Graphic Designer / Layout Artist - London ON | Stevens Exhibit Design Group | | 27/03/14
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Graphic Designer / Layout Artist full-time

Location: London ON
Company Name: Stevens Exhibit Design Group ()
Category: Design
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position summary:

Responsible for supporting client sales and marketing personnel by designing sales and marketing materials; planning and illustrating concept; producing creative graphic layouts for a variety of exhibit-related uses, and output of finished designs onto various print production media equipment.

Reports  to: Graphics Lead

key responsibilities:

design and produce graphic layouts

  • Designing sales and marketing materials
  • Creating graphic layouts
  • Operating graphic design software with high level of proficiency
  • Checking and approving copy layout and colors for graphic and production
  • Maintaining files for graphic drawings and graphic information folders
  • Keeping current on new techniques, procedures, materials in the exhibit production field
  • Identifying problems and opportunities for improvement/cost savings; recommending and implementing actions to address these

printing services

  • Preparing artwork for print ready status from client provided or in‐house design
  • Preparing colour proofs as necessary
  • Operating printing, routing or cutting equipment with optimal efficiency of both the equipment and the operator’s time
  • Maintenance of production equipment and monitoring of raw material substrates and ink ensuring sufficient quantities are available but not in excess
  • Measuring and minimizing waste
  • Keep abreast of new technologies, new methods, new products and software for the printing industry and make recommendations and suggestions to management

client services

  • Planning and illustrating concepts for client
  • Updating and correcting renderings as per client specifications
  • Maintaining accurate, detailed database of past work
  • Attending job launches

required skills/experience/education:

  • Working knowledge of graphics as a marketing and communications tool
  • Extensive CS Suite experience including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, etc.)
  • Knowledge of methods of graphic production
  • Ability to understand and follow complex directions accurately and quickly
  • Ability to work in a high paced rapidly changing work environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Competency in spelling and grammar
  • College diploma in Graphic Arts with a minimum of 1 – 3 years Design experience
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