Graphic Arts Technician

Employment type: Full-time
City: Calgary
Last visit: 2014-01-29
Author's ads: 1

Posted: 2014-01-29


Skill Requirements: Illustrate concept designs and execute final layout for printing. Create corporate identity such as logos, business cards and other promotional materials

Specific Skills:

·Graphics skills using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator

·Able to create elements such as text, drawings, illustrations, graphics, lettering, colour harmonization, etc. using digital media

·Photo retouching, finishing and colour correction skills are required

·Perform graphic arts photography, Mount and scan photographs, Design and layout pages, Set type for printing, Arrange for project printing

·Coordination with Graphic designer and implementation of design to print-ready materials

Education: Completion of college/CEGEP/vocational or technical training, Completion of undergrad university related to art and design courses

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc: Bachelor’s degree in Visual communication or related course

Experience: minimum experience of 2-3 years

Languages: Speak English, Read English, Write English

Area of Specialization: Graphic design, Technical illustration, Commercial art

Type of Production Art: Print advertising, Multimedia

Type of Illustrated Work: Commercial

Business Equipment and Computer Applications: PC platform, Illustrator, Photoshop, Corel Draw

Terms of Employment: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: $18.00/hour. Sick leaves, vacation and personal leaves.

Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible

Location: 501-12445 Lake Fraser Drive SE, Calgary, Alberta (1 vacancy)

Own Tools/Equipment: Computer, Printer, Internet access

Work Samples: Portfolio, Web site URL, Published work, Design sample, Example of completed work

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilites: Must be able to work on a fast-paced environment, Attention to detail, Hand-eye coordination, Ability to distinguish between colours, Sitting

Employer: Sure Print and Copy Centre + 501-12445 Lake Fraser Drive SE, Calgary, Alberta