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Digital Graphic Design Technician Posted on Feb 13, 2018 by Carbon Copy Digital

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $16.00 to $18.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Feb 27, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Carbon Copy Digital

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Equipment and Machinery Experience

Printing machine

Experience

3 years to less than 5 years

Business Equipment and Computer Applications

  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • MS Windows
  • Corel Draw
  • Colour printer
  • InDesign
  • 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

Area of Specialization

Graphic design

Work Setting

Printing shop

Type of Production Art

  • Signs or billboards
  • Publication art
  • Print advertising
  • Industrial production art
  • Greeting cards
  • General production art
  • Forms
  • Exhibit
  • Corporate identity
  • Annual reports

Specific Skills

  • Set type for printing
  • Produce project designs
  • Design and layout pages
  • Perform the layout, page make-up and placement using the conceptual mock-ups provided

Work Site Environment

Non-smoking

Transportation/Travel Information

Public transportation is available

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Tight deadlines

Work Location Information

Urban area

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Organized

Graphic Designer Specific Skills

  • Consult with clients to establish the overall look, graphic elements and content of communications materials
  • Develop the graphic elements that meet the clients' objectives
  • Prepare sketches, layouts and graphic elements
  • Use existing photo and illustration banks and typography guides

Illustrator Specific Skills

Consult with clients to determine the nature and content of illustrations in order to meet their communications needs


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

Feb 27, 2018

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.

Interest Codes
The Digital Graphic Design Technician is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Graphic Arts Technicians
METHODICAL

Interest in compiling information to perform layout, page make-up and placement using conceptual mock-ups and to produce drawings and designs according to designer's specifications

OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working with peripherals, retouching systems, graphic palettes, specialized software and painting equipment to create and transform images

INNOVATIVE

Interest in speaking and working in an interdisciplinary environment; and in producing or assisting in the development and production of design concepts, and in capturing elements such as titles, text, drawings, illustrations, graphics, lettering, colour harmonization, etc. using a computer

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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