Art Director

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Position Objective

The Graphic Designer will fill an essential role at Brandish. As a part of a small but rapidly growing team, the Graphic Designer will develop creative assets and campaigns on behalf of a diverse portfolio of clients. This position will touch all forms of design—print, digital, animation, video and other varied forms of content creation.

The Graphic Designer will receive guidance and direction yet should feel comfortable working collaboratively and in taking direct feedback. The ideal candidate will successfully translate written creative briefs into fully developed campaign assets and should understand the value of consistency and quality.

The Graphic Designer will stay on top of current trends in graphic design, animation and web development and suggest new ways of working when appropriate.

As an integral member of a growing team the ideal candidate will be able to hit the ground running. Ambitious individuals will thrive in this fast paced environment that will offer opportunities for career advancement within the organization.

Key Accountabilities:

A. Production Design

  • Fulfill production requests
  • Consult with Brandish team to ensure copywriting and design are cohesive and reflective of project objectives.

B. Web design

  • Create all visual aspects- infographics, icons and other media
  • Create designs that can easily be translated into a functional website

C. Continued Learning

  • Stay on top of new developments with web design and suggest new ways of working where applicable.

Differentiating Accountabilities

  • Creative self-starter
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at one time
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Proven ability to work on a tight deadline and deliver quality results
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Detail oriented

Knowledge and Experience

  • Extensive experience with Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign
  • 1-3  years in professional design, preferably with a marketing or creative agency is an asset
  • Good typography sensibilities
  • Streamlined file management and work flow (use of grids and guides)
  • Working knowledge of CSS3, HTML5 and JavaScript
  • Experience working with WordPress templates

Education Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Graphic Design

Tools, Equipment or Other Technical Abilities

  • Extensive experience with Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign
  • Experience working with Wordpress templates and Webflow
  • Working knowledge of CSS3, HTML5 and JavaScript
  • Working knowledge of After-Effects and/or Premiere is an asset

Want to apply for this job?

Send us an email at jobs@brandishagency.com and tell us about yourself and your work.