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Graphic Designer – Print & Digital

May 10, 2018 • Written by

The Winning Combination Inc. – Winnipeg, MB

Company Overview

Founded in 1999, The Winning Combination (TWC) is one of Canada’s largest manufacturers of natural health products and nutritional supplements including our brands Kaizen Naturals® and Bodylogix®.

Our Mission

The Winning Combination is committed to supplying our customers with innovative, high-quality natural products that empower people to lead healthy lives.

Our Career Opportunity
Graphic Designer – Print and Digital
The Winning Combination – Winnipeg, MB

We are looking for a passionate, solutions-focused graphic designer to join our fun, dedicated and creative team!

Job Summary

As Graphic Designer, you will report to the Senior Manager of Creative Services and understand how to create and execute work for all mediums including print, web, social, advertising, branding and video. Your ability to seamlessly connect content and visuals to deliver engaging and creative solutions from concept through to final execution is your strongest asset, matched only by your drive for creative excellence and attention to detail.

At The Winning Combination (TWC), you will help us carry out our mission of empowering people to lead healthy lives by supplying innovative, premiere natural products for our Kaizen Naturals and Bodylogix brands. Working in the health and wellness industry, you will operate in a fast-paced environment – thriving under pressure while being flexible and committed to quality.

This is an office-based position located in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Key Responsibilities

  • Further develop and continually evolve brand guidelines, ensuring consistency across a wide variety of mediums.
  • Conceptualize and execute sales and marketing materials and tools for digital and print.
  • Develop advertising campaigns for product launches and promotional purposes for both online and traditional mediums; understanding best practices for each approach and seamless integration of key ideas.
  • Oversee and develop digital creative to support e-commerce and customer platforms.
  • Create and implement static, video and animated visual content for social media platforms.
  • Proven ability to design, plan and implement content for website design.
  • Provide design support for packaging, tradeshow displays and POP displays and signage.
  • Influence creative innovation and promote productivity when collaborating with external suppliers.
  • Collaborate with marketing and creative team members to execute and elevate creative.
  • Communicate effectively with all departments and key stakeholders to ensure timelines and deliverables are met.
  • Develop and maintain design, production and distribution procedures.
  • Monitor emerging trends in interactive technologies, graphic design, etc., understanding best practices and continuously pushing our brands forward through design across all channels.
  • Monitor popular trends in the health and wellness that both directly and indirectly influence the nutrition industry.

Qualifications

  • Post-secondary diploma or degree in Graphic Design or related field
  • 2 years minimum related work experience
  • Proficient in cross platform environment
  • Proficient in the Adobe CC big three – Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator
  • After Effects and Premiere knowledge preferred
  • HTML, CSS for lower-level coding considered an asset but not required
  • Superior design and communication skills with the ability to foster internal and external relationships
  • Proven track record of leveraging all forms of brand expression

Skills

  • Creatively strategic thinker obsessed with creating all things print and digital
  • Passionate, experienced and knowledgeable about sports and fitness
  • Appreciates art direction, taking constructive feedback in stride and strives for constant-never-ending improvement
  • Strong initiative, self-starter, highly detail oriented and organized
  • Team player committed to supporting the success of others
  • Ability to deliver high-quality work under pressure and tight timelines
  • Web-savvy, familiar with analytics and reports
  • Understanding of print and digital best practices, file prep and delivery

At The Winning Combination, our products are intended to promote a healthy lifestyle and improve quality of life. We know that our employees are essential to the success of our organization.

We offer a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefit programs including health, dental and retirement savings plans. We are also committed to supporting their professional development through career mapping, training programs and professional association events. Salary commensurate to experience.

Please apply with resume, cover letter and digital portfolio (5 examples maximum – including one example of concept executed in a variety of media) by emailing hr@winning-combination.com

Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

We thank you for your interest in joining our team!

