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Designer - Signage & Wayfinding

Cygnus Design Group - Vancouver, BC

  • Full Time
  • Intermediate
  • Hybrid

Cygnus Design Group is a wayfinding and environmental graphic design firm with offices across Canada. We improve how people navigate environments, access important products and services, and engage with our client's spaces. Find out more about our work at www.cygnus.group.

We are looking for a designer to contribute to wayfinding and experiential graphic design projects for municipalities, hospitals, universities, museums, and mixed-use developments.

Open to candidates in Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Vancouver, and Victoria. Salary expectations are requested in a cover letter. Please include a website or pdf of 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.

Ideal candidates should have:

  • 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.

Software experience:

  • Proficiency in Mac OS & G Suite tools.
  • Expert with Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Competency in 3D rendering software, CAD, or Revit is an asset.

Salary:

$60,000.00-$75,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Dental care
  • Extended health care

Additional details:

Job Type: Full-time

Flexible Language Requirement: French not required

Schedule: Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types: Bonus pay

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Vancouver, BC V6B 2V2

How to apply

Apply through Indeed, or send a resume and portfolio to: admin@cygnus.group