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CTG Graphic Designer Level 3 in Toronto, Ontario

Graphic Designer Level 3

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Information Technology

Jul 13, 2021Post Date

21203025Requisition #

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Come join us and grow your career with CTG! CTG has worked with this international, Fortune 500 end-client for over 15 years! Apply with CTG for this exciting opportunity!

Duration: 12 Months

Location: Toronto, ON

Job Title: Graphic Designer

Work Hours: Monday – Friday 8AM-4:30PM

Rate of Pay: Up to $22.00 per hour based on experience

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 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 customers 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 to 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 to 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 a portfolio of 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.

  • Additional Information

  • No third party resumes will be accepted

  • Drug testing and/or other employment-related inquiries may be conducted

  • All interested individuals MUST be able to work on a W2 Tax basis (no C2C or third party vendors!

  • CTG is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer

  • CTG is an E-Verify Company

  • To be considered for this opportunity, please apply directly through our website by clicking the link or email your Word version resume and salary requirements to Julie.Difrancesca@ctg.com

CTG is a leading provider of digital transformation solutions and services that accelerate clients' project momentum and achievement of their desired IT and business outcomes. Our vision is to be an indispensable partner to our clients and the preferred career destination for digital and technology experts. CTG has operations in North America, South America, Western Europe, and India. For more information, visit www.ctg.com.

Our culture is a direct result of the people who work at CTG, the values we hold, and the actions we take. In other words, our people are the culture. It's a living, breathing thing that is renewed every day through the ways we engage with each other, our clients, and our communities. Part of our mission is to cultivate a workplace that attracts and develops the best people, reflected by our recognition as a Great Place to Work-certified company across many of our global operations.

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 and Affirmative Action Employer. CTG will assure equal opportunity and consideration to all applicants and employees in recruitment, selection, placement, training, benefits, compensation, promotion, transfer, and release of individuals without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, age, disability, marital or veteran status, citizenship status, or any other discriminatory factors as required by law. Our Affirmative Action program serves to promote occupational equality and diversity through good faith efforts. CTG is fully committed to promoting employment opportunities for members of protected classes.

Additional Information

  • Job Function: Graphic Design

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

  • Work Remote: No

  • Travel: No

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