Date posted: July 2019

Graphic Designer

About Avison Young 

Avison Young is the world’s fastest-growing commercial real estate services firm. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Avison Young is a collaborative, global firm owned and operated by its principals. Founded in 1978, the company provides value-added, client-centric investment sales, leasing, advisory, management, financing and mortgage placement services to owners and occupiers of office, retail, industrial, multi-family and hospitality properties.

Job Summary

This Graphic Designer will be responsible for the design, style and look of multiple types of marketing materials. Reporting to the Senior Director, Tri-State Marketing, the graphic designer will create proposals, presentations, custom property flyers, offering memoranda, mini-websites, print and electronic materials. Candidates must be a creative self-starter with a strong work ethic,  who thrives in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide graphical support and assistance in the coordination of any aspect of the internal and external marketing of Avison Young and its professionals throughout the region
  • Create and produce business development materials and tools, including presentations, flyers, pitches, brochures, proposals, and offering memoranda
  • Create and assemble collateral materials for clients and prospects
  • Work with other members of the Tri-State region marketing team to produce and create materials
  • Utilize graphic and web-based design tools that include, but are not limited to, Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Suite to produce innovative materials, presentations and collateral
  • Produce marketing materials for assignments, including advertising campaigns and marketing campaigns
  • Update existing customized websites for property marketing
  • Strive to innovate within brand standard guidelines and established operational procedures
  • Take on full ownership of assigned projects

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent relevant experience
  • At least 3-5+ years of experience in a related field, commercial real estate experience a plus
  • Excellent Adobe Creative Suite skills (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.) and Microsoft Office (specifically Power Point)
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task with multiple projects and deadlines
  • Work independently with minimal direct supervision as well as in a team environment
  • Ability to exercise judgment, tact, and diplomacy
  • Ability to communicate expectations in order to meet deadlines
  • An outstanding customer service attitude

Our Equal Opportunity Commitment

Avison Young practices as an equal opportunity employer in all services locations around the world.  We are committed to building and maintaining a workforce diverse in experience, skills and knowledge with uniformity in service excellence, commitment and integrity.

The firm maintains a strict policy to ensure employment opportunities are equal and do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, marital and civil partnership/union status, protected veteran or military service status, or any other elements protected by law.

For those requiring assistance with disabilities, Information relating to the need for accommodation and accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

Avison Young is committed to employing the best talent with the most fair and equitable recruitment practices.

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