Designer, Marketing and Communications - Vancouver, BC | Arts Umbrella | FreshGigs.ca | 17/09/19

Designer, Marketing and Communications Full-Time

Location: Vancouver, BC
Company Name: Arts Umbrella
Category: Communications, Design, Marketing
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The Opportunity
As an integral part of the Marketing and Communications team, the Designer will establish and execute the look and feel of all visual marketing materials, websites, social media, e-communications, event materials, and fundraising communications. As a steward of the Arts Umbrella brand, the designer will ensure there is consistency in all collateral produced and that the brand vision is adhered to at the highest standards.

Key Accountabilities

  • Create visual concepts to help communicate ideas that will inspire and inform our customers and potential customers. The Designer is responsible for the development of materials from concept to production.
  • Act as lead contact with all external production vendors, such as printers, illustrators, installation companies, etc.
  • Work as part of the Marketing and Communications team with external photographers and videographers, and actively participate in the ideation process.
  • Present rough drafts to Marketing Manager and or key stakeholders to gain approval. Incorporate changes recommended into the final design.
  • Work collaboratively with web developers and lead projects from a branded content perspective.
  • Brainstorm with Marketing and Communications team to develop new and innovative ideas for the Arts Umbrella brand.
  • Stay up to date with design trends and industry developments.
  • Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices, and standards.
  • Act as key point of contact in the development and execution of building-related design materials, including wayfinding, signage, and installations.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor Degree in Fine Art, Design, Communication Design, Marketing, or related discipline
  • 3+ years in a professional design role, preferably with marketing or creative agency experience
  • A master of Adobe Creative Suite, particularly Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
  • Comfortable with Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint
  • Basic HTML and CSS knowledge
  • Ability to absorb, respond to, and apply constructive feedback from peers and internal clients to their work
  • Strategic and innovative thinker who is able to help contribute to department goals and objectives
  • Adaptable and flexible worker with an proven ability to multi-task and prioritize with attention to detail
  • Ability to solve problems and present solutions in a positive manner
  • Comfort shooting and editing photography and video an asset
  • Understanding of installation processes for exhibitions
  • Proven ability to work with multiple stakeholders and maintain positive relationships
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