Senior Graphic Designer
Palliser Furniture Upholstery Ltd. is currently seeking a creative and passionate individual to fill the role of Senior Graphic Designer.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the design creation and implementation of solutions that meet marketing strategies from conception to completion, ensuring alignment of the Palliser brand through all forms of print, web, digital and video representation. This position requires specialized knowledge of methods and techniques of graphic design and artistic layout. It also often requires higher-level executive and client interaction skills. The Senior Graphic Designer will manage an entire marketing project, not just the production of specific pieces, and demonstrate an ability to keep team members working within established deadlines. Collaborate in the daily operations in the department areas responsible for creative works, including brand presentation, content creation, website development, and advertising.
If you are a seasoned Graphic Designer who is passionate about the entire design process, with a vigorous commitment to professional development, quality performance and driven by design then we are looking for you!
Skills and abilities required:
•Bachelor’s degree in Graphic design with a minimum of 5 years experience in the field
•Familiar with a variety of the field’s current design trends, concepts, practices and procedures
•5 years of experience working with print and digital suppliers
•Extensive experience in planning and accomplishing project goals
•Able to perform in a variety of multi-deadline tasks and take the lead and direct the work of key projects
•High degree of creativity, audience knowledge and passion
•Experience with brand marketing, advertising, graphic web design and social media platforms preferred
•Partner with the key project stakeholders to establish timelines and logistics of a project
•Prepare and present design concepts to project stakeholders
•Execute assigned projects, create materials, obtain appropriate approvals and produce digital files according to printer or digital specifications efficiently in timeline provided. Maintain the utmost in quality and accuracy at the same time controlling maximum cost effectiveness.
•Assist in assigning and briefing other marketing team members on cross-media projects, Follow-up when necessary to make sure work is on schedule and on track for presentation
•Research and propose to Marketing Manager streamlined and cost effective creative processes, resources and technology
•Facilitates creative group meetings/forums for collaboration. New work and the progression of work can be discussed and reported to Director of Brand Management weekly
•Collaborates with the Interior Designer to ensure the integrity of visual presentation at retail and Palliser trade shows
•Collaborates and assists in the direction on the planning of photo shoots
•Assists with the creation of all retail POS materials, both in new creation and existing offering
•Researches advertising best practices, call-to-action messaging and trends
•Proofreading skills required
•Participate in press checks
•Assist in laminating, trimming and cold mounting
Closing Date: April 29, 2016
Please send cover letter and resume to:
Palliser Furniture Upholstery Ltd.
70 Lexington Park
Winnipeg, MB R2G 4H2