Digital Media apps

  • Mobile App Development

  • UX/UI

  • Augmented and Virtual Reality

  • Develop microsites (Zoomforth)

Tools:

  • MS PowerPoint

  • MS Word

  • MS Excel

  • Adobe Creative Suite

  • Adobe PDF

  • SharePoint

  • MS Project

  • MS Visio

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

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