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BC Public Service

STO 18R - Senior Graphic Designer

Burnaby, BC
Full Time
58,319 to 66,096 per year
Posting Title

STO 18R - Senior Graphic Designer

Position Classification

Scientific/Technical Off R18




Burnaby, BC V3J 1N3 CA (Primary)

Salary Range

$58,319.24 - $66,096.20 annually

Close Date


Job Type

Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date


BC Public Service -> Liquor Distribution Branch

Ministry Branch / Division

BC Liquor Distribution Branch

Job Summary

Senior Graphic Designer
Scientific/Technical Off R18

On November 1, 2021 the BC Public Service announced the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that defines the conditions and expectations for BC Public Service employees regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Among other possible measures, proof of vaccination will be required by November 22, 2021. It is a term of acceptance of employment that you agree to comply with all vaccination requirements that apply to the public service. More information can be found here .

At the Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) our vision of 'Service. Relationships. Results.' is all about providing a valued service, building strong relationships with our stakeholders, and achieving greater results for the province.

The LDB is one of two branches of government responsible for the cannabis and liquor industry of B.C. We operate the wholesale distribution of beverage alcohol and non-medical cannabis within the province, as well as the household retail brands of BC Liquor Stores and BC Cannabis Stores.

We employ nearly 5,000 people in over 200 communities and have hundreds of career opportunities spanning our entire wholesale, retail and corporate operations - from supply chain logistics, to high-tech solutions, and everything in between. The LDB has been named one of BC's Top Employers 12 times over for offering exceptional places to work, flexible work hours and earned days off, extended health and dental benefits, maternity and parental leave top-up payments, a pension program, in-house professional and leadership development, and subsidies for professional accreditation.

Corporate Strategic Services (CSS) plays a critical role in supporting the entire organization. Comprised of Corporate Communications and Stakeholder Relations, Policy and Information, Privacy and Access Services, Sourcing and Vendor Performance, Strategy & Business Transformation and the Project Management Office, CSS is driven by customer-service and taking action to advise, consult and support each business area throughout the LDB.

The CSS team is comprised of approximately 50 staff. What brings CSS together as a team is the ability to work together to support both the operational areas of the business and other support areas (e.g., Corporate Operations, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology). The group has a strategic lens with a focus on ensuring the organization aligns and complies with corporate priorities, policies, legislation, best practices, and government mandate.

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Corporate Communications and Stakeholder Relations (LDB Cannabis Operations, BC LIQUOR and digital portfolio), the Senior Graphic Designer is responsible for the creative development and all aspects of full production for digital content (website, e-newsletters, digital screens, advertisements, etc), collateral (posters, signage, etc), and branded materials for the LDB Corporate Communications and Stakeholder Relations team. This role establishes and maintains corporate standards for illustration or photography, photo and illustration banks and typography guides.

Work includes image files (e.g., photography), representational sketches and final illustrations, type and assembly, graphic art, animations, juxtaposition, visual materials, layout and design for final production files for printers.

Work is performed in a standard office environment including some remote and mobile work.

A criminal record check is required.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job description, also located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.

An eligibility list for permanent or temporary future opportunities may be established.

Position Requirements:
Education and Experience:

A degree or diploma in Marketing or Graphic Design and a minimum of 3 years of recent, related experience* in graphic layout and design.


A minimum of 5 years of recent, related experience* in graphic layout and design supplemented by courses in Marketing/Graphic Design would be considered equivalent to the educational requirement.

*Recent, related experience is defined as experience occurring within the last 6 years and must include the following:
  • Experience developing and managing the design aspects related to a corporate brand.
  • Experience producing reports and/or publications (layout and design).
  • Experience creating design material for internal and external audiences.
  • Experience developing creative for social media sites.

Preference may be given to those candidates with the following:
  • Experience in graphic design, illustration, brand development, and management.
  • Experience working within a multi-unit business.
  • Experience working within a government and/ or unionized environment.
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, JIRA.
  • Experience working with Graphics on a PC computer.

How to Apply & Application Requirements:

In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined in the Position Requirements section above. Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies as outlined in the attached Job Description.

A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.

Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.

For specific position-related enquiries, please contact Kriti Verma, HR Advisor, Talent & Compensation at 604 252 8578.

Only applications submitted using the BC Public Service Recruitment System on this website will be accepted. For more information about how to create or update your profile, please refer to the attached Application Instructions or refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to before the stated closing time, and they will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

Note: Applications will be accepted until 11:00pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition. Late applications will not be accepted.

Job Category

Scientific and Technical