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Careers at Orchard

At Orchard Design we like to employ energetic people that are full of enthusiasm, initiative and are always looking for ways to do things better.  Because of our wide range of services, our team members have a wide range of skills and strengths.

POSITION FILLED Junior Architectural Draftsperson

Who We’re Looking For:

We are seeking a full time position for our growing satellite office in London, Ontario as well as a position in our Cambridge office. The successful candidates will be working closely with our senior staff to create complete working drawings for custom homes, builder homes and builder client specific homes as well as renovations and additions. What we require:

  • Proficient in AutoCAD and Revit
  • Experience in residential building projects an asset
  • Knowledge of new home construction with an understanding of the fundamentals of residential wood frame construction practices, technique and conventions
  • Basic knowledge of residential building code
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Well developed organizational and communication skills
  • Self motivated

What we bring to the table:

  • A flexible work environment
  • A great support team who like to laugh and have fun
  • $17-$19 per hour
  • 37.5 hours per week

Please apply to and reference JUNIOR ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTSPERSON in your subject line. No phone calls please. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

POSITION FILLED Graphic Designer

We are looking for an enthusiastic and multi-disciplined Graphic Designer. We require a team player who is driven to become a valuable asset to our company. The ideal candidate must have a diverse range of skills. Attention to detail is a must. We are a niche industry with a specialized focus on the real estate and development industry. A creative thinker and solution finder, you understand and appreciate the opportunity of facing challenges. It is imperative that all candidates be fast and eager learners with an interest in the field.

What we require:

  • Take design from concept through completion, while applying effective command of design principles
  • Ability to develop original and creative content and headline writing
  • Strong skills in identity and branding
  • User interface design an asset
  • Liaise with team members to develop dynamic and original ideas
  • Apply thorough knowledge of pre-press file preparation to the design process
  • Attend and contribute to internal briefing and brainstorming meetings
  • Develop strong relationships throughout departments and establish a thorough understanding of client needs

What you bring to the table:

  • Graphic Design diploma or degree
  • Minimum of 3 years experience (agency experience an asset)
  • Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite – Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
  • Creative Thinker – You have ideas
  • Creative Designer – You effectively execute ideas graphically
  • Creative Writer – You can generate ideas for headline, content and campaigns
  • Ability to work under pressure and handle multiple projects
  • User Interface and User Experience design with understanding of Responsive Web Design
  • Well versed in social media
  • Great sense of humour
  • Calls Southwestern Ontario home
  • Self motivated
  • Driven to succeed
  • Driven to constantly improve and develop skills
  • Confident enough to push the envelope, humble enough to take criticism
  • Mature enough to understand and accept the limitations and external factors placed on a given project
  • Creative enough to exceed expectations given the limitations and external factors placed on a given project
  • Flexible and committed
  • Ability to learn quickly in niche industry
  • RGD designation considered an asset

What we bring to the table:

  • A flexible work environment
  • Full benefits and RRSP contributions
  • Opportunity for full creative freedom from concept to completion
  • A great support team who like to laugh and have fun
  • Salary commensurate with experience and talent

Please submit portfolio showcasing: Branding. Logo design. Ad design. Brochure design. Copywriting. Interface Design. New Media. Originality. Creativity. Headline writing. Marketing. Job Type: Full-time Salary: $22.00 to $27.00 /hour Job Location: Cambridge, ON Required education: Associate Required experience: Graphic Design: 3 years Required language: English

Interested in Joining the Team?

We’re still a small company and have a low turn over rate, so job opportunities aren’t always open.  Don’t let that stop you though.  Feel free to send us your resume.