Graphic Designer-MASC

MASC is seeking a part-time Graphic Designer to bring their creative expertise to our team!

MASC is a dynamic charitable organization that (for over 34 years!) has brought professional artists from diverse cultural backgrounds into schools and communities. We aim to deepen awareness and encourage understanding through our performances, workshops, and artist-in-residence programs offered in both French and English.

We’re looking for a Graphic Designer who can work with MASC on our full range of marketing and communications materials. MASC is looking for an organized, creative, and efficient individual who believes in targeted and engaging visual communication. Someone who enjoys making a difference through the arts and working with a fun, dynamic team.

This position requires someone who takes initiative, identifies, and solves problems, works well in a team and independently, sometimes under pressure.

Position: Three-day remote (in-office available if desired) position, 24 hours/week, 44 weeks/year

Annual 3-day/week salary range (commensurate with experience): $29,568 – $31,680

Benefits plan: life and long-term disability insurance

Vacation: 6 days paid vacation annually (2 weeks pro-rated)

Sick days: 5 days paid annually

Start Date: August 2024

Receiving applications until position is filled.

Who you are

  • Have a minimum of 3 years’ experience with similar design work
  • Able to work in both English and French (copy will always be provided)
  • Highly creative and versatile, able to produce effective design solutions
  • Enjoy working in a team environment
  • Proven ability to work well in a fast-paced environment with multiple projects
  • Further develop and guide the ‘look’ of MASC, ensuring consistency, professionalism, and creativity
  • Effective at establishing, developing, and communicating your ideas

Knowledge & Skills Required

  • Excellent working knowledge of graphic design fundamentals and communications
  • Extensive experience in InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Critical thinking mindset and keen attention to detail
  • Degree or diploma in graphic design or similar program
  • Ability to work with both English and French design products

MASC has a dynamic, fun, small team that moves quickly, and encourages rapid iteration and creativity. Our design aesthetic is driven in part by high quality photos, and we maintain a comprehensive, high-quality photo database that is constantly being refreshed. The Graphic Designer will work in partnership with MASC’s Communications Director as well as with the Program Directors. The following list provides an idea of our official languages bilingual annual design products:

Marketing (samples available upon request)

  • English and French e-brochures, twice a year
  • 25-30 x Promotional eFlyers (multiple formats)
  • Event marketing (5 events per year): T-Shirts; Programmes; Posters, Signage; Name Tags; Digital materials; etc.

Communication

Working Conditions

  • Flexible work offered. Staff currently work from home with the option of in-office work (250 Holland Ave. Ottawa). The balance of time in the office and remote work is presently guided by staff choice and organizational needs.
  • Extended periods (more than one hour) of sitting and typing at desk and on screen
  • Possibility of supporting the team at events (occasional evenings and weekends)

Please email your resume and portfolio (with a few bilingual designs) and cover letter stating why you would be a great member of the MASC team to: [email protected].

MASC is dedicated to cultivating an inclusive, diverse, accessible, and equitable environment where employees are valued and treated with respect. We are dedicated to representing the diversity of our community. Our aim is to ensure that our recruitment and selection processes are free from bias. We warmly welcome submissions from Indigenous peoples, Black and People of Color communities, the Deaf and disabled individuals, as well as people of all genders, cultures, ethnicities, sexual orientations, and abilities. We are committed to providing accommodation for applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process, following the guidelines of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). We are ready to collaborate with applicants seeking accommodation at any stage of the hiring process.

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