We’re Hiring a Junior Designer – POSITION CLOSED

Posted on March 18, 2015 by Erin Bury

We’re looking for a junior designer to work with our Creative Director and Senior Designer on design projects for 88 Creative clients. As a designer at 88 Creative, you’ll be working a range of projects including graphics for social media, email marketing pieces, and corporate marketing materials. We work with clients ranging from two-person startups up to large companies, and we give them a distinct, consistent visual identity across media and platforms. Familiarity with major social networks is a huge asset. Feel free to send us links to your Twitter or Instagram account when you apply!

We’re looking for a new grad or someone with 1-2 years of design experience. You have a clean, modern aesthetic and you thrive on collaboration and want to hone your skills amongst a talented team of creative designers and strategists. Ideal candidates will have portfolios demonstrating beautiful, thoughtful, and varied design solutions.

Why work at 88 Creative?

88 Creative is a creative communications agency in Toronto specializing in digital marketing, public relations, and design. We work with clients in the technology, consumer/lifestyle, and real estate categories helping to start, grow, or enhance their online marketing efforts. We also specialize in social media management, email marketing, digital strategy, WordPress, and print design.

In the past year our agency has been featured in the Toronto Star, Marketing Magazine, Canadian Business, CBC, Global TV, CTV, and Digiday, and we work with clients including Cityzen (the developers behind the L Tower), Mirvish + Gehry, Carnivore Club, and Knix Wear.

Our agency grew out of BuzzBuzzHome, Canada’s largest new construction database. 
BuzzBuzzHome launched in 2009 and quickly become one of North America’s most popular websites for new construction home buyers.


You’ll be working at a brick and beam space at Spadina and Adelaide in the heart of downtown Toronto.


  • Work on projects including branding, print and online ad design, email marketing campaigns, social media account design, promotional product branding, website redesigns, and other client design projects
  • Work on 88 Creative internal projects including marketing campaigns, design collateral, and maintaining our design portfolios
  • Collaborate with account teams on projects
  • Create pixel perfect PSDs
  • Produce faultless written specifications
  • Direct the implementation of your designs
  • Design a simpler, more usable and desirable product maintaining our visual language


  • BA/BS in Graphic Design or related field
  • Solid knowledge of front end markup: HTML/CSS
  • Well-versed in typographic and UI principles; color theory and brand communication
  • Advanced drawing skills – creating icons, diagrams and illustrations
  • Proficient in Adobe CS5 and above
  • Great creative problem solving skills

What we can offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Flex days to use for vacation, personal days, and sick days
  • Unlimited snacks and pop
  • Comprehensive benefits
  • Employee stock options
  • Relaxed work environment and supportive team
  • Uber-casual dress code

Interested in applying? Sweet! Share with us why you’d like to work at 88 Creative and send along some samples of your work.

Only applications with relevant work samples and/or portfolios will be considered. To apply please send your portfolio & a resume if applicable to 88 Creative’s Creative Director Gabriella Rackoff at [email protected] .

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