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Graphic Designer Posted on Jan 22, 2018 by Horizon Staffing

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $18.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 37.5 hours per week
  • Position Temporary Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Feb 21, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Horizon Staffing

Languages

English

Education

College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years

Experience

5 years or more

Business Equipment and Computer Applications

  • Adobe Illustrator
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • InDesign
  • MS Office
  • Adobe Suite

Additional Skills

  • Estimate costs of materials and time to complete graphic designs and illustrations
  • Work in a multidisciplinary environment
  • Supervise other graphic designers or graphic arts technicians

Work Setting

  • Independent consulting
  • Graphic design firm
  • Corporation

Security and Safety

Basic security clearance

Work Samples

  • Portfolio
  • Design sample
  • Example of completed work

Transportation/Travel Information

Public transportation is available

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Ability to Supervise

1 to 2 people

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

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 21, 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 Graphic Designer is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Graphic Designers
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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Illustrators
INNOVATIVE

Interest in synthesizing information to develop and produce realistic or representational sketches and final illustrations, by hand or using computer-assisted design (CAD) software, for printed materials such as books, magazines, packaging, greeting cards and stationery, and in producing 2-D and 3-D animated drawings or computer illustrations

METHODICAL

Interest in precision working to produce illustrations and to assist in developing storyboards for electronic productions such as multimedia, interactive and digital products and television advertising and productions; may adapt existing illustrations

SOCIAL

Interest in consulting with clients to establish the nature and content of illustrations in order to meet their communication needs

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.

Learn More

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