Job Title: Graphic Designer, Series (ONE YEAR CONTRACT)

Department: North American Marketing and Digital

Reports to: Associate Creative Director

Are you ready step into an innovative and exciting Graphic Designer role with a leading global publisher of great reading entertainment for women?

With over 200 books sold every minute around the world, Harlequin offers women a broad range of reading in many genres with titles that regularly hit the New York Times, USA Today, Publishers Weekly, and Bookscan bestseller lists, including the coveted #1 position.

If you are ready to join a results-oriented environment filled with creative and talented people, then this may be the right fit for you!

Job Summary:
This is an exciting opportunity to work in a vibrant Art Department. The ideal candidate will have experience within a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment and understand how to juggle priorities and diplomacy while providing solid design solutions. The position requires a designer who is versatile, can think on their feet and work as a team player to see projects through to completion.

Qualifications, Skills and Competencies:
5+ years design experience
Degree or equivalent in Graphic Design
Proficiency in a MAC environment
Crack Photoshop/Illustrator/InDesign skills
Some illustration experience is preferred, but not required
Advertising/marketing experience
Ability to present innovative design solutions
Ability to work independently, or collaborate when necessary
Can work on projects from concept to completion
Attention to detail
Excellent interpersonal skills
An excellent attitude

Interested, qualified applicants should forward their resume, cover letter (PLEASE INCLUDE SALARY EXPECTATIONS), and portfolio to career@harlequin.ca by January 31, 2014.

Please be sure to include GRAPHIC DESIGNER in the subject line.

Harlequin is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.