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AECOM Senior Graphic Designer in Taguig City, Philippines

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Senior Graphic Designer to be based in Manila, Philippines

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunities for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise, and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment, and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Job Description:

This role is primarily working as a graphic designer for major pursuit bids, with the opportunity to also get involved in the marketing-related design, should the opportunity arise. The successful candidate will have bid-related experience and skill-sets, ideally in the design and engineering industry. The successful candidate will have strong visual communications ability, the ability to execute visual strategy for complex bid requirements, and the delivery of appropriate, compliant, creative design concepts for bids and presentations across print and digital platforms. This includes the overall layout, design, infographics, etc. to produce graphic design work for bids as well as contributing to the development of new bid concepts, graphic standards and templates, and improved processes and workflow systems. An ability to work calmly under time pressure and meet deadlines is particularly important in this role.

The successful candidate will be advanced with Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Word and confident in their ability to visualize their concepts and articulate ideas to the bid managers. Strong communication skills are essential, to enable discussion and development of thinking around infographics with subject matter experts.

You should have a flexible approach to work working hours, working during UK hours, or there may be occasions where it may benefit working Manila hours depending on the individual bid process and timeline.

  • Production of end-to-end bid documentation and supporting material to meet quality and deadline expectations

  • Analyses design request requirements and communicates with the bid lead for full clarity and understanding

  • Ensure compliance with the required proposal deliverables and client instructions

  • The overall layout, design, and production activities

  • Plan, create, edit, complete, and stores graphics and documents in compliance with the bid programme and agreed on deliverables, maintaining ownership of version control

  • Work collaboratively with subject matter experts to turn written, numerical and existing content into compelling graphical representations

  • Design infographics, maps, charts, and technical illustrations for proposals

  • Manage graphic design production efforts for proposals, presentations, and occasionally marketing collateral

  • Coordinate production and distribution of printed bid materials

  • Design executive bid presentations

  • Develop collateral and material processes to support the bid teams

  • Research and develop new ways of presenting our brand

  • Obtain appropriate images through royalty-free purchase, company's image collection, and/or the creation of original artwork

  • Address critical and unique issues with the guidance of the Team Lead for timely resolution of escalated issues. Identify risks and propose ways to prevent the occurrence of similar issues and concerns

  • Work with Team Lead to develop process improvement initiatives

  • Lead and support key projects and provide guidance and technical expertise to junior members of the team

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in any four-year course, preferably in Graphic Arts, Design, Communications, and other similar courses, however, experience as a bid graphic designer is key

  • At least five (5) years of experience, in a graphic design function, in a corporate environment, working on complex bids/proposals in both Adobe Creative software and MS Word

  • Experience in collaborating with diverse, cross-cultural and multi-disciplinary teams

  • Proven skills in producing proposal content within a complex business environment

  • Strong attention to detail and excellent time-management and organizational skills

  • A portfolio that demonstrates a solid background in bid related graphic design work in print and digital

  • Proven ability to manage multiple, deadline-driven projects at once

  • A strong understanding and creative approach to brand identity and visual aesthetics

  • Experience in developing innovative design concepts, project management, taking briefs, and print production experience

  • Excellent proficiency in MS Word, PowerPoint, and Adobe Creative Suite including InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to be thorough and meticulous in completing assigned tasks and with the ability to propose ways to prevent or eliminate errors, discrepancies & issues. (Attention to Detail)

  • Ability to maintain a high level of collaboration among multiple internal and external stakeholders to effectively arrive at solutions and develop initiatives. (Collaboration)

  • Ability to effectively communicate within a varied audience and internal and external customers using different platforms. (Communication)

  • Ability to maintain good customer relationships and initiate ways to improve customer experience (Customer Service)

  • Ability to identify and resolve moderate and complex issues by applying best practices and technical expertise and may recommend solutions for unique scenarios. (Problem Solving)

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Marketing

Business Line Geography OH

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Philippines

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 257805BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.