Hiring: 2018/19 Academic Year

Creative Strategist

The Creative Strategist will be a dynamic individual who is a graphic designer by profession, and have a natural aptitude for strategic thinking and problem solving. Successful applicants will be proficient in Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Final Cut, etc) and eager to learn new skills as they relate to the field of design and user experience. The Creative Strategist will have advanced knowledge of web-design platforms, have coding experience, and be able to take the lead on digital projects.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide graphic design services and support to Hillel Ontario’s campuses
  • Maintain brand guidelines
  • Oversee design and development of Hillel Ontario’s web properties
  • Work across the organization to develop and/or support content strategies
  • Repackage traditional content into web-friendly and digital-first formats
  • Support new campaigns with creating web-based platforms and solutions

What You Will Do Well

  • Be a fast learner who is flexible and adaptable
  • Work creatively within a team environment
  • Have excellent organizational and time management skills that allow you to work effectively under pressure and with tight deadlines
  • Take direction
  • Resist complacency and always strive for excellence
  • Be a data nerd and relationship maven

Experience

  • Fluency in graphic design with a strong portfolio demonstrating knowledge of typography, best practices in design and foundations, and Adobe suite
  • Excellent web design and development is essential, with knowledge of online platforms (i.e. WordPress, etc.)
  • Ability to translate complex information into easily-understood, beautiful visual formats
  • Ability to understand overarching strategy while maintaining focus on details
  • Strong photography and video editing skills are a plus

To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter, resume and your portfolio (which must include at least one example of a web development project you have executed) to Jaime Walman, at jaime.walman@hillelontario.org no later than May 4th, 2018.

Creative applications are encouraged