Graphic Designer - The JUNO Awards

Graphic Designer

DEPARTMENT: Marketing/Communications
REPORTS TO: Sr. Manager, Creative
LOCATION: Toronto, ON
TYPE: Contract – 6 Months 
PLEASE EMAIL RESUME TO: angela@junoawards.ca
DEADLINE TO APPLY: Friday, November 26, 2021

DESCRIPTION

The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (“CARAS”) is seeking a talented and creative candidate for the role of Graphic Designer. Reporting to the Sr. Manager, Creative, this role involves assisting with the development of a wide range of print and digital assets for our major properties including, The JUNO Awards, The Canadian Music Hall of Fame, the Allan Slaight JUNO Master Class and MusiCounts. As a member of the creative team, you will work closely with each department within the organization, with a specific focus on marketing. We are looking for someone who is passionate about design, will bring forward creative ideas and vision, and can work independently and as part of a team to solve creative challenges. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Contribute fresh ideas and provide creative support from early stages of conceptualization to execution
  • Create engaging, impactful, and thoughtful design solutions for a variety of initiatives, including public and private event branding, print and digital advertising, socials, out of home, signage, etc
  • Participate constructively in creative and marketing brainstorms and planning sessions
  • Adhere to our brand standards and style guides 
  • Ensure all print design files are press-ready and web design files are optimized for digital
  • Use effective time management and organizational skills to maintain effective workflow and meet deadlines

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Post-secondary degree/diploma in Design
  • 1-3 years of design experience with a strong portfolio
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud, specifically InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop
  • Motion graphics experience is considered an asset
  • Experience with Google Workspace and Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Comfortable working within a Mac OS environment
  • Creative mindset with an eye for design and great attention to detail
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to work on multiple projects concurrently with various deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and as a collaborative team member 
  • Knowledge of, and passion for, the Canadian Music Industry is considered an asset

The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences embraces the diversity of all people, including those with disabilities, and aims to maintain an inclusive and equitable workplace where employees feel valued, respected, and supported. We encourage individuals who identify as Indigenous, Black, a person of colour, as having a disability and/or as a member of the 2SLGBTQ+ communities to apply.  If you require an accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, we would be happy to work with you to meet your needs.