Special Projects Associate

April 30, 2018 • Written by

Artspace is hiring a Special Projects Associate

Conditions: This position is made available through the Canada Summer Works program; as such, eligible candidates must be full time students. The position is a term contract of 240 hours, which must be worked between June and August 2018 . The rate of pay is $13/h.

Job description: Summer at Artspace involves a variety of special events that require coordination. For example, Artspace will be hosting four Drayway Art Lounges throughout the summer. The Special Projects Associate (SPA) is expected to be available for these events, and others. Being located in the Exchange district, Artspace requires coordination of our participation in many are events (for example, the Fringe Festival). The SPA will work with event coordinators and artists to ensure successful partnership in these events.

The Special Projects Associate will also be tasked with an artistic project of their own creation, in order to boost the artistic nature of the building. The SPA will be expected to pitch the project to the Executive Director and be able to deliver it within the hours alloted, combined with the other tasked assigned.

The Special Projects Associate will report and work with the Executive on the tasks assigned.

Desired skills: understanding of visual arts, creativity, organization, experience in event planning, social media savy, flexibility, resourceful, capacity to work independently, capacity to work with others.
Assets, but not mandatory requirements include: bilingual, Serving it Smart certified.

Artspace encourages all interested candidates to apply. We value diversity as well as bilinguism, thus, applicants are encouraged to self-identify if they are member of a minority community and/or if they are bilingual (french and english).

Please send a resume and a letter of interest to:
Eric Plamondon
Executive Director
eric@art-space.ca
425-100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Mb, R3B 1H3

Application deadline: Wednesday May 16th 2018

http://art-space.ca/special-projects-associate/

Graphic/Web Designer

April 26, 2018 • Written by

Deschenes Regnier

We’re a full-service, bilingual marketing, design, and communications firm. With the impact of a large agency and the soul of a boutique, we work with our clients to create meaningful and brilliant results.

Graphic/Web Designer

You understand marketing and are a self-motivated creative genius who enjoys working in a team environment. You appreciate the strategic thinking that leads to great design, and you have the skills in web programming and print production that will enable you to work on a wide variety of projects.

If you are a versatile Graphic Designer with an engaging personality, we’d love to hear from you.

Send your resume and portfolio to resources@deschenesregnier.com by May 4, 2018

QUALIFICATIONS
  • minimum 2 years of experience
  • skilled in web programming
  • working knowledge of HTML5, CSS, PHP
  • experience with WordPress
  • familiar with Adobe Creative Suite
  • expertise in use of social media
  • solid communication skills
  • attentive to detail, deadlines and high standards
  • well-grounded, organized, collaborative problem-solver
  • passionate about technology and design, and keen follower of trends and best practices

Creative Team Artist

April 3, 2018 • Written by

Pollard Banknote Limited Winnipeg, MB

Position Description:We’re looking for a Creative Team Artist to join our Creative Services Team for a 12-month term. As a Creative Team Artist, you will be responsible for editing existing lottery ticket art within a quick turnaround time as well as provide assistance when required with new ticket art and promotional material design.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Edit existing lottery ticket art files per revision requests
  • Prepare and send art files
  • Create new ticket art and promotional material design

Qualifications:         

  • Post-secondary education in Graphic Art design or related field and/or relevant work experience
  • Proficient with the Adobe Creative Suite of products (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign)
  • Understanding of printing processes (Offset & Flexographic)
  • Ability to handle high volumes of work while meeting tights deadlines
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to interpret written instructions and translate into correct art revisions
  • Highly creative with the ability to come up with new ticket art designs

Pollard Banknote offers a challenging, team-oriented environment, competitive compensation, profit sharing program, company pension and opportunities for professional development. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter outlining fit and salary expectations along with a résumé by April 11, 2018 to:

Pollard Banknote Limited
140 Otter Street Winnipeg, MB R3T 0M8
www.pollardbanknote.com

We thank all that apply, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory response from a Criminal Record Search.

