Junior Graphic Designer

Junior, Graphic Designer


As a growing regional design studio, Lett Architects needs the best talent to meet the objectives of our core values. We are an established, B Corp certified studio and are aggressively pursuing bold goals in design and project approach. We support agile and lean design principals and are at the forefront of the introduction of Integrated Project Delivery as it takes hold in Ontario.

With offices in Peterborough and Collingwood, Ontario, Lett has developed best-in-class expertise in serving the public sector (health, education, municipal, recreation, arts) and non-profit organizations (social services, culture, charities) with designs that are built upon deep stakeholder engagement. Ours is a culture that continually pushes for a deeper vision while respecting clients’ constraints. Above all else, we value relationships, knowing that the best works come from trusting collaborations.


People are at the centre of all that we do. We seek partnerships with those who share our principles. We build trust and respect through meaningful engagement amongst ourselves, our partners, and the community.

Our culture shapes our work. We cultivate a collaborative, inclusive environment that fosters creativity and innovation. We embrace flexibility and encourage levity alongside discipline.

As stewards we take responsibility for the impact of our designs. We are committed to creating a state of well-being for individuals, community, and the environment.


We are looking for an entry level graphic designer for our Peterborough location. The candidate must be creative and demonstrate passion and enthusiasm for design and architecture, staying up to date with the latest design trends, tools, and techniques.  The successful individual must be detail orientated and self-motivated to meet deadlines within this busy firm. Our firm works collaboratively and strong communication skills, both written and verbal, are necessary. As this is a hybrid position the successful candidate must be able to manage distractions, stay on task and be a self-starter. As a Junior Graphic Designer, you will be working closely with the Director of Communication Strategies assisting in a wide variety of graphic materials and maintaining a high standard for the visual aesthetic.


  • A firm understanding of graphic design fundamentals, layout, composition hierarchy, typography, and colour theory.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Communication Strategies to develop design concepts that align with either our brand objectives or client marketing goals.
  • Follow design direction and turn concepts into polished assets.
  • A receptive attitude to creative direction and adapting to client changes.
  • Develop branding strategies in collaboration with the Director of Communication Strategies.
  • Manage multiple design projects simultaneously, shifting priorities, ensuring timely delivery and quality designs.
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop).
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Software (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Familiar with digital and print production file preparation.
  • Basic understanding of video and sound editing and familiar with (Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe After Effects) software an asset.
  • Understanding of UI/UX design principals an asset.
  • Knowledge of Squarespace CMS an asset.
  • Knowledge of HTML and CSS an asset.

Quality Assurance / Quality Control

  • be accountable and take personal responsibility for your work; and
  • promote best practices through continuing education and integrating lessons learned.

Studio and Culture

  • support and help foster the studio culture, goals, and strategic plan;
  • coordinate and work collaboratively;
  • assist the Principals in building and maintaining strong relationship with clients and consultants; and
  • assist in the day-to-day operation of the Studio.

Key Skills / Experience:

  • Post-secondary diploma in graphic design.
  • A portfolio that demonstrates strong design abilities, and creativity.
  • Excellent oral & written communication skills.
  • Strong work ethic, proactive attitude, highly collaborative and a supportive team player.
  • Highly organized and detail oriented.


  • An opportunity to work for the highest-ranked B Corp certified architectural firm in Canada.
  • A competitive salary with advancement and growth opportunities.
  • Extended Health Benefits (Health, Life and Dental).
  • Professional association fees paid by Lett.
  • Continuing education allowance of $1500.00 annually.
  • Opportunity to participate in a mentorship program.
  • Hybrid work environment with 3 days on site at one of our locations and 2 days remotely.


  • 2 initial pre-screen questions via email.
  • Review of your portfolio or submitted work.
  • 1st interview with the Administrative Principal and the Director of Communication Strategies.
  • All applicants will be notified of whether they will advance.
  • Exercise to prepare in advance of the 2nd
  • 2nd interview with all Principals of Lett.
  • Decision and offer within 2 weeks of commencing the interview process.

Lett prides itself on our fair and equitable hiring practices. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. If you are an applicant with disabilities and require accommodations, please let us know at the time of contact and provisions will be arranged.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please submit a cover letter, resume and portfolio to Administrative Principal Kristy Hook at khook@lett.ca.

This job posting closes on April 21st, 2023

Thank you for your interest in Lett.