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Graphic Designer, Asia Pacific

Graphic Designer, Asia Pacific
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STEMCELL Technologies

not disclosed
British Columbia
Date Posted
29/01/2019 - 13:30
Closing Date
01/03/2019 - 13:30
Job Description

STEMCELL Technologies Inc. is a privately-owned biotechnology company based in Vancouver that helps power leading-edge life science research around the world. Scientists performing stem cell, immunology, cancer, regenerative medicine and cellular therapy research are among those who rely on our cell culture media, cell separation products, instruments, ancillary reagents and contract assay services. We create novel, useful, standardized products of unfailing quality and deliver them to more than 70 countries via our many regional offices plus distribution centres in Vancouver, Seattle, Grenoble and Singapore.  Driven by our love of science and our passion for quality, we see ourselves simply as “Scientists Helping Scientists” – standing by our customers to provide outstanding products, technical support and training.  We have over 1000 science-oriented employees globally, including 250 PhDs/MScs, with most others holding a BSc or engineering degree.  STEMCELL is proud to be the largest Biotechnology employer in Canada.

Job Description Summary

This Graphic Design role is based in Burnaby, BC, and is responsible for creating design solutions -- from concept to completion – for marketing materials distributed in STEMCELL’s Asia Pacific region. This individual will work closely with the Marketing team, comprised of Creative and Marketing Specialists in Vancouver, as well as Sales and Marketing Specialists in Asia. This role will also be expected to assist with design for general STEMCELL marketing collateral, as needed.

Education & Qualifications: 
  • Fluent in English and Mandarin (written and spoken)
  • Bachelor’s degree or Diploma in Fine Arts or Graphic Design
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in graphic design
  • The ability to work evenings, to coincide with office hours in Asia (as needed)
  • Specialized knowledge of methods and techniques of graphic design, layout, printing and digital design
  • Proven ability in conceptualizing and producing exciting designs and delivering projects on time
  • Ability to work under pressure, able to multitask and be willing to work as required to meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced work environment
  • Ability to work independently and be able to prioritize and keep organized
  • Highly proficient in the PC environment and possess advanced skills in Adobe CS, including Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Dreamweaver, and HTML
  • Be flexible, adaptable and open to constructive feedback
  • Experience designing for WeChat an asset
Duties & Responsibilities: 
  • Conceptualize and implement designs, from concept to completion, to meet marketing strategies, while working within the STEMCELL brand
  • Create, revise and maintain various marketing materials including: WeChat posts, brochures, flyers, booth graphics, promotional items, templates, digital advertising, landing pages, emails, print ads, stationery and illustrations
  • Brainstorm and create expandable concepts
  • Assist in the standardization of the STEMCELL brand in the Asia Pacific region
  • Perform applicable file administration -- routine computer maintenance and backup procedures, as outlined and recommended by the IT department
  • Provide creative and technical design advice to Marketing Specialists on the most effective design approach to meet the purpose of the collateral, and time considerations and the brand
  • Coordinate printing, proofing and press checks
Other Information: 

This is an opportunity to work with highly motivated colleagues in a science-oriented, creative and dynamic environment. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and significant career development opportunities.  If you are interested in this challenging and rewarding position, please visit our website at apply.