Digital Designer

The Influence Agency is a growing marketing agency that specializes in Influencer Marketing, Community Management, Content Strategy & Development, Paid Media, Web Design & Development, SEO, Paid Search and much more!

We are currently hiring for a Digital Designer, which will be virtual while we Work From Home during COVID-19. You will be expected to be working from our office in Toronto once this pandemic ends (…please end :). At our agency, a Digital Designer design captivating websites, social media ads, and a variety of digital advertising collateral. The successful applicant will have skills to produce assets that are modern, forward thinking, clever, intuitive, and serve the intended purpose.

This is an exciting position at a fast-moving agency that is focused on challenging industry norms and developing programs that are best in class. 

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About The Influence Agency

The Influence Agency is a team of digital marketing professionals that specialize in custom Creative Programs. Our team is composed of passionate, talented, creative and hard-working people that support each other, and put our clients first. We know the work we do matters, and we enter every day with a sense of purpose.

Team Member Traits

Personal Characteristics 

  • Cares greatly about their clients, coworkers, and self. 
  • Highly empathetic, positive, and competitive. 
  • Hard-working, prompt, organized, effective, detailed, and has meticulous follow-up.
  • A passion for learning and improving
  • A natural problem solver that identifies solutions
  • Trustworthy
  • Sense of humor
  • Ability to think quickly and learn fast
  • Is a team player but also knows how to work independently

Abilities & Skills

  • Has experience managing and producing Digital collateral
  • Proficient with the Adobe Suite (After Effects, Photoshop, etc.)
  • Can produce Stop Motion videos
  • Superior written and verbal communication
  • Works well with others 
  • Bonus: has experience or understanding of Influencer Marketing, Paid Advertising (Facebook and Google), Google Analytics and SEO

Experience

  • A post-secondary degree or diploma in a relevant field of study
  • Looking for an individual with a passion and skill for Design
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Key Responsibilities 

The ebbs and flows of work at an agency may require you to pitch in on a variety of projects in different ways. The right candidate will embrace the diversity of this environment, and view it as an opportunity to learn and try new things. 

Working with Established Branding Guidelines:

  • Comfortable and/or experienced in working within brand guidelines to produce beautiful and engaging content and collateral.

Content Development:

  • Proficient with Photoshop post-production and editing of photos
  • Proficient and/or experienced with After Effects for the production of video assets, social cuts, and animations.
  • Proficient and/or experienced with Premiere Pro for development of creative assets and videos.
  • Ability to produce Stop Motion videos
  • Ability to produce Ad collateral for Facebook, Instagram, Youtube, Pinterest, The Google Display Network, and other common distribution channels

Websites:

  • Ability to design industry leading websites with great user flow, intuition, and a focus on conversions.
  • Ability to research competitor websites and landing environments to provide strategic recommendations
  • Ability to produce designs for different types of websites – i.e e-commerce, informational, lead generation sites, etc.

Culture

Our office culture is one of challenging work and fun. The office features an arcade machine with over 30,000 games, a cinema room, and a vibrant staff that enjoys positive energy and laughter. Everyone is encouraged, enabled and recognized for implementing their own innovative ideas. 

We hold office events, quarterly socials and go to different industry-related events. We are looking for new teammates that complement our existing culture, and have the ability to maintain a positive attitude and sense of humour while managing the pressures of client work.

If you enjoy a corporate environment with tight oversight and hovering management, this is not the right role for you. We are looking for individuals that appreciate mentorship and support, but also have the attitude of a self-starter.

The Influence Agency office is located on Geary Avenue in Toronto, in the trendy Artisan Lofts factory.  Learn more about all the local amenities here

Qualifications

  • Experience producing Digital designs
  • Graduate of College or University no
  • Understanding of social media platforms
  • Keen eye for design, and familiarity with the Adobe Suite.
  • A portfolio of work ranging from graphic design to animation.
  • Excellent grammar and email etiquette 
  • Ability to review and research competitor brands

Excellent to Have

  • Vehicle and Drivers License
  • A willingness to learn new skills/techniques or methods. 
  • Project Management experience
  • Videography skills
  • WordPress/Shopify skills
  • Photography skills
  • Ping Pong skills

Progressive Compensation

  • This position will have a variable compensation based on the skills and experience of the successful candidate
  • We offer full benefits after the probationary period
  • We offer $75 / month to cover cell phone costs.
  • 3 weeks vacation + extended break over Holiday Season
  • Transit coverage pending the resolution of the pandemic

How to Apply

Please submit your resume and portfolio to rocco@theinfluenceagency.com careers@theinfluenceagency.com

Read what our clients have to say

Universal Music

"At Universal Music, we are frequently tasked with launching new albums and products with little to no notice which can prove challenging for traditional agencies.
The team at the Influence Agency have proven time and time again their ability to be both nimble and efficient at delivering influencer campaigns that are strategically targeted, creative and most importantly impactful with our artists audiences."

Fraser MacKenzie -
U Music

Plan International

"The Influence Agency is phenomenal. They’re incredible outside-the-box thinkers and we’re a great alternative to the traditional marketing efforts taken for the NFP I work for. We worked directly with Stephanie and Tom, both who had a high level understanding of the industry and a completely professional approach to social promotion. Looking forward to working with their team again!"

Nicki Lamont -
Plan International

Distorted

"As a creator, it was so easy working with The Influence Agency. They've put me forward for a number of awesome campaigns and have given me full creative control to execute them. I can't wait to work with them in the future!"

Distorted Lens -
@distorted.lens

The Rosé Picnic

"The Influence Agency has been a huge part of our success for The Rose Picnic!! We love working with the team and look forward to many more great years together!"

Adam Julian Mahgoub -
Rosé Picnic

Exodus Festival Las Vegas

"The Influence Agency is by far one of the best agencies I've worked with in Toronto. They provide so much value to each and every one of their clients, and I've had the pleasure of working with them on many different campaigns. Not only are they professional, but very personable. They are a delight to work with, and I would recommend them to anyone interested in growing their brand or business in an meaningful and creative way."

Kassandra Nunes -
Exodus Festival Las Vegas

Mel Inspired

"Having blogged for 10 years and having worked with a plethora of agencies, The Influence Agency team has been one of the top agencies I've connected with. Their ability to both balance creator relations and interests, while maintaining the priorities of their brands is incredibly impressive. As a creator, the team is always supportive and responsive and truly makes developing branded content seamless! I always look forward to working with them!"

Mel Inspired -
@melhwang

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