Petcurean
  • 12-Feb-2019 to 22-Feb-2019 (PST)
  • Creative Services
  • BC, CAN
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Competitive benefits package


Production Artist

 

(Temporary Position)

As a key member of the marketing team the Production Artist is responsible for producing print and web graphics for Petcurean and its family of products. Working with the Creative Services Manager, the Production Artist will develop the majority of production based graphic files that strictly adhere to Petcurean's brand standards. Additionally, this role will provide assistance to other Managers and Directors with publishing documents. The Production Artist reports to the Creative Services Manager, with a strong working relationship with the marketing team.

 

Responsibilities

Print Production

  • Work within an existing design system to execute production based creative requests for print and/or web
  • Proofread the majority of creative collateral produced by the marketing team
  • Monitor Petcurean graphics (print and web) to ensure brand standards are being followed by the team and partners
  • Work with external partners to coordinate production and shipping of graphics
  • Support the development and maintenance of product packaging, including:
    • Working collaboratively with internal team of content and proofing experts
    • Working in the Adobe suite of programs to design and adapt new and existing packaging files
    • Overseeing file review and assist with delivery to/from the printer
  • Other production based design duties as required

 

Project Assistance

  • Provides support for new and strategic initiatives, special projects and research under the guidance of the Creative Services Manager
  • Administrative support includes verbal and written communication with project members, compiling information, drafting and formatting correspondence, word processing, faxing, photocopying, data entry and assisting with project budgets and coordination of potential project groups

 

Publishing Assistance

  • To provide occasional publishing support including but not limited to publishing of documents, meeting kits, manuals, reports and other materials for the management team.

 

Other Duties

  • As requested within the same scope and level.

Qualifications

  • Minimum one years' experience of production design (i.e. technical not creative)
  • A certificate or higher in Graphic Design considered an asset
  • Advanced computer skills with Adobe Suite and Microsoft Suite
  • Multi-skilled professional who has excellent communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Sound judgment and ability to manage a multitude of priorities and deadlines with rigorous attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to exhibit a senior level of professionalism;
  • An ability to coordinate several different tasks and work within a busy office environment;
  • Strong organization, time management and production management skills with the ability to work independently and as a member of a team;
  • Proven "technical thinker" as design projects will be technical not creative
  • Strong proofreading skills + extremely detail oriented
  • Package design experience is a huge asset
  • Extremely organized with the ability to think on your feet and work under pressure
  • Proactive approach; always seeking new and innovative strategies and ideas with a "can do" attitude
  • Motivated self-starter, able and willing to contribute thoughts and ideas
  • Positive, collaborative approach to work
  • Capable of lifting and carrying 40 lbs boxes

 

Hours of Work

This is a full-time, temporary position with regular office hours from Monday to Friday.  However, the nature of this position is such that some additional time with notice may be required and there is a possibility of work on weekends or during the evenings. Some limited travel may be required. 

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