desktop publishing associate - vancouver

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vancouver, british columbia
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Are you looking for long-term opportunities? Are you an organized individual who always stays on top of your tasks. Do you have great interpersonal skills, and perform your work in a swift and professional manner?

If so, we have an excellent opportunity for you! We are currently looking for a Graphic Designer Level 2 to support a team in our global company in Vancouver. If hired, you will work full-time hours on 12-month assignment, be paid $20.07 per hour, and be responsible for supporting day-to-day activities for customers, including the following:

• Gather client requirements for all document design and printing projects
• Complete design projects independently with minimal guidance
• Advise clients on the best use of media; Maintain strong relationships with clients
• 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 Xerox 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
• Estimate costs of materials and time to complete graphic design
• Develop a concept from clear but broadly defined customer input
• Develop graphic elements that meet customer's objective
• Prepare layouts and graphic elements of the subjects to be rendered
• Demonstrates knowledge of industry trends, latest software applications and can articulate benefit to customer

• Work for a top-tier organization in the Global Corporation
• Earn the competitive wage of $20.07 per hour
• Work in Vancouver location
• Work full-time business hours on a 12-month assignment

• 2 to 4 years graphic design/fine arts diploma/degree from recognized institution or post-secondary
• Must have experience with formatting document in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
• Able to scan full colour images and accurately judge colour output on a variety of devices
• PC, Mac technology or graphics training or equivalent work experience in the graphics industry 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.
• Ability to build and maintain relationships with customers and identify areas where relationships need to be built to increase use of design services


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