Graphic Designer (Associate level)

Job description

Graphic Designer

ERM’s Digital Services is seeking a highly talented and detail-oriented Graphic Designer with an impressive portfolio to join our growing, global design team. This position is a hybrid model working in the proximity of our London, Barcelona, or Madrid office. In this client-facing role within our Change and Transformation team, you will work under the direction of the Art Director and collaborate with other art directors, the creative director, graphic designers, project managers, and consultants, to provide support on client engagements from creative concepts through design execution of sustainability reports, change management campaigns, stakeholder engagement programs, and sustainability-focused branding systems and communications.

This is an excellent opportunity for a junior professional looking to work with an expert consulting team on interesting Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) projects for a wide range of Fortune 500 and privately held clients—helping them achieve positive and tangible social, environmental, and economic impact. See Case Studies for representative client engagements.

Who We Are

At ERM, sustainability is our business. We are the world’s largest advisory firm focused solely on sustainability, offering unparalleled expertise across business and finance. ERM partners with clients to operationalize sustainability at pace and scale, through our unique combination of strategic transformation and technical delivery capabilities. Our diverse global team of experts works with the world’s leading organizations to help them set clear sustainability targets, measure progress and operationalize strategy through deep implementation and business transformation. With more than 50 years of experience, our ability to integrate sustainability solutions and our depth and breadth of technical knowledge are why organizations choose to partner with us as their trusted advisor.


  • Provide graphic design support on client sustainability communications, including reports, websites, identity systems, stakeholder engagement materials, proposals, and presentations.
  • Consult with client teams and directly with clients on creative, engaging ways to leverage communications in the digital space.
  • Build strong and trusted relationships internally and externally.
  • Research and report on design trends to the design team and ERM’s Visual Communication Design technical community.


Minimum Background & Expertise

  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design/Visual Communications (or equivalent)
  • Recent graphic design graduate to four years of professional graphic design experience
  • Exceptional portfolio showcasing print, interactive, and branding work
  • Previous work in multi-page document design (annual/sustainability reports, books, brochures, magazines, etc.)
  • Superior understanding of typography and page layout
  • Extreme attention to detail and proven commitment to quality control, including maintaining file hygiene
  • Proficient in Mac OS, Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and XD), and Microsoft Office (Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Excel)
  • Solid understanding of UX/UI design for digital experiences
  • Knowledge of CSS and HTML

Additional Skills & Experience

  • Knowledge of environmental, social, or economic aspects of sustainability
  • Consulting industry experience providing services to large corporate clients
  • Digital accessibility for websites and PDFs
  • Knowledge of Workiva and InDesign integration
  • Experience with project management software
  • Video and animation production
  • Illustration talent
  • Retouching capabilities
  • 3D rendering
  • Social media experience on major platforms, i.e., Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn

Personal Characteristics

  • Self-motivated individual with personal initiative, a flexible attitude, and the ability to multi-task and work with shifting deadlines
  • Able to work extended hours when necessary
  • Extremely conscientious with high attention to detail
  • Highly creative, not only with unconventional thinking, but knows how to push creativity within more controlled project parameters and client brand standards
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including diplomacy, tact, and assertiveness as well as the ability to manage up and communicate well
  • Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team, and perform under pressure in a fast-paced environment

Please submit your résumé, brief cover letter, and design portfolio.

ERM does not accept recruiting agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, ERM employees or any other company location. ERM is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

ERM is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable

legally protected characteristics.

Thank you for your interest in ERM!

Classification: Full-Time

Compensation: Negotiable, commensurate with experience

Location: UK, Spain or Portugal

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