Kasian Architecture Interior Design and Planning Ltd. – Senior Graphic Designer

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Senior Graphic Designer

Vancouver or Toronto

 

Welcome to Kasian, where over 36 years of design excellence has sparked a passion in transforming ordinary spaces into extraordinary experiences. Our passion is strengthening connections between people and place by creating built environments that inspire and improve lives—turning visions into reality. We organically blend architecture and interior design from our global experience and local perspective. With a national presence in multiple market sectors—Workplace, Healthcare, Commercial, Senior Living, and Public—we leverage the experience of our 260+ Kasian team members to deliver innovative and unique design solutions for every single client.

 

We are seeking a Senior Graphic Designer for either our Toronto or Vancouver office to expand and elevate the firm’s graphic design abilities and take the Kasian brand and collateral to the next level. This person will be joining a national marketing team, consisting of 6 members located across 2 offices. The marketing team works with all 6 offices and market sectors, and in turn has the benefit of collaborating with our Principals and Senior Leadership team, including our President, Don Kasian, on a regular basis.

 

The role:

  • Be the steward for the Kasian brand and brand standards in all aspects of digital, web, and print media
  • Support and maintain design excellence while upholding Kasian’s brand identity
  • Provide creative advice and direction with respect to marketing materials for business development initiatives, internal departmental needs, and support project teams in the creation of client-facing materials for both print and digital platforms
  • Play a vital role in working with the marketing team to establish design layouts and templates for proposals and presentations
  • Work in close collaboration with the marketing team to develop brochures, collateral and other promotional materials
  • Assist with graphics for award submissions, internal and external communications, website, and social media platforms
  • Create visual strategies to build our online presence
  • Create infographics, illustrations, and other supporting materials for use in proposals, presentations and client facing projects
  • Creation of videos and multimedia presentations
  • Manage Marketing’s digital asset library.

 

What we’re looking for:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Illustration, Information Design, or Fine Arts
  • 7-10+ years of professional graphic design experience, preferably in the design industry
  • Advanced design skills in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Premiere required), typography, digital programs, and graphic presentation skills
  • Excellent visual communication skills, a high level of aesthetic and design creativity
  • A conceptual and strategic thinker that can translate ideas into well-crafted design solutions
  • Strong understanding of web design fundamentals including analytics, WordPress, video production and editing experience
  • Someone who brings their “A” Game, has strong design fundamentals, and the ability to manage multiple projects and competing priorities at any time
  • Someone who is naturally curious and up to date with the latest news and trends in the design and marketing world
  • Strong communicator with exceptional written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
  • Self starter with ability to prioritize, self-schedule, and meet tight deadlines while advancing projects with minimal oversight and work with colleagues from various departments, market sectors, and locations
  • Prior experience in the Architectural and/or Interior Design, Engineering or Construction (AEC) field or Professional Services is an asset.

 

Think this is your dream job? To apply for this position, please visit our website at www.kasian.com/careers. Include your resume, cover letter and portfolio showcasing outstanding, creative thinking and exceptional print and digital design skills.

 

Need some convincing? Check us out on our social media channels @KasianDesign (Twitter and Instagram) and Linkedin to see what #LifeatKasian can offer!