TC Transcontinental
Brampton, ON

Graphic Layout Artist/ Quality Controller

TC Transcontinental has more than 6,500 employees in Canada and the United States, and revenues of C$2.0 billion in 2017. With our 3 business segments in Print, Media and Packaging we continue to optimize, transform and grow while making impressions that count!

This position will be part of our Premedia team. Our Premedia team is the largest division of its kind in Canada. With over 500 talented employees in our group, we are proud to provide our national retail and CPG customers with key services ranging from creative, photo/video, language services, production, packaging and technology solutions. You will join this very passionate and dynamic team, in an exciting environment that is second to none!

About this opportunity

This position is responsible for overseeing both the electronic layout of print media as well as the Quality Control (QC). The Layout functions include determining the text, artwork, colours and file types and formats to produce the flyer and/or catalogue that are aligned with the customer’s requirements and Company standards. During the QC process, the position is responsible for applying various quality measures to ensure accuracy for final print. This is not a design or creative position.

What you will do

  • Generate an electronic layout by using the following techniques;
  • Assemble the digital elements of the document;
  • Produce the template for page layout in collaboration with the design team;
  • Ensure the project is created to specification and produce proofs for approval;
  • Format all files to print standards;
  • Ensure all rounds of pages are completed error free and adheres to the client and printer specifications;
  • Ensure accuracy of the pages including zoning, product alternates, copy and pricing, correct image and copy alignment, and correct file/zone naming;
  • Effectively navigate Kodak Insite and Smart Review Compare Mode to help compare current and previous versions to proof changes, as well as control against any annotations, check CMYK colours and any Preflight Warnings;
  • Proof pages to ensure annotated/requested changes are correctly executed and verified;
  • Poof pages to ensure that unrequested or mistaken changes have taken place in the file, such as, but not limited to: graphic elements that may have fallen off, pricing that gets accidentally changed, or incorrect layering;
  • Support and contribute to a healthy and safe work environment by following all workplace regulations, policies, and initiatives, including reporting all first aid injuries, accidents, and workplace hazards.

What you have to offer

  • Post-secondary diploma or degree (or work experience equivalent) in computer graphics or print production;
  • Detailed oriented with a good eye for catching mistakes;
  • Minimum three years’ experience as a Graphic Layout Artist;
  • Strong knowledge of InDesign CC;
  • Solid understanding of the Mac Operating System (OSX);
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Retail Graphic Layout experience an asset;
  • Strong problem-solving skills, ability to perform under pressure and demonstrated leadership skills;
  • Results-Oriented.

What we have to offer

  • Opportunity to be part of a dynamic and highly motivating work environment where you can develop your potential and launch an exciting career;
  • Employee perks such as discounts from suppliers on various products and services such as insurance, wireless bundles, travel, and much more;
  • Development opportunities where your input makes a difference;
  • Competitive compensation package, pension and flexible benefits that are customizable to you and your family needs.

Job Type: Full-time

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Additional Details

Category: Graphics / Web
TC Transcontinental
Brampton, ON, CA
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Posted: Jun 13, 2018
Deadline: OPEN
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