Senior Graphic Designer & Technical Writer

Posted 06 February 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Temporary
DisciplineOil and Gas Recruitment
Contact NamePhil Butcher

Job description

We have a current opportunity for a Senior Graphic Designer & Technical Writer for a year long contract. The position will be based in Houston. For further information about this position please apply.


  • The candidate will be primarily responsible for handling all design projects; from conception to the final stage for the program while suggesting and making creative alterations to projects.
  • Duties include researching and reading industry-related materials, writing documents, working with photography or illustration, and presenting design concepts to clients.
  • Develop creative concepts and layouts for print media and web design projects.
  • Manage projects from concept to completion.
  • Provide creative direction and design support.
  • Maintain current awareness of trends, technology, and practices.
  • Work with project team and client to develop design concepts.
  • Provide quality graphic design and layout services.
  • Support project communications, advertising, and marketing of company products and services.
  • Provide design direction for print and other design projects.
  • Collaborate, brainstorm, and strategize with multiple teams or clients on a wide range of materials that may include web pages, presentations, programming collateral, signage, internal communications, newsletters, and marketing materials.
  • Translate strategic direction into high-quality design within an established brand identity.
  • Develop concepts by hand or with software, and execute original content by determining the ideal usage of color, text, font style, imagery, and layout.
  • Manage the design and uploading process for all project materials, based on best practices for using a content management system.
  • Use trend intelligence and knowledge of historical and current markets when designing and executing specific classifications.
  • Design, develop, and effectively apply strong visual aesthetic skills to create original artwork for print, web, and broadcast media.
  • Develop detailed, in-person concept designs, and collaborate with marketing, programming, and senior leadership to develop designs in line with brand standards.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of current design trends, techniques and technologies.
  • Provide creative input on project conceptualization, development and implementation.
  • Work closely with key clients, vendors, and freelancers to ensure projects are delivered on time and within budget.
  • Review, edit, and approve final artwork for print, web, video and broadcast.


  • Degree in graphic design required
  • Graphic design-related field is preferred.
  • Exceptional creativity and innovative design skills.
  • Organizational and time-management skills for meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience in the Oil and Gas Engineering and Design preferred.
  • 10+ years experience in graphic design with design software, including Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, etc.
  • Knowledge of graphic design principles and applications.
  • Strong portfolio demonstrating capability of producing high-quality design work.
  • Excellent communication skills and team-oriented approach.
  • Ability to produce high-quality work in a fast-paced environment.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.