Junior Designer

Ariad is looking for a Junior Designer with a passion for crafting beautiful, powerful digital work. The role is responsible for delivering concepts and design projects on time, on budget and to the highest possible quality.


Key Responsibilities: Graphic design and digital design execution

  • Consistently apply creative skills to projects from project briefs
  • Apply design direction when provided
  • Provide carefully considered designs and propose alternative ideas as appropriate
  • Employ tools and techniques such as concept boards and mood boards when necessary
  • Apply typographic knowledge and skills carefully and appropriately to every project
  • Ensure projects and project components are delivered on time and budget
  • Ensure designs are error-free, brand compliant, and presented in a clear and effective 
  • Keep manager and other team members up to date on progress, and any obstacles to progress
  • Take initiative to advance understanding of project scope and strategy
  • Flag issues in a timely manner to avoid delays in deliverables


Desired Skills and Abilities

  • 1-3 years of experience in a graphic design related role
  • Strong digital design skills
  • Demonstrated interest or experience in graphic and digital design, content marketing, integrated campaigns and creative ideation
  • Proficient in the use of Adobe Creative Suite 6 (InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator)
  • Software nice-to-haves (Invision and Sketch)
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent understanding of typography, composition and colour theory
  • Attention to detail


Ariad is a close team of forward-thinking marketers coming together to make content that motivates, creative that inspires, and strategy that connects it all to people’s lives. Our culture is supportive, and our goals ambitious. And we’re proud to have been voted one of Canada’s Greatest Places to Work for the 7th straight year.

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Ariad Communications Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. If you are contacted for an interview and require accommodation during the interviewing process, please let us know.

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