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Graphic Designer

Graphic Designer

Company: Providence University College and Theological Seminary
Contact Person: Marlin Reimer
Location/Address:
10 College Crescent
Otterburne, Manitoba , R0A1G0
Phone: 204-433-7488
Website: http://www.prov.ca  

Position Description

For nearly a century, Providence has been a Christian academic community in the evangelical tradition that teaches people to grow in knowledge and character for leadership and service. Our vision is to become a leading Canadian Christ-centred university that transforms students into leaders of knowledge, character, and faith to serve Christ in a changing world.

Position Overview

Reporting to the Director of Marketing, the Graphic Designer is a creative individual who is part of the Marketing and Communications team, promoting and leveraging Providence through its various media. This position manages the design of on-brand, conceptual graphics for web, print, social and events. We are looking for a resourceful and innovative mind positioned to keep up with ever-changing technology and media standards. Experience in photography and video production is not required but would be a welcome asset.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities

Branding

  • Maintain and care for the institutional visual identity (logo, colours, font) and merchandise
  • Be an advocate for consistent and cohesive design across departments
  • Encourage good design thinking, brand experience, and design-driven storytelling in marketing projects and campaigns
  • Work alongside of a team to establish clear and concise brand messaging including brand voice, tone, and personality

Print Design

  • Design print materials including institutional magazines, brochures, viewbooks, program guides, advertisements, signage, posters, invite cards, etc.
  • Send print ready files to printers when required
  • Provide design management for outsourced projects

Digital Design

  • Design digital graphics for web, email, social, print and advertising campaigns
  • Upload digital graphics, publications, photos and video to the website as needed

Social Media & Analytics

  • Plan and manage social media, alongside of the Director of Marketing (DofM), for institutional accounts on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube
  • Collaborate with DofM and various departments when creating content and design for paid advertising campaigns on applicable social media ad platforms (i.e., Google Ads, Facebook & Instagram)
  • Train and coach internal staff and faculty on social media protocols and management
  • Provide analytics when requested for social media advertising campaigns, virtual events, website monitoring, etc.

Photography

  • Take photos of events, classrooms, merchandise, campus, facilities, etc.
  • Keep an up-to-date archive of staff/faculty headshots
  • Plan and execute photoshoots for campaigns and publications as needed

Videography

  • Film, edit, brand and upload video content for various institutional marketing projects
  • Collaborate, plan, and develop video content, alongside of DofM and/or a larger team
  • Manage the Providence YouTube channel

Personal Commitment

  • To be in good standing with a local church
  • To have an enthusiastic personal faith commitment
  • To demonstrate a commitment to Christian higher education and to Christian ministry
  • To affirm and uphold Providence’s Statement of Faith and Covenant of Community Life as outlined in the Staff Handbook and on prov.ca

Education & Qualifications

  • One year College or Technical School Certificate in Graphic Design required
  • Two years Technical School Diploma in Graphic Design preferred
  • Minimum two years of graphic design experience preferred
  • A portfolio of previous design work is required
  • Proficiency in MSOffice 365
  • Good knowledge of visual media software and programs, including Adobe Creative Suite (i.e., Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, Media Encoder, etc.) is required
  • Experience and expertise in working on social media platforms
  • Photography experience is a definite asset
  • Videography and video editing experience is an asset, but not required
  • Knowledge of DSLR cameras, audio recorders, teleprompter is an asset, but not required

Competencies

  • Innovative thinker/visionary: Able to translate strategic thinking into action plans and output
  • Solution minded: Able to give full attention to what other people are saying and to use logic and reason to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions
  • Initiative: Demonstrate a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges
  • Communication: Have excellent interpersonal communication; able to interact with students, faculty, staff and constituents, internal and external clients, as well as external suppliers and vendors
  • Dependability: Fulfil obligations; be reliable, responsible, and dependable
  • Attention to Detail: Be attentive to the small details and thorough in completing work tasks
  • Creativity: Able to think creatively and imaginatively when tackling projects; be resourceful
  • Multi-tasking: Able to work on multiple assignments with minimal supervision while achieving targets
  • Time Management and Organization Skills: Able to prioritize tasks and projects; organize/archive design files and media

Apply

  • To apply, submit a cover letter and resume by email to:

                        Kathryn Mulolani, Director of Marketing

                        c/o Marlin Reimer, Human Resources Manager

                        Email: hr@prov.ca

  • This is a full-time position for a one-year term. Flexible work arrangements can be negotiated.
  • Targeted start date for position: January 2022
  • Consideration of applications will continue until the position is filled.
  • All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority.
Posted: November 23, 2021 | Expires: January 3, 2022
Posted Under: Information Technology
Career ID: [ 9703 ]