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Graphic Designer

Graphic Designer

Team 
Marketing
Location 
US-MI-Detroit

Position Details

Who We Are

About Bedrock:

Detroit-based Bedrock is a full-service real estate firm specializing in acquiring, developing, leasing, financing, and managing commercial and residential buildings. Since its founding in 2011, Bedrock and its affiliates has committed more than $5.6 billion in acquiring and developing more than 100 properties in downtown Detroit and Cleveland totaling more than 16 million square feet.

 

Bedrock is leading Detroit’s building boom with the city’s largest and most ambitious projects. These projects meet an increasing demand for Class A office space and modern living options in a growing and technology-centric urban core, with an emphasis on ground-level activation and increased walkability. In the next five years, Bedrock plans to deliver 3,500 new residential units to the market; from City Modern, an 8.4-acre neighborhood where residents can age in place; to 28Grand, where residents use the city as their living room; to the Hudson’s project, which will soon be home to Detroit’s tallest building and most landmark address.

 

Our Core Values: Independently Driven | Never Satisfied | Relentless Commitment to Service

 

Why Bedrock?

At Bedrock, we create unique experiences through real estate! From your experience each day at the workplace to the experience we create for those who live, work, and play in our spaces, we are focused on making a lasting impression through our properties and developments.  We are looking for team members that want to make an impact in the fast-paced world of real estate, management and development and who want to be a part of a team who is changing the landscape in the cities where we work.  At Bedrock, you will be a part of an inspirational, energy-filled environment.  Come join the momentum! For more Information, visit bedrockdetroit.com or engage with us on Twitter @BedrockDetroit and Facebook.

What You'll Do/Need

Position Summary

The Graphic Designer position on Bedrock’s marketing team is an excellent opportunity for a well-rounded individual to engage their skills in a fast-paced, highly impactful setting. Where else will you see your designs rolling down Woodward Avenue as the newly re-skinned QLINE, introducing visitors to Detroit in the form of tourism campaign advertisements, or helping investors understand the city through an award-winning augmented reality mobile application? The Graphic Designer is a passionate creative who enjoys working on multiple projects at once with short and long term deadlines for variety of teams across the company ranging from leasing and architecture to communications and finance, and everything in between.

 

The Team

The Marketing Team is responsible or showcasing our company, our properties, and the city of Detroit in the most exciting ways possible for a diverse array of audiences. The Marking Team uses a variety of mediums to tell Detroit’s evolving story including film, photography, graphic design, and web development. Close collaboration with internal and external partners provides our team with the many resources we need to bring new ideas to life. As we work to preserve the rich history of Detroit, we’re forward-thinking in our vision for its future. 

 

Position Responsibilities

  • Originate and develop creative designs for a wide variety of materials including websites, brochures, long-form documents, advertising campaigns (print and digital), large-scale physical installations such as wallscapes, HTML emails, and more in order to support marketing and communication initiatives
  • Use tools like Sketch and Invision to produce web/app design documents and user experience documents such as sitemaps, wireframes, user flows, and page comps for traffic to software developers
  • Use Adobe InDesign, Mac Keynote, and/or Microsoft PowerPoint to create effective and persuasive presentations on complex topics that will be presented to employees, senior executives and/or public groups
  • Propose novel creative ideas and design solutions in group meetings such as project brainstorms
  • Design and build HTML emails using programs such as Mailchimp, Constant Contact, etc.
  • Collaborate with various teams within the company including communications, architecture, leasing, and tenant relations to reach project goals
  • Comprehend and interpret business content such as concepts, documents, data, or financial information into graphic representation tailored to different audiences
  • Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in an accredited design or fine arts program
  • 3+ years of experience designing web graphics, emails and print collateral
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative suite, especially InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop
  • Operator-level proficiency in web design software such as Sketch and Invision or similar
  • Conceptual thinking and a thorough knowledge of multiple scales of design
  • Fundamentals of composition, color theory, typography, and photography
  • Knowledge of the print process, proper file set-up for print production and experience working directly with print vendors
  • The ability to think critically, ask questions, and execute on tasks
  • Working knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Ability to simplify complex data into a strong visual narrative through diagrams, infographics, maps, and layout
  • Ability to develop thoughtful graphic/branding concepts into useable style guides and design guidelines
  • Possess a collaborative, flexible, and proactive approach to work
  • A well-organized design process with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to function within a well-organized, yet rigorous and demanding environment; excellent time management skills
  • Strong verbal, written, and graphic communication skills
  • Willingness to learn financial and development terms and principles in order to help others prepare financial/business analytics
  • Possess personal qualities of creativity, independence, and initiative
  • Maintain calm, utilize good judgment and reasoning ability within a variety of stressful situations

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