We are currently hiring:

Graphic Designer

We are currently seeking a motivated, energetic and results oriented Graphic Designer to join our Mississauga Head Office for a 12-month term.

If you feel under-appreciated and under-challenged in your current role and are the type to jump at an opportunity to join a team that loves what they do, takes pride in how they do it, and cares about those people they do it with, we think you can be successful at Covalon Technologies Ltd.

Covalon is a Canadian public medical technologies company facing significant growth opportunities and change.  We are currently engaged in one of the fastest growing markets; Healthcare.  We specialize in research, development, and commercialization of advanced tissue repair applications, infection control, and specialized coatings for medical and consumer products. We offer a unique work style and culture fuelled by passion, innovation, accountability and a commitment to give customers more. 

The Role

Part of the Marketing team, the Graphic Designer is responsible for creating design elements to support everything spanning from product packaging design, to the creative, to supporting marketing programs and campaigns.  Reporting to the VP of Marketing, this position is responsible for preparing graphics materials for internal and external use of Covalon. 

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares comprehensive layout/illustration and design/format for online, print for tradeshow/conference displays,  literature, general marketing materials (potentially external and internal use) as well as product package design and labelling.

  • Prepares print-ready artwork; builds and maintains a photo/image library for Covalon.

  • Oversees typesetting and printing through proof and separation stage to ensure desired results when working with print or external partners on larger scale artwork.

  • Coordinates and supports any necessary photography & videography for projects being developed, when needed.

  • Ensures that all work is produced within acceptable guidelines of the goals and mission of the organization.

  • Works closely with Marketing and cross-functional teams to meet project deadlines and align on visual and content strategy.

Education: 

  • Post-secondary education in related field. i.e. Art, Graphic Arts, Graphic Design, Media Design

Knowledge/Experience: 

  • Min. 1-2 years of industry experience in creative/graphics field.

  • Knowledgeable with a keen eye for photography and videography in addition to strong graphic design capabilities.

Skills: 

  • Excellent problem-solving skills with the ability to transform verbal messages into visual displays and stories.

  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills (written and verbal) required.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects at a time.

  • Advanced computer skills and proficiency with graphics related software i.e. Adobe suite of software (but not limited to Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign etc.) applications.

Attributes:

  • Positive attitude, self-motivated, detail oriented, ability to work with directional guidance under minimal supervision.

  • Ability to work independently as well as participating in a team of professionals.

  • Ability to respond to urgent situations appropriately by prioritization.

  • Ability to leverage relationships across other business units and with external sources.

  • Ability to follow-up with individuals without guidance.

  • Accuracy and strong attention to detail is essential. 

  • Ability to work and thrive in a face-paced and cross-functional environment with entrepreneurial spirit.

Your salary will be market competitive and commensurate with your experience and expectations. 

If you are the right person for us and you think we may be the right people for you, please apply, including your cover letter telling us why you’d be perfect for this career opportunity!

Covalon is compliant with the Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you have a disability, please let us know how we can accommodate you.

Please e-mail HR@covalon.com with Graphic Designer in the subject line.