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Blackline Safety is looking for a Graphic Designer to join our growing in-house creative team. Reporting to the Director of Marketing, your contributions will support our brand across a variety of print and digital formats including key presentations, integrated campaigns, web site content, sales collateral and more. With your proven track record of excellence and a thorough working knowledge of digital design, you'll be responsible for creating engaging designs that elevate our brand and marketing. You're passionate about translating marketing objectives into creative strategies, always ready to advise on strategies to reach audiences, and convey messages.

As a creative services team member, you'll work collaboratively with other creatives including the art director, copywriters, video editors and content specialists as well as internal stakeholders and decision makers as required.

Skills/Qualifications/Education:

  • 5+ years' experience (agency or in-house) with a solid portfolio
  • Degree or diploma in Graphic Design
  • Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and Acrobat Pro), Microsoft PowerPoint and Word
  • Knowledge of responsive web design best practices
  • Ability to concept, present, execute and complete all production of sales and marketing content
  • Ability to take creative direction and work in a high-growth, fast-paced environment managing multiplate projects at a time with tight deadlines
  • Understanding of B2B marketing and capacity to translate marketing objectives into creative concepts and execution
  • Excellent organizational skills and high attention to detail - especially when it comes to small details in your design work and final file production
  • Experience communicating rationale for creative outputs to multiple internal and external stakeholders
  • Experience with HubSpot CMS platform a plus

Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop consistent on-brand creative assets, ensuring that all content adheres to the brand identity - including advertising, presentations, web pages, social media graphics, brochures, signage, eBooks etc.
  • Create graphics, design elements, and treatments that convey compelling messages designed to convert and drive action across all mediums
  • Develop and propose creative prototypes/solutions to improve user experience through overall design, navigation, interactivity, and layout of digital content.
  • Participate as a 'big idea generator' providing expertise in graphic treatments required to support campaign objectives
  • Gain approvals by presenting designs, images, layouts, mock-ups, and final artwork and effectively respond to feedback
  • Ongoing research and awareness on design, web, social media, video, and software trends; actively apply and share best practices with the team
  • Work closely with marketing strategists, agencies on emerging brand strategies and visual communications
  • Other design duties as required

About Blackline Safety

Blackline Safety is a world leader in developing and manufacturing wirelessly connected safety products. We offer the broadest and most complete portfolio available in the industry. Our products are designed to save lives and we monitor personnel working alone in populated areas, complex indoor facilities, and the remote reaches of our planet. Blackline's products are used to keep people safe in the event of falls, missed check-ins, man-downs, and exposure to explosive or toxic gas. Our design, development, sales, marketing, support, and production are all performed in-house at our headquarters in Calgary, AB. Blackline Safety is a publicly-traded company (TSX: BLN).

Blackline Safety is powered by the diversity of our talented employees. We are an equal opportunity employer. We consider all applicants, regardless of age, religion, race, color, ancestry, gender, gender identity or expression, disability, national origin, race, sexual orientation. We enthusiastically encourage all individuals to apply for positions that fit their passions. Come join our inclusive team and start collaborating with us on exciting projects!

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