Graphic Artist (Permanent Part-Time) - Vaughan | City of Vaughan | | 29/05/13
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Graphic Artist (Permanent Part-Time) Full-Time

Location: Vaughan
Company Name: City of Vaughan ()
Category: Copywriting / Writing, Graphic Design


We have an exciting opportunity in the Recreation and Culture Department for an experienced and motivated individual


FILE #13-1439-LLFG

As one of Southern Ontario’s fastest growing cities, with its mix of urban and rural areas, Vaughan is an in-demand place to live and work. A City considered one of Canada’s most family-friendly, Vaughan has a dynamic and diverse population of over 300,000. With one of the top performing economies, a growing tourism industry and an enviable portfolio of recreational and cultural venues, this is the place where you want to be.

Responsible for:

  • Providing graphic design services for the department by supporting the development, production and distribution of marketing material, communications and promotions including print and digital material
  • Creating, coordinating, producing and evaluating the department’s print, marketing and multi/digital media material ensuring conformity with departmental and branding standards
  • Providing support and assistance in the maintenance of the department’s section of the website, intranet, and digital media/electronic marketing units, ensuring they are current and reflective of the department’s branding, programs, services, activities and events
  • Developing and coordinating print and product price/bid quote specifications, including liaising with Supervisor and departmental staff to evaluate submissions and administers same according corporate policies and procedures
  • Develops and maintains procedures, protocols and artwork for departmental/community centre signs, schedules, bulletin boards, digital media marketing units, poster units and banners, ensuring departmental branding requirements are implemented

Qualifications and experience:

  • Community College Diploma in Graphic Design, or suitable equivalent
  • Minimum of three years experience in graphic design creating promotional material ranging from print to web applications, producing artwork and associated communication materials including ad copywriting
  • Strong organizational and communication skills (oral and written), copy writing, grammar, problem-solving, auditing/analytical skills, including familiarity with copy editing mark-ups
  • Superior customer service skills including working collaboratively with staff teams, internal/external agencies
  • Competency in personal computers and associated software including Desktop Publishing applications, specifically Adobe Creative Suites 5: In Design, Photoshop and Illustrator, as well as Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint; familiarity with SharePoint is an asset
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