This role is responsible for developing and coordinating the production of high quality graphic design deliverables in the form of posters, reports, creatives, print and online materials. The role works collaboratively with the Content Manager and Marketing team to deliver designs for key campaigns and deliverables. This role will work to continuously elevate the standard of Islamic Relief Canada's brand by conceptualizing and creating industry-standard branding guides, illustrations and designs for all campaigns and marketing deliverables throughout the year.

The candidate will also build a roster of select graphic design contractors to act as service providers for the organization, and coordinate the execution of design overflow needs. This role is also responsible for coordinating with printing companies, managing printing needs and placing orders, and ensuring materials are on time and of quality.

Please note: Applicants must submit a portfolio of their relevant work along with their resume.

Status: Full time, Permanent

Location: Burlington, ON / Remote

Department: Marketing

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create promotional materials for all main campaigns, to fulfill the design needs of multiple online platforms and printed materials
  • Develop and design stewardship reports, fundraising material, and event marketing materials
  • Work collaboratively within the marketing team and across the organization to determine the nature and content of design needed, as well as printing needs and orders
  • Work collaboratively to produce high quality bilingual designs
  • Build and manage a roster of freelance designers, liaising between designers and internal stakeholders for overflow work
  • Maintain timely and consistent communication with other departments and the marketing team to ensure deadlines and quality standards are being met
  • Manage printing needs and placing orders for the marketing team and other departments
  • Stay in regular communication with printing companies to ensure materials are on time and of quality
  • Work towards implementing creative and innovative designs that elevate the brand of Islamic Relief with Canadian Muslims
  • Work on special design projects as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS & COMPETENCIES:

  • Completion of a college diploma/university degree in Graphic Design preferred
  • 3+ years of experience
  • Must have an eye for clean design
  • Excellent proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • Knowledge of print vs. digital specs for materials is an asset
  • Should exhibit critical thinking skills, initiative, and be self-directed
  • Creative and energetic with the ability to multitask and prioritize competing demands
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with experience delivering high quality results
  • Ability to maintain high level of attention to detail and consistency in style and brand
  • Ability to manage projects with many moving parts
  • Motivated self-starter who is able to take both guidance and initiative
  • Detail-oriented and committed to deadlines
  • Works well in a team with a collaborative lens
  • Multilingual/proficiency in French is an asset
  • Portfolio must be submitted with resume
  • Eligible to work in Canada

Please note: Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted

Please email applications via Isarta


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Burlington, ON, Canada
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