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graphic artist


Source: Job Bank

Location

Calgary, AB
T2P0Z3

Salary

$28.85 hourly

Additional Information

  • Education: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
  • Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years
  • or equivalent experience

Work setting

  • Printing shop

Tasks

  • Estimate costs of materials and time to complete graphic designs and illustrations
  • Adapt existing illustrations
  • Develop and produce realistic or representational sketches and final illustrations
  • Work in a multidisciplinary environment
  • Co-ordinate all aspects of production for print, audio-visual or electronic materials
  • Consult with clients to establish the overall look, graphic elements and content of communications materials
  • Determine the medium best suited to produce the desired visual effect and the most appropriate vehicle for communication
  • Develop the graphic elements that meet the clients' objectives
  • Establish guidelines for illustrators or photographers
  • Prepare sketches, layouts and graphic elements
  • Use existing photo and illustration banks and typography guides

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Tight deadlines

Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Initiative
  • Team player
  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 35 to 40 hours per week

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