Graphic Designer (Categoria Protetta - L.68/99) - Rome or Milan

Early Career Opportunities Rome, Italy Milan, Italy

Founded in 1984, APCO Worldwide is an award-winning, independently owned global communication and business strategy firm with offices in major cities throughout North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. APCO combines a global perspective with local expertise to help clients around the world manage challenges, opportunities, perceptions and reputations. APCO clients include corporations and governments; industry associations and nonprofit organizations; and many of the top companies on the Fortune 500. The firm is a majority women-owned business.

We are looking for a Graphic and Visual Communication Designer who will join the team to bring stories and contents to life by creating highly creative, visually compelling and emotionally engaging designs.

The research primary focuses on people with special needs (Categoria Protetta - L.68/99).

A personal portfolio/showreel is required .

The following are specific duties performed on a daily basis:

  • Supporting the development of powerful presentations and static infographics for multiple platforms
  • Supporting the development of graphic materials such as social media graphics and visuals, banners, posters, advertising, logos
  • Supporting the development of contents such as reports, business proposals, and presentations, in order to foster new business opportunities and to win Clients pitches


  • A Bachelor’s degree in design and/or 1+ years of professional graphic design.
  • A portfolio showcasing his/her creative thinking process as well as visually compelling, practical and emotionally engaging design work.
  • Good understanding of graphic design, typography and layout
    Proficiency with Adobe CS Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Acrobat and Photoshop) and Power Point.
  • Self-motivated and able to engage well in a team environment.
  • High level of commitment and attention to quality and details.
  • Good command of English (company language is Italian but we use English as well for the rest of APCO’s network and for international clients).
  • Keen ability to take criticism and incorporate feedback to achieve more effective design solutions.
  • Strong time management and multitasking abilities in a fast-paced environment

Additional skills that will be taken into account:

Experience in web design and development CMS (Wordpress, HTML, CSS).

About APCO in Italy

APCO’s multilingual team helps clients navigate the complex policy, regulatory and media landscape in Italy, one of the largest European markets, which is currently developing a number of ambitious economic and institutional reforms to re-launch the local economy. Our Italy team, with offices in Rome and Milan, is fully integrated with APCO’s global operations and offers clients cross-sector services, empowered by an in-depth knowledge of the national landscape and a strong network of media and institutional contacts.


APCO was awarded Best Agency to Work for: EMEA Network in 2017 and 2019 and EMEA Corporate Consultancy of the year, 2019 by the PRovoke Media.