Production Graphic Designer (Contract) - Burnaby, BC | Glentel Inc. | FreshGigs.ca | 05/03/14
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Production Graphic Designer (Contract) Contract

Location: Burnaby, BC
Company Name: Glentel Inc. ()
Category: Graphic Design

Contract – 20-30 hours/week

Reports to: Senior production Manager

Location: Head Office Burnaby start at 6:30am /OR/ Home based in Ontario /OR/ based in Glentel Office Toronto)

Effective Date: Immediately

Overview

Provides full layout, graphic design, and production services for various corporate and promotional PRINT and WEB/DIGITAL materials for all Glentel divisions and TCG Groups as required. As member of the marketing team, works to create a full range of time and cost-sensitive communications materials.

Print: Ranging from one colour (newspaper print) advertisements and flyers, through 2 colour newsletter and brochures to the higher end 4 colour brochures, reports and promotional materials.

Web/Digital: a range of digital/web promotional marketing materials, animated gifs, web tiles and banners, etc.

Responsibilities

Layout

  • Provides graphic design within predetermined formats and guidelines
  • Makes design recommendations during conceptual stage for projects
  • Provides various options of design treatments, when required
  • Sources images, effective methods of production, paper stock for projects
  • Ensures compliance with corporate identity standards and partner co-op guidelines

Graphic design

  • Provides graphic design within predetermined formats and guidelines
  • Designs print and web marketing communications materials
  • Designs customized digital images by manipulating royalty-free stock images

Coordination and production

  • Prepares digital files for various output devices
  • Selects appropriate software program for project depending on end result required
  • Ensures smooth transition between in-house design and outside suppliers
  • Assists with various projects: in-store POP, online, magazine ads, etc
  • Liaise with production house in preparation of film and printer for on-site press checks
  • Maintains and archives digital & hardcopies of each production file
  • Assists in administrative marketing matters as it pertains to creative requirements
  • Follows the established studio processes

Administration

  • Tracks project docket for reference purposes
  • Maintains knowledge of current software applications and printing/production techniques
  • Assists IT in maintaining a smooth work environment for the designers and coordinators

Qualifications

Qualifications & Experience:

  • 3+ years of work experience
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Strong design sense
  • Fast and accurate working ability
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with tight deadlines simultaneously
  • Ability to create a variety of projects from concept through production
  • Ideal to have experience working in a fast paced environment (ad agency, publishing, production studio, etc)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Flexible and fun personality accepting of the projects having numerous changes

Technical Skills:

  • A solid technical comprehension and can learn new tools quickly
  • Able to work very fast, under tight deadlines
  • Advance Adobe CS4-6 Suite software skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products, Keynote
  • Ability to create a variety of projects from concept through production

Personality:

  • Excellent communication and written skills in English, French is a definite asset
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with tight deadlines simultaneously
  • Flexible and approachable personality accepting of the projects having numerous changes

Working Hours:

  • Flexible work hours are required
  • Available for 20-30 hours weekly
  • Availability for more hours on demand
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