The Creative Studio at the University of Calgary is seeking a Brand Designer, for an temporary full-time (3 month term) position. This position reports to the Art Director, within University Relations, Marketing.
The brand designer helps to achieve the university's goals by creating compelling marketing, branding and advertising deliverables in print and digital. The work requires the management of competing interests and deadlines and the ability to manage multiple priorities. The position requires creativity and technical expertise, both at an intermediate level.
The ideal candidate for this position is a team player, dedicated to their craft, and is willing to work within set processes and systems. This is a fantastic opportunity to support an award-winning and dynamic creative team.
Key qualifications include:
Minimum five years’ experience as a graphic designer in both print and digital environments
An undergraduate degree or diploma in a related field of study such as visual communications or graphic design
Outstanding creativity and an amazing portfolio, with recent examples in a variety of projects, both print and digital
Demonstrated ability to produce innovative design solutions that meet client needs, budgets and deadlines
Fluency in current graphic design and digital practices and the ability to design – from concept to final artwork – for a variety of audiences
Expert-level knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
Expert knowledge of typography, layout and colour principles
Experience designing branded templates for common office software (e.g. MS Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
Strong communication and interpersonal skills