New Job Visual Communications Coordinator In Saskatchewan
|Visual Communications Coordinator|
Visual Communications Coordinator
Company : City of Saskatoon
Salary : $66,870–$73,724 a year
Location : Saskatchewan
Division: Strategy and Transformation
Department: Communications and Public Engagement
Term: 1 Temp Full Time position available for approximately 24 months months.
Closing Date: 09/04/2023
Labour Group: CUPE 59
Under supervision of the Communications andamp; Marketing Manager, this position will focus on the development, design and implementation of visual communications materials for a variety of marketing, communications and community engagement projects.
Duties & Responsibilities
- Provides creative direction and consultation of visual communications from the development and production of concepts to the final artwork for print and digital promotional and collateral materials.
- Plans and coordinates the production of visual communications including graphic design, print design, web graphics, video/motion graphic videos, and photography.
- Develops and maintains the City brand and sub-brands including corporate graphic design standards, guidelines and templates to ensure the correct application
- Develops, produces, and implements the booking and placement of media advertising.
- Assists with the implementation of communication and action plans to promote participation in the programs and services.
- Maintains and coordinates a digital photo and video library for the purpose of editing, selection, and distribution.
- Assists with writing copy and proofreading publications and other promotional materials and collateral
- Coordinate and manage vendor relationships as required.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Abilities And Skills
- Demonstrated ability in conceptual design, creative development and art direction, print and digital graphic design, and print production and scheduling.
- Demonstrated skill in the use of both PC and Macintosh platforms, including operating systems and software such as Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Bridge, Adobe Lightroom and Adobe Acrobat Pro, Adobe Premier Pro and Adobe After Effects, and Microsoft Office applications.
- Current knowledge of changing design trends, techniques and related software, digital file management and archiving, digital animation, photography, computer illustration, mixed visual media, and basic HTML.
- Thorough knowledge of branding and working within a visual identity system, graphic design techniques, typography, digital file formats and applications, colour/halftone image resolution and correction, trapping, pdf workflow and manipulation, and knowledge of print bindery including die cuts, paper stock and preflighting and troubleshooting of digital files.
- Considerable knowledge in implementing, production and placement of communication tools using a variety of promotional tools and advertising media.
- Ability to prioritize duties and responsibilities, make decisions, and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.
- Ability to express ideas and concepts effectively in oral and written form.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, supervisors, suppliers, the graphic arts industry and the media.
Education, Training And Experience Requirements
- Degree in graphic/ visual communication or a related field plus four years progressively responsible experience in graphic design and/or advertising, including the production and placement of various communication tools use in the graphic arts industry or advertising media.
- Graduation from a two year post-secondary graphic/visual communication, graphic and digital design or related field plus six years progressively responsible experience in graphic design and/or advertising, including the production and placement of various communication tools use in the graphic arts industry or advertising media.
Weekly Hours: 36.67
Salary Range: $66,869.52 to $73,723.92 CAD per annum (2023 rates)
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
The City of Saskatoon offers an inclusive workplace that embraces diverse backgrounds. As an equity partner with the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission (SHRC), the City commits to diversity, equity and inclusion in our workplaces. By having our workforce reflect the community we serve, we support the realization of miyo-pimatisiwin, (me-o-pi-ma-ti-si-win) “the good life”, for all residents. To learn more about Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the City, please visit Saskatoon.ca/diversity
The City of Saskatoon strives to provide an accessible and inclusive workplace for all, including throughout the application and selection process through reasonable access and accommodations. Should you require accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please email [email protected].