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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Graphic Design Professional in RICHLAND, Washington

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 309329

Directorate: Communications & Information Technology

Division: Communications

Group: Creative Services

Job Description

  • Design a wide variety of print and electronic communications products that support requirements of S&T staff and leaders at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

  • Ensure consistency through rigorously applying PNNL, and associated, visual identity standards; apply appropriate document templates and adherence to the institutional brand style guide

  • Serve as a strategic member of a dedicated in-house team of creative professionals under the direction of the Creative Director, with direct report to the Manager of Creative Services

  • Collaborate with, and provide professional services to, internal S&T clients through the entire life cycle of a project, that is from determining project requirements through successful project delivery

  • Success will be measured through pre-determined metrics, client feedback, team member interactions, and management observation

  • Ability to provide good customer service; patient, attentive, good interpersonal communication skills, time-management skills, and use of positive language. Strong organizational skills

  • Pay strict attention to detail, technical accuracy, and graphic design expertise to translate scientific concepts into detailed, yet visually engaging, communications products

  • Experience using e-forms to input data; ability to use an online workflow system to initiate communications work

  • Able to work effectively on multiple simultaneous projects with varying priorities and timelines

  • Ability to work with peers and leadership across the Division to establish effective working relationships

  • Comfortable speaking to groups of people

  • Utilize the Division workflow system, “CommWorks,” to record assignments, monitor progress, and route work.

  • Perform other duties as required/assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Commercial Art, Technical Communications, Computer Science, or a related field and 5+ years of relevant work experience, or advanced degree and 2+ years of experience

  • Up-to-date knowledge of current tools and trends in graphic design for print and digital output, including proper file preparation requirements and conventions.

  • Ability to simultaneously handle multiple projects and meet frequent on-demand deadlines in a fast-paced, highly technical team environment with little oversight

  • Strong organization skills and ability to manage time-sensitive project requests and complete such projects within the timeframe provided

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated proficiency with industry-standard software, including the Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office applications

  • Uses industry best practices, including file management, file setup, and print production

  • Power user of PowerPoint, and in creating highly designed and polished presentations utilizing animation

  • Expert at technical, informational, or conceptual illustration including infographics

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Diverse portfolio

  • Experience with 3D modeling and rendering software

  • Proficiency in digital animation tools and techniques for motion graphics, including kinetic typography

  • Skilled in video capture and editing, as well as sound production

  • Familiarity with commercial photography, including lighting and composition

Equal Employment Opportunity

Battelle Memorial Institute (BMI) at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and supports diversity in the workplace. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital or family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. All BMI staff must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States. BMI is an E-Verify employer. Learn more at

Directorate: Comm & Information Technology

Job Category: Computation and Information Sciences

Group: Creative Services

Opening Date: 2019-05-14

Closing Date: 2019-05-28