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Junior Graphic Designer

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Job ID: 35661
Department: Operations Services
Location: Port Authority Technical Cntr


Under the direction of the Graphics Production Supervisor, the candidate will create engaging and on-brand graphic design projects to promote the Port Authority’s brand and support the design communications needs of client departments.  Visual communications projects may include original two- and three-dimensional graphics designs (e.g., print collateral and displays) for variety of media types. 

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Define requirements in collaboration with clients
  • Formulate creative solutions, including specifying project style, size, visual imagery for photographs, graphics, and animation
  • Develop communications solutions in the context of target audience e.g. printed media, posters, fliers, brochures, banners, illustrations, electronic media, web design and animation
  • Review and monitor project from concept to completion to ensure quality standards, while maintaining budget and scheduling requirements
  • Ensure positive, professional, competitive and consistent branding for internal and external communications


Candidates must present the following qualifications to be considered eligible for this position:

  • High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of 3 years of graphic design industry experience
  • Experience and proficiency with layouts, graphic fundamentals, typography and visual design software, including the Adobe Creative Suite – Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Flash, etc.
  • Ability to storyboard and translate ideas to clients and production staff
  • A digital portfolio that demonstrates design work


Ideal candidates will present the following profile:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Graphic Design or related field
  • Possess a thorough understanding of working with large-scale graphics, e-marketing, advertising, printing and graphic design
  • Demonstrated ability in the design of brand development, interactive commerce and the creative process
  • Knowledge of print and web design capabilities for integrated campaigns
  • Proficiency in current HTML, CSS and MS Office products
  • Knowledgeable in preparing job specifications for cost estimates and project schedules
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing and make evaluative judgements
  • Maintain technical knowledge by attending design and new media workshops; reviews professional publications; participates in professional societies

Compensation & Benefits

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey offers a competitive salary, an outstanding benefits package and a professional environment that supports development and recognizes achievement.

How To Apply

Interested candidates should apply to this job by clicking on the Apply Now button and submitting a combined cover letter and resume.

Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.

About The Port Authority

Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency's network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where the 1,776-foot-tall One World Trade Center is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere.


The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey/Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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