Graphic Design Intern

RE/MAX Millennium Real Estate - Vaughan, ON (30+ days ago)

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RE/MAX Millennium is currently hiring a Graphic Design Intern. The ideal candidate will provide graphic design for a range of projects to deliver quality marketing materials. You will be part of the discussion to develop ideas & concepts, providing the design expertise and help evaluate the work of others, including from a brand standard perspective. You will work with collateral such as monthly flyers, website, ads and on-going support materials. You will need both an eye for style and an eagle-eye for overall quality control.

You work effectively as a team member with internal and external client groups, communicate project rationales, status, glitches and successes as appropriate.

What you'll be doing:

  • Help build components for digital campaigns including web, email, social, landing pages, and micro-sites
  • Collaborate with the offline/online teams for monthly themes that reflect strategy; and keep a level of consistency across all media while enhancing themes for digital programs.
  • Design responsive and creative content enhancements to the websites.
  • Maintain website product image library to ensure it is up to date.
  • Provide graphic design for a range of projects to deliver professional quality marketing materials; effectively interpret creative briefs, participate in brainstorming sessions, develop creative designs within pre-established templates and re-size/adapt existing artwork as needed.
  • Provide design expertise and feedback to help evaluate work from a brand standards perspective.
  • Present several innovative concept solutions for marketing collateral while ensuring brand compliance.
  • Responsible for research, planning, coordination, photography, strategic understanding and representation of any given piece in order to translate into cost-efficient, aesthetically-pleasing design tactics. At all times, attention-to-detail and overall quality control is critical.
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member with internal and external client groups, understand and follow management directives, work effectively in a 360 environment when required, communicate project rationales, status, glitches and successes as appropriate. The designer must have the ability to prioritize competing projects and adhere to tight deadlines.
  • Deliver and package press ready creative files for printers and distribution.
  • Design responsive and creative content enhancements to the websites.
  • Help build components for digital campaigns including web, email, social, landing pages, and micro-sites
  • Collaborate with the offline/online teams for monthly themes that reflect strategy; and keep a level of consistency across all media while enhancing themes for digital programs.
  • Maintain website product image library to ensure it is up to date.

Education & Experience:

  • Graphic Design Diploma 3 year program from a recognized Community College or University
  • Registered Graphic Designers RGD of Ontario designation is considered an asset
  • 1-3 years of experience as a Graphic Designer working with multiple, complex design projects
  • Experience in packaging design, retail industry and consumer flyers an asset
  • Demonstrated portfolio of translating business imperatives into effective visual communication
  • Understanding of design impacts on overall production process and costs
  • Experience designing large communication pieces magazines, booklets etc
  • Experience with photography and photography concepts and it's use in visual communications
  • Exposure to web or interactive media design is an asset
  • Technical expert with CMS applications, experience with Wordpress would be a plus

Required Skills:

  • Demonstrated experience working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Highly organized and able to work under pressure and respond to urgent requests in a positive manner
  • Strong eye for design, trends and technologies
  • Exceptional creativity and innovation
  • Professional approach to time, costs and deadlines
  • Strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator
  • Knowledge of UI/UX design
  • Excellent knowledge of ADA, and building designs that meet our standards to be compliant with customers of all ability types
  • Solid user interface UI and online concepting skills
  • Excellent analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Strong problem solving and issue resolution skills
  • Ability to manage and take ownership of numerous projects simultaneously
  • Ability to effectively interpret a creative brief and translate direction into compelling marketing materials
  • Understanding of branding and how it carries across multiple channels
  • Able to follow file naming and digital document management conventions
  • Expert attention to detail, and an eye for catching inconsistencies
  • Takes initiative and can work independently
  • Highly organized and able to work under pressure and respond to urgent requests in a positive manner

Applicants are required to provide samples of their work in the form of an online portfolio.

We thank all applicants however only those selected will be contacted.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Internship

Experience:

  • Graphic Design: 2 years (Required)

Language:

  • English (Required)