Pollard Banknote LimitedPollard Banknote is a leading lottery partner to more than 50 lotteries worldwide, providing high quality instant ticket products, licensed games, and strategic marketing and management services for both traditional instant games and the emerging iLottery space of web, mobile, and social channels. The company is a proven innovator and has decades of experience helping lotteries to maximize player engagement, sales, and proceeds for good causes. Pollard Banknote also plays a major role in the charitable pull-tab and bingo markets in North America. Established in 1907, Pollard Banknote is owned approximately 73.5% by the Pollard family and 26.5% by public shareholders and is publicly traded on the TSX (PBL).

Address
140 Otter Street Winnipeg MB R3T 0M8
Winnipeg MB
CAN

The Uniter – Creative Director

April 3, 2018 • Written by

The Uniter is seeking an ambitious, experienced and focused individual to take over the layout and design of its physical newspaper on a weekly basis. The ideal candidate would have an enthusiasm for community storytelling and would enjoy a collaborative team-based workflow. This is an opportunity to practice and build on design skills with a non-profit independent publication.

The creative director must be available online throughout the week and be in the office to work Tuesdays and Wednesdays during the regular academic year (late-August to early December/January to April). This position pays $450/week, and is a part-time position with a time commitment of 16+ hours per week.

The successful applicant will receive training in late May for the Summer Festival Guide and begin their term in late August.

Skill Requirements

  • Must hold a degree/diploma (or equivalent experience) in design
  • Must have at least one to two years experience working in the field
  • Comfortable using Adobe CS6 in a Mac OS environment
  • Proficiency with InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Must be able to set a consistent workflow for a weekly print publication
  • Ability to make, meet and enforce deadlines is crucial
  • Clear communication skills, both in-person and digitally
  • Must possess a sound understanding of layouts, typography and design principles
  • Ability to multi-task, make decisions and work independently while acting with a high degree of integrity and professionalism
  • Must feel confident in securing and maintaining volunteer graphic contributors for illustrations and comics

Assets

  • Editorial design experience
  • Ad design (print/online platforms)
  • A working knowledge of Google docs
  • A working knowledge of FTP servers
  • Experience working with Content Management System
  • General knowledge of the Web-offset printing process

Duties

  • The successful applicant will be responsible for the overall design and final layout of the newspaper, in cooperation with the section editors and managing editor, on a weekly basis
  • Responsible for maintaining the established Uniter brand consistently across all print and digital platforms
  • Responsible for photo post-processing and correction
  • Must plan and execute graphics/illustrations to accompany stories and/or assign illustration requests to volunteer contributors
  • In conjunction with the Business Manager, must create/maintain all rate cards, sponsorship contracts, ad contracts, media kits, business stationery and advertising
  • Some additional ad design may be required and paid accordingly
  • Must attend editorial board and staff meetings

Interested parties should submit a resume including references, cover letter and a link to a digital portfolio by April 19 at 5:00 p.m. Application packages should be sent to managing editor, Anastasia Chipelski, at info@uniter.ca or deliver resumes in person to:

The Uniter
ORM14 Bulman Centre
515 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B 2E9

We thank all applicants, however only those shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.

*Mouseland Press strives to be an equitable employer and will prioritize qualified applicants who belong to marginalized groups. Qualified applicants who study at or are alumni of The University of Winnipeg will also be given priority*

Video Graphic Artist

March 21, 2018 • Written by

Bell Media/CTV Winnipeg
Video Graphic Artist
24 hours per week. Varying shifts, including evenings, weekends and holidays. Overtime and additional hours as required, especially during peak holiday periods.

Download the job description here.

Graphic Designer

December 19, 2017 • Written by

Graphic Designer

We are Winnipeg based company seeking an individual that is well-organized, self-motivated and a self-starter, has the ability to multi-task, and with a friendly and professional attitude.

