Graphic Designer/Layout Artist Required
Maximum Yield Publications, an international gardening magazine publisher based in Nanaimo BC with magazines in 4 different countries, has a career opportunity for a Graphic Designer/Layout Artist.
The successful candidate will be a well-organized, enthusiastic, creative, team player who can handle a variety of tasks in a fast paced environment.
A competitive salary and benefit package will be offered to the successful candidate.
In this role, you will be responsible for the following:
- Providing timely and accurate magazine production, layout and design with high visual impact
- Producing print collateral, advertisements, event and display materials as required
- Maintaining files in standardized electronic file format and managing content and digital imagery assets
- Coordinating activities with other members of our design team
- Preparing final files for hand-off to printers and other suppliers
You are the perfect candidate if:
- You have a strong grasp of visual design principles, typography and colour
- You have a compelling portfolio that demonstrates elegant and innovative visual design
- You have advanced knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator (preferably CS5) and proven experience using the Adobe suite on a PC platform
- You possess a work style that is extremely detail oriented
- Familiarity with current and emerging Web technologies and experience using web Content Management Systems (CMS) like Wordpress is an asset as is the ability to create (HTML, CSS) and update/maintain websites
If you are looking to join an industry leading company that is continuing to expand, please send your complete resume and link to your portfolio to: