The City of Redmond seeks Digital and Graphic Design Specialist

The City of Redmond seeks Digital and Graphic Design Specialist


The City of Redmond is a thriving, culturally diverse community and home to over 72,000 residents.   Redmond is the hub to an array of commerce and industry ranging from technology, aerospace and gaming to biomedical and innovation start-ups.

The Executive Department is responding to the growing needs of the City. The fast-paced nature of our municipality drives innovation and efficiency. The successful candidate will possess strong values that align with the City’s values, which include being welcoming, having integrity, showing accountability, and demonstrating a commitment to service. Additionally, the ideal candidate should find satisfaction in providing exceptional customer service, and thrive in a collaborative, high-volume work environment.

This position is full time with a Monday through Friday schedule. While City Hall remains closed to the public, this position will be provided with equipment to work remotely. Telecommuting options are available upon return to in-person operations, with Supervisor approval.


  • Create print, digital, email and web/HTML design
  • Understand design layout, web and email design, presentation design, image/photo-editing and vector-based graphic design
  • Lead the City’s web design and editor team (quarterly trainings, answer web editing questions, manage permissions, manage the annual website quality assurance project and more)
  • Understand social media design and account management experience and best practices
  • Possess ability to develop strong design concepts from audio, visual, or text content
  • Manage projects and conduct follow up to ensure completion and satisfaction
  • Prepare digital and print layouts, making recommendations to presentation approach, style, technique and other production factors
  • Proficient in managing a large workload while consistently meeting competing deadlines


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations, Communications, Digital Communications or related field and five years of applicable experience required.
  • Preference given to those with:
    • Strong background in digital and web design (HTML, CSS, Responsive design), Content Management System(s), Adobe Creative Suite- InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Dreamweaver (or another HTML editor).
    • Knowledge with SharePoint content editing, experience with CivicPlus’s Civic Engage website platform, email marketing software and ArcGIS StoryMaps or similar softwares.
    • Experience in public sector setting.
  • This position is currently covered by a collective bargaining agreement.

Selection Process

  • First round interviews anticipated to occur week of February 22, 2021.
  • All applicants will be notified of their application status.
  • Top candidates will be contacted to participate in the next phase of selection process, which may include phone interview, sample of your work, a graphic design sample assignment and/or an interview.
  • Note, the City may review existing application pools to fill this position or use this pool to fill future vacancies.


  • Our employees earn competitive wages and enjoy an exceptional benefits packet.
  • The City pays for all regular, full-time employee healthcare premiums.
  • Learn more about our medical, retirement, and other perks like and transportation subsidies including a free bus pass by visiting

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