Reports To : Innovations Manager
Location : 2200 South Sheridan Way, Mississauga, ON L5J 2M4
We are looking for an experienced, talented designer to join our fast-paced, high-performing Marketing and Communications team.
The successful candidate will have incredible creative skills, ability to think outside of the box and develop original ideas, a pulse on what is impactful in the advertising space, and expertise to bring our brands to life in static and video formats.
This role's responsibility is to drive brand awareness and impact, showcase our services, and drive our audiences to join us through various advertising channels.
Work cross-functionally with the team as the driving force behind sharing our brands, products and services visually.
Leverage and support the over-arching Marketing and Communications strategy to plan and execute creative for campaign initiatives that promote our mission and vision.
Develop creative from concept to completion.
Present design ideas and concepts for campaigns and projects verbally and visually.
Guide the marketing team through your vision by creating concept mocks, mood boards and storyboarding ideas out.
Receive and interpret creative briefs in order to fully understand the goals and how you will help to achieve this through creative.
Work with, maintain and help evolve brand guidelines.
Develop creative templates and guidelines per channel.
Deliver creative for channels such as our website, display, social media, print, out-of-home, merchandise, signage and media.
Manage multiple projects simultaneously and easily pivot with changing priorities.
Guide design and user experience as it relates to design for our website.
Share expertise from a creative perspective of what is best-in-class and leading-edge.
Support Innovations Manager with any other additional responsibilities, as required.
A true engaging and inspiring creative visionary!
A positive, team player with exceptional creative and organizational skills.
5+ years of experience as a graphic designer.
Bachelor's degree or diploma in digital design, graphic design or a related field.
Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign.
Expert knowledge of motion, video and animation editing platforms, such as After Effects / Premiere.
Expert knowledge of production design platforms, such as Canva and Bannersnack.
Expert knowledge of frontend website design, such as Wordpress.
Strong experience collaborating with photographers and videographers to develop creative vision.
Exceptional eye for impactful photography, videography, music and animation.
Strong understanding of visual elements layout, colour, type and fonts.
Familiar with advertising specifications and deliverable processes for tactics in Display, Social Media, Out-of-home, and Print channels.
Has a proven track record of working well in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple projects, and meeting deadlines.
Familiarity with working in a project management platform to keep track of tasks and priorities, such as Asana.
Able to understand the return on investment' of design time what work to spend more time on that will create greater impact.
Able to work well within a team, receive constructive feedback and provide revisions.
Able to communicate clearly, effectively and present your work to stakeholders and leaders.