Graphic Designer

Board of Health Newmarket York Regional Health Service Department
Department: Community and Health Services Department
Branch: Strategies and Partnerships Branch
Status: Casual/On-Call
Location: Newmarket / Ontario
Date Posted: October 09, 2018
Date Closing: October 19, 2018
Number Of Positions: 2

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Position Purpose

Reporting to the Supervisor, Strategic Department Communications, is responsible for the graphic design of all communication products for the Community and Health Services Department. Working with the Branch and Regional staff the Graphic Designer designs, develops and implements a consistent communication strategy for the Department


•Successful completion of a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Degree with a specialization in Graphic Design or successful completion of a Community College Graphic Design Program or approved equivalent combination of education and experience.
•Minimum of three (3) years experience in graphic design with demonstrated experience using a wide variety of communication strategies or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
•Strong working knowledge of traditional and new marketing concepts, communications technologies and broad knowledge of graphic design technology.
•Well developed presentation and communication skills and demonstrated ability to apply the principles of graphic design to support and enhance Department initiatives.
•Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including customer service, communication, team work, initiative/self management and accountability, and flexibility/adaptability.
•Thorough knowledge and demonstrated ability in computerized design and knowledge of related software, including Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, QuarkXpress, Flash and Microsoft Office applications.
•Ability to share design concepts and communication strategies with internal and external stakeholders in a manner that supports established project objectives and ensures deliverables in the required timelines.
•Demonstrated ability to apply the principles of adult education in the development of graphic design material.

Scheduled Hours

As Required and Varied

Scheduled Shifts

0830 - 1630

Operational Hours


How to Apply

Please apply on-line by October 19, 2018, quoting competition #22989. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted via email or by telephone. For additional information on The Regional Municipality of York, please visit the above-mentioned website.


$36.78 - $39.97 per hour. This is a Union position.

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