Junior Graphic Designer

  • Teamrecruiter.com
  • Calgary, AB, Canada
  • Aug 09, 2018
Contractor Design

Job Description

“The start date of this job is flexible and in order to find the best candidate the job may remain open much longer than the date mentioned on this posting…..or you may be asked to start sooner than the expected start date if you are able to do so!

                              

URGENT: Please read the job description below. If this interests you, please send a MS-Word version copy of your updated resume (ASAP) along with your salary expectations, first available date and a telephone contact number

 

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The recruiter in charge of this role is Prakash

 

If you do not think you are a match for this opportunity, but know someone who is, feel free to forward this email to them and you will be eligible for a referral bonus upon a successful hire.

 

One of our well-established clients in the printing and consulting industry is looking for a Junior Graphic Designer

Length: Contract term is 6 Months

Location: Calgary, AB

 

 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Gather client requirements for all document design and printing projects
  • Create or modify digital documents using office, desktop publishing and web page design software - using various platforms
  • Completing design projects independently with minimal guidance
  • Advise clients on the best use of media
  • Maintain strong relationships with clients
  • Provide alternative visual and composition ideas to client
  • Create or modify digital documents using office, desktop publishing and web page design software - using various platforms
  • Adapt existing graphic elements with newly created graphics to complete graphic/digital projects
  • Educate the client and Account Associates on designing, preparing and producing quality color documents
  • Maintain file management
  • Learn optimal qualities and configurations of Printing Technology for jobs specific to the equipment
  • Remain fluent in current industry software (i.e. Quark, Illustrator, Photoshop, Web Publishing, Freehand, etc.) and graphic trends
  • Work with print production staff to ensure hand-off design to production is efficient and error free

 

SKILLS:

  • Listen, understand and communicate effectively
  • Able to work with minimal supervision
  • Understand digital colour environment and requirements, able to prepress files in this environment
  • Understand colour issues as it relates to offset and digital colour
  • Ability to comprehend and translate customer requests to job requirements
  • Ability to work with others in a team environment

 

EDUCATION:

  • 2 to 4 years graphic design/fine arts diploma/degree from recognized institution or post-secondary PC; Mac technology or graphics training or equivalent work experience in the graphics industry experience

 

EXPERIENCE:                                                                    

  • In-depth knowledge and hands-on experience with graphics design; desktop publishing and web page design software; digital colour preflight and prepress workflow competency. Creative talent as evidenced by a portfolio of completed work.

 

Please note that this is the most up to date version of job description available at this time – During Client Interview you will receive additional information – variance may apply !