We are currently seeking a talented Intermediate to Senior Level Graphic Designer to join our in-house design department. Reporting to the Product Developer/Owner, this position requires your creative expertise and the ability to take a project from concept to completion. The applicant must be able to work independently and be able to manage multiple projects at once.
Skills & Qualifications:
- Post-secondary education in Graphic Design
- Senior graphic design experience (min. 3 years); in-house experience preferred
- Proficiency in Mac using Adobe CS6, Quarkxpress, Lightroom (would be an asset)
- Exceptional eye for detail with stress on strong organizational skills
- Solid understanding of production and pre-press process
- Knowledge of web content management systems
- Experience in product photography
- Ability to think creatively with knowledge of the principals of good design, such layout, colour theory and typography
- Ability to work independently but also be able to communicate effectively with managers and departments
- Knowledge of HTML & CSS would be an asset
- An interest in the beauty industry; past experience in the cosmetics/beauty industry is considered a plus but not a requirement
- Follow the company's look and feel to ensure consistent representation produce 4 seasonal catalogues and 1 product catalogue from start to finish
- Photograph products as necessary
- Edit and colour correct photo's
- Co-ordinate projects with printer, web developers and other vendors to obtain quotes, establish specs, submit files
- Proof content and execute pre-production, along with approving printer proofs
- Organize project files and archive finished projects.
- Retouch images for use on web and in print
- Establish project timelines and deadlines
- Produce in-house creative materials as required and contribute to the constant evolution of Pinnacle Cosmetics
Pinnacle Cosmetics is one of the very few Cosmetic Private Label companies in the world. Ssssh, it's actually Toronto's little secret. Pinnacle specializes in providing high quality products to those who want to start their very own branded makeup line.
Pinnacle Cosmetics launches 4 seasonal catalogues along with a large product guide of all their current products, along with colour and ingredients information. This is where we need you! With the company's feel in place we need you to hold that standard for us.