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|Service Area||City Manager’s/Communications|
|Posting Closed Date||1/17/2019|
|Position Title||Graphic Design Specialist|
|Position Type||Permanent – Full Time|
|Employee Group||CUPE Local 101|
|Summary of Duties||Reporting to the Director, Strategic Communications and Community Engagement, the Graphic Design Specialist is responsible for creating and developing visual communication materials and digital campaigns for both internal and external audiences of the Corporation of the City of London; liaising with and providing related services to various Service Areas within the Corporation; and ensuring consistent application of branding and adherence to Corporate Brand Guidelines.|
|Work Performed||Reviews and refines the Corporate Brand Identity Guidelines as required and educates service areas about any changes and updates.
Delivers creative, original and thoughtful internal and external visual communication materials, including but not limited to: printed promotional materials, digital advertising, social media images, infographics, presentations, banners, displays, advertisements/posters, web site design, pamphlets, booklets, etc.
Works in a consultative role with Service Areas to create visually appealing products that meet project needs, align with corporate goals and Service Area expectations.
Serves as the primary liaison between external graphic designers and agencies to ensure materials created by third party providers adhere to Corporate Brand Identity Guidelines and meet quality standards.
Provides customer service by developing and presenting concepts and mock-ups related to graphic design projects to Service Areas.
Researches and stays current on graphic trends and software and ensures copyright and privacy laws are adhered to as well as the requirements of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).
Provides advice and recommendations for upgrading hardware and software products and equipment/technology.
Assists with the sourcing and procurement of print and promotional suppliers and materials.
Establishes and maintains an image library that includes photos, illustrations, and other graphic elements that are appropriate for use by Service Areas.
Receives, prepares and processes print and reproduction requisitions and requisitions of graphic supplies including special media and photographic services.
Performs related duties as assigned.
|Qualifications||Completion of a three year community college program in Graphic Design, Fine Arts, or the equivalent.|
|Experience||Three years of previous related experience.|
|Specialized Training and Licenses||Demonstrated knowledge of traditional and new marketing concepts, communications technologies, printing process and graphic design technology.
Proficient in Adobe creative cloud ─ Adobe Indesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat
Demonstrated knowledge and commitment to diversity and inclusion in developing concepts and materials.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook) Advanced skills and experience designing with Microsoft Word and PowerPoint, an asset.
Knowledge of AODA requirements and the ability to develop materials that meet these requirements.
Animation experience an asset.
|Compensation Range||$46,515 – $66,388 (Level 11)|
|Other Information||Hours of Work: Monday to Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm.
These hours of work are subject to change in accordance with the Collective Agreement and may include evening hours and Saturdays.
|Important Instructions||NOTE: Applicants may be required to complete a job related test.
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Please note successful candidates will be asked to provide a Police Information Check (PIC), dated within the last six months. This documentation would not be required until further in the recruitment process (following the interview stage if selected).