Junior Designer


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Graphic Design December 6, 2017 Certo Creative Toronto, ON, USA

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Certo Creative is a boutique design agency that is growing day by day. We love design and want to take every one of our projects to the next level. We are always pushing ourselves to be a little better, a little more slick, a little more elegant, a little more connected to our clients.




Our work is a broad mix of print and digital, with design at the core of every project. As a Junior Designer, you will take the ingredients of a client brand, user demographics and marketing goals, and mix them with a healthy pinch of creativity to come up with something phenomenal. You will use various design tools including Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign and others (as necessary) to develop creative. You will be on the front line of our agency, meeting clients, strategizing creative and wholly immersed in the success of our work.


Concept Creation – 30%

  • Conceptualize and strategize to create unique creative that will deliver against client requests
  • Gather and implement feedback from client and team to ensure that the creative reflects the vision and fits within brand, audience and project constraints

Art Production – 50%

  • Revise creative based on feedback and/or new requirements
  • Implement approved creative across various media channels, as required
  • Prepare and finalize creative for print, web and/or client submission


Project Communication – 15%

  • Regularly communicate project status, risk and progress to the Creative Director
  • Liaise with the team in respect to design deliverables and asset requirements, ensuring we are kept abreast of any concerns limiting the successful completion of a project

Internal Design – 5%

  • Support Certo Creative’s internal marketing initiatives
  • Preparation of design assets for client pitches or presentations as needed
  • Contribution to various tasks as needed – we are a small and nimble agency which means everyone pitches in to get stuff done


  • Degree or diploma from a post-secondary course in Graphic Design
  • 0 – 2 years of experience in the field of design
  • Design experience, both print and digital
  • Creative capacity to generate ideas and concepts following a project brief
  • Attention to brand guidelines when working on projects for which these need to be abided
  • Proficient in the use of design tools, specifically Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign
  • HTML coding is an asset
  • RGD designation considered an asset


Soft Skill Requirements

  • Show good judgment and professionalism at all times in dealing with clients and team members
  • Consistent demonstration of diplomacy, decisiveness and problem solving
  • The ability to handle job-related stress, particularly with respect to meeting deadlines and managing client feedback
  • The ability to work with little supervision and personally manage time and priorities
  • Putting in extra time as needed to complete projects on schedule and to the highest degree of perfection
  • Excellent written and presentation skills, and a pronounced attention to detail
  • Ability to add to a positive, proactive company focus
  • A genuine interest in the success of our clients and the growth of our agency

Please send a CV, link to your portfolio and expected compensation to [email protected]. We appreciate all submissions, but only eligible candidates will be contacted.