Pre-Production Designer

About:
bigDAWGS promotions use electronic devices in printed packaging for company-to-company marketing. Pixelfour Creative is creative agency, a division of bigDAWGS promotions. www.bigdawgs.ca and www.pixelfourcreative.com

Term:

  • Contract or Full-time position (Available Positions: 1)

Primary Duties:

  • Prepress file preparations for print based on bigDAWGS product guidelines
  • Sound editing and minor video editing for client products
  • Production proof creation for clients
  • Finalize production file for full scale production
  • Creating new and exciting bigDAWGS products
  • Willingness to adapt to new work procedures

Secondary Duties

  • Internal/external Graphic Design work based on ability
  • Assisting and management of video, sound and photography projects
  • Assisting the production of any in-house printing projects, including operation of printing and finishing equipment.

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, InDesign); working in a mixed PC/MAC environment.
  • Pre-press and pre-production understanding/experience is a must
  • Strong ability for file management and project management
  • The ability to juggle multiple projects at the same time
  • Background in professional print production.
  • Operation of print finishing equipment (cutters, creasers, slitters, laminators, digital die cutters).
  • Excellent communication skills; fluent in English (oral & written)

Additional Experience and Skills (not strictly required, but considered an asset):

  • Additional Advanced knowledge of remaining Adobe Creative Suite programs (Premier, After Effects, Dreamweaver, Audition, etc).
  • Graphic Design, Illustration, Branding
  • CSS, HTML5, Responsive Web Design, WordPress
  • Experience working with popular WordPress themes and plugins
  • A strong sense of creativity and innovation.

Education:

  • Prepress/Graphic/Web Design degree or equivalent

Experience:

  • 1 year full-time experience in print or graphic design position in a studio/agency setting.

Compensation:

  • $30-40k starting salary (based on experience).

Location:

bigDAWGS
1672 O’Connor Dr,
Toronto, Ontario
M4A 1W4
Canada

How to Apply:
Please send your resumé and portfolio (samples of your work) to [email protected].

New to bigDAWGS?

Our customers come to us for printed marketing material like our videoCARDS (video LCD brochures), soundCARDS (sound module greeting cards) and patented webBC slideouts (USB business cards).

Contact us for more information regarding how you can improve your marketing power with bigDAWGS.

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