Graphic Designer/Illustrator

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Seven Generations Education Institute
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

GRAPHIC DESIGNER/ILLUSTRATOR

EXTENDED DEADLINE
OCTOBER 2017-OCTOBER 2018

Seven Generations Education Institute requires a Graphic Designer/Illustrator will work under general supervision to create or coordinate the creation of electronic and/or printed graphic materials. This individual will use extensive knowledge of specialized design concepts, media, and software tools to develop comprehensive layouts and the production of marketing collateral.

Responsibilities:

  • Design electronic and Anishinaabowin books and printed material.
  • Create and produce JPEGs, PDFs, video, clip art, graphs, charts, thumbnail images, and other design elements
  • Create electronic page layouts using publishing software (e.g. Quark Xpress, Frame Maker, etc.)
  • Coordinate and maintain a library of graphics, media, digital records, and other enterprise content
  • Perform(s) other duties as assigned

Education and Experience required:

  • Minimum of high school diploma or GED
  • Two (2) years of direct work experience as a graphic designer/illustrator, preferred.
  • Proficient in the use of Adobe Illustrator, Quark Xpress, PageMaker, Acrobat, Photoshop, and Microsoft Office
  • Well versed in the latest graphic design methods, practices, techniques, and associated principles
  • Solid design and conceptual skills
  • Strong knowledge of page layout and photographic requirements
  • Strong knowledge of printing/publishing procedures and standards
  • Self-motivated, able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to accept and integrate constructive feedback from staff
  • Effective deadline management and project management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills required to communicate with a broad range of stakeholders and/or content owners
  • Ability to analyze and interpret user requirements.
  • Strong interpretive skills to analyze technical information and create illustrations

Physical Effort:           Some heavy lifting may be required

Salary:                         To be negotiated

Location:                    Fort Frances

Interested candidates are to submit their resume, cover letter and three (3) references (one must be from a current Supervisor) and three digital art samples by 12:00 p.m. (CST) on Friday September 29, 2017 to the attention of:

Personnel Committee

Seven Generations Education Institute

1455 Idylwild Drive, P.O. Box 297

Fort Frances, Ontario    P9A 3M6

Fax#: (807) 274-8761 or e-mail: michellea@7generations.org

We would like to thank everyone for their application, but only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. Accommodation in the recruitment process is available, upon request for applicants with disabilities.