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UNIQUE INTERIOR DESIGN JOB OPPORTUNITY AVAILABLE!

Advertising agency for new home builders seeks experienced Interior Designer.


Guidelines Advertising has been in business for over 40 years and works with some of the most successful new home and condominium developers in the GTA. We are currently looking for an intermediate level interior designer to join our creative design team on a full-time, permanent basis.


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Our new designer will work in the interior design department of our agency, designing sales offices and decorating/staging model homes.


The individual we hire for this position must be capable of taking a project from conceptualization to the finished environment with minimal guidance and supervision. Our new designer possesses strong visualization skills and has a comprehensive understanding of current design trends and styles. You will be working closely with staff from other departments, clients and support workers so a flexible, adaptable communication style and strong interpersonal skills are essential. Additionally, the ability to work well under pressure and be receptive to feedback is also required.


What you’ll be doing:

  • Preparing space plans, reflected ceiling plans, finishing plans and millwork drawings
  • Preparing concept boards
  • Sourcing and preparing tear sheets for interior renderings
  • Meeting with clients and participating in client presentations
  • Conducting on-site visits, acting as a liaison between suppliers, trades and site foremen
  • Calculating and maintaining project budgets
  • Designing and staging model homes and sales offices
  • Sourcing and obtaining quotes from suppliers
  • Purchasing/scheduling installations of furniture and accessories

What you bring to the table:

  • Interior design degree
  • 3 years residential/commercial experience
  • Proficient in Illustrator and AutoCAD
  • Self-sufficient and proactive with a “Can Do” attitude
  • Highly organized with a strong eye for detail
  • Exceptional communicator and negotiator
  • Highly proficient in the English language

What we can offer in return:

  • Permanent, full-time employment
  • Competitive salary (based on skill and experience level)
  • Annual bonus (discretionary)
  • Optional enrolment into group health plan, as well as paid sick time
  • 2 weeks vacation to start
  • Gained experience working for a leader in the real estate advertising/marketing industry
  • Growth opportunities
  • Convenient midtown location – steps away from Eglinton West Subway station and the Allen Road
  • Mileage reimbursement when driving for company business
  • Cell phone provided

Car required - must have a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record

Salary of $48,000.00 - $58,000.00 (based on experience and skill level).


How to Apply:

Please send resume and samples of work (or link to online portfolio) to: career@guidelinesad.com.


Please Note: Guidelines Advertising Inc welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If contacted for an interview, please let us know how we can accommodate you.



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Social Media Coordinator

We are a busy midtown Toronto advertising agency looking for a Social Media Coordinator! The primary responsibilities for this role will be coordinating within the social media department on the creation of original multimedia assets that support social marketing initiatives for our large client base. Our social media coordinator will monitor, create and update social media schedules and posts as needed.

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This position requires the ability to work with an internal team to identify the graphics and media needed for upcoming initiatives, as well as collaborate with the creative team to create aesthetically pleasing posting layouts. The media from these layouts will also need to contain video posts and photo animations created by our coordinator to fully capture our clients' audience. The ideal candidate must be creative, detail-oriented and a natural multi-tasker. This role requires professional experience in social media marketing, including the production of social media assets. Excellent English writing and verbal communication skills are essential to succeed in this role.


Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Monitoring discussions and trends as they pertain to the companies and brands we represent.
  • Planning, creating, and implementing social media campaigns on social media networks with appropriate audience targeting.
  • Generating, editing, and sharing daily content that builds meaningful connections and encourages community members to take action.
  • Sharing curated content to build community, drive engagement, and build brand recognition.
  • Going the extra mile to engage customers.
  • Working collaboratively with the marketing manager and creative team to create social assets that are appropriate for social channels and brand initiatives.
  • Creating and maintaining brand consistency for our customers.
  • Selecting engaging images for social schedule creation.

Skill Requirements:

  • Proven editorial skills including strong language skills and the ability to adjust content to remain consistent with our customers message, style, and tone.
  • Experience coordinating with multiple teams to create social media assets supporting specific social marketing initiatives.
  • Comprehensive understanding of design principles for social desktop and mobile platform layouts.
  • Be highly proficient in the use of standard social media tools such as *Facebook *Instagram *LinkedIn *Twitter *Pinterest *YouTube *Buffer *iCloud and its apple work suite
  • Must be proficient with *Photoshop and/or Illustrator, as well as *Final Cut Pro or *Premiere or *AfterEffects for video creation, animations and photo manipulation.
  • Demonstrate the ability to manage multiple projects or initiatives effectively and efficiently while maintaining priorities, deadlines, and deliverables in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proven experience using social media channels to distribute and amplify our customers content. Familiar with features, audience, and maintenance of key social media platforms.
  • Excellent English writing and verbal communication skills

Education & Experience:

  • 1+ year of professional experience

Salary:

  • 35,000 - 38,000

Please Note: Guidelines Advertising Inc welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If contacted for an interview, please let us know how we can accommodate you.


If you meet the requirements, please send your resume as well as a synopsis of why you're qualified for and interested in this role to the email provided to career@guidelinesad.com. Only applicants that meet the job requirements will be considered.


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Intermediate Digital and Motion Designer with Print Experience

Full-time, permanent position
At Guidelines, we specialize in advertising and marketing for New Home and Condominium Builders. It’s a fast-paced, exciting industry to be in, offering incredible opportunities for creativity. As a prospective applicant, you are self-motivated and work well independently but you thrive on the collective energy that a team provides. You are goal-driven and enjoy bringing new, ground-breaking ideas to the table, and you are forward-thinking and proactive in your approach to life and your career.

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What You’ll Do:

As our lead digital designer, you’ll be responsible for creating beautiful yet functional websites and digital, “thumb stopping,” marketing collateral that will grab customers’ attention and drive them to take action. Opportunities to shift gears and work with print will give you experience marrying copy to imagery for everything from hard-sell retail flyers to large-scale signage. You’ll thrive in an environment where agility is paramount, multiple projects are always in play, and your impact is seen. You will report to both the managers of our Digital and Creative Departments. Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Designing and creating digital and motion graphic assets for numerous platforms including desktop, mobile, email, organic and paid social media, as well as various forms of print collateral
  • Engage in all phases of digital creative projects from conceptualization through execution of storyboarding, wireframing, asset production, proofing, and testing
  • Keep updated on current design processing techniques, design trends, and technologies in order to keep Guidelines innovative and pushing digital design boundaries
  • Champion each project’s brand standards and unique tone of voice throughout the design process

What You’ll Bring:

  • Extensive knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite and Sketch, as well as various video editing programs including Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premier, Final Cut Pro X, or Premier Pro
  • Knowledge of basic frontend web programming/development (HTML5, CSS3 and Bootstrap)
  • Ability to design for mobile, desktop and tablet devices
  • Minimum 3 years of professional experience in digital advertising, with a complementary background in print advertising
  • Familiarly with the AODA for web and PDF


Please include a portfolio of your previous digital design and print work with your resume to the email provided to career@guidelinesad.com. Only applicants that meet the job requirements will be considered.


Please Note: Guidelines Advertising Inc welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If contacted for an interview, please let us know how we can accommodate you.

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