Intermediate Graphic Designer

In-Studio + Remote

job description

We are looking for an experienced, creative, and skilled Intermediate Graphic Designer with a passion for digital marketing to join our dynamic team!

This is a full-time position for candidates located within drive time of our Studio in Oakville, Ontario, Canada.

If the following items match your skills, please read further for the full job description, we’d love to hear from you!

  • You love to design: advertising, brand identify, collateral, email, social media, video, websites and more.
  • Whether a project requires basic or complex design skills, you’ve got it covered!
  • You have a portfolio to showcase your exceptional designs.
  • Figma and Adobe Suite are where you create your design magic.
  • You develop creative and successful designs utilizing UI/UX principles and practices.
  • You incorporate digital marketing knowledge in all your design creations.

Candybox Marketing is an award-winning full-service digital marketing agency with studios in Oakville, Ontario and Halifax, Nova Scotia. We have been recognized as one of Canada’s Fastest Growing Companies 3 years in a row and have been listed on the Great Places to Work list for 2023 and 2024. We are a team of innovative marketers looking to make the web sweet!

Start Date: ASAP

responsibilities

  • Work with clients in a variety of industries to execute new projects and marketing initiatives
  • Collaborate with the Executive Creative Director and Client Leadership Team
  • Create, develop and implement brand marketing and creative strategies for use across multiple media platforms
  • Work with team members to ensure budgets are being kept or adjusted, along with timelines and deliverables
  • Lead meetings with the branding team to define the brand strategy and positioning for projects
  • Develop original brand identities and detailed guidelines
  • Archive all files to Candybox Google Drives on a weekly basis
  • Demonstrate professionalism and confidence when presenting
  • Make revisions, based on ECD/Client Leadership/Client feedback, in a timely manner
  • Deliver brand assets to client as defined by the scope of work
  • Resolve project challenges and roadblocks to ensure success
  • Develop new and innovative ideas and programs that customers can use to build their brand and generate sales
  • Stay on top of consumer, design and industry trends
  • Ensure that all brand elements are on brief and connected to the brand strategy
  • Review select projects when completed to identify opportunities for improvement
  • Continuously improve all Candybox design processes to best serve the agency and our clients
  • Participate in 1-on-1 check-ins and Quarterly Reviews with ECD as well as weekly team meetings
  • Maintain up to date Toggl and Monday Boards as per department process requirements

requirements for the role

  • Advanced design skills
  • Brand and identity strategy
  • Management skills and associated software
  • Project and resource management
  • Creative writing when needed
  • Proficient in an Apple, Adobe Suite and Google Drive environment

what we are looking for in a successful candidate

  • Acts with Integrity
  • Self-Managed
  • Accountable
  • Problem Solver
  • Do what you say you will do
  • Consistently demonstrates positive behaviour
  • Takes Initiative
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Punctual
  • Creative
  • Resourceful
  • Detail Oriented
  • Results Oriented
  • Engages positively with others
  • Builds Relationships
  • Effective Listener
  • Effective Communicator 
(sensory, written and oral)
  • Achievement Driven
  • Analyze and Predict
  • Work well under pressure
  • Positively acts on Feedback

what we offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Health benefits (dental, eye care, physio, medical, massage, and more)
  • Annual bonuses based on performance and company success
  • Group RRSP Participation
competitive salaries
It’s not all about the benjamins, but they sure don’t hurt.
work from home privileges
business on the top, sweatpants on the bottom.
RRSP contribution matches
we invest in our people.
health benefits
we're too sweet not to have dental coverage.
day off on your birthday
go party like its your birthday!
team & culture events
teamwork makes the dream work.

Please use this link to apply! Please submit a resume along with a cover letter addressed to Darrell Keezer (he writes the cheques). We would love to see anything else you would like to provide us.

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