Senior Graphic Designer - Victoria | The Hatchery Creative Labs | FreshGigs.ca | 22/06/17

Senior Graphic Designer Full-Time

Location: Victoria
Company Name: The Hatchery Creative Labs ()
Category: Graphic Design, Web Design / Development

We’re hiring! The Hatchery is a young, full-service advertising agency located in Victoria, BC. We’re growing quickly and are looking for a full time senior graphic designer. With a number of large brand engagements, ongoing website/interaction design and our own internal brand to keep up with, we require at least 5 years of graphic/interaction design experience with agency experience (i.e. fast-paced, eclectic client mix, working with other designers, getting shut down by clients sometimes) a huge plus.

We are hoping to fill this position immediately, the sooner the better. A positive attitude, a willingness to lead by example, and an ability to communicate with and manage remote clients are all part of the job so please be ready!

Application Requirements:

  • Graphic design experience (Minimum 5 years)
  • A diploma or degree in graphic design or equivalent (and proven) work experience
  • Experience defining corporate brands and collateral rollout (Minimum 3 years)
  • Experience planning and designing websites is a must (3 years minimum)
  • Expert with Adobe CC suite of products (Specifically Illustrator, Photoshop & InDesign)
  • Experience with Sketch is a bonus
  • Experience in print production and management
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to self-manage projects internally and externally (Contractors, clients, suppliers)
  • Basic understanding of G Suite (Google Docs, Sheets, Drive)
  • Strong communication, organizational and time management skills
  • Detail-oriented, ability to manage multiple deadlines and work under pressure

Bonus Points for:

  • Intermediate understanding of photography
  • Experience shooting and editing video

  • Strong traditional skills like drawing and painting

  • Having run your own business or worked as a freelancer in the past

We’re a young agency with many years of past-life experience. We’re growing quickly and have maintained a well-balanced approach to our work and work philosophies. Only experienced designers with strong portfolios will be considered at this time.

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