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Graphic Designer

Location:  Montréal
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Nov 4, 2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  1264641

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.


The opportunity

You’ll join our in-house National Design studio in EY Canada’s Creative Services Group, helping support the important business enablement functions that keep our organization running strong. As a CBS professional, you will work across teams to provide the knowledge, resources and tools that help EY deliver exceptional quality service to our clients, win in the marketplace and support EY’s growth and profitability. 

We are seeking a creative who is early in their career and interested in a growth opportunity by joining a diverse team of creatives to learn and develop.


Your key responsibilities

As a Graphic Designer, you will assist various groups, teams and internal stakeholders with design needs to conceptualize shared ideas used in the development of digital and print projects. As a driven and passionate creative professional, you enjoy working in tandem with your colleagues while striving to understand and anticipate customers’ needs to exceed expectations.


Your key responsibilities also include: 

  • Understand, and using, EY brand standards, develop leading-edge designs and innovative ideas for print and digital client deliverables
  • Effectively create layouts with strong typography, and image selection (supporting design theme/message) and appropriate use of colour, images and fonts, draw and redraw images/graphics, allowing for readability of type and effective communication
  • Working with internal clients: Brand Marketing and Communications, and Business Development, and other EY Canada teams to assist clients in selecting an effective design and deliverable solutions
  • Participating in project meetings and positive discussions relating to appropriate graphics methods/techniques to meet project requirements
  • Effectively create interactive presentations using a variety of software tools (Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, etc..)
  • Understanding of proper set-up and use of master pages and style sheets, standard electronic file management/archiving and troubleshooting
  • Understanding, implementing, and strictly adhering to the quality standards and procedures established by the team
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud software (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • Capable of managing files for print/digital delivery including preparing technical layout requirements (setting up layers, margins, bleed, style sheets), resizing and cropping images as needed
  • Capabilities for troubleshooting technical issues for digital deliveries– images/graphic linking, file size management, platform solutions
  • Capable of working with external vendors regarding the coordination of production for external products and services
  • Overtime required as needed


Skills and attributes for success

  • Demonstrates flexibility to work with multiple projects/internal clients simultaneously
  • A desire and willingness to learn, take on new projects and challenges to continue developing as a graphic designer.
  • Actively collaborate/support Sr. Designer/Creative Director and seek feedback on various projects
  • Expert in Microsoft Office, specifically PowerPoint and Word and hands-on experience in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) and good to have interactivity and animation
  • Committed to contributing to a strong team culture to ensure success
  • Develop and maintain relationships to efficiently leverage expertise. Sound judgement regarding confidential and sensitive matters
  • Proven ability to meet multiple and/or unexpected deadlines in a demanding environment
  • Aptitude to differentiate when to act independently or team with others
  • Creative thinking with attention to detail
  • Good command over design techniques and visual elements

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • College diploma, technical certificate or foundational courses in graphic design
  • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite, including InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Experience in an internship or entry-level graphic design role

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Professional services firm experience
  • Capability to communicate in both English and French

What we look for

We are looking for candidates who are highly motivated, analytical, logical thinkers, and have a very strong attention to detail. Being a strong team player is critical with the ability to adapt to changing requirements or deadlines in support of our client's goals.


What we offer


 At EY, our Total Rewards package supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture - built on high-performance teaming - where everyone can achieve their potential and contribute to building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. It's one of the many reasons we repeatedly win awards for being a great place to work.


We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package allows you to decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future. Our Total Rewards package includes comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry
  • Learning opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

Diversity and Inclusion at EY
Diversity and inclusiveness are at the heart of who we are and how we work. We’re committed to fostering an environment where differences are valued, policies and practices are equitable, and our people feel a sense of belonging. From our actions to combat systemic racism and our advocacy for the LGBT+ community to our innovative Neurodiversity Centre of Excellence and Accessibility initiatives, we welcome and embrace the diverse experiences, abilities, backgrounds and perspectives that make our people unique and help guide us. Because when people feel free to be their authentic selves at work, they bring their best and are empowered to build a better working world.


EY | Building a better working world 


EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.


Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.  


Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.  

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