OverviewGrant MacEwan University Graphic Designer Full Time in Edmonton, AB
Grant MacEwan University
Branch Edmonton AB CA
The successful candidate will have working knowledge of design principles and knowledge of UI/UX design, knowledge of best practices regarding design for…
MacEwan University inspires students with a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences – ours is a connected culture that focuses on learner-centered teaching, and on providing opportunities for students to grow and achieve.
The university provides a transformative education in a creative, collaborative and supportive learning environment. 19,000 full- and part-time students are enrolled in more than 65 programs: four-year undergraduate degrees, applied degrees, university transfer programs and one- and two-year diploma and certificates. Additional offerings include preparation for university and college, English as an Additional Language, professional and personal development courses and workshops, corporate training and the Conservatory of Music.
The Web Services department at MacEwan University is currently seeking a motivated, energetic individual for a Web Graphic Designer position. This position is responsible for the design and creation of web graphics for the MacEwan.ca website and other online presences. The designer is a member of the Web Services department and works closely with the other team members, contributing to project plans and ongoing development of web design items.
The successful candidate will have working knowledge of design principles and knowledge of UI/UX design, knowledge of best practices regarding design for responsive websites, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, experience in problem solving and decision-making, ability to interact professionally with stakeholders and team members, and experience working in a collaborative environment. Candidates must have good instincts and common sense and be comfortable with varying levels of creative freedom. The successful candidate must also be well organized, able to cope with multiple events, able to prioritize and complete tasks in a time-sensitive manner, and able to work in a busy team environment. Familiarity with project management and managing aspects of a project is an asset. Must be highly skilled in InDesign, Illustrator, PhotoShop, scanning software and font management.
Candidates are asked to submit portfolio (or link to portfolio on-line) with application.
Applicants must have a post-secondary diploma or degree in a related field. A minimum of four to five years of graphic design employment is required, including work on web and print publications. Self-employed experience is considered.
When you become part of the MacEwan team, you will enjoy a competitive salary. Our total compensation package includes:
Competitive base pay
Generous vacation time
Secure pension plan
Excellent benefits package
Effective recognition and retention programs
Continuous learning culture
Opportunities for career growth
This position is included under the MacEwan Staff Association collective agreement.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Edmonton, AB, CA
Posted on: 2017-04-02