Posted August 17, 2020. Applications accepted until position is filled. 

About the role

Zan Associates is looking for a multimedia graphics artist with document production, animation, simple video editing and social media graphics skills. The selected candidate will be responsible for creating, editing and managing visual and digital communications, and preparing marketing materials. Occasional evening or weekend hours may be required. Competitive salary and benefits package. The ideal candidate for this position:

  • Creatively uses visual design or video to communicate ideas, concepts and stories

  • Can work well collaboratively with other team members

  • Has high-end digital graphics skills

  • Is expert with interactive media software, which could include graphic design and simple video editing to three-dimensional animation

  • Has a portfolio of work that demonstrates a full range of graphic concepts and production skills

  • Is agile at brainstorming custom graphics that transmit ideas across digital platforms

  • Is deadline driven, organized and detail oriented

  • Has top notch interpersonal and communication skills but is also a self-starter, able to work independently from a group


  • Design and produce creative graphics and infographics for digital and print

  • Design and produce animated shorts

  • Conceptualize and produce short simple videos

  • Manage digital communications platforms (social media, engagement websites, etc.)

Required skills and qualifications

The ideal candidate would have the following education, skills and experiences:

  • Degree in graphic design, animated graphic design and/or video production – or equivalent relevant experience

  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud (Adobe Acrobat DC Pro, After Effects, Premiere Pro, Illustrator, and Photoshop)

  • Ability to prioritize workloads and manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Strong editing and layout skills including experience with ADA compliance

  • Experience developing and maintaining websites (Wix, SquareSpace, WordPress, etc.)

  • Strong organizational and communication skills – management experience desirable

  • 5+ years of experience

  • Valid driver’s license

About Zan Associates

Zan Associates is a consulting company located in downtown Minneapolis that provides communications, community engagement and multimodal transportation planning services to a wide range of public agencies in the Twin Cities and throughout Minnesota. We hire people who want to influence and shape the communities we live, play and work in. We provide employees with competitive salaries and benefits including medical, retirement, and perks like a flexible work schedule, a transit pass or bicycle/vehicle parking, cell phone and frequent company and team outings. 


Negotiable and based on experience.

Want to apply?

If you're ready to be part of the Zan Associates team, please send a cover letter with an explanation of why your experience is relevant for this role along with your resume and references to Charleen Zimmer at