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Visual Designer



Requisition ID: 17663


Join the Global Community of Scotiabankers to help customers become better off.


About the Visual Designer

Scotiabank's Platform Organization enables development teams across the Bank to build cutting-edge products and services that meet the needs of our Banking customers. As a Visual Designer, you will join the Plato Communities Team that's helping tell the story of our exciting Plato Platform, a collection of individual software products assembled to make it easier, faster and safer for our development teams to deliver value to our customers. 


Your Impact

  • You will lead creative direction and execution of Plato's visual identity across the Platform Organization and the Bank.
  • You will apply your keen design eye to translate key messages into memorable visual elements. 
  • You will be a relationship builder across multiple teams, incorporating ideas and inspiration from multiple sources. 


Your Growth

  • You will have collaborative conversations with Plato team members to create compelling stories and pitches for current and prospective Plato users.
  • You will embrace feedback in a fast-moving environment and participate in iteration and continuous improvement.
  • You will refine and evolve our visual design language, keeping it fresh and inspiring.


Your Areas of Responsibility

  • Your hands-on creative skills will produce compelling stories and pitches across digital, print and marketing collateral.  (95% digital/print/marketing collateral; 5% animation/photography/video).
  • With your big-picture lens, you will stay abreast of key messaging and connect the dots between different ongoing initiatives to promote unity.
  • With your design savvy, you will create, maintain and champion Plato branding guidelines and assets such as icons, logos and infographics.
  • Under your direction, the Plato and Bank vision will always be represented in the solution.


Do you have the skills that will enable you to succeed?

  • You have 5+ years designing and creating visual content from inception to completion for digital, print, and marketing collateral
  • You have post-secondary education in Design or a related field
  • You have keen attention to detail. You understand the big picture and are closely connected to the content you are designing for.
  • You have the ability to read and synthesize content. Comprehension skills are critical in order to produce visuals that depict the content being produced.
  • You have the ability to deliver on tight deadlines and accept imperfections, rapid shifts and iterations.
  • You have the ability to actively listen, facilitate more clarity and grow consensus.
  • You have experience in digital
  • You have a demonstrable portfolio of work (professional and personal) which showcases your:
    • Ability to translate high-level ideas into meaningful visuals
    • Stylistic breadth, attention to detail and balances beauty, innovation and digital usability
    • We are looking for product or software based samples.
  • You have a high level of proficiency in Adobe CC (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop)
  • It would great if you also had experience with animation, photography, and videography
  • It would be great if you also have experience with video editing software


What's in it for you?

  • We have an inclusive and collaborative working environment that encourages creativity, curiosity, and celebrates success!
  • We provide you with the tools and technology needed to create beautiful customer experiences
  • Dress codes don't apply here, being comfortable does
  • You'll get to work with and learn from diverse industry leaders, who have hailed from top companies around the world
  • This isn't your typical "corporate" job. We work hard and we have fun!
  • We offer a competitive total rewards package that includes a base salary, a performance bonus, company matching programs (on pension & profit sharing), 4 weeks of vacation, personal & sick days, paternity/maternity leave top-ups and much more.


Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto


As Canada’s International Bank, we are a leader when it comes to inclusion. We are a diverse and global team, speaking more than 100 languages with backgrounds from more than 120 countries. We value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted directly.  If you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. We will work with you to provide as seamless a recruitment experience as possible.

Full time
Toronto, 08, CA