We are looking for a detail-oriented Junior Communications Designer to join our team of creative professionals.

Kirk & Co. is one of Canada’s leading firms specializing in strategic communications. We provide private and public organizations with targeted and effective communications, consultation and engagement, stakeholder relations, media relations, issues management and graphic services. We specialize in policy, planning and infrastructure projects of all shapes and sizes. Our clients include organizations such as the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority, the University of British Columbia, the B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, and TransLink.

As a Junior Communications Designer, you will work closely with the Art Director in the development of visually compelling materials for Kirk & Co.’s clients. You will actively contribute to the execution of project-related communication materials, including on-screen presentations, reports, maps, data visualization graphics, print and digital ads, display boards, postcards and posters. This is a full-time position with evening and weekend work being required from time-to-time.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 1-2 years’ design experience
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)

SKILLS/COMPETENCIES

  • Strong attention to detail (copy, grammar, layout composition, images, colour)
  • Self starter and highly driven
  • Knowledge of graphic production process
  • Ability to thrive under pressure in a fast-paced multi-project environment
  • Receptive to creative direction with the ability to adapt to client feedback
  • Must provide a portfolio that demonstrates strong principles of design

HOW TO APPLY

If you are interested in this opportunity and believe your skill set and experience could enhance our team, please apply confidentially by letter and resume to info@kirkandco.ca to the attention of Christine Woolley, Art Director. We thank you for your interest in Kirk & Co. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.