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Web and Graphics Designer

BE Power Equipment

Full-Time

Saturday, March 13, 2021

50 - 60 K

ABBOTSFORD
BRITISH COLUMBIA

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https://apply.workable.com/be-power-equipment/j/0512E5382F/


Key responsibilities include:
• Assess the current website, and propose opportunities for design and user experience improvements;
• Good understanding of content management systems and search engine optimization principles;
• Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues;
• Work with the Marketing Manager to execute digital campaigns and initiatives, including but not limited to landing pages, microsites etc. ;
• Experience working on PHP or HTML5/CSS3 WordPress/CMS-based websites in a professional and/or creative setting;
• Familiarity with MySQL, REST APIs, JSON, XML, AJAX;
• Create mock-ups and high-resolution designs for implementation;
• Consult with brand leadership to ensure alignment between brand and digital;
• Prepare layouts and graphic elements creatively in adherence with established brand guidelines standards and templates;
• Performs basic page layout, typesetting, basic drawing, and photo editing. Understands graphic resolution issues as it pertains to offset printing, display signage and the web;
• Prepare print production PDF’s for printing on wide format printers;
• Manage print production on wide format flatbed UV printer (training provided);
• Produce creative material for ongoing campaigns (on and offline);
• Managing multiple projects simultaneously;
• Adheres and contributes to the priorities and timelines of the marketing/graphics department in conjunction;
• Prepares files so they are RIP ready, with an understanding of colour printing with correct separations, linked files and applied fonts;
• A keen eye for typography, i.e.: know when to kern, add leading or when to add paragraph spacing;
• Understand image resolution issues as it pertains to offset printing and screen and know the difference between CMYK, RGB and spot colours;
• Proofs own work with a high attention to detail before handing off to the next team member. Files and job folders are well organized and easy to navigate;
• Works closely with print providers in ensuring print specifications are met;
• Prepares output ready files, checks printer proofs, and signs off on own projects with the Marketing Manager and appropriate personnel;
• Performs backups and filing completed projects;

Qualifications:
• Diploma in Graphic or Web Design or relevant experience
• 2-3 Years Coding - HTML, CSS, Javascript, jQuery, Dreamweaver
• Programming - .net, XML/XSLT, ASP, PHP, Python, Django
• Design and graphics - InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, DreamWeaver
• Content management system (CMS) - Wordpress, Adobe Business Catalyst, other
• Working with the Adobe Creative Suite (primarily Indesign, Illustrator and Photoshop) in a Mac environment;
• Basic working knowledge of Microsoft Office;
• Excellent communication skills (verbal and written);
• Ability to work independently and as a team member;
• Enthusiasm and a desire to learn and gain experience;
• Takes direction well, flexible and ability to learn quickly;
• Excels working in a fast-paced, high volume environment;
• Excellent attention to detail;
• A great sense of humour;
• Works well under constant pressure.
• Basic digital photography skills considered an asset
• Basic understanding of French / Spanish is considered an asset, but not necessary