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Graphic Designer

Title: Graphic Designer

Department: Marketing

Location: Toronto, ON.

Application deadline: None

Quark Expeditions, the global leader in polar adventure travel, is seeking a talented mid-level Graphic Designer to join our team. In this role, you will help create an outstanding brand experience and help engage customers through targeted, thoughtful collateral that achieves design objectives based on campaign briefs. We are looking for a versatile professional with a strong creative skillset designing across multiple formats, with a focus on digital media.

Key accountabilities:

  • Work as a collaborative member of our in-house Creative Team
  • Interpret creative briefs and/or spoken direction to create effective, on-brand design and marketing solutions for a variety of marketing & trade communication materials
  • Engage in conceptual brainstorming and ideation sessions, developing original creative content to help drive brand engagement
  • Possess a strong understanding of how marketing campaigns work (bonus: understanding of travel industry and trends)
  • Create interactive, on-brand design for various digital touch points including websites, emails, paid and social media marketing campaigns
  • Design offline marketing tools such as product brochures, catalogs, trade show displays, print advertisements, and other print materials as needed
  • Helps define and execute integrated marketing campaigns in compliance with company brand strategy and guidelines
  • Print production experience including knowledge of file formats, digital & offset processes
  • Ability to multi-task, work in a fast-paced environment and meet tight deadlines. Exceptional eye for detail and strong organizational skills.

Requirements:

  • University degree, college diploma or equivalent in Graphic Design
  • A minimum of 5 years of proven graphic design experience, preferably at a marketing or creative agency
  • Demonstrable graphic design skills with a strong portfolio
  • Possession of creative flair, versatility, conceptual/visual ability and originality
  • Ability to interact, communicate and present ideas
  • Up to date with industry leading software and technologies (In Design, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of CSS3, HTML5 and JavaScript a bonus
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure

 

About Quark

The Company Quark Expeditions is the world leader in polar adventure travel. Since 1991, Quark has been establishing a tradition of firsts in polar travel: as the first to transit the Northeast Passage with adventure travelers; the first to take travelers to the far side of Antarctica; and the first to circumnavigate the Antarctic continent with guests. Quark is recognized for its diverse fleet of passenger vessels and offers the widest variety of polar itineraries of any other adventure company.