Graphic Designer/Layout Artist - Nanaimo, BC | Maximum Yield Publications | | 11/06/12
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Graphic Designer/Layout Artist full-time

Location: Nanaimo, BC
Company Name: Maximum Yield Publications ()
Category: Design
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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 or Joomla would be asset as is the ability to create (HTML, CSS) and update/maintain websites
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