Production Graphic Designer - Winnipeg, MB | Dufresne Group | | 04/03/16
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Production Graphic Designer full-time

Location: Winnipeg, MB
Company Name: Dufresne Group ()
Category: Design
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The Dufresne Group is currently seeking a Production Graphic Designer for our Advertising Team within our Home Office located at 116 Nature Park Way in Winnipeg, MB.

As a Production Graphic Designer you will be responsible for delivering on-brand creative for numerous traditional channels. You will act as a creative thought leader with a pixel-perfect eye for detail and a strong understanding of current design trends and strategies.

The Dufresne Group is committed to investing in our team members; we offer:

  • Market competitive wages;
  • Comprehensive benefits plan and excellent employee discounts;
  • Employer Sponsored Retirement Savings Plan;
  • Career growth and continuous development;
  • Respectful and family-oriented working environment with strong company values.

As a Production Graphic Designer you will:

  • Design all print campaigns for the TDG brands with creative expertise and a strong attention to detail
  • Commit to, maintain and champion visual brand standards through all creative work
  • Identify and employ best practices (sizing, layout) for all advertising channels to ensure content & key messaging is optimized for each channel
  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to overall design, usability, functionality and trends
  • Subscribe to retail and design industry leaders, monitoring creative, color, and typography trends and crafting conceptual/idea boards when applicable
  • Prepare files for press-ready or web-ready production.
  • Ensure consistency in company publications by adhering to graphic standards.
  • Track time & records
  • Manage competing priorities while meeting project deadlines

As a successful candidate you will have the following:

  • Post-secondary education in graphic, web and media design
  • 1+ years of experience designing creative campaigns
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver) in a Mac-based environment
  • Extensive knowledge of pre-press, digital imaging and file composition
  • Bilingual (French/English) is a strong asset
  • Examples of past work/digital portfolio preferred
  • Previous retail experience an asset
  • Superior attention to detail, including exceptional editing/proofreading skills
  • Strong layout, visual communication, presentation and project management skills
  • Organized, meticulous, thorough working habits and strong design management
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative to research solutions
  • Superior verbal communication and teamwork skills
  • Ability to pick up new technical skills and concepts quickly
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Occasional evenings and weekends may be required

About us:

We are one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies!

The Dufresne Group has created a strong reputation for great product assortments and providing home furnishing solutions to the Canadian consumer built on a foundation of service excellence. For 25 years Dufresne has continued to stand on our promise of “A Better Experience”.

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