Metroland Media

Mississauga News

Job Location(s) CA-ON-Mississauga
Posted Date 1 week ago(2/12/2018 3:47 PM)
Job Title
Graphic Designer
ID
2018-3038
Job Category
Production
Job Type
Full Time
Number of Positions
1

OUR DESCRIPTION

ABOUT US

 

A subsidiary of Torstar Corporation, Metroland is one of Canada’s premier media companies. Metroland delivers up-to-the-minute vital business and community information to millions of people across Ontario. We have grown significantly in recent years in terms of audience and advertisers and we’re continuing to invest heavily in developing best-in-class talent, products and technology to accelerate our growth in the media landscape and strengthen our connection to the community. For further information, please visit www.metroland.com 

 

 

THE OPPORTUNITY

 

The creative services department is looking for a talented, energetic, and optimistic professional to fill the role of Junior Graphic Designer. The ideal candidate has a good understanding of print production and pre-press and is plugged into social media trends and marketing. Strong interpersonal skills and “can-do” attitude are fundamentals. The ideal designer can think inside and outside the box and express creativity without being tied to software but rather ideas and execution.

 

 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Design newspaper and digital advertisements and promotional material
  • Work with sales representatives to determine and meet their clients’ creative needs
  • Proof ads to clients and make necessary corrections in a timely fashion
  • Monitor ad queue and traffic ads and corrections to our production center
  • Assist production center by clarifying instructions or concerns as well as communicate priorities to ensure deadlines are met
  • Paginate newspapers and send press-ready PDFs to the printer
  • Design magazines
  • Work with the creative services team to develop web presence and maintain web properties
  • Assist with administrative and housekeeping tasks
  • Available to work evenings when required
  • Perform other duties as assigned including PowerPoint presentations, sales sheets, etc.

 

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

  • Degree or Diploma in Graphic Design or in a related field and/or equivalent work experience
  • Strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, HTML, CSS, web design, and Microsoft Office in a MAC environment
  • Powerful people skills and a knack for communicating clearly with a variety of individuals and groups
  • Highly adaptable, positive, “can-do” attitude, team player and open to criticism
  • High degree of initiative, organization and time management skills with extreme attention to detail in a fast paced environment
  • Strong problem solving skills and ability to handle multiple assignments

 

 

OUR AODA COMMITMENT

 

Metroland is committed to accessibility in employment and to ensuring equal access to employment opportunities for candidates, including persons with disabilities. In compliance with AODA, Metroland will endeavour to provide accommodation to persons with disabilities in the recruitment process upon request. If you are selected for an interview and you require accommodation due to a disability during the recruitment process, please notify the hiring manager upon scheduling your interview.

 

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