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freelance graphic designers

Freelance Graphic Designers

We are always looking for creatives with experience in direct mail. Our work is often deployed in printed materials – marketing collaterals (including direct mail, brochures, posters, signage), and other personalized communications pieces. In addition, we also deliver web concepts, websites, and other electronic marketing pieces. In an effort to better support our clients, Blue North is seeking freelance graphic designers with 7+ years of experience developing concepts through to final art. If you have a keen mind, passionate eye and proven skills developing direct marketing campaigns that span print, online and display we want to meet you. Our environment is fast-paced and demanding, so ideal candidates will thrive on tight deadlines while creating work that is both visually compelling and intelligent.

Knowledge & Experience 

  • Brainstorming and developing design concepts and layouts for various projects
  • Exceptional skill in developing design solutions for print and assisting lead designers and production artists through design projects
  • Ensuring quality in each project from a client brand and creative execution perspective
  • Working with others, such as copywriters, production and account teams to complete the final product
  • Reviewing layouts to determine if they maintain the integrity of the client’s brand
  • Marking up layouts with instructions to prepare materials for printing
  • Well versed in the current version of Adobe Creative Suite – Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Acrobat
  • Experience in web design and social media as it relates to Facebook, Blogs, Twitter, video, content development, etc. is an asset
  • Knowledge of HTML and Flash an asset
  • Demonstrates a professional work ethic and the ability to articulate ideas conceptually to both the creative team and clients when necessary
  • Keeps abreast of current design best practices
  • Availability and flexibility in schedule
  • Able to turn work around quickly

Please send samples of your work, your portfolio or links to your work to cathy.schueler@bluenorth.ca