Creative Designer - 1-year contract

The Edge - A Leader's Magazine

Company :  The Edge - A Leader's Magazine
Location :  Toronto, ON, Canada
Job Type :  Full-time
Job Status :  Permanent

The EDGE is currently seeking a creative and enthusiastic designer who can contribute out of the box ideas for our business and inspiration magazine. The ideal candidate will be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, have a strong grasp of design concepts and be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Review, update, and maintain online and offline marketing materials to ensure that layout and design is current, consistent, and aligned with core messages and brand standards
  • Develop and executing graphic design elements for print, digital, and social media
  • Develop graphics from concept through to completion (and measurement)
  • Design promotional materials for events and workshops for the company and clients
  • Vectorize and prepare graphic designs
  • Collect, document, and organize marketing materials, and client references
  • Collate design materials


  • 3-5 years of creative experience in an agency or corporate setting
  • Post-secondary education or equivalent in graphic design, arts, or digital media
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign) and Microsoft Office programs
  • A thorough understanding of web design processes and best practices, including but not limited to image optimization for viewing or SEO, responsive design, basic HTML, CSS, PHP and Javascript
  • Skilled in Content Management Systems (e.g. Wordpress)
  • Proficient with typography and illustration
  • The ability to conceptualize an idea an convert it into a compelling strategically aligned design
  • Has a keen eye for detail and ability to accept and apply feedback
  • Excellent interpersonal and English communication skills both oral and written

About the Publishers

DBPC is a trusted provider of business and financial services, office support and staffing solutions. Our recruitment division provides permanent and contract staffing at entry, intermediate and executive levels. Our clients range from start-up businesses, expanding their workforce to established companies with growing staffing needs. We match the right candidates to the right jobs and cultivate great teams. We also offer personal development coaching and a resume writing service to empower individuals for the next stage of their careers.

As an employer we aim to:

  • To enhance the professional development of our employees
  • To provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals*
  • To promote diversity in our industry and corporate culture
  • To contribute to our communities at large

DBPC has acknowledged and embraced diversity to better utilize lucrative networks and markets on the local level. This has resulted in a great boost in our organization’s creativity, and future innovation. Tapping in this market has allowed us to explore the great talents of many people from all walks of life and experience the benefits of our differences as a team under one umbrella.

Join our team and enhance your talents today!

* DBPC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will provide equal employment opportunity without regards to race, colour, ethnic background, creed, sex, age, religion, marital status, family status and disability. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.


Job Type: Contract

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

Required experience:

  • Creative Design: 3 years
  • Editorial Design: 3 years
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