Graphic Design Specialist - Surrey, BC | GroupHEALTH | FreshGigs.ca | 02/02/17
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Graphic Design Specialist Full-Time

Location: Surrey, BC
Company Name: GroupHEALTH ()
Category: Graphic Design

We are currently recruiting for the role of Graphic Design Specialist to join our team in Surrey, BC. The Graphic Design Specialist is a generalist responsible for the creative design and execution of our overall Corporate image.  They are GroupHEALTH's 'visual' brand steward. They determine the visual requirements to support organization business goals and ensure that all materials being distributed have a consistent brand presentation, and are executed with a professional look and feel reflecting the company's high standards.

Detailed Job Description

Life is short. Work somewhere awesome.

In every industry there is a company that thinks, and does things, differently. In employee group benefits, GroupHEALTH Benefits Solutions™ is that company.

Innovative and customer-focused, we’re not your parent’s insurance company. We’ve used equal parts passion, expertise and innovation to turn stated customer needs (yes we listen to customers!) into group benefits programs that save companies and their employees money, while still providing the very best protection available. That’s getting people’s attention.

We are currently recruiting for the role of Graphic Design Specialist to join our team in Surrey, BC. The Graphic Design Specialist is a generalist responsible for the creative design and execution of our overall Corporate image.  They are GroupHEALTH's 'visual' brand steward. They determine the visual requirements to support organization business goals and ensure that all materials being distributed have a consistent brand presentation, and are executed with a professional look and feel reflecting the company's high standards.

Outcomes

  • Have a thorough grasp of the workflow and 'client' interaction through the Marketing HelpDesk within 30 days
  • Be able to consistently meet the volume demands of the role within 45 days
  • Be generating new approaches to 'look & feel' within 90 days
  • Demonstrate a good sense of the current GroupHEALTH brand look & feel, and be able to apply it and create new materials on an ongoing basis

In addition to joining a team that is focused on delivering the “WOW!” factor daily (while enjoying weekly yoga stretches, lunchtime walks, 26 long weekends a year, and lots of cake!), your Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Conceptualizing and designing promotional materials such as posters, print ads, brochures, logos and signage
  • Creating electronically designed page layouts and web-based graphics
  • Maintaining departmental files, ensuring all records are updated as necessary
  • Performing other duties as assigned by Management

Education & Experience

  • Completion of Post Secondary education with a focus on communications and graphic design an asset
  • Training, demonstrated expertise and track record of design success
  • Demonstrated capability with Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign
  • Experience with HTML and Website design
  • Familiar with both Mac and PC environments (main design work on Mac)
  • Demonstrated competency (portfolio) with a wide variety of business design projects and formats such as Brochures, Flyers, Booklets, Posters, PPT, Tradeshow collateral (including pop-up banners, etc.)
  • Experience conceiving and creating Logos (both within and outside of an existing brand construct).

Must Haves

  1. Solid graphic design background across a wide variety of typical corporate marketing media and channels
  2. Versatility and ability/desire to work in different mediums, and for different audiences.
  3. Demonstrated ability to do great work often under time constraints

Competencies, Skills & Abilities

  • Flexibility/Adaptability. Adjusts quickly to changing priorities and conditions. Copes effectively with complexity and change.
  • Calm Under Pressure. Maintains stable performance when under heavy pressure or stress.
  • Teamwork. Reaches out to peers and cooperates with supervisors to establish an overall collaborative working relationship.
  • Work Ethic. Possesses a strong willingness to work hard and do what it takes to get the job done. Has a track record of working hard.
  • Listening Skills. Lets others speak and seeks to understand their viewpoints.
  • Openness to Criticism and Ideas. Often solicits feedback and reacts calmly to criticism or negative feedback.
  • Communication. Speaks and writes clearly and articulately without being overly verbose or talkative. Maintains this standard in all forms of written communication, including Email.

The Perks
In addition to becoming part of a creative, challenging, and stimulating work environment, we also offer:

  • a competitive salary
  • an excellent benefits plan
  • flex time
  • education assistance
  • participation in our Fortnight program
  • access to our Group RRSP plan
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