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Design Director / Senior Production Designer

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Our client is looking for a Design Director and/or Senior Production Designer who is a "Creative and Visual Design Powerhouse" for a contract-to-hire assignment.

In this role, you will provide full layout, graphic design and production services for various promotional print (including brochures and reports), in-store pieces, and on-line materials such as web banners, landing pages and micro-sites. This role will also work with the Brand Manager and the company's creative agencies to ensure that creative is effective and represents the brand. As the Team Lead and most senior member, this person will be responsible for managing, actively coaching and supporting a small design team, as well as prioritizing and trafficking workflow.

Additional responsibilities include:
• Develop and execute creative material based on creative briefs supplied by the Brand Manager
• Work collaboratively with the agency of record to build creative that is both memorable and effective
• Provide graphic design based on conceptual guidelines and project specifications
• Manage the various stages of production
• Maintain and archive digital & hard copies of production files
• Ensure compliance with corporate identity standards and partner co-op guidelines
• Create customized digital images by manipulating royalty-free stock images
• Prepare digital files for various output devices
• Ensure smooth transition between in-house design and outside suppliers
• Liaise with production house in preparation of film and printer for on-site press checks
• Track project docket for reference purposes
• Maintain knowledge of current software applications and printing/production techniques

Minimum Qualifications:
• 6+ years of work experience in graphic design
• 1-2 years of team management experience
• Experience working with retail in-store creative
• Formal education in graphic design
• Both Agency & Client side experience is a must
• High knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
• Plus to have some basic knowledge of a web application like Dreamweaver or Flash
• Excellent communication and written skills in English, French is a definite asset
• Ability to manage multiple projects with tight deadlines simultaneously
• Flexible personality accepting of the projects having numerous changes
• Ability to create a variety of projects from concept through production

Interested candidates please respond with links to relevant samples and portfolios. Thank you!

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