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Graphic Designer - Fall 2024 Co-op



Kitchener, ON, Canada
Posted on Saturday, June 22, 2024

D2L is a cloud company that is modernizing education and building the Future of Work. The old models of teaching and learning are in the midst of the largest transformation in history, and D2L is at the heart of that fundamental shift.

New models of teaching and learning enable a personalized, student-centric experience – and deliver improved retention, engagement, satisfaction, and results for learners of all ages – in schools, campuses, and companies.

D2L is disrupting the way the world learns, by providing the next generation learning environment and solutions to engage and inspire learners. And most importantly, by giving customers a platform that is easy, flexible, and smart. No other company provides a solution as robust and innovative as D2L.

D2L has had a singular mission for 20 years and is dedicated to that same mission in the years ahead: to transform the way the world learns – and by doing so, we will help improve human potential globally.

A member of our Talent Acquisition team reviews ALL of our applications - yes a real person reviews resumes! They are excited to read more about what amazing things you could add to D2L.

The Video Production Co-op Student will be responsible for assisting with video content creation across the Creative Team. The successful candidate will support the video pre-production process, studio and digital production, post-production and working with stakeholders, as well as administrative and organizational tasks. They will be part of an experienced and forward-thinking marketing team and contribute to the overall success of the organization.

What would my main duties be?

  • Work cooperatively with other functional areas within Marketing to support campaign and media generation.
  • Help maintain a professional, organized studio environment.
  • Assist in video and audio production, primarily in-studio, as well as remote support for event production.
  • Assist in post-production and creation, such as editing, audio design, and motion graphic design.
  • Work directly with the Creative team to optimize video post-production and learn the different ways to structure corporate video.
  • Work with Marketing on effective video strategies and the creative process.

Work Experience:

  • Understanding of good composition, storytelling, and basic video production processes.
  • Knowledge of the use of social media (emphasis on video) in a business-to-business environment.
  • Ability to create positive external and internal cross-functional relationships
  • Strong written and oral communication skills through multiple mediums and for a wide range of audiences across industry sectors, geographies and audiences
  • Understanding of the importance of video in marketing.
  • Team player who is both flexible and adaptable.
  • Experience shooting, designing and editing video content, with emphasis on short-form content for social channels.
  • Comfort with technical tasks, such as working with equipment, script formatting, spreadsheets.

Other Requirements and Assets:

  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and work effectively in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment with rapidly changing priorities
  • Understanding of the basic elements and principles of design.
  • Strong analytical and research skills
  • Attention to detail

Education Recommendations

  • Student enrolled in video production, broadcasting, digital media, marketing or communications with the following competencies:
    • Advanced communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills
    • Excellent communication writing and/or copywriting skills
    • Exceptional organizational skills including multi-tasking and time management
    • High attention to detail
    • Ability to learn quickly, think fast under pressure, and work independently in fast-paced environment
    • Beginner-to-intermediate experience with the Adobe suite such as Premiere Pro, After Effects, Audition
    • Creative mindset and stamina to try new things and figure out how to continuously improve
    • Experience with Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator Figma, or other design tools would be an asset.
    • Experience with motion graphics, 3D modelling, or additional animation practices would be an asset.

So, why should you do your co-op at D2L? Our Summer 2022 Campus Ambassador Melissa shares her thoughts here: Watch Melissa's TikTok

The expected weekly salary range for a student hire in this role is listed below. The base salary offered is determined by each candidate’s relevant knowledge, skills, education, training and experience. It is aligned to ensure both internal and external competitiveness using market data for the geographic location and school specific salary surveys.

Weekly Salary Range
$790$1,020 CAD

Don’t meet every single requirement? We strongly encourage you to still apply! At D2L, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment. We encourage your application even if you don't believe you meet every single qualification outlined, because we love to help our people grow and develop!

Why we're awesome:

At D2L, we are dedicated to providing you with the tools to do the best work of your life. While some of our perks and benefits may vary depending on location or employment type, we are proud to provide employees with the following through #LifeAtD2L;

  • Impactful work transforming the way the world learns
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Learning and Growth opportunities
  • Tuition reimbursement of up to $4,000 CAD for continuing education through our Catch the Wave Program
  • 2 Paid Days off for Catch the Wave related activities like exams or final assignments
  • Employee wellbeing (Access to mental health services, EFAP program, financial planning and more)
  • Retirement planning
  • 2 Paid Volunteer Days
  • Competitive Benefits Package
  • Home Internet Reimbursements
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Wellness Reimbursement
  • Employee Recognition
  • Social Events
  • Dog Friendly Offices at our HQ in Kitchener, Winnipeg, Vancouver and Melbourne.