Senior Digital Designer
Elite Digital Agency
Toronto, ON

Elite Digital (https://elitedigitalagency.com) is an award-winning Toronto-based digital marketing agency that is growing rapidly. For over 15 years, we have worked with many of the country’s leading brands as their one-stop partner for cohesive digital marketing campaigns, web design and development, search marketing and optimization, social media, mobile apps, marketing automation, and more. We have a client roster spanning multiple verticals, which leads to new and exciting challenges and opportunities. We are known for our high-quality innovative work powered by really amazing people.

A few of our proud accolades...

  • Growth 500, Canada's Fastest Growing Companies 2018 (#87), Canadian Business
  • Business Excellence Award, Toronto Board of Trade
  • Best Consumer Website, Summit International Awards
  • Best Consumer Micro-site, Summit International Awards
  • Best Rebranding, Summit International Awards
  • Top 50 Email Service Providers, Website Magazine
  • Canada’s Top 300 IT Companies, Backbone Magazine

Elite Digital houses over 65 employees and is expanding once again! As a result, we are looking for a talented, multi-skilled Senior Digital Designer, who will thrive in a challenging, fast-paced, and team-oriented environment. This is a perfect role for a Digital Marketing savvy team player, that wants to be a part of a growing digital marketing agency.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design original pieces, including websites, ad campaigns, videos, illustrations and infographics, email campaigns, etc.
  • Occasionally review junior designers’ work to ensure high quality
  • Responsible for more complex and important design projects based on priority level, timelines, and the complexity of the project
  • Identify when pieces of a project will require a Jr. Designer’s help and get approval from the Art Director to assign those tasks to a Jr. Designer
  • Contribute to brainstorming sessions with Creative Directors and Art Directors to develop ideas and portray concepts in order to advertise products/services
  • Refine images, fonts and layouts using graphic design software
  • Apply typography techniques to design using grid structures
  • Increase user friendliness in digital products by implementing UX best practices and conducting research on suitable solutions
  • Maintain brand consistency throughout all our marketing projects
  • Communicate with Project Managers and Art Directors to ensure deadlines of projects are met
  • Stay up-to-date with industry developments and tools by conducting research and updating tools, watching tutorial videos, etc.
  • Meet with Art Director to determine the scope of a project or task
  • Create images that identify a product or convey a message
  • Develop graphics for product illustrations, logos, and websites
  • Select colors, images, text style, and layout based on tone established by Creative/Art Directors and brand guidelines
  • Present or send final designs to the Art Director for approval when a task is complete
  • Incorporate changes recommended by the Art Director to finalize designs
  • Review designs for errors before passing back to the Art Director
  • Responsible for design revisions coming from Art Directors, Creative Directors, and clients on assigned projects
  • Execute all design work based on creative brief and instructions from the Art Director

EDUCATION & TRAINING

  • Post secondary degree or diploma in Graphic Design, Web Design or related field
  • Degree or Diploma in Marketing and/or Advertising or equivalent experience

EXPERIENCE, TECHNICAL SKILLS and KEY COMPETENCIES

  • 3-5 years of professional experience in graphic and/or web design
  • 2+ years of working knowledge and understanding of UX strategy
  • Advanced in design software: Adobe Creative Cloud applications (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop), and Sketch
  • 1+ years of experience in printing processes and pre-press
  • 1+ years working knowledge of CSS, CMS, HTML
  • Prior knowledge working with prototyping tools and the ability to learn new tools quickly for UX (Invision, Adobe XD, Balsamiq, Marvel, etc.)
  • Video editing and knowledge of After Effects and Premiere (An asset)
  • Must have excellent visual design skills and attention to details
  • Have exceptional organizational skills and multi-tasking capabilities
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively

BENEFITS

  • We offer full health benefits (after the initial 3 months)
  • Opportunity to grow your career in a thriving Digital Marketing Agency
  • Free gourmet coffee
  • Free snacks & monthly catered lunches
  • Company social events
  • Flexible working hours
  • Opportunity to attend conferences and events

**MUST APPLY WITH SALARY EXPECTATIONS.**

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please make it clear within your cover letter. We will review applications as they are received and look forward to hearing from you.

Job Type: Full-time