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Job Description

The Graphic Designer position is a dynamic role for an experienced designer passionate about creating design solutions consistently and strategically aligned with Big Sky Public Relations’ brand and consistent for client projects across different mediums.


In this role, there’s never a dull moment! The Graphic Designer will work on numerous projects and support the entire agency team while assisting with multiple client events and performing support functions such as material distribution or community outreach as needed. In addition to general graphic design, the Graphic Designer may attend events and participate in client service, research, professional writing, proposal layout, and social media content creation to deliver integrated communications campaigns.


The Graphic Designer has an excellent creative mind, organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to prioritize and successfully work on multiple tasks continuously. They have a superior work ethic and excellent interpersonal and communication skills. The Graphic Designer is a coachable self-starter who learns quickly and thrives in a fast-paced environment. The Graphic Designer reports directly to the Account Manager.


Essential Responsibilities/Duties

  • Lead and maintain design consistency and integrity of Big Sky Public Relations’ brand and client brands.

  • Design from vision to fruition while creating and adhering to branding guidelines for both internal and client projects.

  • Create materials from the ground up, with minimal supervision.

  • Take initiative to offer creative insight, feedback, and suggestions.

  • Knowledge of design trends and creative insight into utilizing graphic design in accomplishing goals for diverse clients across different mediums (print, digital, social media, etc.).

  • Manage daily client coverage on several diverse projects.

  • Prioritize simultaneously ongoing projects with a flexible, optimistic attitude.

  • Support team and clients with professional and clear communication.

  • Take responsibility for meeting expected project deadlines.

  • Maintain cohesive brand design and messaging across all mediums.

  • Represent client values, messages, and goals through visual storytelling.

  • Complete work outside design avenues to support and assist the agency in client satisfaction.


Interpersonal Skills

Develop and maintain productive, trusting relationships with clients, stakeholders, elected officials, and other influencers with whom they may sometimes interact. Work cooperatively and positively with other Big Sky Public Relations team members daily. Possess a commitment to giving and receiving feedback honestly and graciously. Highly responsive and engaged team member.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design or related field required. Equivalent equal experience will also be considered with a strong support portfolio and excellent work references.

  • Three years of design experience is required; At least a year working for a design firm, ad agency, or retail in-house agency is strongly preferred.

  • Experience in graphic design, original creation of branding, photo composition, retouching, layout best practices, and style guides.

  • Portfolio required. Work should demonstrate the ability to represent complex client messages or concepts accurately and insightfully through well-crafted print and digital mediums.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of print design, digital design and production processes.

  • Intermediate proficiency and experience with Adobe Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.).

  • Strong advocate of brand discipline and brand consistency.

  • Proficiency with Apple Macintosh computers and Microsoft Office and familiarity with or the capability to quickly learn internet tools and technologies such as Gmail, Dropbox, digital task management software, and file-sharing platforms.

  • Internet research and PowerPoint skills are a must.

  • Able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with outside agencies, vendors, and other team members.

  • Proven ability to successfully work within a team and independently with limited supervision.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Capacity to identify and solve problems.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated patience and tact.

  • Exceptional detail and follow-up skills.

  • Strong organizational and time management skills.

  • Strong initiative, highly self-motivated, and willingness to approach work with urgency.

  • Project management skills.

  • Willingness to be flexible.

  • Ability to effectively establish priorities and meet deadlines.

  • Ability to handle pressure well, multi-task, and shift priorities as situations arise.

  • Ability to quickly evaluate alternatives and decide on a plan of action.

  • Able to set up for and staff events, which requires lifting 30 pounds and standing for several hours;able to comfortably walk several miles daily to complete canvassing or other material distribution duties.



  • Medical, vision, and dental.

  • Simple IRA 3% match.

  • Wellness incentives such as quarterly massage and gym membership reimbursement.

  • PTO and paid holidays (full-time only).

  • Annual, customized training opportunities based on employee goals and organizational needs.


Job Classification: Full-Time


Work Schedule:

The full-time Graphic Designer typically works 35 to 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday. Work on weekends and evenings may be required on a limited basis. Additional hours may be required during special events or high-volume seasons with project rollouts. Advance notice will be provided for activities scheduled outside of standard work hours.


Travel: Yes, 10-20% 

Location: Work from Home (not fully remote – some on-site work will be required at agency or client locations or regions).

Hourly Range: $23/hour - $26/hour DOE

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