Communications Designer - Victoria, BC | BC Transit | | 21/04/11
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Communications Designer Contract

Location: Victoria, BC
Company Name: BC Transit ()
Category: Advertising / Branding, Graphic Design, Web Design / Development

BC Transit coordinates the delivery of safe, reliable, cost-efficient and market-focused transit services in BC outside of the Greater Vancouver region. Working in partnership with local governments and private companies, BC Transit staff provide direct services in fleet acquisition and management, contract administration, transit planning, marketing and financial services for transit systems. BC Transit is a provincial crown corporation.

This position is based in Victoria. Located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island, Victoria (regional population 330,000) is the capital of British Columbia and a community of choice for many, due to our temperate climate, natural beauty and diverse economic opportunities. Victoria is an international resort destination and our transportation network includes airport, helicopter and seaplane services, buses, ferry, cruise ship and passenger train service.

Reporting to the Production Supervisor, the Graphic Designer produces a variety of promotional and informational material for timetables, supplements, advertising material, passes, signage, slide presentations, maps, banners, manuals, drawings, web pages, livery decals, etc. As a member of the graphics design team, works with client departments and regional partners to define the objectives of communication material and to develop ideas, images and visual solutions. Maintains an effective working relationship with other team members to provide technical advice, liaise with, and to meet the visual communication needs of various internal/external departments and agencies.

Requires a minimum of a two year diploma in Graphic Design or equivalent, including both design and production aspects (e.g. electronic pre-press techniques), and training in design for print and electronic media. Proven ability to work in a fast-paced production environment.

A minimum of 3 years doing graphic design in a marketing or advertising department, including work on both the creative and production components.

•Position evaluation: Salary Group 8 (COPE Union), with a current salary range of $24.41 - $26.28 per hour
•Extensive group benefits (medical, dental, extended health, life insurance) and pension program
•Fitness centre, health and wellness programs, and an employee and family assistance counselling program

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