Information Designer - Sheehan Nagle Hartray Architects


Sheehan Nagle Hartray Architects / Chicago, IL United States / Website


Sheehan Nagle Hartray Architects (SNHA) is an award-winning architectural practice formed of the merger of Nagle Hartray Architects and Sheehan Partners, ltd (SPARCH). This merger brought together the 50+ year legacy and diversity of project types of the Nagle Hartray office with the technical experience and performance-driven design approach that had made SPARCH a leader in the design of mission critical facilities. With offices in Chicago and London, SNHA serves a diverse range of public, institutional, and corporate clients and an equally diverse range of project types including housing, early and higher education facilities, public libraries and other civic buildings, as well as mission critical facilities for global technology leaders.


Sheehan Nagle Hartray Architects (SNHA) are seeking to establish a role within the firm dedicated to building in-house capabilities and products that seek to explain and transform the architectural and construction industry. Blending applied research, strategic thinking, and design methods, we seek graphic innovation that will explain the future of our profession. We seek an empathetic and insightful thinker who is curious about understanding our practice and cutting-edge architectural technologies, and can translate those insights into clear, visual products. In this role, you will work with our team and our clients and will have opportunities to wear many hats along the way - from researcher to designer to storyteller. This role is all about visual storytelling, design thinking, and bringing ambiguous, abstract, and structured complex data and stories to life. Ideal candidates are strategic, flexible, and collaborative thinkers. In this role, you will translate research insights into models, frameworks, graphics, and concepts which will be utilized to help solve our clients' most complex design challenges.


Ideal candidates are passionate about design and information and the stories that weave those together. You are flexible and capable of adapting to changing requirements and assignments, and able to work within tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment. This candidate is professional and detail oriented and is willing to take initiative to own projects and expand skills, knowledge, and responsibilities. Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor's Degree in Visual Communication, Graphic Design, or Industrial Design. 3-5 years of experience designing static and interactive presentations and graphics. Essential Skills and Knowledge: Excellent sketching and prototyping, Graphic design and information modeling, good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate well verbally and in writing. Advanced visual design skills with a strong understanding of hierarchy, topography, balance, color use and white space. Proficient with Adobe Creative Cloud (Acrobat Pro, Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign), Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Teams) and Data Visualization Tools. A portfolio that showcases advanced presentation-design skills, including animations, dynamic charts, and diagrams. Candidates with experience editing video (Final Cut, Adobe Premiere and After Effects) and/or visual storytelling preferred. Knowledge of coding and scripting a plus.


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