Graphics Technician - Langley, BC | Township of Langley | | 25/05/17
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Graphics Technician Contract

Location: Langley, BC
Company Name: Township of Langley ()
Category: Graphic Design

Approx. End Date: 7/3/2018

Join a "Community of Communities". The Township of Langley, home to approximately 120,000 residents, is committed to providing progressive business, housing, and recreational opportunities, while balancing its unique mix of urban growth and rural beauty. A truly fun and beautiful place to work, the Township of Langley offers competitive salaries; excellent benefit packages; municipal pension plan; employee wellness programs; and, opportunities for professional development and career growth.

The Township of Langley is currently recruiting for a temporary full-time (from approx. July 3, 2017 to approx. July 3, 2018) Graphics Technician to join our team of professionals in the Corporate Administration Division; Corporate Communications and Events Department.

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Corporate Administration, you will be responsible in this unionized position for contributing to the success of our department by developing leading-edge digital graphic designs for our internal customer departments for our public communications activities and campaigns.  With a high volume of work, you will be responsible for the timely design and production of user-friendly, effective and appealing marketing, promotional, and communications materials, i.e. posters, flyers, brochures, newsletters, guides, postcards, signage, invitations, forms, and various other materials – for web, social media and print.  Being a detail-oriented individual who is effective at both oral and written communication with team members, contractors, suppliers, and customers is ideal.  Excellent customer service and collaborative team skills are essential to this role.

Your education will include a post-secondary diploma in graphic design, plus strong related work experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  You will have excellent efficiency in a PC environment with in using scanners, printers, and digital cameras, a proven track record which demonstrates your proficiency with Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Adobe Creative Suite 5.0, Acrobat, and MS Office applications. LiveCycle would be an asset.  It is essential you have a strong knowledge of design principles and expertise regarding colour, font, and file management.  Strong photo editing and web design skills are assets.

In order to be considered for this position, candidates must have the following valid and current certifications / licenses (must be valid at the time the posting closes) and these  must be attached with your application. Applications without the attached required documents below will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered.

Please have these ready to upload when you apply:

  • BC Class 5 (full-privilege) driver’s license or equivalent driver’s license for where you reside. You must upload a current Driver’s Abstract (select the 5 years’ option if obtaining online) that has been obtained within 6 months of the closing date below with your application. To obtain a copy of your Driver’s Abstract, please contact ICBC directly or the driving authority where you reside. Copies or pictures of your driver’s license will not be accepted.

The CUPE rate of pay for this position is $27.75 - $32.63 per hour (5 steps; 2015 rates), plus benefits.  The hours of work are Monday to Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm.

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