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Parsons Corporation Graphic Designer, Signage (Senior) in Oakville, Ontario

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

Ready to put your skills to work on Technical or Engineering projects? Are you great with people and have willingness to work hard to get the job done? Parsons is seeking a candidate with a desire to enhance the fabric of our community.


Graphic Designer (Senior) with a minimum of 3 years signage and wayfinding design and implementation experience in Canada. Applicant to be experienced in the use of Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator and InDesign) and programs that facilitate rendering of designs in and experience in Brand development and the planning of sign program delivery would be an asset.


  • Graphic Communication

  • Typography and Information Hierarchy

  • Wayfinding and Signage

  • Branding

  • Sketching and Rendering

  • Accessibility and barrier-free design, AODA

  • CPTED principles

  • Desktop publishing

Designs and prepares complex art and copy layouts, applying established standards and formats from the Company's style manual.

Works directly with the Technical Writers/Editors and/or the authors/requestors to review artwork, text, and other materials submitted for inclusion in assigned documents. May recommend improvements for accuracy of expression, clarity, and consistency with Company style.

Designs and produces reproduction-ready visual graphics, including newsletters, brochures, flyers, slides, charts, plots, diagrams, tables, sketches, isometrics, viewgraphs, posters, signs, and certificates.

Modifies existing artwork as required.

Serves as part of a functional team to complete assignments according to schedule.

Provides reproduction data such as reduction sizing, quantity, and paper/ink selection.

Assists in training new employees and may review work produced by lower-level Graphic Designers.

Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.


Bachelor's Degree or Diploma in Graphic Design, or related experience or certificate of completion from an accredited design/graphics course (or equivalent) and typically 6+ years of related work experience. Must have a minimum of 3 years' experience in Sign Industry or related industry.


Include a proficiency in graphic design technology and software used to complete graphic design assignments. Demonstrated advanced graphic design skills and a thorough knowledge of graphics production techniques and reproduction/printing processes are also required. In addition, an aptitude for completing detailed, varied, and simultaneous graphic design assignments and a demonstrated commitment to meet schedule requirements is necessary.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.