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Senior Creative Web and Print Graphic Designer

Location:

Ottawa

Position Available:

1

Company Description:

Newprint is a Canadian company and a family-owned business with a long, multi-generational printing history. We began as an offset printing company in 1990 serving businesses and organizations in the National Capital Region. While we continue to provide printing services in Ottawa, we have since expanded to serve clients throughout Canada and beyond. We are proud to be a printing services provider to a wide range of clients across North America. As a qualified supplier to various government departments, we have implemented meticulous quality control measures. We use these same measures for all of our clients, from non-profit to public and private companies. One of our goals is to create innovative products and unique solutions for our customers. We use tools from Esko’s and EFI’s catalogue of programs to help streamline and expedite this process, as well as equipment from Heidelberg and Xerox to deliver a finished product.

Description:

We are looking for an experienced Sr. Creative Web/Graphic Designer who will be responsible for the design and creation of in-house designs for both print and web. The designer is responsible for creating of all web products and designs, including Newprint’s website, splash pages, banner ads, etc. The position will have a high degree of visibility across all company departments and will be responsible for the web products to ensure all details of the projects are delivered in a timely and concise manner

Daily Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Create new and original designs from scratch for in-house projects based on specifications, needs and brand image
  • Supervise projects to ensure that all materials ordered arrive upon agreed time and are in good shape to obtain maximum results
  • Make sure that job deadlines are met in due time, ensuring that job quality is nothing short of the best
  • Create and maintain files for all creative assets and resources, such as software, art materials, and special fonts, which are needed for record keeping and referencing
  • Evaluate and manage production resources to enhance high productivity and allocations
  • Facilitate product campaigns and marketing via emails, microsites and other landing pages to boost client to customer interactions
  • Liaise with freelance graphic designers to maximize creativity and excellence in performance and delivery

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or College Diploma in related field
  • 5+ years professional experience in the design, development, and/or project management of web products
  • Articulate, strategic, and pragmatic problem-solver with ability to excel in a fast-paced, team environment
  • Excellent ability to write, speak, and use images to clearly and persuasively communicate with both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Proven ability in the creation and direction of quality digital graphic design and digital products
  • Must be proficient with graphic design and design software on a MAC platform
  • Knowledgeable of Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Go Live, and Adobe InDesign
  • Familiar with shortcuts
  • Service oriented
  • Strong design and project management skills with the ability to multi-task and deliver against strict deadlines
  • Keen attention to detail