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Cygnus Design Group - Vancouver

  • Full Time
  • Intermediate
  • Hybrid

About the company

Cygnus Design Group is a wayfinding and experiential graphic design firm dedicated to improving how people interact with the built environment. With offices across Canada, we create engaging, intuitive spaces for municipalities, hospitals, universities, cultural spaces and mixed-use developments. Explore our work and mission at

About the role

We are looking for a designer to contribute to wayfinding and experiential graphic design projects for municipalities, hospitals, universities, museums and mixed-use developments, with a dedicated role supporting projects in the healthcare sector.

Open to candidates in Calgary, Toronto, Vancouver, and Victoria. To apply, please submit a cover letter detailing your salary expectations and a resume. Additionally, please include a link to your website or a PDF showcasing your relevant work.

General Responsibilities

  • Perform site assessments, visitor needs assessments and participate in engagement activities.
  • Location planning and mapping for wayfinding programs.
  • Design concepts for wayfinding and environmental graphics programs.
  • Develop sign elevation drawings and specifications for signage outcomes.
  • Create and refine message schedules and construction packages.
  • Prepare, issue and present client-facing design documentation.
  • Coordinate with signage production and installation vendors including review of shop drawings, attendance at site meetings and deficiency reviews.
  • Contribute significantly to the success of multiple healthcare projects, playing a central role in all aspects of project lifecycles, including needs assessment, planning, execution and evaluation.

Ideal Candidate Profile

  • 3+ years of experiential graphic design experience taking projects from concepts through to construction documentation.
  • Degree/diploma from a recognized university or college in a design related field, such as graphic design, industrial design or architecture.
  • Excellent sense of visual and industrial design, creative thinking and problem-solving.
  • Excellent organization skills, attention to detail and ability to work independently.
  • Ability to set and maintain project schedules and proactively make changes where needed.

Technical skills

  • Essential: Proficient in Mac OS and G Suite tools, with expertise in Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Valued: Competency in 3D rendering software, CAD or Revit is an asset.

Salary range

$60,000-$75,000 CAD

How can candidates apply?

Apply on LinkedIn Or, send applications to
Please include a link to your website or a PDF showcasing your relevant work.