Our client, one of the largest electrical energy suppliers in Canada, has an immediate need for a Graphic Designer in Learning and Development. This is a contract position for six (6) months located in Surrey, British Columbia
Provides expert level graphic design to Learning and Development. Plans, develops concepts and produces creative artwork for training material. Supports production of final projects by providing production details for external vendors and others as needed. Provides project support as required to interpret client needs and guide projects to successful completion.
Uses a variety of professional graphic design software with advanced features to create original artwork, icons, and line drawings and to refine and edit photographic files to final reproduction stage.
Determines the appropriate graphic software application and methods to be used in the design of specific projects.
Uses advanced skills and knowledge of photo editing software (such as Photoshop) to design and manipulate artwork to achieve desired results. Uses advanced skills and knowledge of vector graphics editing software (such as Illustrator) to design, create and manipulate original artwork. Uses advanced skills and knowledge of publishing and typesetting software (such as InDesign) to layout complex projects.
Liaises with clients at onset of project to determine feasibility, impact, audience. Reviews creative brief. During the proofing process, manages the project with the client to incorporate any revisions or additions and to incorporate various ideas from multiple contributors; solicits feedback from co-workers for troubleshooting and creative input, provides peer coaching/critique to improve operational excellence.
Provides support to clients by manipulating a variety of artwork, photographs, negatives, slides, etc.as needed. Converts, transfers, extracts and compresses digital files and photographs for PC, Macintosh and web platforms.
Maintains digital files of illustrations, previous publications, and artwork. Provides paper stock and production samples upon request.
Controls and maintains image and digital media library.
Performs duties of a minor nature related to the above duties that do not affect the rating of the job.
4 years of experience in a graphic design or digital design job involved in graphics, layout and web publishing where experience using Abode Creative Suite has been gained. Experience demonstrable through a portfolio of work.
Experienced in Adobe cloud products: Illustrator and photoshop specifically
3-4 yeas previous graphic design experience
Degree or certificate in graphic design
Ideal candidates will have:
Experience with e-learning course authoring
Experience using Articulate Storyline 3 to author eLearning is considered an asset
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Required:
Ability to plan, design, layout and produce a wide range of artwork.
Knowledge of industry standard pre-press and print production techniques.
Ability to interpret clients’ project objectives and explain design concepts to clients.
Ability to create original artwork using advanced graphic software (such as Adobe Creative Suite).
Ability to estimate lead times and production requirements to determine timeline milestones for graphics and artwork assignments.
Ability to coordinate, monitor and ensure projects and assignments meet required deadlines.
Well-developed oral and interpersonal communication skills.
Experience, Training and Education (demonstrating requirements):
This is a full-time contract position. Make sure to confirm with applicants that they are NOT looking for freelance.
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