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Modern Dog Seeks Intermediate/Senior Graphic Designer

Modern Dog and Modern Cat magazines are looking for a talented, experienced Graphic Designer to head the Graphics and Production department in our Railtown office (east Vancouver). The ideal candidate will be a creative problem solver with the ability to work quickly under tight deadlines in a diverse and dynamic work environment. Super organizational skills a must.

Job Title: Intermediate/Senior Graphic Designer
Company: Modern Dog Inc. & Modern Cat Inc.
Location: Vancouver, BC

Date Posted: March 24, 2016
Start Date: May 9th, 2016 (must be available for part-time training starting April 18th)
Job Type: Full-time

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Expert skills in Adobe Creative Cloud: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop3-5 years graphic design experience.
  • Previous editorial experience preferred (print/digital)Strong organizational skills and ability to self-manage.
  • Keen eye for colour and colour correction.
  • Self-motivated and a team player with a friendly personality.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • The successful candidate will possess a sharp eye for detail, along with the technical ability required to create and prepare print-ready files.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and within tight deadlines (fast and exacting).
  • Proficient with web technologies (HTML5, CSS).
  • Experience working with Drupal an asset.
  • Must be comfortable working in a dog-friendly work environment

Responsibilities:

  • Create magazine layout for both Modern Dog and Modern Cat magazines
  • Responsible for preparing all aspects of production including preparing magazine files for print
  • Ensure all work is on brand and consistent
  • Ability to produce print ready production artwork to specifications provided
  • Ensure all submitted materials are to spec
  • Work alongside the art director to come up with visual ideas for stories
  • Work closely with marketing and circulation department to translate Modern Dog’s and Modern Cat’s marketing objectives and brand strategies into on-brand creative execution.
  • Create marketing materials and ad campaigns
  • Adapt print content for web
  • Oversee all web content and troubleshoot contests and user issues for both moderndogmagazine.com and moderncat.com

Required experience:

  • Graphic Design: 3 years

Interested candidates should email a cover letter, a resume with references, and a link to portfolio to production@moderndogmagazine.com with the subject line “Graphic Designer”. No phone calls please. Prospective candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Thank you for your interest in Modern Dog and Modern Cat!


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