Associate Designer
CDW Canada
Toronto, ON, Canada
1d ago

A company with a successful track record and bright future in the marketplace. A highly innovative and engaged workforce and outstanding, in-demand products and services.

Increased opportunities to enhance and advance an ever-evolving, exciting internal and external brand. As a Marketing professional, this is what you look for and want most in your career.

At CDW, we’re happy to report that we meet all that criteria and more. A Fortune 200 leader, we’re the organization Canadian companies turn to most to solve all their IT needs.

The Associate Designer works closely with other designers, marketing coordinators, specialists, associates, agencies and multiple stakeholders in a fast-paced agency-like environment.

The Associate Designer is responsible for assigned projects and provides design support for marketing and brand materials such as ads, brochures, whitepapers, sell sheets, presentations, emails, events and promotional materials as they relate to the CDW marketing plan and business needs.

What you will do :

  • Design ads, infographics, articles, brochures, banners, logos, signage, social media assets, direct mail, sell-sheets, emails, presentations and promotional material in both print and digital formats
  • Provide design support for events and virtual events
  • Create marketing and seller enablement material that align to accessibility standards
  • Create and design videos and / or edit existing videos
  • Create and adhere to all templates and file requirements while maintaining department standards for pre-press preparation, organization, and accuracy
  • Coordinate revisions for assigned projects and prepare files
  • Translate brand and business strategies and requirements into effective cohesive design focused on the CDW customer
  • Collaborate cross functionally on projects
  • Determine layout, sizes and produce designs that reflects CDW brand standards (colours, fonts, guidelines)
  • Able to iterate rapidly and create multiple design solutions
  • Able to set personal schedules and meet deadlines
  • Produce multiple, time sensitive projects daily
  • Maintain consistency and overall production quality on multiple CDW projects
  • Meet production standards and schedules for assigned projects
  • Provide support to the marketing or design team as required which may require working evenings or weekends
  • Learns & Follows Instructions
  • Assist a senior designer and other designs to translate ideas into relevant designs
  • Begins to broaden design skills and develop design expertise
  • Seeks to understand the purpose and intent of projects
  • Receives guidance and direction on work
  • Motivated and Positive
  • Maintains an open and winning attitude.
  • Able to work cooperatively and communicate effectively
  • Asks for help when needed from manager, leads, and experts
  • Seeks feedback and responds constructivel
  • What you need to succeed :

    Must have :

  • Bachelor's degree in human computer interaction, user experience, visual arts, graphic design or related field from a university, equivalent degree from college or demonstrated equivalent experience.
  • 1 years of web or related design experience.
  • Online portfolio demonstrating design abilities and qualifications for role
  • Proficiency of the latest Adobe Creative Suite
  • Demonstrated experience with a variety of media and knowledge of basic design principles, layout and color theory
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to creatively problem solves
  • Ability to work independently with minimum direction
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills with the ability to effectively interact with all stakeholders including senior leadership
  • History of successfully balancing multiple priorities simultaneously with the ability to adapt to the changing needs of the business while meeting deadlines.
  • Nice to have :

  • Prior experience working in technology industry
  • Demonstrated knowledge of pre-press and print techniques
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications.
  • Proficiency in Adobe After Effects and video editing tools
  • Previous experience working in a Mac and PC environments.
  • Bilingual, French and English language, preferred
  • Who we are :

    CDW is a leading technology solutions provider to business, government, education and healthcare organizations in Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom.

    Our fingerprints can be found on technology in workplaces of more than 250,000 companies; from fresh-faced startups to international conglomerates.

    With the breadth of products and services we offer, there is no request too big or too small.

    What you can expect from us : Culture, coworkers, careers.

    CDW is not only the People Who Get IT, but the People who get People. Our relationships are fueled by our deep expertise and grounded in the CDW Way.

    Our empowering leadership makes things happen and inspires their teams to do the same. From the teammates beside us to the leaders who guide us, we move forward together.

    At CDW, you’ll work with people who inspire you. People with positive, success-driven attitudes who you will learn from and forge strong relationships with.

    Bring your best true self and your best ideas to CDW. Because diverse perspectives bring forth better problem solving and better solutions for our customers on a rapidly evolving technology landscape.

    The well-being of our employees is essential to us. CDW offers a comprehensive benefits package, which includes health, dental and vision coverage, coworker stock purchase program, paid vacation time and sick days, RRSP / DPSP and DPSP match, tuition reimbursement, coworker discounts and other generous perks.

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