Job Posting

Account Manager / Designer

Salary: $60,000.00 - $65,000.00/Annually
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Start Date: As soon as possible

Language: English
Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree
Positions Available: 1

NOC Group: Graphic Designers and Illustrators (5241)
NOC Job Title: Sign Designer
Expires in 16 days
Expires: 2018-04-02
Last Updated: 2018-03-08

Job Number: 468037

Job Location(s)

Victoria, British Columbia
V8W 2A1, Canada

Job Description

The Cygnus Design Group Inc. is a professional services organization and a national leader in providing communication solutions for the built environment. With offices across Canada we work within a range of distinct but closely related fields encompassing wayfinding, environmental graphic design, industrial design, brand implementation, and architectural signage.

We are looking for a talented and self-motivated Account Manager / Designer to help grow our Victoria office and support our national team. You can find out more about our work at

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing graphic, communication and signage solutions for organizations within the corporate, hospitality, healthcare, education, and cultural sectors with the support of the Cygnus team. We envision this as an intermediate to senior level position and the successful candidate will be responsible for client facing project activities. Direct experience in environmental graphic design or wayfinding required.

i. Job duties:
• Independently & as a member of a team develop & execute signage & wayfinding projects for hospitals, college/university campuses, corporate environments & other public facilities
• Create & refine signage drawings, specifications, graphic standards, nomenclature & other documents pertaining to signage & wayfinding programs
• Create & refine message schedules & location plans
• Manage & maintain client & internal project budgets
• Develop schedules to meet project deliverables,
• Schedule suppliers, production & installation requirements to meet client & internal deadlines
• Build client relationships, both new & existing
• Supports Business Development & Marketing/Communications in the acquisition of new business
• Inform proposal pricing strategy

ii. Requirements:

¥ Must be fluent in both written & spoken English
¥ Excellent written & oral communications skills
¥ Proven experience with client communication and presentation skills
¥ Degree/diploma from a recognized University or College in a design related field, such as graphic design, interior design or architecture
¥ 5 – 10 years experience in a design studio environment
¥ Keen sense of creative thinking & problem solving
¥ Excellent organization skills & attention to detail
¥ Reliable, self-motivated & takes the initiative to start work, make improvements; & anticipates needs
¥ Ability to manage concurrent deadlines & work under pressure
¥ Understanding of design, branding, usability, & information management concepts & trends
¥ Proven experience in a design or project management role on large scale initiatives

¥ Proficiency in Mac OS
¥ Expertise in Adobe Creative Suite

How to Apply

Expiring: Apr 02, 2018