Design Assistant

Hourly Rate: $25/hr
Estimated Hours/Month: 20-30 hrs
Start Date: April 1, 2019

We’re looking for a talented Graphic Designer to assist the founder in her daily design tasks. This position is for freelancers and independent contractors only. Although the position is remote, we’re ideally looking at Toronto candidates to be available for in-person meetings to catch up over a slice of pizza, or lemonade at our co-working space from time-to-time.

This position is perfect for you if…

  • You’re a ready to roll up your sleeves and get a sneak peek into what it’s like to own your own design business

  • You have previous experience working for an agency, freelancer, or design studio

  • You understand the client process, and take deadlines seriously

  • You’re a quick learner, resourceful and enjoy learning new skills when necessary

  • You are a graphic designer who understands social media scheduling software, and social media marketing basics

  • You have an understanding of the importance and value of visual identity/branding and have previous experience adhering to brand standards

  • You’re keen on organization, and understand the importance of file management

Requirements

  • Proficient in Squarespace, Mailchimp, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe Photoshop

  • Comfortable using the Google Drive system for file management 

  • Comfortable with communicating over Slack channels

  • Ability to take creative feedback and direction

  • Familiar with the Asana platform is a bonus as we use it for communication on project dates and deadlines

  • Available for monthly zoom meetings/calls 

  • Must be fluent in English 

Responsibilities

  • Designing graphics for a monthly newsletter with templates 

  • Designing graphics for social media (with templates provided)

  • Assisting in the design/creation of templates and freebies for Claire McCallum Creative Studio

  • Editing and managing Squarespace websites

  • Uploading designed graphics to Planoly, Pinterest, Instagram and Squarespace websites

  • Scheduling posts (content and graphics provided) in Planoly

  • Exporting final design files


INTERESTED?

Application deadline: March 20th