Art Director

Job description

Media fragmentation, changing consumer behavior, the rise of search and social, and the need to avoid commoditization is transforming the practice of Marketing & Communications. As an Art Director at Quietly, you’ll embrace new ways of working. You’ll tap into our unique data-driven insights to generate industry-leading content ideas. Then you’ll roll up your sleeves and help bring them to life. If you get as excited about creating world-class design as you do about cracking a breakthrough concept, we’d love to meet you.

This is a full-time opportunity offering a competitive base salary, 3-weeks vacation, comprehensive benefits package, and gym access. Our headquarters is a converted two-storey apartment-office in the heart of historic Gastown. If you are not located in Vancouver, but are interested in working remotely or relocating for the role, let’s talk!

About the company: Quietly is an award-winning, full-service content marketing agency, working across the entire lifecycle – from discovery and strategy to production and distribution. Quietly partners with category leaders such as Adobe, Dell Technologies, Goldman Sachs, Herschel, MEC, Sotheby’s International Realty, PwC, and Slack to understand how content drives their business, devising strategies and executing along the way. Quietly has also developed its own Custom Data technology, as well its stand alone product: Insights.


  • Help bring big content ideas to life, from brief to ideation to execution and deployment
  • Design and ensure all assets, including online publications, websites, page layouts, infographics, and presentation decks, are delivered to the highest quality
  • Oversee work done by external contractors for design, photography and video
  • Help define project design goals and objectives as well as providing time estimates
  • Play a role in client presentations, workshops, reviews and pitches
  • Help evolve the Quietly brand by lending your expertise and guidance on all its visual aspects



  • 3+ years design or art-direction experience in an agency or publishing environment with a background in web, mobile, and digital platforms, along with brand design
  • Experience art directing video content
  • B2B experience a plus
  • A desire to be hands-on. You’re a designer at heart and love rolling up your sleeves
  • A portfolio that demonstrates a track record of producing compelling work. Those who apply without a portfolio will not be considered
  • And ability to effectively manage your time and priorities
  • Strong attention to detail and design fundamentals such as hierarchy, layout, spacing and typography
  • Experience in communicating and presenting your ideas, both internally and to clients.
  • The ability to thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • A degree in design is a plus
  • Eligible to work in Canada

If these values resonate, we’d love to hear from you!


Apply with a resume and cover letter that includes a link to your portfolio.