VANCOUVER ART GALLERY ASSOCIATION
1 FULL TIME POSITION AVAILABLE
Production Graphic Designer
Reporting to the Designer: Exhibition, Graphics and Production, the incumbent administers the graphic design and supports the production of gallery signage and exhibition graphics.
Responsibilities include supporting the Design team and working with Gallery staff by populating pre-designed templates and completing the final design with specifications for signage and exhibition graphics to a production ready standard; coordinating with staff for approved text and images; planning and scheduling for the graphic needs and requirements with the Design Department staff and Gallery staff; assisting with production and planning for the installation of signage and graphics; editing and updating templates based on art direction from the Designer; creating 2D technical and plan drawings; layout and set up of large scale murals/illustrations; editing images; assisting with print and die cut vinyl production; assisting with research and planning for the department; ability to take direction and adapt to quickly changing design feedback and other related duties as required.
Bachelors degree in graphic design, communication design, industrial design or related degree plus a minimum of 5 years experience in a graphic design position. Previous experience in a production design position and working in a team environment is required. Previous experience working in large cultural organizations is an asset.
As the Production Graphic Designer, you will have advanced knowledge and skills with the most current Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Bridge, Acrobat and Photoshop applications, MS Office, the current Mac OS and a an understanding of file management on a shared server structure. Knowledge of SketchUp, Onyx RIP software, MS Teams and Piction applications are an asset. The successful applicant will demonstrate superior communication and organizational skills, excellent technical skills with regard to graphic design (typography, colour theory, image editing, layout), a proactive work ethic, clear comprehension of a multifaceted workflow, and the ability to work effectively and collaboratively with others in accomplishing projects with high production standards and compressed timelines. Excellent time-management and a high attention to detail in proofreading text and design elements are also essential.
SALARY: Pay Grade 18 Step 1 $24.74 per hour $24.74
HOURS: 70 hours bi-weekly 9 day fortnight schedule
Please submit your resume and cover letter by Friday, January 21, 2022 to Debra Nesbitt, Director of Human Resources, Vancouver Art Gallery, 750 Hornby Street, Vancouver, B.C. V6Z 2H7, Fax: 604-682-1086 or email .
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those short-listed will be contacted.
The Vancouver Art Gallery commits to providing equitable access to everyone. We actively support accessibility, anti-racism, LGBTQ2S+ inclusion and encourage diversity in our staff, visitors, volunteers, and programming. We cultivate a safer space where all voices are heard, valued, and represented. The Gallery stands against hatred, discrimination, racism, homophobia, and transphobia.
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