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NOW HIRING: Designer/Illustrator for Office of Sexual Violence Support and Education

Job Description

Job Information
Job Family: Multimedia & Design
Position Title: Designer/Illustrator
Hours per week: 35.00
Number of Positions: 1
Hourly Rate of Pay: $12.50
Start Date: May-24, 2016
End Date: Aug-26, 2016

Supervisor Information
Supervisor: Farrah Khan
Department: Vice Provost, Office of Sexual Violence Support and Education
Email: farrah.khan@ryerson.ca

Position Description
The successful candidate will spend their summer assisting with the creative production of graphic assets and illustrations for the Office of Sexual Violence Support and Education. They must be creative, artistic, and comfortable with Web 2.0 technologies and experienced with design. This person will play a pivotal role in designing and creating Consent Comes First marketing collateral including social media graphics, posters, memes, and survivors’ resources, in both online and print mediums. The incumbent must be highly creative, self-motivated, and capable of functioning independently as well as in a team. It is necessary for the incoming Designer/Illustrator to possess strong organizational, research, and communication skills, a solid understanding of Ryerson University, and they must also understand the impact of sexual violence within and outside of the Ryerson community. The candidate must be willing to commit their efforts to the support of survivors of sexual violence at Ryerson University and the prevention of sexual violence on and off campus from a survivor-focused, anti-oppressive framework.
Job Responsibilities and Duties:

The successful candidate will work closely with the Coordinator of Ryerson’s Office of Sexual Violence Support and Education to ensure the production of creative and dynamic art and marketing communications. Their primary role will be the design of marketing collateral including social media graphics, posters, memes, and survivors’ resources. This includes:
– Assist with the creation of a vibrant, interactive, online and print presence for the OSVSE and its #ConsentComesFirst brand.
– Designs graphics and marketing collateral for OSVSE, including but not limited to posters, flyers, memes, postcards, brochures & banners.
– Design of digital marketing material for OSVSE to post via its social media channels; including but not limited to platforms such as Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, and Tumblr.
– Researching resources relevant to the ConsentComesFirst brand goals and sharing them via social media and design assets.
– Pitching creative ideas to pursue.
– Other duties as assigned.

Skills Required

Academic:
Good oral communication
Good written communication
Knowledge of computer software
Problem solving and thinking
Personal Management Skills:
Being responsible and accountable
Goal setting
Positive attitude and behaviours
Task initiative
Time management

Teamwork Skills:
Contribute to team goals
Event and project planning
Participate in projects and tasks
Respect differences
Work well with others

Technical or Software Knowledge Required
-Adobe Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign)
-Knowledge of social media best practices and strategies including Facebook, Tumblr, Snapchat are an asset;
-Photography & Video are an asset.

Skill Development Opportunities
Learning Outcomes
Community Engagement: Contributes to the development and strengthening of relationships in the broader community.
Digital Literacy & Technical Aptitude: Apply graphic and web application knowledge and skills
Equity, Diversity & Inclusion: Understands and applies EDI principles in the workplace.
Teamwork & Collaboration: Gain experience working as part of a team

How to Apply

Student Application Materials Required:
Career Boost Approval Email (Mandatory)
Resume
Cover Letter
Portfolio: Yes
Method Of Application: Email

Apply and learn about Career Boost here.

All offers will be conditional upon Career Boost approval. We appreciate your interest in this position, however, only the candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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