Job Summary:

As an in-house Graphics Designer, you will be given the opportunity to play a major role in the production and design of all aspects of our Graphics and Social Media.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design corporate marketing materials such as product catalogues, packaging, brochures, monthly incentives, forms and other.
  • Development and creation of social media campaigns.
  • Maintain and update company’s website.
  • Develop and write copies for new products and promotional materials.
  • Take product pictures, edit images and source stock photography for different projects based on requirements and needs.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent working knowledge of graphics and design fundamentals.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Able to work independently and in a small office setting.
  • Organized with the ability to juggle multiple deadlines.
  • Computer literate: Technical knowledge of related programs and computer software.
  • Bilingual – French (an asset, not required)

Apply Now:

Please send your application to sugopebo@mymts.net.

Graphic Designer

November 17, 2017 • Written by

Manitoba Centre of Health Policy at the University of Manitoba

Graphic Designer – Office Assistant 5 (AESES)

New Grant-Funded Continuing Full-Time
35.00 hours/week full time hours; monday to friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Salary Range: $24.52 – $31.10 per hour ($44626.40 to $56602.00 per annum)
Proposed Start Date: December 11, 2017
Trial/Probation Period: 840.00 hours

For more information, please contact:
Shannon Turczak
Manitoba Centre for Health Policy
204-789-3769 or Shannon_Turczak@cpe.umanitoba.ca

Responsibilities:

  • Works with Lead Research Coordinator, and Deliverables teams to design and prepare research reports, summaries, and other material for print and digital use.
  • Conceives and develops information graphics (e.g., charts, diagrams, maps, icons) for use in documents, presentations, and online.
  • Provides design and implementation advice and assistance; provides in-house technical support when necessary.
  • Acts as “Webmaster” for MCHP, designs and manages updates to the website (RedDot), and liaises with other MCHP website publishers to coordinate updates.
  • Liaises with Marketing and Communications staff regarding Faculty design and communication policies.
  • Contributes to MCHP Communications Group, and the implementation of the MCHP’s Communications Strategy.
  • Keeps up-to-date with technological changes in the fields of design and communications.
  • Collaborates with Communications Officer to develop content for social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
  • Supports communications for knowledge translation events designing invitations, agendas and promotional materials.
  • Supports development and implementation of Public Engagement Strategy.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or required.

Qualifications:

EDUCATION:

  • Completion of a formal training program in Graphic Design, Visual Communications or a related discipline is required.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Four years of directly related experience in a graphic design studio or agency, or as an independent contractor of design and layout services required.
  • Experience working with both print and web platforms is preferred.
  • Experience in visualizing data and creating infographics is preferred.
  • Knowledge and ability to create accessible graphics and communication materials is preferred.
  • Experience with RedDot and other content management systems is an asset.
  • Experience with Java/HTML5/CSS is an asset.
  • Training and experience in web design using new media (video, audio, etc.) and interactive features (flash etc.) are assets.
  • An acceptable equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

    • Must be proficient in InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office Suite, basic HTML, color theory, print and web design, layout/conversion optimization.
    • Proven graphic design and print layout skills are required.
    • Strong visual ideation/creativity and typography skills are required.
    • Proficiency in web publishing is required.
    • Must be detail-oriented and have strong problem solving skills.
    • Strong organizational and time management skills are required.
    • Must be able to manage multiple projects and competing priorities.
    • Must be able to manipulate and enhance graphics and photos.
    • Must be able to communicate orally and in written form effectively, as well as to advise on, develop, and present informational materials.
    • Must be able to parse information and convey it in a meaningful and creative way.
    • Must be able to transform scientific data into graphical design for a variety of audiences.
    • Must be able to make sound independent judgments.
    • Must be able to work as part of a team and also independently.
    • Must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with various levels of internal and external contacts.
    • Satisfactory work record, including satisfactory attendance and punctuality, is required.

Interested individuals may apply via the UM recruitment website here: http://umanitoba.ca/admin/human_resources/employment/employment_opportunities.html
Note: For quick access to this job posting, search for the requisition number: 00440