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Creative Designer


North Kansas City, MO, US, 64116

Requisition ID:  3643


Garney Construction is looking for a Creative Graphic Designer who understands the value of great ideas and possesses the skills to bring those ideas to life. You will be part of a growing creative team designing a wide range of projects. This is a full-time, salaried position with full benefits and participation in our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).

See our creative work at GARNEY.COM/nicework  



Concept, create, and coordinate design and production for a wide range of projects including proposal covers and graphics, strategic ads, brochures, logos, signage, posters, t-shirts, digital assets, etc.

Work with marketing and pursuit teams in understanding work acquisition needs to deliver graphics, custom templates, and digital presentation assets for proposals and interviews


Support the company with visual communication needs


Develop graphic theme and concepts for large internal events


Assist in creating and upholding company brand standards


Assist with photography/videography of construction worksites and employee-owners


Photo enhancement and editing


Coordinate external resources for proposals and additional projects


Ability to apply the creative process to multiple disciplines



You can deliver compelling results in a fast-paced environment.

You have serious design skills and are eager to learn.

You are excited to get involved with a willingness to help where necessary.

You have the knack for creative solutions and can create a concept with meaning.

You have great design and communication skills.

You are a self-starter with the ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

You can collaborate with others and take constructive feedback.

You have a strong attention to detail.

You can manage your time wisely working on multiple projects simultaneously.

You can breakdown, examine, and improve processes.


Bachelor’s degree in visual communication, graphic design, digital media design or related field (but not required)
  • 2-4 years of professional graphic design experience
  • Mac proficient and Adobe Creative Suite expert (InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop; knowledge of After Effects)
  • Experience with Microsoft Office
  • Strong portfolio of work exhibiting a high level of design in layout, composition, typography and color usage
  • Proficient in executing ideas and vision-both one's own and the ideas of others
  • Knowledge of pre-press and printing standards through a variety of methods


  • AEC Experience
  • Experience in proposal processes


  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • 401K Retirement plan
  • Health, dental, and life insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) or Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Bonus program
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid time off
  • Long-term disability



Since 1961, we’ve been building projects that move, treat, and store water for customers across the nation. As a 100% employee owned company, Garney puts the safety of our employee-owners first and works every day to protect their future retirement. This commitment recently earned Garney a spot as one of Forbes Magazine’s “Top 100 Mid-Sized Companies to Work For” in the United States.

Garney is a great place to build a career. Working with us is also a great way to invest in your future. As an employee- owner, you will be provided a long list of benefits, including participation in our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), 401(k), annual bonus program, health insurance, and more.

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Garney Construction and its subsidiaries committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and it is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. Garney Construction is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Nearest Major Market: Kansas City