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Graphic Designer

Grouse Mountain, North Vancouver, BC V7R, Canada Req #471
Monday, August 26, 2019
Everyday we aim to provide a high quality, dynamic and authentic mountain playground where locals and tourists can escape, have fun, learn and challenge themselves, embracing the outdoors and key elements of BC culture. Our friendly and informative staff will help guests to create enduring memories based on remarkable experiences.

Job Title: Graphic Designer

Location: Grouse Mountain, North Vancouver, BC

Department: Sales & Marketing

Reports to: Director, Marketing & Communications

Role Status: Full Time Permanent

Grouse Mountain offers a challenging and enjoyable work environment with a world of career opportunity. Our team is dedicated to Grouse Mountain's renowned excellence and its continued growth as Vancouver's premier mountain resort. In exchange for employee excellence, we offer a professional atmosphere, fantastic growth opportunities, unlimited outdoor recreation (including skiing and snowboarding) an inspiring setting and many unique employee privileges.

 

The Role

 

The Graphic Designer is an experienced professional who is responsible for developing and managing aspects of graphic design and online marketing presence for Grouse Mountain. Working with the Marketing team the Graphic Designer will help develop and implement all marketing initiatives & campaigns, while providing strategic input and analysis to maximize the efficacy of new and existing channels for brand development, promotions, and events across all Grouse Mountain operations.


The Graphic Designer must be self-directed and have the ability to manage multiple projects and meet short deadlines. The Graphic Designer is very comfortable with a host of software and web app tools and has previously demonstrated success in generating new ideas and producing content for a variety of media channels. Strong computer skills, web savvy, and systems orientation, supported by a passion for and keen interest in design and new media will be key to success in this role. Natural leadership abilities would be considered an asset as this role has high growth potential.

 

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Oversees design projects, from conception to delivery; oversees campaign creative and copy

  • Creates and edits artwork and imagery for print, web and multimedia applications including, but not limited to: ads (including large format advertising & signage), brochures, menus, signs, booklets, training materials, sell sheets, POS materials, decals, presentations, websites, blogs, and social media profiles for Grouse Mountain

  • Develops campaign creative and copy

  • Oversees photography and video needs

  • Maintains brand standards across all channels

  • Maintains and refines sub brand standards across all channels

  • Generates ideas to portray concepts and advertise products/services

  • Develops and implements online advertising to increase sales

  • Develops creative briefs when needed

  • Takes part in planning website development/app development with our IT team and development partners

  • Creates HTML templates for email blast content.

  • Creates online branding for various corporate social networking profiles – YouTube, Twitter, Facebook and others as assigned

  • Maintains and constantly improves the Grouse Mountain website and other microsites

  • Monitors the effectiveness of electronic communication initiatives by tracking the click through and drilldown behavior, determining referring sites, and communicating with browsers to track and analyze online behavior (Google Analytics)

  • Stays current on industry trends; creatively seeks out new products and maintains cutting edge industry knowledge

  • Other duties as required.

 

 

Qualifications

 

  • Minimum of five years of experience in graphic design, focused on print and digital marketing. Adobe Creative Suite (PC environment) – Illustrator, Photoshop & InDesign – through to preflight and packaging files for production; extensive understanding of PDF and print production; comfortable attending press-checks when needed

  • Extensive experience working in a fast-paced environment and with tight deadlines

  • Experience in branding/brand management and strategy including developing and updating brand standards and style guides

  • Professional level understanding of HTML, CSS, and Content Management Systems (WordPress, SquareSpace). Familiarity with Flash, Javascript and/or programming an asset.

  • Experienced in the use of Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

  • Experience with digital advertising platforms, tracking and optimization

  • Superior attention to detail

  • Strong writing and communication skills

  • Experience with Google Analytics an asset

  • Experience with copy writing an asset

  • Video editing an asset

  • Photography and / or videography skills considered an asset

     

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Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Grouse Mountain, North Vancouver, BC V7R, Canada