Graphic Designer - Ottawa | University of Ottawa | | 31/01/13
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Graphic Designer Contract

Location: Ottawa
Company Name: University of Ottawa ()
Category: Advertising / Branding, Graphic Design

Job Summary
Reporting to the Manager, Advertising and Creative Services, the Graphic Designer I designs and produces marketing and communications materials for Communications Directorate clients as assigned by the Manager or his or her intermediaries (Advertising Coordinator, Project Coordinators). Clients may include, but are not limited to, External Relations, Ceremonies and Events, and the offices of the President, vice-presidents, or Registrar.

Essential Qualifications
Formal training in graphic design, including a sound understanding of graphic design principles
Minimum of one-years’ experience in directly coordinating design projects from client assessment, concept and design to production, delivery and evaluation
Knowledge of the post-secondary education environment is an asset
Well-versed in using design software, such as InDesign, Photoshop, web design software, etc., in a Mac environment and good knowledge of Microsoft Office. Knowledge and experience in using other software, such as mobile/tablet software, database, etc., will be considered an asset
Strong customer service and teamwork orientations; able to work both independently and as part of a team.
Comfortable with tight deadlines and able to work under pressure in a constantly changing environment
Able to organize and execute several projects simultaneously under tight deadlines. This includes prioritizing tasks and negotiating with clients and suppliers
Good organizational, interpersonal and communication skills: exercises good judgment, tact and diplomacy.
Strong ability to speak and understand both French and English, with solid writing skills in at least one official language (French or English). Good ability to work on projects in either official language.

Contract of approximately 12 months, with possibility of renewal. Eligibility to benefits and union affiliation will be determined upon hiring
All applications will be considered equally
Schedule with an average of 35hrs/week
CODL certificates can be considered an asset. Don’t forget to add them to your resume.

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