If you love making media, are inspired to tell the most important local and global science stories, and want to be part of a team doing big, innovative things, then this is the job for you.

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Who We Are

Working from mountain tops to ocean bottom, the Hakai Institute does leading-edge, long-term scientific research at remote locations along the British Columbia coast. From ocean physics and chemistry, to ecology and archaeology, our teams use science and technology to better understand the coastal margin of BC and beyond. We then weave together gorgeous imagery, compelling voices, and rich storytelling to let the rest of the world know what we're up to.

Hakai Magazine publishes immersive, trustworthy, and independent journalism from the world's coastlines. Our stories span discoveries in marine biology and archaeology, the social dimensions of fisheries, conservation solutions, and cutting-edge ocean technology.

We combine exceptional writing with stunning photography and our in-house talent in filmmaking and multimedia to produce an award-winning online publication.

Who You Are

  • A designer and graphics person who loves working in the digital sphere in all its forms. You love using all the digital tools at your disposal to make beautiful, vibrant, and dynamic graphics, illustrations, or animations.
  • An experienced Adobe Creative Suite user. (Experience with any of Wordpress, HTML, CSS, Javascript, D3, React, Observable would be an asset.)
  • An organized, creative producer with stellar communication skills.
  • A team player with loads of energy and a love of science.

Job Details

This full-time position is located in Victoria or Campbell River, British Columbia. The position includes benefits; a competitive salary will be negotiated based on your experience. We have a flexible and collaborative workplace, and we're always looking for ways to expand and diversify our skillsets, so be ready to learn new things. We value diversity, innovation, creativity, and hard work over credentials.

To Apply

Please submit your cover letter, resumé, and a link to your online portfolio. While we appreciate your interest, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Closing date is March 10.


Employer Information

Victoria, BC, Canada
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