The Durst Organization

Graphic Designer

ID
2017-1234
US-
# of Openings
1
Category
Marketing

Durst Profile

The Durst Organization, founded in 1915 by Joseph Durst, is the owner, manager and builder of 13 million square feet of premiere Manhattan office towers and 1,250 units of residential rental housing. The Durst Organization built the most environmentally advanced skyscraper in the United States, the 2.1 million square foot LEED Platinum Bank of America Tower at One Bryant Park. The Organization is recognized as a world leader in the development of high-performance and environmentally advanced commercial and residential properties.

The Durst Organization is the joint venture and equity partner of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey in the development of One World Trade Center, the Western Hemisphere’s tallest building. The Durst Organization is the managing partner of the 3 million square foot office tower responsible for tenant fit-out, leasing and property management. The Durst Organization is currently building two mixed-use residential buildings. 855 Avenue of the Americas is a 570,000 square foot residential rental tower above an office and retail base and W57th Street is a 709 unit rental building above 45,000 square feet of retail. Both projects are slated for completion in 2015.

The Durst Organization continues to grow and seek out new opportunities for innovative commercial and residential development in and around New York City

Overview

The Graphic Designer will support our marketing team, with the primary responsibilities of coordinating, designing and implementing the Durst Organization’s marketing materials for prospective tenant presentations, display and advertisements. The position will require significant collaboration with outside design consultants and related professionals to produce needed visual materials. The designer needs to be production-oriented, organized, efficient, detail oriented, business savvy, and willing to immerse themselves in the Durst Organization’s brand and business.

Responsibilities

  • Design, Technical Implementation and Project Coordination
    • Board and custom corporate presentations
    • E-Blasts
    • Employee materials/resources
    • Event display and collateral
    • Construction and marketing signage
  • Manage design consultants on a variety of projects, both large and small
  • Create, design and implement digital communications including elevator screens and e-blasts, promoting the company and contributing to tenant community building
  • Leasing materials (print & digital)
    • Brochures
    • RFP updates and customize prospective tenant branding

Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Graphic Design
    • 4-6 years graphic design experience
    • Manage the entire life-span of a project from concept development and design through productio
    • Solid knowledge of commercial print production processes and needs
    • Create production-ready files for both print and web
    • Research print vendor capabilities and develop print specifications and gather multiple print estimates
    • Solid project management skill
    • Strong visual aesthetics: design, color, typography, composition, grid principle
    • Ensure consistent use of the brand both internally and externall
    • Strong communication skills, both written and verba
    • Keen attention to written, graphic and technical detail and strong organizational skill
    • The ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines without direct supervisio
    • Excellent time management skills with ability to work in a fast-paced environment with changing requirement
    • Art direction experience a plus
    • Experience in designing for real estate, hospitality or luxury brands preferred

 

COMPUTER SKILLS:

  • Mastery in:
    • Adobe Creative Suite – InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
    • PowerPoint
  • Proficient in Mailchimp

EEOC

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer: Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran

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