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Illustrator and Visual Communications Specialist


At Arup, our innovative spirit compels us to express our ingenuity in unique ways —developing many of the world’s most innovative and sustainable buildings, transport and civil engineering projects. Arup is a global engineering, consulting and planning firm of 14,000 creative minds. Our integrated approach to engineering, design and planning brings together the best professionals to meet our clients’ needs.
Our New York office is seeking an Illustrator to deliver comprehensive design support to our Engineering teams. You will work with a creative, innovative, and self-motivated team of engineering consultants while playing an active role in the New York office and across the region to communicate creative solutions, with varying level of guidance from our technical teams. As part of the Buildings team, you will support a wide range of commercial, government and institutional projects that are diverse, exciting and range from conceptual strategy development through to handing over projects in the built environment.
In this role, you will:
•Design and produce graphics for engineering deliverables, including diagrams, presentations, reports, interactive PDFs, and other miscellaneous materials
•Partner with marketing when required to produce specific materials
•Develop and maintain Arup’s graphic inventory
•Train and teach our staff in the art of storytelling and the development of good graphic materials for engineering deliverables
•Internally promote the skill and service; help to embed it in project teams
•Advise on software and tools that may be required
About you:

•Degree in Architecture, Visual Communication, Graphic Design, Design Media Arts or related field with 7-10 years of experience with participation in business development work within an architecture or engineering firm
•Understanding of how the technical and engineering design of buildings (and related aspects of the built environment) works
•An excellent storyteller, able to explain complex ideas or data in a graphic format that is intuitive for people to understand, and have a demonstrated proficiency creating infographics, illustrations, and videos, animations, photography
•Ability to work fluidly with the Engineering teams as part of project delivery
•High-level PC/Mac experience with all common layout and design programs (Adobe Creative Suite - InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.), PowerPoint, and comfortable with Microsoft Word and Excel
•Experience with Rhino, CAD, Revit and BIM software
•Knowledge of web/interactive graphics production and basic animation software preferred. Basic motion graphics skills (Motion or After Effects preferred) to do basic animations to text in videos and graphics
•Train and teach our staff in the art of storytelling and the development of good graphic materials for engineering deliverables

Share your passion and experience in a global culture that believes your potential to achieve is endless. This is your opportunity to shine. Arup is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Job Number: NEW000075
Category: Visualisation
New York, New York, United States

Date Posted: June 7, 2016
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