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CTG Desktop Publisher in Toronto, Ontario

Desktop Publisher

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Information Technology

Sep 10, 2019Post Date

19208457Requisition #

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CTG is currently recruiting for aDesktop Publisherposition inToronto,ON.

Position: Desktop Publisher

Location: downtownToronto, ON

Compensation: $ 24.07/ hour.

Duration: On-goingcontract. Fulltime:37.5h/week

Hours: Monday-Friday:8AM –4:30PM, someOTmay be required.

If interested, please send your updated CV in WORD format to: youri.zakharov@ctg.com

Desktop Publishing and Graphics Support

This role will be a member of a 3-persons’ team in Toronto supporting our Clients in Canada. They will support intake of client requests and design support. Our Client is a PC based client with the majority of the work produced using corporate templates in various Microsoft programs. The ability to build client relationships and a focus on superior customer service is a key requirement of all applicants. Applicant needs to be professional, energetic and able manage numerous demands nationally

Only looking for applicants who are seeking a long term position and with the desktop publishingexperience in a corporate environment.

The following background, experience and qualifications required for the Role:

• Experience in a corporate office environment providing desktop publishing support

High proficiency with layout, template and Microsoft programs. Majority of design of RFPs and client presentations are done in Word and PPT.Advanced Wordskills required.

• Strong knowledge ofcorporate marketing communications.

• Candidate must demonstrate capabilities through a professionally-exhibited design anddigital media portfolio.

•Creative skills—ability to apply design principles artistically to create high visual impact to communicate key messages.

•Communication skills—ability to present ideas verbally and visually. Strong email correspondence

•Problem solving ability—choosing the right mix of design elements while simultaneously conveying key messages of communication.

•Technical ability—versed in design software to execute artistic skills. Experience with corporate templates and working in Microsoft Suite. Experience withtables,charts,graphicsandtext layout

•Organization—general business skills with ability to meet deadlines, manage timelines and communicate with management/executives

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Establish and maintain high levels of customer satisfaction

    • Gather client requirements for all document design and printing projects

    • 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

    • Provides consultation to customers to determine nature and content of designs

    • 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

    • Able to scan full colour images and accurately judge colour output on a variety of devices

    • Use existing photo and illustration into design

    • Coordinate all aspects of print productions for print or electronic materials

    • Complete all pre-flight requirements as needed

    • Use customer feedback to improve performance graphics services at the site

    • Demonstrates knowledge of industry trends, latest software applications and can articulate benefit tor customer

    • Project manages the implementation and integration of low to mid-level complex GA projects

    • Provides consultation to customers to provide strategic input and concept development for major projects

    • Develop creative concepts from vague, broadly defined customer input

    • Establish guidelines and coordinate all aspects of third party contracting as required (may include photographers, illustrators, etc.)

    • Provide recommendations to customer as to best medium to produce desired visual effect and most appropriate vehicle for communication of message

    • Provide guidance and input to less experienced designers

    • Estimate cost of materials and time to complete graphic design

    • Assume expert knowledge of the brand and corporate vision in order to bring about the ownership of brand standards across the account

    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 printing

    • Ability to comprehend and translate customer requests to job requirements

    • Ability to work with others in a team environment

    • Creative and design on small projects with some supervision

    • Work in multidisciplinary environment

    • Provides graphic and digital document design services from concept to design to print management seeking guidance when required

    • Working knowledge of multimedia software (i.e. Director)

    • Manage creative, design, technical layout for small to medium sized marketing projects of moderate complexity seeking guidance only in unique situations

    • Fully competent to perform more complex graphic and digital document design services from concept to design to print management

    EDUCATION:

    2 - 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 aportfolioof completed work.

    • Build and maintain relationships with customers and identify areas where relationships need to be built to increase use of design services.

    • Web Design experience.

    • Knowledge of illustrations in order to determine the nature and content of the illustrations required to meet the customers’ requirements.

CTG (NASDAQ: CTG) provides industry-specific IT services and solutions that address the business needs and challenges of clients in high-growth industries in North America and Western Europe. CTG also provides strategic staffing services for major technology companies and large corporations. Backed by more than 50 years of experience and proprietary methodologies, CTG has a proven track record of reliably delivering high-value, industry-specific staffing services and solutions to its clients. CTG has operations in North America, Western Europe, and India.

CTG's greatest asset is its people, and as such, we are committed to providing employees programs and processes to support their performance, hone their skills, and advance in their careers. This commitment is reflected by CTG being named a Best Places to Work in Healthcare company by Modern Healthcare (2013-2016) in North America, and a Best Workplace in the United Kingdom (2013), Belgium (since 2007), and Luxembourg (since 2011).

CTG will consider for employment all qualified applicants including those with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable local, state, and federal laws.

CTG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strong advocate of workforce diversity. Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran.

Additional Information

  • Job Function: Graphic Design

  • Education Level: Associate's Degree/College Diploma (±13 years)

  • Work Remote: No

  • Travel: No

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