Graphic Designer/Layout Artist - London, Ontario | stevensE3 | FreshGigs.ca | 18/05/18
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Graphic Designer/Layout Artist Full-Time

Location: London, Ontario
Company Name: stevensE3 ()
Category: Advertising / Branding, Graphic Design, Marketing / Strategy

Graphic Designer/ Layout Artist

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

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Result Area

Task

Design and Produce Graphic Layouts

  • Designing sales and marketing materials
  • Creating graphic layouts
  • Operating graphic design software with a high level of proficiency
  • Checking and approving copy layout and colors for graphic and production
  • Maintaining files for graphic drawings and graphics 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 an 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 and colour matching
  • Ability to understand and follow complex directions accurately and quickly
  • Ability to work in a high paced rapidly changing work environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Experience operating printing machines such as inkjet, UV, Dyesub, and Latex
  • Competency in spelling and grammar
  • College diploma in Graphic Arts with a minimum of 5 years Design experience
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