Graphic Designer

Gibson Dunn

Date: Nov 25, 2022
City: New York, NY
Salary: $65,000 - $85,000 / year
Contract type: Full time
Gibson Dunn

Gibson Dunn is a leading global law firm, advising clients on significant transactions and disputes. Our exceptional teams craft and deploy creative legal strategies that are meticulously tailored to every matter, however complex or high-stakes. The firm’s work is distinguished by a unique combination of precision and vision.

You will be based in New York or California, and working globally and play a key role in designing our new visual brand. Your work will be presented to internal and external audiences across digital and print channels. In this, you will work closely with our Director of Brand as well as our Editorial team, to ensure alignment between our visual and editorial approach.

Additionally, you will support department initiatives and own projects in line with your strengths and passions.

This role reports to the Director of Brand.

Responsibilities include:

  • Design original, high quality marketing collateral, including advertisements, client alerts, invitations, social media posts, website content, annual reports,

  • Design internal communications, including newsletters and firm announcements

  • Create data visualizations from financial and other types of information

  • Combine design with photography, video and animation, across platforms and channels

  • Review materials to ensure accuracy, correctness and adherence to the firm’s visual style

  • Manage requests from a range of stakeholders; establish priorities and deadlines, manage expectations, and respond in a prompt manner

  • Work effectively with Creative Services team, the wider Marketing Department and other firm colleagues in order to effectively manage the delivery of projects, including prioritization of workflow and project management

  • Stay up to date with market trends, including innovation in design, communications, and technology, and provide guidance on Best Practice

  • Other duties, as assigned.


  • Exceptional skills in Adobe CC, Figma, MS Office Suite and other comparable tools

  • Proficient in HTML/CSS

  • Expert in presentation software including PowerPoint, Google Slides and Keynote

  • Knowledge of print production and preparing files for hard copy and digital production, including a working knowledge of CMYK, RGB, and LAB color spaces and spot color processes

  • Knowledge of the different creative approaches, including how and when they apply to different platforms

  • An ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet competing deadlines; excellent organizational skills

  • Attention to detail, precision, and a commitment to ‘getting it right’

  • Ability to work creatively, within style guidelines and consistent with a professional services audience

  • A positive, problem-solving outlook, which includes assisting colleagues gain a better understanding of the design process and firm’s visual brand

  • Ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively with others

  • Strong interpersonal skills, both verbal and written

  • Sound project management skills and ability to work under pressure, to tight deadlines, with an ability to balance short-term workflows with long-term projects

  • Experience in producing and editing video, podcast and audio will be viewed favorably

  • Experience in illustration and animation will be viewed favorably

  • Flexibility to work overtime and weekends, based on department needs is required


  • Bachelor’s degree in Design or related field

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a graphic designer, preferably within professional services or a corporate communications team

Gibson Dunn will consider for employment qualified Applicants with Criminal Histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of local law.

Compensation & Benefits:
The annual compensation range for this position is $65-85k. The salary offered within this range will depend upon qualifications and other operational considerations.
Benefits offered for this position include health care; retirement benefits; paid days off, including sick time, and vacation time; parental leave; basic life insurance; Flexible Spending Accounts; as well as discretionary, performance-based bonuses.

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