Senior Designer

Suckerpunch has a career opportunity for a wildly-talented and passionate Senior Designer to join our talented, driven and fun-loving team of integrated communications professionals.

As a member of the creative team you will work in all mediums and disciplines, including print, interactive, social and video and assume a leadership role in the creative process to visually communicate concepts and create the final deliverables.

You will work closely with Accounts and Strategy to understand the intent and goals of the work we do with our clients to develop and execute creative concepts and campaigns with adherence to brand standards and professional-grade production practices. You will also participate in the development of brand positioning and creative strategies for our clients to engage and influence their audiences.

Imagination and inspiration applied with intelligence and intent is critical to our success. We are looking for a creative, enthusiastic and positive person to fill this important position on our team.

These are some of the things you’ll get to do with us:

  • Develop brand and campaign creative, participate in strategy sessions and creative briefs.
  • Oversee the creation and production of creative solutions for our clients through development of both integrated campaigns and individual components.
  • Work with agency teams and individual designers to develop creative solutions, mentor junior creatives, guiding them to push their work to new levels.
  • Interpret communication briefs and objectives into intelligent design/copy and media approaches.
  • Build brands through campaign-level thinking guided by business goals.
  • Review and approve design work from internal and external resources.

These are the Skills and Qualifications you already have:

  • A minimum of three years of experience working in a studio, agency or freelancing.
  • Excellent graphic design and layout skills.
  • Work that demonstrates outstanding craft in design.
  • Curiosity and a passion for design in all things professional and personal.
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects/tasks.
  • Experience leading/mentoring junior team members.
  • Intimately acquainted with the Big Three of Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Strong written and oral communicator.

These are the intangibles you have that are important:

  • Big-picture thinker that is motivated by working with great people on great projects.
  • Always willing to help teammates, share knowledge and experience, and learn from them.
  • Understand that constructive criticism is an important part of the process.
  • Organized, able to manage a number of assignments at once and understands the meaning of a deadline.
  • A keen attention to detail.
  • Ability to identify challenges and propose effective solutions.
  • Interested in continual learning and development.
  • Agriculture industry experience considered an asset.

About us, salary and benefits

Suckerpunch is a full-service Integrated Communications Agency with a local and international clientele. We primarily work in the agriculture and food sectors and have built our firm on a solid reputation that always puts the success of our clients first.

We’re a boutique agency with a growing team, which means you will have a lot of responsibility. You’ll be challenged daily, and you’ll work side-by-side with the senior leadership as you learn and grow within our company. We are a company who cares about your career development with a team that wants to win together. We’re growing and we hope you’d like to grow your career with us. This career opportunity with Suckerpunch offers:

  • Full-time, permanent position in Winnipeg.
  • Meaningful work contributing to projects with purpose.
  • Continual professional development.
  • Competitive compensation.
  • Health and dental benefits.
  • Flexible, team-based structure that matches people to projects.
  • Passionate, fun, like-minded professionals to work with.
  • Casual office attire and vibe.

Applications for this position are now closed.


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