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Graphic Designer

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Blakes or the Firm), one of Canada’s largest and most successful law firms, has an immediate opening for a Graphic Designer to join the Client Relations & Marketing department in the Toronto office. 

Reporting to the Manager, Marketing, Brand & Digital, the Graphic Designer will design printed and digital graphics, ensuring graphics, logos, illustrations, communications and collateral adhere to the Firm’s brand guidelines and quality standards. 

Primary responsibilities of the role include, but are not limited to:

  • Delivering compelling and creative designs for a range of materials, including, but not limited to, invitations, advertisements, booklets, handouts, RFP materials, event signage, social media and web assets, electronic communications, and videos.  
  • Ensuring all creative assets are aligned with the Blakes brand.
  • Liaising with outside vendors where required and arranging printing, etc.
  • Building strong relationships with internal and external clients by providing quality customer service, while maintaining a positive attitude and fostering a collaborative work environment.
  • Contributing to the team effort by assisting others in the department to meet deadlines and complete projects in a timely manner.
  • Maintaining technical knowledge by attending courses and workshops and reading professional publications.
  • Implementing accessibility standards, including AODA, to ensure compliance when finalizing any digital product with a mass audience, such as website assets.



  • Degree or diploma in graphic design or related field.
  • Three to five years of previous graphic, web design and motion graphic design experience.
  • Agency or professional services experience is an asset.
  • A portfolio demonstrating a wide scope of projects and clients, particularly corporate print and web materials, is required.

Skills/Knowledge Requirements:

  • Expertise in Adobe Creative Cloud (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Premiere Pro, Acrobat and After Effects).
  • Strong proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Word and PowerPoint).
  • Knowledge of design trends and brand standards.
  • Strong attention to detail with respect to layout, colour and typography.
  • Strong prioritization skills, with the ability to work well under pressure and manage multiple projects within tight deadlines. 
  • Client-service-oriented, with the ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Strong organization and production management skills.
  • Familiarity with AODA accessibility standards. 
  • Proficiency in understanding requirements and effectively working with data. 
  • Proactive, with strong relationship management abilities. 

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please submit your application and include your cover letter and résumé directly to our application portal.

Blakes wishes to thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Who We Are

At Blakes, we care about our people. We are committed to providing exceptional experiences for not only our clients but also our employees. As a winner of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers and Greater Toronto’s Top Employers awards, we understand the importance of fostering an inclusive workplace environment that brings out the best in each person. Our success as a firm starts with the hiring and retaining top talent and then helping them succeed/thrive.

Blakes welcomes applications from all qualified applicants. The Firm is committed to maintaining an inclusive work environment composed of people with diverse perspectives, backgrounds, identities and cultures.

The Firm provides accommodation for applicants with disabilities and in respect of other protected grounds during the recruitment process in accordance with applicable laws. Please contact us to request accommodation.