Graphic Designer (Chow - Toronto) REQ # 22578

Toronto/ Union Station
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Kara Lyons

Job Description:

Our global, financial, client is seeking a GRAPHIC DESIGNER 

Our global, financial client is seeking a graphic designer with a minimum of 3-5 years of experience to be part of our very dynamic in-house creative team. In this role, the designer will be responsible for, but not limited to, the creative execution of a variety of marketing materials in both print and digital. This position requires an individual who is self-motivated and understands that good design is a discipline that enhances marketing goals. 

Who you will be working with 

• Reporting to the Art Director 
• Collaborating with creative team members such as writers, technical editors, graphic designers, production artists and print production managers 
• Interacting with other brand department members such as marketing managers 
• Liaising with outside suppliers 

What you will be doing 

• Contributing to the planning and development of creative ideas and design concepts with the team 
• Designing direct mail and advertising in print as well as digital 
• Participating in team meetings and attending project briefs 
• Collaborating with team members from different departments 
• Managing workflow consisting of multiple projects and deadlines 
• Making design modifications as required 
• Reviewing and implementing feedback and changes from colleagues 
• Delivering production files/digital artwork to suppliers 
• Reviewing proofs 

What you need to have 

• Understanding of key graphic design principles, theories and practices 
• A sharp eye for typography (you appreciate well-kerned type) 
• Experience in corporate branding and working within the limits of brand guidelines 
• Proficiency in leading trade software (Adobe CC – InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop), and knowledge of Sketch program is a plus 
• Knowledge of the printing process 
• Technical experience preparing final files for print 
• Capability to multi-task and balance multiple projects while meeting deadlines 
• Exceptional organizational, interpersonal and detail-oriented skills 

What we are looking for 

• 3-5 years experience in the creative industry or experience within advertising/design culture 
• A university or college degree from a recognized institution 
• Previous experience with the Canadian credit card industry or financial services is a plus but not a deal breaker 
• A team player, collaborates well with others 
• A keen eye for detail, and a passion for problem solving and innovation