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Date Posted: 07/27/2022

Req ID: 26224

Faculty/Division: Temerty Faculty of Medicine

Department: Continuing Professional Development

Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)

Position Number: 00045694


About us:

Home to over 40 departments and institutes, the University of Toronto's Temerty Faculty of Medicine lies at the heart of the Toronto Academic Health Science Network and is a global leader in ground-breaking research and education, spanning clinical medicine, basic science and the rehabilitation sciences sectors.

Your opportunity:

The Continuing Professional Development (CPD) unit in the Temerty Faculty of Medicine is one of the world's largest providers of continuing education and professional development programming for physicians and other health professionals. CPD facilitates and supports the development of a full range of specialized medical education programs. Working with program directors and conference chairs from across Temerty Medicine, CPD accredits close to 400 programs and conferences per year that attract over 45,000 learners from across Canada and internationally.

As the Digital Communications and Graphics Designer, you will be a core member of our full-service, in-house marketing and creative services team. You will play a key role in supporting our high-performing team by developing digital communications, creating high quality graphics, visuals and videos for approximately 100 different in-person, digital and hybrid programs and conferences. You will work collaboratively to design marketing collateral that aligns with strategic marketing goals and adheres to CPD and U of T brand standards. You will deliver high quality creative work on time and within budget and liaise with internal and external sources as required, including staff and suppliers.

Your responsibilities will include:

Producing promotional and outreach materials, including print and digital communications.

  • Creating and customizing web pages and advising on strategies to align websites with marketing objectives
  • Designing and producing in-person, digital and hybrid program and conference materials including abstract books, microsite visuals, digital platform visuals, video programs, web banners, PPT's, postcards, signage, badges, and pens
  • Designing graphic elements used in e-modules, websites, and digital platforms along with verifying digital communications collateral adheres to brand and style guides
  • Creating layouts for CPD newsletters, proposals, reports, and office materials such as letterhead, business cards, forms, question cards, envelopes, and pads
  • Coordinating pre-press and print production of key projects
  • Verifying consistency of digital assets, including logos and signatures, with CPD and U of T's visual identity/brand guidelines.
  • Tracking expenses and time spent on each activity for the purpose of billing the client and/or for supporting budget development for each conference.

Essential Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in graphic design, visual communications, art or an acceptable equivalent combination of education and experience, demonstrating capacity for creativity and design

  • Minimum of four (4) years' experience in the communications field, including graphic design and production, and producing print and digital communications.
  • Demonstrated experience creating and proof-reading communications and marketing content for internal and external audiences
  • Experience designing, creating, and editing online communications; creating brochures, newsletters, reports and promotional pieces
  • Experience in updating and maintaining websites using a content management system and advising on strategies to align websites with marketing objectives
  • Strong track record delivering high quality design, production, and project coordination.
  • Proven understanding of design theory, including colour, and typography. Knowledge of Mac systems is a must. Exceptional skills and ability with Adobe Creative Suite including (InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator); Adobe Acrobat Professional, Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint); Knowledge of HTML, CSS, Word Press.
  • Proven ability to think creatively and work collaboratively to develop new design concepts, graphics and layouts for reports, microsites, and e-learning modules. Must demonstrate an understanding of how marketing and design work together and can convert written and spoken ideas into images, layouts, and other designs.
  • Ability to create graphic elements that have high visual impact and cohesive designs
  • Possess design sensibility. Conceptual/visual ability and originality. Creative and versatile. Able to work within the brand guidelines of CPD and U of T.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to effectively present ideas and concepts; ability to be tactful, professional, adaptable, and approachable; excellent attention to detail; impeccable accuracy in grammar, spelling, proofreading and content verification and excellent research capabilities
  • Ability to manage multiple and concurrent deadlines and initiatives

Assets (Nonessential):

Artistic and Illustration skills an asset.

To be successful in this role you will be:


  • Cooperative
  • Meticulous
  • Motivated self-learner
  • Organized
  • Proactive
  • Resourceful

This is a term position of 7 months.

Closing Date: 08/11/2022, 11:59PM ET

Employee Group: USW

Appointment Type: Grant - Term

Schedule: Full-Time

Pay Scale Group & Hiring Zone:

USW Pay Band 09 - $60,006 with an annual step progression to a maximum of $76,739. Pay scale and job class assignment is subject to determination pursuant to the Job Evaluation/Pay Equity Maintenance Protocol.

Job Category: Communication/Media/Public Relations

Recruiter: Amanda Di Fonzo

Lived Experience Statement

Candidates who are members of Indigenous, Black, racialized and 2SLGBTQ+ communities, persons with disabilities, and other equity deserving groups are encouraged to apply, and their lived experience shall be taken into consideration as applicable to the posted position.

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