Designer

Abacus is the #1 Facebook advertising agency / tech company headquartered in downtown Toronto. We work with brands including TIFF, 20th Century Fox, CIBC, The Body Shop and League. From startups to household names, we help people get the most from their Facebook ad campaigns.

What makes us different from a traditional agency? We care about our people. We work hard to have a great company culture where people are able to thrive under their own terms and have a voice. We spoil you with a ton of autonomy, but with great power comes great responsibility and we expect big things from you!

We ‘re looking for an awesome graphic designer to join our team. If you’re a tech-savvy professional experienced in digital design and advertising,  we’d love to hear from you!

You will be responsible for exploration, conceptualization, and execution of creative for our clients Facebook ad campaigns.

The ideal candidate will  be a thought leader and innovator in digital design. This person wants to lead Abacus into the future by developing new formats, strategies, and ideas we can use to make our creative communication stand out. They will be in tune with what’s hot in design/creative but can push the envelope beyond these trends. Our ideal designer wants to create buzzworthy, thumb stopping creative. They are able to be creative but stay on brand and strategically align their creative with the brand’s campaign goals.  Taking initiative, originality , and attention to detail are your core principles.

About The Role:

  • Work with the advertising team to conceptualize, design and develop creative for client advertising campaigns
  • Provide idea suggestions and graphic translation of ideas during/following brainstorm meetings to meet all project objectives
  • Create mockups of ads that may be subject to change following client review
  • Design cutting edge and eye-catching graphics for ad creative to communicate the client’s message and drive action
  • Ad Formats will include: static images, cinemagraphs, animations, video
  • Support our internal marketing team in creating graphics for collateral like blogs, presentations, case studies etc.

Job Requirements:

  • 2 + years of design experience in a digital environment; agency experience a plus
  • Ability to clearly communicate design ideas and concepts
  • Must have experience designing various types of ads on Facebook (static images, cinemagraphs, animations, video)
  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Premier Pro, After Effects), and other design/ animation tools
  • Strong understanding of typography and its use in digital media
  • Very strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work within tight deadlines and manage different projects at the same time

Please submit your cover letter and resume to hello@abacus.agency