Duration: Permanent Full-time (37.5 hours/week)
Anticipated Start Date: Late May – Early June 2021
Location: At 1dea’s office* at 348 Bagot St., Unit 203, Kingston, ON
*working remotely may occur, in compliance to COVID-19 response
Application Deadline: April 16, 2021
1dea Design + Media Inc. (pronounced “one idea”) is a Kingston, ON based marketing/creative agency specializing in visual brand identities, conversion-driven websites and custom graphic design. For the past 16 years, we’ve supported a variety of clients in industries such as government, tourism, health-care, not-for-profit, B2B, some B2C and education. With our primary office in Kingston and a remote office in Ottawa, we’re seeking an exceptionally-detailed, talented and well-rounded Intermediate/Senior Graphic Designer to help fill-out the core of our creative team. In this role, you’ll work alongside our Creative Director and Founder Karen Bonhomme.
Immersed amongst a highly collaborative team of senior-level designers, off-site front/backend developers and in-office project managers, you will be responsible for developing quality design including websites (in addition to UX/UI, wireframing/prototyping), logos/brand identity development, marketing collateral, publications, illustration, packaging and large format display (such as vehicle graphics, billboard, outdoor signage).
Our studio is extremely collaborative and requires a passionate individual who shares our creative values, innate attention to detail and genuine discipline to do what’s best for our clients. With a minimum 3 – 5+ years of agency experience, our ideal candidate will be very up-to-date with the trends of design, UX/UI, marketing and digital practices (no coding/development required). The ideal candidate will also have an advanced level comfort in Adobe Creative Cloud (including Adobe XD, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and more). As a core part of our creative/design team, you’ll be responsible for managing a day-to-day schedule of numerous projects and focused on continually delivery of creative solutions, both from scratch and following the look and feel of a previous brand.
Skills & Experience
- A relevant degree or diploma (preferably in Graphic Design/Web Development/Interaction Design/Marketing)
- A minimum of 3 -5 years of creative/marketing agency experience is preferred
- Advanced level use of Adobe Creative Cloud, including Adobe XD, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and more
- Training and/or experience in UX and UI and abilities to apply best practices in developing conversion-focused creative
- Ability to remain solutions-focused and positive during times of urgency
- Laser-sharp attention to detail
- Ability to work closely with our Creative Director and to handle feedback for growth and development
- Excellent time management skills and the ability to be immediately adaptable to changing priorities with multiple concurrent projects
To apply, please submit a portfolio, resumé and cover letter to email@example.com. We thank all candidates, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
In-Office and Relocation
In this position at 1dea, it is our preference to have a candidate work in-office with the rest of the team. Priority will be given to those that live in Kingston or surrounding areas or are willing to relocate to the area. However, candidates working remote from alternative locations are welcome to apply as circumstances for remote working may be accommodated (evaluated based on the specific circumstances).
We’re currently monitoring the situation with COVID-19 and provide our team with PPE, social distancing, a detailed cleaning regiment and a commitment to keep client meetings virtual or remote at this time.
1dea Inc. is simply a small and close-knit team of individuals who truly care about the work we produce. And we work extremely hard to make it happen. Specializing in strategic brand developments, conversion-driven websites and custom graphic design, we continually exhaust our efforts to find creative solutions that leverage the best of our clients’ brands and goals for growth.
Job Type: Full-time