If you are interested and you meet the selection criteria, please apply with your CV and portfolio prior to 4 PM on December 5, 2023
You must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident to apply for this full-time opportunity.
The initial salary for this position will start at the beginning of the listed salary range with the opportunity to advance up the pay grid in annual increments. An eligibility list may be established.
Destination BC is recognized globally for our strong, authentic brand, award-winning creative and leading-edge marketing, and destination management strategies. We work hard, play to our strengths, support each other unreservedly, and consider it a privilege to share the transformative power of BC’s experiences with the world. We offer the opportunity to love what you do by engaging in exciting and innovative work and immersing yourself in a collaborative work culture that is committed to empowerment and employee learning and development. Our primary workplace model is a combination of in office and work from home based on a split week giving you the best of both worlds.
We are a provincially funded, industry-led Crown corporation that supports a strong and competitive future for BC’s tourism industry through a combination of global marketing, destination development, industry learning, cooperative community-based programs, and visitor servicing. The Corporation strives to grow sustainable social, cultural, environmental, and economic benefits for all British Columbians through the encouragement and promotion of responsible travel. Destination BC receives approximately $52 million each year, out of a Provincial investment of about $140 million in BC’s tourism ecosystem. These investments help to improve the visitor experience, support businesses and communities, and strengthen BC’s worldwide reputation as a destination of choice. For more information about Destination BC’s programs and services, please visit www.DestinationBC.ca.
Destination BC is committed to ensuring diversity, equity, and inclusion within our organization and in all aspects of our work, and welcome applications from all qualified job seekers. If you are an applicant with a disability, we will ensure workplace accommodations are in place to enable you to do your best work.
A safe and respectful workplace for all employees is a leading priority for our organization, and as part of this, we are committed to the health and safety of our employees, industry partners, sub-contractors, and community.
For inquiries regarding accommodation requirements, or to learn more about our commitment to the health and safety of our employees, please contact [email protected]. For more information about Destination BC’s programs and services, please visit www.DestinationBC.ca.
Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants who self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, Métis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For advice and guidance on applying and/or preparing for an interview for this opportunity, we invite applicants to connect with the Indigenous Applicant Advisor, by email: [email protected] or by phone: 778-698-1336.
PURPOSE OF POSITION
The Graphic Designer works as part of a service-oriented Studio team to coordinate the design, management and production of a wide variety of consumer and corporate materials. They have a strong background in, and passion for, graphic design across a variety of online and offline formats, and maintain up-to-date knowledge and expertise in design, with particular focus on digital content targeted to potential visitors and industry (tourism industry, media, government stakeholders, and the general public).
As our graphic design lead, this position will prepare and coordinate in-house graphic designs for digital advertising, events displays, presentations, reports and publications, training materials, etc., including final files for production. The Graphic Designer will understand that a brand isn’t just a logo, and play a key role in ensuring alignment to Destination BC’s consumer and industry brands. They will have experience producing and maintaining graphic standards documents, and creating tools that empower others to design to the same high standards.
Our Global Marketing division moves quickly, and the Graphic Designer should thrive in a fast-paced environment. They will often be involved in shaping the visual outputs for a variety of projects at once, from social media content to advertising, for major marketing campaigns to presentations for the executive team, and they are able to juggle these projects and deadlines with ease. A natural collaborator, they liaise directly with teams across the organization, including corporate communications and senior leadership. They are able to guide internal and external clients through the design process from start to finish, including assessment of clients’ needs, coordination of project timelines and content requirements, design presentation, continued liaison with clients throughout approval stages, and delivery of distribution-ready production files.
INDIGENOUS RELATIONS BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES
Vice-President, Global Marketing
Director, Global Content
Creative Studio Lead
HOW TO APPLY & APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
To be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined in the job requirements section above. Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies as outlined in the above Job Description. A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.
A professional portfolio is required as part of your application. Provide a link to your portfolio including 5 examples showcasing the diversity and quality of your work/clients.
Include a mix of print and/or digital examples covering a variety of clients and projects, including website, email, and social media, digital advertising, events displays, presentations, reports, print publications, and training materials, in accordance with the job description.
Include the following for each example:
The content and/or format of your portfolio may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.
A resume is required as part of your application. Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.
As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Responses to this questionnaire will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements.
Please allot approximately 30 minutes to complete the application.
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