Creative Designer

Application Deadline: 
November 30, 2017
Company: 
Activa Management Corporation
Job Title: 
Creative Designer
Reports To: 
Marketing Manager
Job Type: 
Full-Time, Contract
Location: 
Waterloo, ON
Role Summary: 

Under the supervision of the Marketing Manager, the Creative Designer is responsible for designing and formatting marketing materials for various home building and land development projects, and providing creative input for marketing elements.

Key Responsibilities: 
  • Responsible for design and graphic development of marketing materials in the following mediums:
    • Traditional media advertising (magazines, newspaper, etc)
    • Site signage (interior and exterior)
    • Print collateral (booklets, brochures, floor plans, sales tools, etc.)
    • Digital and web based graphics
  • Participate in the development of strategic ideas and concepts for advertising
  • Coordinate production with vendors
  • Collaborate with internal and external partners, including marketing agencies, in the creation of marketing items
  • Provide creative feedback for all marketing initiatives
  • Provide graphic design support for internal requests
  • Other duties as assigned by management
Requirements: 
  • Post-secondary education in Graphic Design or related program
  • 1+ years design experience
  • High-level proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop
  • Proficient in a PC and Mac environment
  • Must have a firm understanding of design principles (i.e. colour theory, layout, compositions, etc.)
  • Keen eye for details and ensures accuracy in work
  • An understanding of home building is an asset but not required
Personal Attributes: 
  • Desire for challenging projects in a deadline driven environment
  • Extremely detail oriented with the highest standards for quality
  • Professional with very strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Hardworking and self-motivated
  • Ability to manage time effectively and meet deadlines

If you are self-motivated and are looking for an opportunity to expand your career in a dynamic and enthusiastic environment, apply now to join our team.