The creative services department is looking for a talented, energetic, and optimistic professional to fill the role of Graphic Designer for our North York office.
The ideal candidate has a good understanding of print production and pre-press and is plugged into social media trends and marketing.
Strong interpersonal skills and can-do attitude are fundamentals. The ideal designer can think inside and outside the box and express creativity without being tied to software but rather ideas and execution.
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES :
Design newspaper and digital advertisements and promotional material.
Work with sales representatives to determine and meet their clients’ creative needs.
Proof ads to clients and make necessary corrections in a timely fashion.
Monitor ad queue and traffic ads and corrections to our production center.
Assist production center by clarifying instructions or concerns as well as communicate priorities to ensure deadlines are met.
Paginate newspapers and send press-ready PDFs to the printer.
Work with the creative services team to develop web presence and maintain web properties.
Assist with administrative and housekeeping tasks.
Available to work evenings when required.
Perform other duties as assigned including PowerPoint presentations, sales sheets, etc.
WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR :
Degree or Diploma in Graphic Design or in a related field and / or equivalent work experience.
Strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, HTML, CSS, web design, and Microsoft Office in a MAC environment.
Powerful people skills and a knack for communicating clearly with a variety of individuals and groups.
Highly adaptable, positive, can-do attitude, team player and open to criticism.
High degree of initiative, organization and time management skills with extreme attention to detail in a fast-paced environment.
Strong problem-solving skills and ability to handle multiple assignments.