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Graphic Designer (6-month contract)

   

RedPoint Media & Marketing Solutions
Location: Calgary, Alberta
Posted: January 6, 2017
Deadline: January 17, 2017
Salary: 
 

Description

RedPoint is seeking a graphic designer for a six month-term to assist in developing and growing all of our brand publications.
 
our company
 
RedPoint Media & Marketing Solutions is an award-winning publishing house and content-driven marketing studio in Calgary. Our in-house brand Avenue Calgary is an award-winning city lifestyle magazine, and we create custom publications for clients like WestJet and the Calgary Foundation.
 
RedPoint seeks out the best and brightest employees, and as a RedPoint employee, you’ll play a vital role in shaping our company’s future.
 
your opportunity
 
RedPoint is seeking a graphic designer to help to assist in developing and growing all of our brand publications as well as fulfilling our extensive marketing requirements. This position is located at our head office in Calgary, Alberta.
 
This is an opportunity to:
  • Work with the design team to create pages for RedPoint Media publications.
  • Work on production of pages using magazine templates.
  • Ensure pages are created to the highest standard possible.
  • Undertake photo research.
  • Perform image manipulation and colour correction.
  • Ensure that images and other graphic elements are suitable for high-quality reproduction.
  • Attend production meetings and help adhere to production timeline.
  • Ensure that editorial changes are entered and proofs are delivered on schedule.
  • Ensure that all files are stored/archived properly on RedPoint Media’s servers.
  • Review plotter proofs to all requested changes are made correctly and that correct art and copy is placed.
  • Other related duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications

our ideal candidate

Is an energetic individual who is eager to learn and take on challenges. He or she is used to working in a fast-paced environment and knows how to get things done on budget and within a given timeline. He or she is excellent in both written and verbal communication. He or she is someone who learns quickly and is interested in the fast changing media landscape, and is a team player eager to participate in the RedPoint community.

Your skills, knowledge and know-how:

  • You have a degree or college diploma in visual communications and design, you’re proficient in a Mac environment and well-versed in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop).
  • Must understand visual story telling and have a strong eye for great photography.
  • Passionate about editorial design and Calgary.
  • Knowledge and understanding of PowerPoint, Word and Excel.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • A positive attitude, unique talent and strong work ethic.

To help enhance our company and be a strong contributor to the RedPoint team, you are:

  • Smart, professional and a lot of fun to work with.
  • Passionate about the quality of your work, but you don’t take yourself too seriously.
  • Self-motivated, with a reputation for doing what you say you will do and getting things done on time.
  • Able to work across teams to pull the skills and energy of many departments and people together to produce great work.
  • Dedicated to improving quality and concerned about the details.


 

your career
 
As a creative company, RedPoint provides a stimulating, supportive work environment with a vibrant atmosphere and excellent benefits. We offer employees a flexible work schedule and competitive compensation. Employees are encouraged to give back to the community and the industry and to pursue their professional development.
 

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We thank all applicants for their interest in joining our team. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted directly.
 
Please submit a cover letter (stating you found this job on Jeff Gaulin's Journalism Job Board) and resume 

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Additional Details

Category: Graphics / Web
Location:
RedPoint Media & Marketing Solutions
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Calgary, AB, CA
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Posted: Jan 10, 2017
Deadline: OPEN
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