Graphic Designer : The Advertising Club of Edmonton

Job Description


MacEwan University is seeking a skilled Graphic Designer for a full-time continuing opportunity with our Office of Communications and Marketing. You will be responsible for designing and producing print, electronic marketing, and communications materials for MacEwan University. As a member of the Office of Communication and Marketing, you will contribute to project discussions, ensure the design work is completed within project requirements, and maintain university brand compliance.

Responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to:

  • designing material for digital and print mediums
  • creating design solutions for marketing and communications issues
  • designing and layout of advertising and marketing materials, including proofreading of included copy to ensure consistency of messaging
  • developing a clear understanding of clients’ business needs and evaluating the content of the requests
  • coordinating or assisting with photo shoots as required
  • assisting with the maintenance of the photo/graphics repository
  • participating in visual and conceptual brainstorming by the marketing team on a casual, non-structured basis is expected


When you become part of the MacEwan team, you will enjoy a competitive salary. Our total compensation package includes:

  • Competitive base pay
  • Generous vacation time
  • Secure pension plan
  • Flexible benefits package
  • Continuous learning culture
  • Opportunities for career growth

Education Requirements


The successful incumbent will possess:

  • fluency in macOS, Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop), web design, and font management.
  • proficiency in Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint.
  • knowledge of current software program changes and updates.
  • the ability to prioritize workload, establish realistic timelines, and adapt to a changing environment.
  • the ability to work in a team environment and interact professionally with stakeholders and team members.
  • excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • the ability to work in a busy team environment and participate in discussions, problem-solving, consensus-building, and decision-making as a communications and marketing team member.
  • Experience in layout, design, file preparation, and formatting is necessary.
  • Experience with web, digital & UX design, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Animate, and motion graphics is an asset.


  • A minimum of a design diploma.
  • A minimum of two years in graphic design communications solutions is required.
  • Equivalences may be considered.

Location: Edmonton, Alberta

Salary: MSA Band D (Steps 1-8): $25.38 - $36.91 per hour

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