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Job Post 1:

Job Description

PRINT PRODUCTION

Full-time, Permanent

To organize, control and monitor the flow of printed materials. Prepare schedules, confirm product specifications, arrange adjustments, monitor the quality of the product and ensure deadlines are met. Work as part of a team that includes sales managers, graphic designers and administration.

Work activities

  • Recommending efficient, time-saving project production flows.
  • Identifying and selecting appropriate options for binding, inks, paper and special printing processes.
  • Recommending the best printers for the specific project.
  • Communicating the designer’s requirements to vendors.
  • Creating and managing print production schedules Examining finished samples and approving quality before delivery to client.
  • Reviewing, negotiating, and approving final invoices for payments

Work conditions

Working hours: a flexible work schedule is needed due to the needs of the print industry. Repetitive standing, bending and lifting are all components of the job as well.

Skills and qualities

  • Minimum 1 year experience in the industry an asset
  • Knowledge of small and wide formats
  • Machine operation and some maintenance
  • Knowledge on RIP and print workflow software
  • A passion for the craft of printing
  • Ability to think on your feet and to troubleshoot and solve problems on short notice.
  • Ability to anticipate pitfalls and steer projects around them.
  • Ability to manage and implement change.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and work independently.

Salaries

  • To commensurate with experience
  • Thank you in advance to all who apply. Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

Expected start date: 2020-10-05

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Job Post 2:

Job Description

GRAPHIC DESIGNER / PRODUCTION ARTIST

Full Time

Overview

Under the direction of the Creative Services Manager, you will work on several projects at a time with a focus on bringing design concepts to life across mediums. You may also be involved in new business projects. You receive moderate oversight and guidance from your manager, but you’re also a self-starter who relishes in creativity and curiosity.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate closely with art directors, developers, and fellow designers to complete tasks
  • Design and produce graphics that fulfill a creative brief
  • Comfortable meeting tight deadlines
  • Prepare final art based on supplied specifications for several types of printing and digital applications
  • Make various formats of supplied artwork production-ready and resolve any artwork issues that arise during production
  • Provide image retouching, clipping paths and additional image manipulation
  • Package and pre-flight files for release to printers or media partners
  • Create PDFs for print and client review
  • Conduct press checks
  • Catalog and reference art for future projects
  • Follow a development timeline to ensure tasks are being completed on time
  • Troubleshoot problems as they arise with both the creative team and the printer
  • Be responsible for giving continuous feedback to peers and completing self-review
  • Participate in and help plan community-building events

Qualifications

  • Strong digital design portfolio
  • Bachelors degree or certificate
  • 1-3 of years professional design experience
  • Proficiency in programs such as Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects and InDesign
  • Strong understanding of typography, color, layout and production
  • Ability to organize and prioritize workload, and work efficiently under pressure in a deadline-driven environment
  • Ability to multi-task and function productively and effectively in a fast- paced environment with high degree of flexibility
  • Ability and willingness to quickly adapt to new technologies
  • Attention to detail is essential and sensitivity to version control issues.
  • Strong verbal communication skills.
  • Able to articulate your creative process, thoughts, ideas and a point of view about your work

Excellent interpersonal skills, a positive attitude, a sense of humor and the ability to thrive in a collaborative, agency-style environment with multidisciplinary teams

Self-motivation – you like to figure out how to get the work done and do whatever it takes

PLEASE INCLUDE COVER LETTER AND PORTFOLIO WITH RESUME.

Job Type: Full-time