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Graphic Designer, Marketing and Communications

The application deadline for this opportunity has passed.

Reporting to the Marketing & Communications Manager, the Graphic Designer is responsible for the creation and maintenance of various promotional collateral.

Core duties of the contract include:

  • Reporting to the Marketing & Communications Manager (and working collaboratively with other senior leadership), discuss the business objectives and produce exceptional creative collateral.
  • Thinking creatively, provide recommendations for exceptional communication through design.
  • Producing templates, as outlined the project brief, for ongoing initiatives and events.
  • Presenting finalised ideas and concepts to senior leadership.
  • Proofreading to produce accurate and high-quality work.

Skills & Experience:

  • Excellent computer literacy skills, specifically with Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Exceptional creativity and innovation.
    Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • An understanding of the latest trends and their role within a commercial environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, professionally, and compassionately with others.
  • Applicant must have strong interpersonal, administrative and time management skills.
  • Ability to work well with others, be self-motivated and maintain a high level of professionalism (i.e. punctuality, approachability and dress code).


Post-secondary education in graphic design and/or communication design, or equivalent experience.

Fort Calgary Core Competencies:

  • Vision/Thinking Corporately: Inspires a vision of success, communicating the vision and aligning strategic, operational and personal work plans and goals to achieve the vision.
  • Communication: Listens to others and communicates in a compelling and articulate manner, ensuring the message is clear, understood and consistent with Fort Calgary’s objectives.
  • Teamwork: Through information sharing, works within and across organizational units to achieve common goals and positive results.
  • Ethics: Creates an environment that nurtures the principles and values of Fort Calgary.
  • Customer Service: Demonstrates excellence (quality, timeliness, completeness, knowledge/competence, courtesy, fairness, outcomes, etc.) to internal and/or external customers by focusing efforts on discovering and meeting their needs.
  • Leadership: Recognizes and demonstrates competencies in creating visions, goals, thinking corporately, teamwork and ethics.
  • Technical and Professional: Demonstrates an appropriate mastery of current business and technical skills related to the position.

Applications accepted until October 21, 2018.

Please submit a detailed resume, cover letter and a current portfolio (whether online or via PDF attachment) by email to

Please note, a creative brief will be submitted to selected candidates at a later time, and a formal proposal will be requested for further consideration. This is not expected at this time.