Design & DevelopmentFull TimeVancouver, BC
Position: Graphic Designer
Manager: Creative Director
Welcome to Colony. We’re a full-service digital agency that builds strategies, stories and brands. The type of content we create is high end, strategic and creative.
Here at Colony, we celebrate our unique skills and recognize we’re better when we do things together. As a team, we create content that tells good stories. We strategize on ways to amplify brand messages; and we are unafraid to explore, collaborate, and test all the great ideas you’ll bring to the table.
Want to join a team of risk takers and innovators who are passionate about creating cool stuff? We want to hear from you!
WHAT YOU’LL DO
We’re looking for a courageous, empathetic and ambitious Graphic Designer to join our growing team!
We're looking for a Graphic Designer with a love of social media, design and content creation! As a Senior Designer, you will work closely with creative and technical disciplines to create considered and innovative design solutions.
The ideal candidate has outstanding communication and presentation skills, a strong design aesthetic, a deep understanding of branding principles and inspires collaboration with multiple departments. Experience mentoring a small team of designers is an added bonus!
- As a Graphic Designer, you will play an integral role in creating innovative design and creative solutions for digital strategies
- You will be working as part of a driven digital experience team to deliver brand solutions to advance diverse client strategies
- You will be responsible for delivering cutting edge content with challenging timelines with integrity and consistency
WHO YOU ARE
- You are inspired by strategy and have a keen eye for art direction, design and brand standards
- You love storytelling, are not afraid to push the limits and finding innovative solutions
- You know how to present your work effectively, and articulately communicate creative design rationale to stakeholders
- You get excited about the future of social media, content creation and inspired to find innovative ways to develop brand storytelling
- You thrive in collaborating and peer mentoring with fellow designers, copywriters, project managers, and the photo and video team to support the delivery and execution of digital projects
- You have the ability to thrive in a dynamic startup environment while supporting multiple projects, deliverables and timelines
- You have a good understanding of budgets and timelines, and are organized when it comes to delivering final files
WHAT YOU BRING
- 3+ years of graphic design experience
- Experience in social media marketing a bonus
- Demonstrated understanding of art direction and design-thinking principles
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Excellent graphic design skills (layout, typography, colour) and ideation (vision + art direction)
- Mastery of design and prototyping tools: Illustrator, Photoshop, Invision Studio, Figma, Sketch
- Video editing experience is a bonus
- Superb attention to detail
- Ability to work well on an ego-free, highly collaborative, and cross-functional team
WHAT WE OFFER
- 3 weeks paid vacation annually
- Extended health coverage and dental
- Employee Assistance Program
- Extended Long Weekends
- Hybrid work
- Referral bonus
- Paid wellness activities with our Self Love Club - a mix of movement, mindfulness and creating
- Paid access to subscriptions (ie. Audible and Calm) – we care about our team’s mental health
Colony Digital is committed to building a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment. We welcome and celebrate the diversity of applicants and team members across ability, race, gender identity, sexual orientation, and perspective.