Senior Designer


If you are enthusiastic about leveraging visual communication design to build a stronger connection of people to spaces, brands and ideas, this is the team for you. Media Objectives (M–O), an award-winning experiential graphic design studio, is looking for a full-time Senior Designer for our Chicago office.

Chicago, Illinois

Our team of curious, committed and talented creatives comes from diverse backgrounds - including visual communication, architecture, interior design, industrial design and brand strategy. At M–O, you’ll collaborate with this team to deliver unique experiential graphics, signage, wayfinding, branding and installations for the world’s leading tech companies, developers and institutions across the country.

What you'll do at M–O

  • Lead project design teams through entirety of project

  • Conduct research and analysis to develop project programming

  • Develop strategic and conceptual vision(s) for a project

  • Collaborate on and direct overall creative direction for a project

  • Conceptualize and design both 2D and 3D environmental graphics

  • Manage project scope, schedule and budget(s)

  • Assist with reviewing internal staffing plans and billings

  • Create detailed documentation and specifications for projects

  • Coordinate team on creation of production ready artwork

  • Coordinate with vendors and contractors on the implementation process

  • Assist with project close-out to for marketing purposes

  • Provide creative mentorship to studio

  • Report directly to both M–O principal and studio director

The Must Haves

  • 5–7+ years of of experience in environmental graphic design or related

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design, Architecture, Interior Design or related

  • Proven track record with providing creative direction on projects

  • Experience communicating and collaborating directly with clients

  • Experience managing and directing project teams

  • Thorough understanding of project process from start to finish

  • Advanced skills with 3D modeling (e.g. sketchup, rhino or similar)

  • Advanced skills in typography, composition, and color theory

  • Understanding of architectural scales and drawings

  • Ability to assemble, coordinate and review design intent documents

  • Ability to coordinate directly with fabricators and vendors

  • High-level proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud Apps

  • Experience and understanding of CAD Tools

  • High-level proficiency in Windows

The Givens

  • Personable and professional

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Have a fearless go-getter attitude


Want to Join Us?

Send us your resume and portfolio (website or PDF download link). Applications without a portfolio will not be considered.