Creative Designer

Vancouver Coastal Health - Vancouver, BC (30+ days ago)

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Work Site: Digital Communications - 520 West 6th
Status: Regular Full Time
Reference#: 120121-mhs

Role Summary:
Seeking a purpose-led role within a dynamic team? We’re all about collective impact at Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH).

As a complex organization with more than 15,000 staff and physicians, our purpose at VCH is to come together as one collective team to deliver an exceptional care experience for all. At VCH, we strive to create meaningful connections with our staff and physicians as well as our patients and clients. Content takes the lead on developing creative storytelling for health campaigns and promotions that make a difference. As Creative Designer, you play a vital role in bringing these moments to life.

Our lead on art direction, you are the custodian of Vancouver Coastal Health’s brand experience to ensure internal and external communications are developed with consistent brand guidelines for a professional, integrated experience. You enjoy working with communicators on taking complex ideas and translating them into tangible design in a way that visually tells a captivating story.

As Creative Designer, you get excited about the full funnel of design solutions, from artistic renderings, digital illustrations and wireframes to overseeing final design production. In this multifaceted role, you’re continually seeking ways to deliver brilliant creative ideas to interpret communications needs across all branded products, including print, environmental and digital.

In addition to traditional graphic design, you have mastered the digital landscape as a UI designer and excel at building responsive web experiences and creating optimal user experiences across digital platforms. Working in collaboration with communicators across the organization, you lead broad-based visual storytelling to advance communication objectives as it relates to delivering an exceptional care experience for all.

Key Accountabilities:
Expertly tells engaging stories of Vancouver Coastal Health to advance strategic priorities and connect internal and external audiences to VCH values.
Develops creative concepts for marketing and communications campaigns to support strategic priorities.
Builds amazing, responsive digital experiences consistent with industry UX best practices.
Researches, planes, conceptualizes, produces, leads and manages all aspects of creative production, including research, sketches, conceptual design, storyboard, prototypes, layout, wireframe, editing and coordinating.
Initiates and facilitates collaborative discussions to drive strategic discussions and decisions that advocate for best-in-class stakeholder experiences.
Engages stakeholders across the organization in our shared vision for intuitive user experience solutions.
Oversees and manages VCH brand guidelines to ensure consistent practices across VCH.
Organizes raw footage and other assets using studio best practices for version control, naming convention and organization of files.
Performs any necessary color correction or color grading.
Creates and/or applies animation and graphics to enhance production as needed.
Meets deadlines for product versions and final deliverables while proactively escalating schedule delays and/or issues to the project lead.
Works with Communications team members to plan and prepare campaigns across digital and traditional platforms.
Maintains up-to-date knowledge of video, photo and motion design and editing standards.
Assists as needed in all elements of content production and performs other related duties as assigned.

Bachelor’s Degree in Digital and Graphic Design, or relevant field preferred, supplemented with five (5) years’ knowledge and experience in managing the creative production process including pre-production, production, and post-production.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.