IGNITE Student Union
Etobicoke, ON

Graphic Design Coordinator

Location : Lakeshore Campus

Position Type : Full-Time 12 Month Contract with opportunity for Full-Time Permanent

Position Overview

IGNITE Student Union (IGNITE) is a non-profit organization, and the official student union representing more than 30,000 full-time students of Humber College and the University of Guelph-Humber. With offices located at the North and Lakeshore campuses, IGNITE provides student with exciting events, essential services and leadership opportunities.

We are seeking a highly organized and creative Graphic Design Coordinator to drive IGNITE’s marketing campaigns across our campuses. Reporting to the Communications Director, the Graphic Design Coordinator manages the creation and production of all IGNITE print and digital design materials to promote IGNITE events, services and advocacy initiatives across the North, Lakeshore, University of Guelph-Humber and Orangeville campuses. The Graphic Design Coordinator ensures design projects are in line with organizational objectives while adhering to IGNITE branding principles and guidelines.



Project management of design, development, production and distribution of all IGNITE marketing materials, including but not limited to posters, banners, brochures, event signage, Humber TV ads, web banners and social media ads

Ensure AODA compliance of all design projects

Manage creation, design, content and advertising of annual Student Agenda

Develop and maintain in-house style guide and efficient project workflow

Organize and maintain content management system for all design projects

Design and edit graphics as required

Write and edit marketing copy as required

Communications and Administration:

Develop and maintain relationships with Humber/UofGH administration to ensure smooth campaign delivery

Liaise with external production vendors, including printers, photographers, signage companies, etc.

Maintain and update computer hardware and software used in the preparation of design


Hire, train and lead part-time Graphic Design and Posting Clerk employees for the Lakeshore Campus Communications Department

Assign tasks and monitor progress of design projects to ensure branding and deadline adherence

Manage Graphic Design and Posting Clerk employee performance through regular feedback, reward and disciplinary action as required


Minimum four (4) year degree in Communications/Marketing or Graphic Design degree/certificate.

Minimum three (3) years experience working in Communications/Marketing with particular experience with Adobe Creative Suite, specifically InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop

Project management certificate and/or relevant experience considered an asset

Superior ability to work effectively in a high-pressure environment and coordinate multiple projects

Demonstrated excellence in verbal and written communication.

Strong presentation skills with the ability to advise senior management on strategic design/communication matters

Confidence and capacity to make critical decisions with minimal supervision

Application Instructions

IGNITE is committed to a workforce that reflects the diversity of our students and our city. We actively seek qualified individuals with demonstrated skill and knowledge to deal with all aspects of diversity in a post-secondary environment.

IGNITE is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Our Human Resources Director will work with applicants requesting accommodations at any stage of the hiring process. This document is available in alternate format on request.

Interested candidates to submit cover letter and resume via email to IGNITE Human Resources Director, Mike Schaefer. Please include “Graphic Design Coordinator” in the subject line. Please note: URL to online portfolio to be included with application and sample work provided at job interview.

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract


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Category: Graphics / Web
IGNITE Student Union
Etobicoke, ON, CA
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Posted: Apr 16, 2018
Deadline: OPEN
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