Junior Graphic Designer
DIRTT Environmental Solutions
Calgary, AB
12-Month Contract with possibility for permanent employment.

We’re seeking a talented and adaptable junior graphic designer who’s ready to amp up their career with DIRTT. The junior designer will join our highly collaborative in-house marketing communications team (MarCom for short). This team consists of graphic designers, content creators, digital marketers, web developers and more. We take great pride in our work, juggle shifting priorities on the regular and consistently go the extra mile. You’ll work a standard 5-day workweek, but schedule flexibility is ideal for those one-off projects that may require more effort or different hours.

If you have the required skills, are eager to grow as a designer and thrive in a fast-paced environment, we want to hear from you.

The Role
Work on a variety of projects (brand identity, event branding, invitations, document layout, corporate presentations, UX/web page layouts, infographics, large-scale wall graphics, print advertising, etc.);
Support more senior-level graphic designers and other members of the MarCom team;
Regularly interact with a range of internal clients to identify and understand project-specific graphic needs and relevant parameters (such as deadline or budget);
Use creativity to generate and/or add to design concepts in order to meet project goals;
Communicate project goals and status updates clearly with colleagues and project leaders;
Effectively manage your time and priorities, including project planning, execution and follow up.

Required Skills
This is a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment where you’ll manage multiple tasks and shifting priorities. The ability to remain positive, organized and efficient will be critical to your success;
Thorough proficiency in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop;
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs such as Word and PowerPoint;
Ability to interpret and clarify design requests, identify objectives and recommend graphic concepts;
Possess stellar communication skills;
Ability to work autonomously and in a team environment;
Effectively problem solve with a solution-based approach to design;
Deeply familiar with digital design best practices;
Informed on current industry trends, technology and tools;
Bonus points for motion graphics ability (Adobe After Effects or other relevant software/tools).

About You
Highly creative, enthusiastic and a self-directed team player;
Eager to share knowledge and learn from those around you;
Willingly seek and accept constructive feedback;
Able to work well with anyone and everyone;
Motivated to consistently deliver high-quality work and go above and beyond to get the job done;
Truly love what you do and value every step of the creative process.

Education & Experience
Diploma or degree in visual communication or graphic design
Minimum 1 – 2 years of workplace experience in a graphic design position
To apply for this position, email us at careers@dirtt.net. Please include the position title in your subject line. No direct phone calls or in-person visits please.