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Graphic Designer
Mississauga, Ontario L5N 0B7 - Canada

  • Location: Mississauga, Ontario
  • Type: Temporary - Employee
  • Job #15696

We are seeking a Graphic Designer for a 6+ month engagement with part time hours of approximately 20-30 hours per month, working fully remotely.

In this role, you will be part of an in-house creative team, that supports a full suite of consumer brands. The successful candidate  will work closely with a team of developers, copywriters and QA to deliver on the design needs of multiple business units.

Responsibilities:

  • Design, implement and test new features and functionality to improve the user experience
  • Create a consistent look and feel across designs, colour palettes, typography, iconography, and user interface elements
  • Contribute to the design process, standards, style guide, and best practices for the Whirlpool Creative House team
  • Continuous attention to process improvement and change management implementation
  • Support and foster an atmosphere that encourages design collaboration
  • Communicate ideas to a group of internal stakeholders, explaining rationale behind design decisions
  • Collaborate with retail partners to improve our brand's presence on their sites
  • Work to adapt and refine US developed content and experiences for Canadian sites
  • Create banners, iconography, ads and other assets to bring to life brand activities
  • Design interfaces and user experiences for all of Whirlpool’s brands and products for both B2C touch points and B2B digital touch points
  • Identify areas of opportunities for clients and solve functional challenges through brainstorming, ideating, and designing digital solutions
  • Lend design advice to marketing teams and other departments where needed

Required Skills:

  • Strong time management, interpersonal, written and communication skills
  • A deep understanding of the end-to-end digital design process, including how to set up files to be responsive, create and use design systems, and integrate brand standards
  • Knowledge of established human-centered design practices and techniques, including inclusive design and the knowledge of accessibility standards like AODA and WCAG
  • 3+ years proven work experience with digital graphic design/content development
  • Background in user centered design principles across pc, tablet, mobile formats
  • Well versed in responsive design and UX/UI concepts and knowledge of web development
  • Knowledge in creating rich media online advertising and social media assets
  • Excellent working knowledge in Adobe Creative Cloud, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
  • Video and animation skills with the ability to work in Adobe After Effects and Premiere would be an asset
  • Working knowledge of either Adobe XD, Figma or Sketch
  • Experience with enterprise level Content Management Systems
  • Handles multiple projects with changing priorities and meet concurrent deadlines
  • Experience using project management platforms, such as Workfront would be ideal
  • Build industry-leading solutions by staying up to date with design best practices and latest technologies