Arbor Memorial
York, ON

Junior Graphic Designer

Victoria Greenlawn Funeral Home is looking for a new recruit. We request resumes for a motivated, enthusiastic, and experienced Graphic Designer to join our creative team. We are a bustling office located in Windsor, Ontario and are hiring for a full-time, contract position for maternity leave coverage.

We are a different team, who serve a unique client base. As a Graphic Designer at Victoria Greenlawn, you will collaborate with a small design team to serve over 20 of our funeral homes in Ontario. We’re looking for someone who can take direction from written or spoken ideas and convert them seamlessly into images, layouts and other designs. We work in an extremely fast-paced environment, so the ideal Graphic Designer will be able to hit the ground running every day to ensure we are providing families we serve with the very best we have to offer.

Please apply with your resume and portfolio.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with funeral directors to develop professionally designed cards and other stationery for families
  • Design and layout projects for internal use, such as price lists, interactive PDF forms, and brochures
  • Collaborate with community groups and charities to design promotional materials for events
  • Funeral home related responsibilities such as greeting families as they enter the funeral home and helping out when required
  • Monitor supplies and place orders as requires

Additional Attributes:

  • Manage multiple tight deadlines with high quality results
  • Ability to effectively manage workflow in a fast paced environment
  • Self-motivated to maintain and improve design standards; has a strong sense of design skills (typography and colours)
  • Willing to listen to feedback and incorporate suggestions in order to improve
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional customer service and interpersonal skills


  • Post-secondary design education with
  • Demonstrable graphic design skills with a strong portfolio
  • Extensive experience with Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign, specifically with photo editing and restoration
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, Outlook) as well as basic video editing and slideshow software
  • Creative flair, originality and a strong visual sense
  • The ability to grasp client needs and consider practical applications
  • Apt understanding of design rules, typography and layout
  • Attention to detail
  • The ability to balance work on several projects at a time
  • Exceptional team-working skills
  • Receptive to criticism from families and funeral directors
  • Flexibility
  • Sense of humour

Job Type: Contract

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Category: Graphics / Web
Arbor Memorial
York, ON, CA
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Posted: Jun 19, 2017
Deadline: OPEN
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