Graphic Designer

<br /><br /><span style=font-size:14px><span style=font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif><span style=background-color:#ffffff; color:#515151><u><strong>Graphic Designer</strong></u></span></span></span><br /> <div style=text-align:left><h2><span style=font-size:14px><span style=font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif>Job Details</span></span></h2></div><div style=text-align:left><h3><span style=font-size:14px><span style=font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif>Description</span></span></h3></div><div style=text-align:left><p style=margin-left:0px; margin-right:0px> </p><p style=margin-left:0px; margin-right:0px><span style=font-size:14px><span style=font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif>StarTech.com is currently looking for a<strong> Graphic Designer</strong> to join our Brand Strategy & Communications team at our Corporate Office in London, Ontario on a one-year contract.  </span></span></p><p style=margin-left:0px; margin-right:0px><span style=font-size:14px><span style=font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif>Reporting to Manager, Communications, the Graphic Designer will be responsible for the conception, art direction, and creation of StarTech.com marketing materials for promotions, events, and marketing campaigns as well as corporate communication programs. The Graphic Designer will take projects from conception to final execution across all channels including print, digital, events, advertising, etc. while ensuring StarTech.com’s brand and product communications are optimized for each target audience and market.</span></span></p><p style=margin-left:0px; margin-right:0px><span style=font-size:14px><span style=font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif>This is a fantastic opportunity to gain broad design experience in a cross-functional role within a high-growth, global organization.   If you’re looking for the next step in your design career, this could be the perfect opportunity for you! </span></span></p><p style=margin-left:0px; margin-right:0px><span style=font-size:14px><span style=font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif><strong>In This Role You Will: </strong></span></span></p><ul> <li><span style=font-size:14px><span style=font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif>Develop concepts and creative for StarTech.com marketing initiatives utilizing industry best practices</span></span></li> <li><span style=font-size:14px><span style=font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif>Develop innovative design solutions in accordance with StarTech.com requirements and brand standards</span></span></li> <li><span style=font-size:14px><span style=font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif>Gain experience working on a wide range of design projects including communications campaigns, marketing collateral, graphics for email marketing, social media, digital and print mediums, and many more.</span></span></li> <li><span style=font-size:14px><span style=font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif>Work cross functionally with many internal stakeholders such as Product Marketing, Channel Marketing, and Brand to support StarTech.com’s marketing initiatives</span></span></li> <li><span style=font-size:14px><span style=font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif>Utilize your problem-solving and analytical skills while ensuring marketing materials are effective and support StarTech.com’s strategic objectives</span></span></li></ul><p style=margin-left:0px; margin-right:0px><span style=font-size:14px><span style=font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif><strong>Your Qualifications:</strong></span></span></p><ul> <li><span style=font-size:14px><span style=font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif>Post-secondary education in Graphic Design or a related discipline</span></span></li> <li><span style=font-size:14px><span style=font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif>Proven ability to multitask and prioritize while working on many projects at once</span></span></li> <li><span style=font-size:14px><span style=font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif>The ability to work independently while delivering high-quality results within tight deadlines</span></span></li> <li><span style=font-size:14px><span style=font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif>An acute attention to detail</span></span></li> <li><span style=font-size:14px><span style=font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif>Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, specifically Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and Dreamweaver</span></span></li> <li><span style=font-size:14px><span style=font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif>Experience using HTML and email marketing platforms</span></span></li> <li><span style=font-size:14px><span style=font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif>Experience or knowledge of Digital Marketing strategies is an asset</span></span></li> <li><span style=font-size:14px><span style=font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif>Experience using PowerPoint and MS Office</span></span></li> <li><span style=font-size:14px><span style=font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif>Knowledge and experience using Litmus, Exact Target and Google Analytics is an asset</span></span></li> <li><span style=font-size:14px><span style=font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif>Minimum three years of experience in a Graphic Design role is preferred<strong> </strong></span></span></li></ul><p style=margin-left:0px; margin-right:0px><span style=font-size:14px><span style=font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif><strong>How to Apply</strong></span></span></p><ol> <li><span style=font-size:14px><span style=font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif>Submit your resume in confidence by applying on-line directly to <a href=http://www.startech.com/careers rel=noopener style=background-color: transparent; box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(15, 65, 184); text-decoration: none; target=_blank>startech.com/careers</a></span></span></li> <li><span style=font-size:14px><span style=font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif>Apply via our LinkedIn posting on our <a href=https://www.linkedin.com/company/startech-com/?viewAsMember=true rel=noopener style=background-color: transparent; box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(15, 65, 184); text-decoration: none; target=_blank>LinkedIn Careers page</a> </span></span></li></ol><p style=margin-left:0px; margin-right:0px><span style=font-size:14px><span style=font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif><strong> </strong></span></span></p><p style=margin-left:0px; margin-right:0px><span style=font-size:14px><span style=font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif><strong>StarTech.com is able to provide accommodation to job applicants throughout the hiring process. If you require an accommodation during the application process or through the selection process, please advise in your cover letter.</strong></span></span></p><p style=margin-left:0px; margin-right:0px><span style=font-size:14px><span style=font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif><em>By applying to this position you are confirming you possess either a Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status or work permit.</em></span></span></p><p style=margin-left:0px; margin-right:0px> </p><p style=margin-left:0px; margin-right:0px><span style=font-size:14px><span style=font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif><strong>About Us</strong></span></span></p><p style=margin-left:0px; margin-right:0px><span style=font-size:14px><span style=font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif>StarTech.com Ltd. is a global manufacturer of hard-to-find parts and accessories that connect and enhance business technology. We make it easy for IT professionals around the globe to identify, find, get and use the parts they need to enable their business solutions.</span></span></p><p style=margin-left:0px; margin-right:0px><span style=font-size:14px><span style=font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif>Founded in 1985 by entrepreneurs Paul Seed and Ken Kalopsis, we’re a privately-owned company with our Corporate Office in London, Ontario, Canada.  We continue with double digit year-over-year growth and operate in a number of countries worldwide, spanning North America, Europe and Asia. We will continue to expand our global footprint in the years to come.</span></span></p><p style=margin-left:0px; margin-right:0px><span style=font-size:14px><span style=font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif>StarTech.com is a winner of the prestigious Canada’s Best Managed Companies Platinum Club designation, having retained its designation for eight consecutive years. We’ve also been on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private US companies for 11 consecutive years and are on the Growth 500 list of fastest growing Canadian companies. Most recently we have been named by the London Chamber of Commerce as the winner of the 2019 Corporate Icon Award for our substantial long-term contribution to the economic progress of our community.</span></span></p><p style=margin-left:0px; margin-right:0px><span style=font-size:14px><span style=font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif>A vibrant tech company, we offer an enviable workplace with a track record of growth and recognition. We’re big on service and team spirit without taking ourselves too seriously. By conquering new markets and creating career opportunities, we offer you a place to grow. Plus, our commitment to training and development will keep your skills sharp. We also know you have a life outside work. That’s why we offer benefits that take good care of you and your family and support you to actively participate in your community.</span></span></p><p style=margin-left:0px; margin-right:0px><span style=font-size:14px><span style=font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif>Check out our <a href=https://www.linkedin.com/company/startech-com/careers?trk=top_nav_careers rel=noopener style=background-color: transparent; box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(15, 65, 184); text-decoration: none; target=_blank>LinkedIn page</a> and become a follower so we can stay connected!</span></span></p><p> </p></div>