WANTED: Graphic Designer!

Graphic Designer Job Description


Since 1987 Alley Poyner Macchietto Architecture has been producing award-winning design in a collaborative, creative, and non-departmentalized atmosphere, where architecture is a way of life, not just a profession. We believe the best solutions are born out of a process of collaboration.


We are looking for a highly organized, self-starting, strategic thinking graphic designer with experience working in a fast-paced environment with teams and independently.


Responsibilities include:
• Leading marketing efforts and/or supporting marketing teammates with a variety of tasks:

o Partnering with team members to develop presentations; from high caliber infographics to copywriting and help with strategy/flow.
o Creating eye-catching new business proposals from start to finish (and/or providing graphics support).
o Developing marketing materials for the firm and its clients, including promotional      materials, project signage, apartment unit plans, award entries, etc.
o Managing and organizing marketing materials (resumes, project write-ups, project photography, etc.) and supplies (promotional materials, brochures, etc.).
o Updating and refreshing APMA web site.
o Ensuring alignment with APMA brand guidelines.


• Working with design teams to incorporate environmental design solutions into a variety of projects.


Qualifications include:
• Strong graphic design + strategic thinking skills (and corresponding portfolio), including concept development, copywriting, materials development, etc.
• Experience with strategic social media communications (Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, etc.).
• Proficient in Adobe suite of products (InDesign, Illustrator, PhotoShop) with strong graphic design portfolio.
• 3+ years marketing experience (architecture experience a plus but not a necessity).
• Graphic Design/Marketing degree preferred


Please contact Seraphim Mullins (smullins@alleypoyner.com) for more information!

Spirit Day

APMA's dedication is:

Put People First.
Advance Design.
Build Communities.

We do that in myriad ways; be it through our work with some of Omaha's most dynamic non-profits, our efforts to reimagine uses for the most challenging buildings, or how we work to create a sense of family and community within our own walls. 

Last week APMA hosted Spirit Day to celebrate what makes us unique while also demonstrating our commitment to the community around us. Here's how we celebrated:

Showed off our fan favorites.

Showed off our fan favorites.

Had rainy day chili.

Had rainy day chili.

Collected gardening supplies and spent the afternoon volunteering at the Global Leadership Group's Community Garden and the Goodwin's Spencer Street Barber Shop in North Omaha.

Collected gardening supplies and spent the afternoon volunteering at the Global Leadership Group's Community Garden and the Goodwin's Spencer Street Barber Shop in North Omaha.

To learn more about 24 Hours of Impact and find out how you can give back, visit 24hoursofimpact.com

4x the excitement! AIA Central States & AIA Nebraska Awards!

At an award ceremony held last night at Gallery 1516, APMA took home four prestigious design awards that celebrated two of the firm's most exciting cultural projects:

The Union for Contemporary Art took home three awards:

2017 AIA Central States Honor Award
2017 AIA Nebraska Merit Award
2017 AIA Nebraska Architectural People's Choice Award

The Union for Contemporary Art works to inspire positive social change in Omaha by strengthening the city's creative culture, providing direct support to local artists and increasing the visibility of contemporary art forms in our community.

The Union for Contemporary Art works to inspire positive social change in Omaha by strengthening the city's creative culture, providing direct support to local artists and increasing the visibility of contemporary art forms in our community.

The Assemblage Gallery in Lincoln, Nebraska also won a 2017 AIA Nebraska Merit Award.

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Congratulations to the design teams, clients and partners for this well-deserved recognition!

 

 

Residence Inn Recognized With Downtown Omaha Inc.'s Outstanding Achievement Award

We are thrilled to be recognized by Downtown Omaha Inc. at its annual gala this year. Our work on the Downtown Residence Inn by Marriott was honored with the Outstanding Achievement Award: Architectural Planning/Adaptive Reuse/Restoration.

Located in downtown Omaha, this 12-story building was constructed in 1933 to house regional offices for federal agencies. 

Located in downtown Omaha, this 12-story building was constructed in 1933 to house regional offices for federal agencies. 

Our Holiday Wish List: Two New Team Members!

We are thrilled to welcome two new team members to our ranks!

Welcome Diane Sunde (L) and Naomi Smith (R)!

Welcome Diane Sunde (L) and Naomi Smith (R)!

DIANE SUNDE - Construction Administration

Diane joined APMA’s Construction Administration (CA) team in 2016, bringing her detailed planning skills to the multifaceted practice group. Prior to joining APMA, Diane worked for the University of Nebraska at Omaha where she coordinated several construction projects, archived architectural records, assisted with procurement efforts, and helped institute office move policies, wayfinding guidelines, and signage. At APMA Diane helps provide quality control on various CA projects, managing the multitude of deadlines and deliverables to help keep projects on time and on budget.

NAOMI SMITH - Administration

Naomi joined APMA in 2016 and brings an diverse portfolio of experience in administration, operations and marketing. With a degree in accounting and a background in graphic design and executive support, Naomi brings a creative and fresh approach to her role supporting the administrative and design teams. Her cheerful, can-do attitude and willingness to tackle any project that comes her way makes Naomi an asset to APMA and its clients.   

