Burns & McDonnell Digital Designer in Kansas City, Missouri


This position is responsible for conceptualizing, developing and implementing creative solutions across both print and digital landscapes.

Job Duties:

  • Develop and implement creative concepts across multiple campaign deliverables in both print and digital.

  • Conducts research to inform design concepts.

  • Transforms complex ideas and processes into graphic representations.

  • Contributes to creative brainstorm sessions.

  • Develops final files for production and implementation.

  • Meets with clients to understand project objectives.

  • Builds strong client relationships through interaction and collaboration.

  • Develops concept presentations for client review.

  • Is proficient and utilizes emerging technology for project development.

  • Stays up to date on industry trends and technology.

  • Follow established quality control process.

  • Follow brand guidelines for brand consistency.

  • Collaborates with project team members.

  • Provides creative direction for photography, video and digital components.

  • All other duties as assigned.



  • Candidate must have a 4-year degree in fine arts/graphic design or visual communication; 3-5 years of related experience; and a portfolio supporting that background.

  • Strong experience with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.).

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.

  • Analytical/problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to provide creative solutions to various project types.

  • Understands and applies color theory and color relationships.

  • Demonstrates understanding of good layout principles.

  • Strong conceptualization skills across print, digital and video.

  • Proven track record working with complex teams and/or organizations and the ability to work effectively with virtual teams.

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.

  • Strong organizational skills.

  • Exceptional visual proofing and error-checking skills.

  • Skill managing tight deadlines for concurrent projects across various teams with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to manage work on multiple fast-paced projects.

  • UI/UX experience preferred.

  • Motion graphic experience a plus.


Job Graphic Design

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: No

About Burns & McDonnell

Burns & McDonnell is making the world a more amazing place with more than 5,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists and consultants on staff and growing. We strive to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. We take on some of the world’s toughest challenges with the industry’s best thinking.

We have offices and projects spanning the US and the globe. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our culture of 100% employee ownership plays a major role in supporting that outcome. Each employee shares in the ownership of the firm, bringing the commitment of an owner to our projects. Clients appreciate that and have rewarded us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades-long partnerships. Pretty cool for a 100 year old firm that grows organically.

At Burns & McDonnell, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference every day while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels. And with more than 350 service specialties, your career and development options are abundant.

Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Req ID: 180671