Graphic Designer

Marketing · Ottawa, Ontario
Department Marketing
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

Graphic Designer


Solink is a different kind of data-analytics software company.  We’ve successfully made surveillance video a source of powerful insight for business owners of franchise and retail chains. We focus on security applications that combat fraud proactively and make it easier for owners to track down problems. Today we focus on loss prevention and in the future, we see every department using video to make data-driven decisions: marketing, operations, even HR.


A job at Solink means working with an amazing team and tackling one of the biggest data problems out there.  We are venture backed and focus on continuous execution to delight our customers.  We have a creative and collaborative work environment, and all of our employees have meaningful equity in the company.


A bit about the role…


Solink is looking for a Graphic Designer who is ready for anything. Our company is growing rapidly and our marketing and sales funnels need the support of a talented designer who can help us design campaign landing pages, create brochures, design some UI elements for our software…you name it! You’ll never have two days exactly the same.


WHO YOU ARE:


  • You hold a college or university degree in graphic design, fine art, visual media, or related discipline is an asset
  • You have 1-2 years experience as a graphic designer, previous experience in a corporate setting is an asset but not required
  • You are highly skilled in Adobe Creative Cloud especially After Effects, Premiere Pro, Illustrator, In-Design and Photoshop
  • You have experience in motion graphic/animation skill and video production - are you a dabbler in documentaries, obsessive about reels/lives/fleets? Tell us about it.
  • You have strong abilities in HTML and basic web design so to work with our existing website landing page software (WordPress and Unbounce)
  • You have very fast fingers—you’ll be creating small promo images and ads with very short notice
  • You have a strong understanding of branding and its role in creating consistent visual messaging
  • You have strong written and oral communication skills
  • You have a keen eye for detail and proofreading
  • You have exceptional project and time management abilities, with demonstrated experience undertaking concurrent tasks and managing multiple projects
  • You have an entrepreneurial work ethic
  • You have strong interpersonal skills
  • You have the ability to develop and maintain solid working relationships


And it would be great if you also:


  • Have experience with Hubspot 


SECURITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Candidates must undergo a criminal records check upon hire;
  • Be a Canadian Citizen (dual citizens included), or eligible to work in Canada;
  • Be willing to comply with Solink’s own security policies and standards.


WHAT WILL YOU DO?

  • Conceptualize and design print collateral, including brochures, advertisements, posters, presentations and templates, flyers, and event-based collateral.
  • Create and develop multimedia content (graphical and video) for all of our marketing needs
  • Landing page creation using HTML-heavy apps like Unbounce and Hubspot.
  • The creation of email campaigns and templates.
  • Creation of print/digital advertising campaigns across various mediums, including social media, google ads, emails, collateral, signage, and video.
  • Design and mock-up for apparel and promotional items.
  • Website updates using WordPress.
  • Other responsibilities may include assisting the marketing department with miscellaneous tasks.


WHAT IS SOLINK?


Solink is transforming conventional data into ‘smart’ data. Solink connects and synchronizes brick-and-mortar business systems like video + Point of Sale data, to create insight into loss prevention, security, and operations issues. We find new and powerful ways for businesses to get real value from the data and footage created daily by their standard systems.


We’re one of Ottawa’s fastest growing companies. We're not just a tech and security company - we are rapidly evolving the way that we use and think about video security, data analytics and technology. We're enhancing the status quo to positively impact clients and customers' businesses.


We’re on a steep growth trajectory, which means lots to do, lots to learn, and lots to experience! What an exciting adventure ahead - and our Solinkians make the greatest travel companions… 

Solink thrives because of our team; we know that in our business and in our daily work, people make all the difference. We’re looking for people who are driven by curiosity, hungry to innovate and striving to make an impact. 


WHY WORK AT SOLINK? 


Working with us means you’ll be working for a company that values your input and allows you to bring your ideas to life.  We offer a collaborative, creative, supportive work environment with a culture that is undeniably fun… 


All that - PLUS we offer…..


  • Flexibility in your chosen hours of work by helping you get "stuff" done (encourages that work life balance);
  • Opportunities for growth based on merit, skill, and initiative;
  • Friendly, welcoming and team-oriented atmosphere that fosters collaboration;
  • Creative and innovative environment that mentors, supports, motivates and inspires you to make an impact;
  • Interesting and exciting assignments ranging in size, type and complexity;
  • An “open-door” policy where communication and brainstorming is encouraged;
  • A really positive and fun environment working with an incredibly ENERGETIC team;
  • Competitive salary reviewed annually;
  • Fully paid Health / dental benefits offered immediately (an additional $500 spending account for items that aren’t covered in our AMAZING benefits program);
  • Monthly reimbursement toward a health and wellness; 
  • Extracurricular SOLINKIAN social events (annual “solink-o de mayo”, so-learns, sports teams,  so-lunches, team builders, and much more)
  • Please note: We currently operate within a hybrid approach. 


We know that everyone has different experiences and that’s what makes all of us so unique. Solink is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We’re looking at building our team of great people and we know that comes in various forms. We are committed to a diverse and representative workforce, an open and inclusive work environment and we encourage all candidates with interest to apply. We will provide accommodation on request through all parts of the selection process.


HOW TO APPLY?


Please submit your cover letter and resume addressed to JarJar Binx outlining why you would be the right fit for this position.  


Solink welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process


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  • Location
    Ottawa, Ontario
  • Department
    Marketing
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level