Graphic Designer & Marketing Assistant - Mississauga, ON | VANDYK group of companies | FreshGigs.ca | 14/12/16
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Graphic Designer & Marketing Assistant Full-Time

Location: Mississauga, ON
Company Name: VANDYK group of companies ()
Category: Graphic Design, Marketing / Strategy

We are seeking an experienced and creative Graphic Designer who also has capabilities to assist in general marketing duties. In this role, you will create and deliver high-quality web and print designs and be an integral part of the execution of marketing deliverables. This candidate will have expertise in and knowledge of Adobe Suite and must also be proficient with e-marketing systems, social media and web. This individual will support other marketing initiatives by assisting in administrative duties. This candidate will work collaboratively with other members of the VANDYK Marketing Department.

Responsibilities:

  • Design eye catching and effective marketing communication pieces that coincide with specific project branding while reflecting VANDYK corporate guidelines and company standards
  • Execute e-marketing communication, from design to coding
  • Execute press ready artwork for print and prepare web ready assets
  • Conceptualize and design project websites and microsites
  • Maintain and update web content
  • Edit photos/create images for VANDYK’s social media channels as well as its affiliate companies and assist in posting
  • Source various types of marketing and promotional materials/items and gather quotes
  • Assist with marketing payables and creating POs
  • Assist in planning of internal and external events
  • Support other marketing and communication projects, as required
  • Use out-of-the-box thinking and work with minimal supervision to complete tasks quickly and effectively
  • Other administrative duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Degree/Diploma in Multimedia, Graphic Design or related field
  • 2+ years of relevant work experience in a similar role or equivalent
  • Command of graphic design principles
  • Excellent typography skills
  • Ability to take constructive criticism and recommendations from other team members
  • Ability to communicate with vendors/suppliers with a high degree of professionalism
  • Excellent communication, time management, troubleshooting, analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite – InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • HTML/HTML 5 coding capabilities
  • Proficiency with WordPress an asset
  • Web programming an asset but not required
  • Experience with Adobe Premiere, After Effects an asset
  • Video editing experience an asset
  • Photographic skills and photo editing experience an asset

We’re committed to being the best developer in North America, balancing passion and excellence to deliver our commitments. Our people make this possible: agile minds, able to see beyond the obvious and act effectively in an ever-changing landscape. Experience is nurtured at every level and excellence is rewarded with a competitive compensation package, support and opportunities to excel.

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