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Intermediate/Senior Designer

January 30, 2019

Metric Marketing

About You

You have a passion for design and digital marketing and a solid portfolio to back up your work. After honing your skills in an agency setting for the past 5+ years, you’re ready to use that hands-on experience to take your career to the next level. You believe that effective creative needs to be based on insights, not design trends, and that ego is a four-letter word. Your collaborative work ethic, problem-solving skills and ability to translate a brief into killer concepts would make any team drool. Must love brand definition, identity development, concept creation and long walks on the beach.

About Us

We’re a 26-person marketing agency that takes a strategic, digitally driven approach to produce work for our clients. We use research and analytics to inform our decisions, build strategies and positioning tied to clear goals and objectives and create breakthrough work as a result.

As part of our team, you’ll work closely with a seasoned group of creatives, developers, strategists, and marketers to help companies define their competitive advantage, strengthen audience relationships and create effective and engaging solutions for some of Manitoba’s leading marketers.

To apply, please send your resume and a portfolio with at least three real-life work samples to – subject line “Design at Metric”.



Grad Show 2018

March 20, 2018

Some say its going to be the BEST EVER!
Come join us for the 2018 edition of our Grad Show.
The show is open to the public all day Wednesday May 2 and Thursday May 3, 2018. Industry and former grads are invited to our Industry night on Thursday from 5 to 8 pm. It is also the 50th anniversary of the graphic design program so we are counting on you to share your memories and photos. We have set up an anniversary page at: 50th Anniversary.


Pop Up Print Show & Sale

November 9, 2017

Save the date!

The Pop Up Print Sale is back! We are gearing up for First Fridays in the Exchange.
Friday December 1 from 6:30 to 9:30.

Visit the RRC Graphic Design Student pop-up shop as part of First Fridays. Sale is in the Learning Commons of the Roblin Centre, at the corner of Princess Street and William Avenue. Please enter the college from the main doors on William Avenue. Shop for a variety of prints at reasonable prices, with the proceeds going to the student’s graduation fund. We will have 37 different prints for sale and this year we have framed a few of them. Cash only.
Here is a sneak peek.

Grad Show 2017

May 18, 2017

A big thank you to our industry family for coming out to see the work of our grads on Thursday May 4.

2017 Grad Show

March 13, 2017


Friends and Family Night – Wednesday May 3 // 10 am to 8 pm
Industry Night – Thursday May 4 // 5 pm 
Design Store will be open both evenings.
See our Grad portfolios at:

GDA Students in Toronto

January 12, 2017

GDA Toronto
All 13 students in the Graphic Design Advanced program flew to Toronto to attend the Design Thinkers Conference November 3 & 4. The students put togerther a video explaining why they wanted to come and won one of four $500 scholarships to put towards their cost.
DesignThinkers delves into industry trends with visionaries from a range of communications-related disciplines including design, user experience, advertising, branding, consumer engagement, film, social media and entrepreneurship. Sessions teach delegates how to create effective communications by exploring cutting-edge innovation, the latest technology, demographic and ethnographic trends, strategic management techniques, cognitive theory and much more.

Hely Schumann – 2015 Gillespie Award Winner

February 5, 2016

Graphic Design Advanced student Hely Schumann is this year’s Gillespie Award winner. Listen to Hely talk about her experience in our program in our new video.


Bruce Gillespie was an instructor at Red River College from 1989 until illness in 2007 left
him unable to continue teaching. Bruce left this mortal world in the spring of 2008 at the age of 57.

Over the course of his two decades at RRC, he crossed paths with hundreds of aspiring graphic designers, as a teacher, mentor, big brother and friend. In addition to teaching, Bruce is best remembered by most people for his encyclopedic knowledge of music, for his incredible album collection, and his own musical ability.

Application for the award is in the form of a poster that reflects on the marriage of music and art; collecting, giving, sharing, remembering and passion.

Previous winners are:
2014 Réanne Chamberland
2013 Steve Ramos
2012 Christian Gilbang
2011 Sam Giesbrecht
2010 Madison Zyluk
2009 Marie Hart
2008 Melissa Archer