Multimedia Designer

Universities Canada is the voice of Canadian universities, at home and abroad. We are a membership organization providing university presidents with a unified voice for higher education, research and innovation. Universities Canada advances the mission of our member institutions to transform lives, strengthen communities and find solutions to the most pressing challenges facing our world.

We are currently recruiting a Multimedia Designer to develop creative, high quality visual content to support Universities Canada`s internal and external communication efforts. As a member of the communications team, they ensure brand consistency on all publishing platforms, adapt designs for various social media platforms and optimize content for mobile viewing,

Education and experience

  • A college diploma in graphic design.
  • Two years of relevant experience.
  • Prior experience in website design and development.

Knowledge and abilities

  • Ability to translate client needs into original creative design concepts.
  • Strong layout skills across a range of media and software.
  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and video and sound capture software
  • Strong knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript and WordPress.
  • Strong understanding of responsive and application design and social media applications.
  • Excellent creative and visual communications skills.
  • Bilingualism.
  • Excellent organizational skills.

The position is based in Ottawa. Universities Canada has adopted a hybrid work model where employees are expected to work in the office a minimum of two days per week. 

The hiring salary range for this position is from $55,965 to $65,584 depending on experience. Candidates who do not meet all of the position requirements may be considered in an underfill capacity, in which case the candidate would be hired at a lower level than the position level.

Universities Canada is a National Capital Region Top Employer.  We offer a comprehensive benefit package which includes four weeks of vacation, an attractive pension plan, group insurance, free gym membership and scholarships for the children of our employees.

Interested candidates are asked to submit their curriculum vitae and a cover letter to the human resources service, Universities Canada, 1710-350 Albert Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 1B1 by December 3, 2023. Email address: [email protected].

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While all responses will be appreciated and handled in strictest confidence, only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.

Universities Canada promotes the principles of diversity and inclusion and adheres to the tenets of the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. We encourage applications from women, Indigenous peoples and persons of all races, ethnic origins, religions, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities and expressions. Universities Canada provides accommodation during all parts of the hiring process, upon request, to applicants with disabilities. If contacted to proceed to the selection process, please advise us if you require any accommodation.

Universities Canada respectfully acknowledges that our offices are situated on the traditional lands of the Algonquin Anishinaabeg people. 

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