MKSK is a planning, urban design, and landscape architecture firm known for creative solutions addressing economic, social, environmental, historical, and cultural challenges within our cities. Our 100+ person team of Landscape Architects, Urban Planners, and Designers work throughout the Midwest and Southeast Regions from 11 offices in 8 states.

Our niche is transforming spaces into highly usable places that inspire and create lasting impressions. Our clients include cities, development organizations, higher education, hospitals, transportation agencies, Fortune 500 companies, developers, and architects. Our projects include planning and design for downtowns, river/waterfronts, neighborhoods, cultural and campus environments.

Our Columbus office, which is home to the firm’s growing environmental graphic design studio is seeking a talented designer to join our team. We are seeking a junior to mid-level designer with a background in graphic or industrial design, and interest in wayfinding, and environmental graphic design. You must have a minimum of 2+ years’ experience and a desire to grow professionally as part of a collaborative team.
The ideal candidate is meticulous, thorough, possesses excellent spatial awareness and demonstrates exceptional design, presentation and organizational skills. An understanding of the wayfinding design process is an advantage.

We are currently seeking a talented, collaborative, early career professional environmental graphic designer to assist in developing design solutions in all areas of experiential design, including; brand and identity, wayfinding & signage, interpretive signage, placemaking, and environmental graphics, for a variety of clients and across a range of market sectors in our Columbus, OH studio.

Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Work directly with clients, the environmental graphics studio, and all other MKSK staff to produce exceptional design work.
  • Assist in the design and development of brand identities, wayfinding & signage systems, environmental graphics, and placemaking opportunities.
  • Contribute to the planning and design of graphics for Landscape Architecture, Urban Design and Planning teams, as well the Business Development and Marketing team as needed.
  • Contribute towards designing a better human-centered environment.
  • Involvement in all project stages, from conceptualization, design development, and implementation. The right candidate will be essential to our team’s continued growth and will be provided with opportunities to define their role as the studio grows.

Skills Desired:

  • Ability to manage staff, consultants, clients, and project tasks.
  • Ability to work in team environment and effectively meet deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to collaborate across offices with internal staff
  • Proficiency in MS Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook software.
  • Develop design site plans, specifications and costs for land development.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, industrial design or related design discipline.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience.

Please apply by submitting a resume and portfolio to hiring@mkskstudios.com or to inquire about other MKSK positions.

MKSK is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and we value the strength that diversity brings to the workplace.