Are you looking for loads of time off? Does a work-free summer of zero responsibility tickle your fancy? Are you seeking a life that’s an endless vacation?
Of course you aren’t. That’s not the life for you—why else would you be looking for a full-time job as a Senior Designer?
Our Gastown agency is looking for a skilled and experienced designer with a high level of creativity, who is also happy to roll up their sleeves and hammer out production work when needed. As a member of a small team of designers, the candidate needs to exhibit versatility, perseverance, a willingness to work outside their job description, and an understanding of the importance of critique throughout the design process.
REQUIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
- Graphic Design degree or diploma (minimum 3-year program)
- 4 years of professional graphic design experience (post-graduation)
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
- Proven knowledge of design principles, typography & typesetting, colour theory and layout
- A demonstrated ability to turn complex communication challenges into simple, elegant designs, layouts, infographics, websites, and illustrations
- Strong web and print production knowledge
- Web design skills
- Solid proficiency in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Sketch, & Mac OSX
- Ability to prioritize and work efficiently to balance multiple projects and deadlines
- Good communication and presentation skills
- Some experience directing photo and video shoots
- Formal UX/UI education and experience
- Advanced illustration skills
- Advanced photography skills
- Copywriting skills
- Knowledge of branding theory beyond just look & feel
- Brand building experience
- Video Editing
LOCATION & DURATION
- The position will start as a 3-month, full-time contract, with the intent to transition to a permanent, full-time position
- Must be able to work in our Gastown office
HOW TO APPLY
Applicants must submit their resume & portfolio to be considered for this position. If student projects are included in your portfolio, please label them accordingly.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.
ONLY LOCAL CANDIDATES WILL BE CONSIDERED