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Graphic Designer/Marketing Coordinator

Dyett & Bhatia (www.dyettandbhatia.com) is a leading 20+ person urban planning firm, with a focus on preparing long-range plans for cities, and an award-winning portfolio of work. We are located in the heart of vibrant downtown Oakland, directly adjacent to the 12th Street BART Station. D&B staff is currently (during the pandemic) working remotely; position will start remotely, with likely hybrid office/WFH work model when the pandemic ceases. 

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Position and Responsibilities​

The successful candidate will prepare marketing proposals and large sized reports, and organize and coordinate marketing efforts. This is not a simple design production position; the ideal candidate should be able to take initiative, lead and coordinate, and manage assignments. This position carries two primary responsibilities: 

  • Coordinate and prepare marketing proposals, integrating information from multiple sources and people 

  • Design and desktop publish reports (25-300 pages), newsletters, flyers, and large-format presentation boards integrating text, graphs, maps, and photos

 

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Create and manage websites 

  • Coordinate and track marketing initiatives

  • Organize and manage marketing files and information

Qualifications and Experience

Candidates must have a BA and minimum two or three years’ experience (more experience is desirable) in design and production of print, web media, and presentation materials and in document management. The ideal candidate will be an InDesign expert, with excellent writing/editing and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and a keen design aesthetic, with ability to meet deadlines.

  • Strong expertise in InDesign; expertise in other Adobe CS software (Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat) 

  • Expertise in MS Word 

  • Strong knowledge of page layout, information design, typography

  • Excellent writing skills, and command of written and spoken English

  • Ability to independently prepare and manage high-quality, grammatically-correct, error-free documents

  • Working knowledge of web design, Wix, WordPress, and Squarespace

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to work with different levels of staff and clients

  • Previous experience in planning, landscape, or architectural office helpful 

 

Salary and Benefits​

Expected starting salary range $60,000 to $65,000 per year (inclusive of bonus), plus benefits, with some flexibility at either end for more or less experienced candidates. Benefits include paid vacation and sick leave, health and disability insurance, retirement plan match, and professional development allowance. 

How to Apply​

Please email resume (link to online resume is not acceptable) in PDF and work samples or portfolio link to jobs@dyettandbhatia.com. Portfolios should demonstrate expertise in Graphic Design and InDesign.