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Zag

Careers

We hire great people to do great work.

We come to work every day to solve challenges, and we lean on our teammates to do it. We all have titles, but we’re not defined by them. By working together and bending our disciplines, we bring unique perspectives to the table, learn from each other, and ultimately, stick the landing.

We have six guiding principles that help keep us grounded along the way:

Be Better.
We strive for unicorn-level greatness.

Own It.
We care about what we create.

Think Beyond.
We outsmart challenges with creative and forward thinking.

Get Real.
We dare to show up as ourselves.

Team Up.
We take the carpool lane, working together to achieve the best results.

All In.
We make it count. Every day.

 

More about working at zag

We know agency life can be fast-paced so are intentional about making sure that we are investing in our culture through tech-led solutions such as Coach and ongoing employee-driven engagement activities (S’mores and ghost stories! Escape rooms! Virtual Friday hangs!). Additionally, we offer great benefits, including paid personal days and competitive holiday time.

At zag, we believe in inclusivity, and it’s a key part of how we conduct ourselves within our team and in the industry. All aspects of employment will be based on merit, competence, performance and business needs.

Junior Graphic Designer
Closes: Oct 28

The Position

The Junior Graphic Designer helps support and provide design solutions from concept to completion. You’ll help grow a client’s brand on an ongoing and project basis, spanning all areas of integrated communication, branding and digital. You’re a multitask extraordinaire with strong attention to detail and keen design sense that anticipates and adapts to industry trends.

Overall Accountability 

The purpose of this position is to provide design solutions from concept to completion. This includes participating in brainstorms, executing creative deliverables, and ensuring that projects are executed on time and on budget. In this role, the Junior Graphic Designer ensures that the agency provides work that exceeds clients’ expectations, by constantly and consistently adapting and anticipating industry trends and delivering a consistently superior product.

Responsibilities & Duties

Areas of responsibility for the Junior Graphic Designer will include:

  • Ability to accurately prepare and send files for production
  • Proficiency in Adobe CC and Microsoft Office
  • Ability to communicate effectively and present ideas efficiently
  • High level of initiative and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Ability to work remotely
  • Things that are good to have but not a necessity:
  • Experience with After Effects and WordPress
  • Experience with photography

Applying

This is a one year contract position with possibility of extension.

Send your resume to careers@atozag.ca and tell us why you’re the perfect fit.

To be considered for this position, you will need a minimum of 1 year -experience as a working Graphic Designer, ideally in an agency setting. While you can be located anywhere in Canada, you will be expected to work within an MST time zone.

Shortlisted applications will receive an email from us requesting a 30-minute phone interview within five business days. Following the phone interview, successful applicants will receive a request for a formal interview.

We understand how uncertain the application process can be, so we promise not to leave you hanging. If at any time you are not selected to move forward, you will receive an email from us letting you know.

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Graphic Designer
Closes: Oct 28

The Position

The Graphic Designer helps grow a client’s brand on an ongoing and project basis, spanning all areas of integrated communication, branding and digital. They’re creative visionaries who are highly effective at staying on top of multiple projects, each with various moving pieces, thanks to their proactive thinking skills, exceptional verbal and written communication abilities, strong attention to detail and keen design sense.

Overall Accountability 

The purpose of this position is to provide design solutions from concept to completion. This includes participating in brainstorms, leading and executing creative deliverables, and ensuring that projects are executed on time and on budget. In this role, the Graphic Designer ensures that the agency provides work that exceeds clients’ expectations, by constantly and consistently adapting and anticipating industry trends and delivering a consistently superior product.

Responsibilities & Duties

Areas of responsibility for the Graphic Designer will include:

  • Demonstration of strong analytical abilities to evaluate end-to-end customer experience across multiple channels and customer touch points
  • Experience in branding for clients large and small. You have the ability to create brand solutions for clients and have a passion for typography
  • The ability to recognize upcoming opportunities and threats to projects
  • Demonstration of a detailed approach to projects and a keen eye for errors
  • Experience in preparing files for print and optimizing graphics for the web
  • Create engaging, impactful and thoughtful design solutions that meet project requirements
  • Conceptualize and execute on a wide variety of design projects from campaigns, branding, print collateral to social media graphics and websites
  • Work alongside Art Director to monitor project constraints (schedule/scope/resources)
  • Collaboration with internal teams to create and evaluate design approach
  • Championing internal processes for better efficiency
  • Evaluating emerging technologies and provide thought leadership and perspective for adoption where appropriate
  • Stay up-to-date with design trends

Applying

This is a one year contract position with possibility of extension.

Send your resume to careers@atozag.ca and tell us why you’re the perfect fit.

To be considered for this position, you will need a minimum of 3 year’s-experience as a working Graphic Designer, ideally in an agency setting. While you can be located anywhere in Canada, you will be expected to work within an MST time zone.

Shortlisted applications will receive an email from us requesting a 30-minute phone interview within five business days. Following the phone interview, successful applicants will receive a request for a formal interview.

We understand how uncertain the application process can be, so we promise not to leave you hanging. If at any time you are not selected to move forward, you will receive an email from us letting you know.

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We're always scouting for the best in the biz to join our crew. We may be dreamers, but we know the stars don't always align. If you don't see a position you're a fit for right now—apply anyway! We'll keep your info at the ready and reach out if something opens up.
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