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Communication Designer Posted on Dec 06, 2017 by Cygnus

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $22.00 to $25.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Dec 20, 2017
Job Requirements

Employer

Cygnus

Languages

English

Education

Bachelor's degree

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Business Equipment and Computer Applications

  • MS Office
  • Adobe Suite

Additional Skills

  • Estimate costs of materials and time to complete graphic designs and illustrations
  • Work in a multidisciplinary environment
  • Adapt existing illustrations

Security and Safety

Eligible for professional liability insurance

Work Site Environment

Non-smoking

Work Samples

Portfolio

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Sitting
  • Large workload
  • Tight deadlines

Work Location Information

Urban area

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Client focus

Graphic Designer Specific Skills

  • Consult with clients to establish the overall look, graphic elements and content of communications materials
  • Determine the medium best suited to produce the desired visual effect and the most appropriate vehicle for communication
  • Develop the graphic elements that meet the clients' objectives
  • Prepare sketches, layouts and graphic elements
  • Use existing photo and illustration banks and typography guides
  • Co-ordinate all aspects of production for print, audio-visual or electronic materials
  • Co-ordinate sub-contracting

Illustrator Specific Skills

  • Consult with clients to determine the nature and content of illustrations in order to meet their communications needs
  • Develop and produce realistic or representational sketches and final illustrations
  • Produce 2-D and 3-D animated drawings or computer illustrations

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

Dec 20, 2017

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

NOC & Interest Codes
The Communication Designer is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Graphic Designers
NOC code: 5241.1
INNOVATIVE

Interest in synthesizing information to prepare sketches, layouts and graphic elements of the subjects to be rendered using traditional tools, multimedia software and image processing, layout and design software; and in determining the medium best suited to produce desired visual effects and most appropriate vehicle for communication

METHODICAL

Interest in precision working to co-ordinate all aspects of production for print, audio-visual and electronic materials such as Web sites, CD-ROMs and interactive terminals; and in estimating costs of materials and time to complete designs

SOCIAL

Interest in consulting with clients to establish the overall look, graphic elements and content of communication materials in order to meet their needs; in supervising other graphic designers or graphic arts technicians, in co-ordinating the work of sub-contractors, and in working in a multidisciplinary environment

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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