APMA's Andrew Conzett and Ryan Fisher win AIA Emerging Architects Award

The Westwood Park sign in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

The Westwood Park sign in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Two of our architects earned the coveted 2016 AIA Emerging Architect award for their design of the Westwood Park sign in Council Bluffs, Iowa. The sign consists of 100 cubic feet of cast-in-place concrete, 100 linear feet of steel framing, and 40 square feet of perforated metal panels. Click here to read more about it!

Perry Poyner wins prestigious AIA Cunningham Gold Medal!

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We are so proud of APMA Co-Founder Perry Poyner who was recognized with the prestigious AIA Cunningham Gold Medal Award! Click here to read the Omaha World Herald article about this well-deserved accomplishment.

To quote fellow firm leaders Michael Alley and Albert Macchietto: “Perry’s work has changed the physical and social landscape of his adopted hometown of Omaha. His belief in the ability of architecture to alter the lives of the most underserved has been the guiding force behind his professional career and personal life. This inspired notion has also infused the careers of the dozens of young architects and students Perry mentored over his 27-year career with Alley Poyner Macchietto Architecture, the firm he helped found in 1987.”

Congratulations Perry!

Trifecta! 3 New Team Members Join the APMA Family

(from L to R) Lisa Bell, Brian McCracken and Audrey Buckley are the latest additions to the APMA team.

(from L to R) Lisa Bell, Brian McCracken and Audrey Buckley are the latest additions to the APMA team.

We’re excited to welcome three new team members to the Alley Poyner Macchietto Architecture family!

LISA BELL

With more than 15 years of experience as a studio leader, planner, designer and project manager, Lisa Bell joined APMA in 2016.  Lisa’s experience runs the gamut from the design of retail outlets and commercial centers, to an extensive portfolio in the areas of senior living and healthcare, higher education, and religious institutions. An AIA Nebraska Associate Board Member, Lisa brings a broad perspective, diverse aesthetic, and a wealth of relationships to her work at APMA.

BRIAN MCCRACKEN

Brian is interested in how the architecture, engineering and construction industries are evolving and how a rapidly changing technological landscape can influence the design process. His focus on building technology, tectonics, details of construction, and space planning make him an asset to the various project teams he supports. Brian comes to APMA with more than a decade of architectural software knowledge and skills which allows him to quickly provided technical support and quality assurance on the highly detailed construction documents produced for the firm's clients.

AUDREY BUCKLEY

Audrey Buckley joined APMA from the University of Nebraska Omaha in 2016. At UNO Audrey was responsible for the execution of several high-impact projects, including renovations of the Peter Kiewit Institute, Roskens Hall (College of Education), and HPER Building (Health, Physical Education and Recreation building that includes health clinics). Her diverse portfolio, accumulated over 30 years in the industry, and distinct understanding of the client’s perspective makes Audrey a strong addition to the firm’s project teams.

Architect Dale Bowder Joins Alley Poyner Macchietto Architecture

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Wednesday, June 1, 2016 – Omaha, Nebraska –Dale Bowder has joined Alley Poyner Macchietto Architecture (APMA) as architect and project manager. Dale was most recently a project manager with Facilities Planning and Construction at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) where he won the 2015 Commercial/Institutional Award for Exemplary Service from the Preservation Association of Lincoln. His impressive portfolio of work completed at firms like Leo A. Daly and The Clark Enersen Partners, includes higher education projects for Walsh Hall at the College of St. Mary, as well as the Buffett Early Childhood Office, Brace and Behlen Laboratories, and Communications Offices at UNL. Dale also brings solid experience reimagining healthcare and wellness facilities ranging from clinics to assisted living centers; and designing corporate spaces, including the SAC Federal Credit Union Corporate Headquarters in Papillion.

“Dale’s experience working on complex projects with a range of stakeholders is a great addition to APMA,” said Principal Albert Macchietto. “He brings a unique perspective to our projects: both the point of view of the client as well as the designer. We are thrilled to have him on our team”

Dale is a graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where he earned his Bachelor of Science as well as a Masters of Architecture. He is LEED and NCARB (National Council of Architectural Registration Boards) certified and is a Registered Architect in Nebraska, Iowa, South Dakota, Arizona and Wisconsin.

Dale is currently working on several commercial projects and will be providing review and quality assurance for various APMA projects.

ABOUT ALLEY POYNER MACCHIETTO ARCHITECTURE (APMA)
The mission of APMA is threefold: Put people first. Advance Design. Build Communities. Since its inception in 1987, the team at APMA has dedicated itself to designing buildings and spaces that are as beautiful as they are functional. From ground-up new builds to the preservation and adaptive reuse of historically significant buildings, the 53-person firm provides architecture, interior design and planning services to a wide range of clients and industries. To learn more, visit alleypoyner.com or call 402.341.1544.