Talent Summary

Ruhnau Clarke Architects is seeking a Multimedia Design Specialist with strong emphasis on desktop publishing, photography and graphic design. This role will be responsible for developing print and digital designs in support of the marketing team in alignment with strategic objectives.

The ideal candidate balances multiple projects successfully from concept to launch while working closely with the marketing department and company executives; delights in visual storytelling; is a “visual thinker” with proficiency in graphic design, web design, desktop publishing and photography. Demonstrated mastery of Adobe Creative Suite – specifically Photoshop, Lightroom, Illustrator, and InDesign.

Multimedia Design

  • Create multimedia content that informs, educates, and inspires and use technical expertise to bring multimedia elements together to create a coherent narrative

  • Produce compelling print materials such as proposals, brochures, presentation decks, architectural award submissions, articles, tradeshow graphics, infographics and design books

  • Maintain brand consistency; act as brand gatekeeper for all design elements

  • Continually propose new and dynamic creative that evolves the Ruhnau Clarke brand identity

  • Develop illustrations, logos, and other designs

  • Create dynamic email designs that enhance our brand and drive engagement

  • Provide photography shooting and editing support for architectural projects and special events using professional grade equipment and lighting

  • Support 2D motion-graphic on architectural flythrough projects

  • Experience in film or video a plus but not required

Project Management

  • Manage multiple projects from concept through completion

  • Oversee design project timelines

  • Work cross-functionally with all departments to understand project requirements, deadlines and messaging objectives in order to create marketing materials that are on-brand

  • Manage design guidelines, digital assets, and graphic archives

  • Manage inventory of trade show presentation materials such as one- sheets, brochures and design books

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s in Graphic Design or related field. (Preferred, or equivalent experience).

  • At least 3+ years’ experience as a multimedia designer

  • Strong design, desktop layout and photography portfolio

  • Ability to interpret and communicate ideas in a visually compelling format

  • Passion for design and creative problem solving, conceptualizing, expanding and implementing brand messaging across a variety of media

  • Extensive experience with Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, HTML, photo editing and video editing software

  • Expert eye for detail and consistency; no detail is too small or insignificant

  • Knowledge of visual compositions, layouts, graphic fundamentals

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Documented experience producing motion graphics

  • Web design skills a plus

Desired Skills

  • Passion, Integrity, and Energy

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

  • Excellent organization, planning, and communication skills

  • Self-motivated, team player, with the ability to work independently, manage numerous projects simultaneously, and meet deadlines

  • Excellent verbal and written communication

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

  • Strong persuasive skills

  • A collaborative mindset and ability to work with varying and changing needs

  • Comfortable speaking to executive and clients, pitching ideas, and building relationships with varied stakeholders

If interested, please complete and submit the following form.