Graphic Designer

MacEwan University inspires students with a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences – ours is a connected culture that focuses on learner-centered teaching, and on providing opportunities for students to grow and achieve.

The university provides a transformative education in a creative, collaborative and supportive learning environment. 19,000 full- and part-time students are enrolled in more than 65 programs: four-year undergraduate degrees, applied degrees, university transfer programs and one- and two-year diploma and certificates. Additional offerings include preparation for university and college, English as an Additional Language, professional and personal development courses and workshops, corporate training and the Conservatory of Music.

The Web Services department at MacEwan University is currently seeking a motivated, energetic individual for a Web Graphic Designer position. This position is responsible for the design and creation of graphics for the website and other online presences. The designer is a member of the Web Services department and works closely with the other team members, contributing to project plans and ongoing development of web design items.

The successful candidate will be able to translate high-level business and functional requirements into elements for web display, maintaining design standards and drawing on knowledge of design principles, UI/UX design and best practices regarding design for responsive websites. The successful candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, experience in problem solving and decision-making, ability to interact professionally with stakeholders and team members, and experience working in a collaborative environment.

The successful candidate must be well organized, able to prioritize and complete tasks in a time-sensitive manner and able to work in a busy team environment. Familiarity with managing aspects of a project is an asset. Must be highly skilled in InDesign, Illustrator, PhotoShop, scanning software and font management.

Applicants must have a post-secondary diploma or degree in a related field. A minimum of four to five years of graphic design employment is required, including work on web and print publications

When you become part of the MacEwan team, you will enjoy a competitive salary. Our total compensation package includes:

• Competitive base pay
• Generous vacation time
• Secure pension plan
• Excellent benefits package
• Effective recognition and retention programs
• Continuous learning culture
• Opportunities for career growth

This position is included under the MacEwan Staff Association collective agreement.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

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Category: Graphics / Web
Grant MacEwan University
Edmonton, AB, CA
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Posted: Jul 11, 2017
Deadline: OPEN
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