Graphic Designer

Name of Organization: 
Science World
How to apply: 

Please apply by Tuesday, February 20, 2018 via the Science World careers portal:  http://scienceworld.ca/jobs

* We would like to thank all candidates. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.*

Opportunity Description + Organization Information: 

(Regular Full-Time)

Position:                              Graphic Designer

Reports to:                          Creative Director                                             

Science World is a BC-based charitable organization that engages the people of British Columbia in STEM literacy. Our mission is to ignite wonder and empower dreams through science and nature.

What’s exciting about this opportunity?

Well known for fun and flair, Science World British Columbia makes science learning approachable and captivating through interactive exhibits and hands-on programming. With many exciting developments underway involving diverse collaborations, new digital initiatives, and expanded outreach, Science World is poised to significantly scale our science literacy and engagement efforts throughout British Columbia. We are looking for a Graphic Designer who is curious, collaborative, and brings enthusiasm for design work, whether print or web, to help build and grow our much-loved brand at this exciting time.

What’s the job?

The Graphic Designer will work collaboratively with the team and across the organization to produce visual solutions that meet our organization’s needs, from concept to completion. The role will also be responsible for consistently represent our visual brand — whether working with digital, print, or environmental design.

Who are we looking for?

You are an inquisitive designer who brings humility and openness to the table alongside your commitment to craft. You understand that playfulness and experimentation makes your design work shine. You are always seeking to learn new things and sharpen your skills. 

Qualifications: 

What skills and capabilities do you bring?

  • You are skilled at working both independently and collaboratively with other designers and stakeholders
  • You know how to manage your time well in order to make deadlines, and you keep your work organized
  • You have demonstrated design skills in layout and typography for both web and print
  • You understand how to experiment and play within the boundaries of brand guidelines
  • You have excellent communication and presentation skills, and approach your work with a service mindset

 What’s the typical background we are looking for?

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communication Design or a related discipline
  • A minimum of 2 years related experience
  • Fully fluent in both web and print media
  • Experience working with stakeholders to determine requirements, communicate timelines, and problem-solve issues
  • Nice-to-haves (one or more):
    • Front-end development skills (HTML, CSS, JS)
    • Illustration skills
    • Motion graphics skills
    • Photography skills
Deadline: 
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 11:59pm