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Bilingual Officer, Graphic Design (Anywhere in Canada)

Job Requisition ID: 8891  

Language Designation: Bilingual 

Language Skill Levels (Read/Write/Speak): BBB 

Position Status: Permanent Full Time 

Travel Requirement: Travel not required 

Office Location: Montreal (QC); Calgary (AB); Halifax (NS); Ottawa (ON); Toronto (ON); Vancouver (BC)

Salary: Our salaries generally range from $ 58507.77 to $ 73134.71 and are based on qualifications and experience. 


At CMHC, we trust you to get the job done. We empower our employees to be fully autonomous and accountable in achieving their results. Employees focus on how they achieve results rather than when and where they choose to work.


Here are some of the reasons why we were chosen as one of Canada's top employers:


  • Enjoy 5 weeks of vacation;
  • An annual individual performance bonus;
  • Defined benefit pension plan;
  • Comprehensive group insurance to support your well-being from day one;
  • Access to a catalogue of courses for individual learning;
  • An inclusive workplace culture and environment with multiple Employee Resource Groups and much more!


Help make a difference for Canadians. CMHC’s aspiration is that by 2030, everyone in Canada has a home that they can afford and that meets their needs. All of our programs and activities support this singular goal.
Be part of an inclusive workplace. Diversity and Inclusion guides everything we do at CMHC. We’re taking concrete actions to eradicate racism and advance equity within CMHC and the housing system.

Join the Chief of Staff Team where we use financial foresight and legal insight to improve housing affordability. You will execute the conception, planning and production of graphics used in a wide variety of communications channels such as dynamic still and motion graphics for CMHC’s social channels, presentation decks, publications, website, events, and marketing materials. You will have to translate directions from complex written or spoken ideas and convert them seamlessly into a visual form that can be easily adapted to a variety of audiences on multiple digital and traditional platforms. You will also create engaging and creative graphics to visually represent the Corporation’s brand and communications. As an Officer on the team, you are a proactive individual, with well-developed critical thinking skills who is able to process, react to, and solve problems in a timely manner.

  • Communicates the Corporation’s brand and communications priorities through graphic design.
  • Consults with internal colleagues to obtain project objectives, target audiences, specifications, collateral, existing materials and deliverable deadlines.
  • Defines and implements graphic requirements that fit business and corporate objectives that support and promote brand awareness.
  • Determines which photographs, art, or other design elements to use and provides strategic advice to business lines in order to use visual storytelling to engage their target audiences in a meaningful and compelling way.
  • Translates complex written or spoken ideas and converts them seamlessly into a visual form that can be easily understood and adapted to a variety of audiences on multiple digital and traditional platforms.
  • Creates dynamic still and motion graphics for CMHC’s social channels, presentation decks, website, publications, events and marketing materials.
  • Develops original design concepts for multiple, simultaneous projects. Creates engaging infographics to summarize and amplify key messages and complex business ideas. Creates charts and graphs for quick dissemination of data.
  • Creates final designs, working to deadline. Amends designs according to client and colleague feedback. Proofreads and prepare designs for final state.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education in interactive multimedia design, graphic design, illustration, fine arts or a related subject.
  • Minimum of three years of relevant experience working with corporate brands.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in video editing, picture processing and design layout applications: Adobe Creative Suite CC including Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, After effects. Experience with online advertising, banner design and production, rich media advertising, publications, HTML emails and other emerging technologies.
  • Proven knowledge of online/digital animation and motion graphics techniques and proven knowledge of responsive and adaptive design for mobile and tablet.
  • Demonstrated ability to grasp client needs and to consider and propose practical and creative solutions.
  • Demonstrated project management skills and experience, including the ability to balance changing priorities and conflicting deadlines.
  • Ability to present design solutions to clients, negotiate and use lateral thinking to propose solutions to meet client needs and achieve overall corporate and web outcomes.
  • Attention to detail and ability in flexible and creative thinking.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in both official languages (English and French).

Please submit a portfolio of your recent projects.


Posting closing date: Note, the competition may remain active until filled.



On June 14, 2022, the Government of Canada announced that as of June 20, 2022, it will suspend vaccination requirements for federal government employees.  This decision followed a review of the current public health situation, including the evolution of the virus and vaccination rates in Canada. As a result, and consistent with the Government of Canada decision, CMHC has suspended its Vaccination Policy, effective June 20, 2022.  


As a result, at this time, CMHC does not require employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment.  CMHC will continue to monitor the public health situation and may at any time make adjustments and adopt or reintroduce measures, including mandatory vaccination, attestation and verification requirements. Any such vaccination measures, as updated from time to time, shall form a term and condition of your employment at CMHC.


CMHC is an inclusive workplace where diversity of thought – and of people – are recognized, valued, and considered essential to achieving our aspiration.
We are committed to employment equity and actively encourage applications from women, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, veterans and persons of all races, ethnicities, religions, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities and expressions. We also welcome applications from non-Canadians who are eligible to work in Canada.
We sincerely thank all candidates for their interest, however, please note that only applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted. If selected for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.