Job Information

  • Overview:

    The Graphic Design Specialist position functions within a team framework to effectively design and produce materials reflecting business needs and target audience for printing, display, online or publication that enhances college image, promotes college services and events, and focuses on enrollment management for Red Deer College. The position provides graphic design expertise in the implementation of a diverse spectrum of materials for recruitment, promotions, marketing campaigns, communications and special events. Tasks are diverse and time sensitive, requiring a high degree of creative thinking and collaboration. The position also works to ensure all departments follow the RDC brand guidelines and maintain a strong brand.

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  • Position Reports To: Marketing Coordinator
  • Location: Red Deer, Alberta
  • Starts On: Jan. 15, 2018, 8:30 a.m.

Job Requirements

  • Experience:

    - Over 3 years related experience

  • Job Description:

    Ability to:
    - Translate/Convert business requirements into creative solutions
    - Create visual solutions to communication problems or goals
    - Work independently and under pressure to meet deadlines
    - Demonstrate flexibility; ability to multi-task, adapt to changing priorities and to prioritize projects
    - Work proficiently in a MAC based environment

  • Computer Skills:

    Excellent working knowledge in:
    - Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator)
    - The position must keep current with software as it updates/changes frequently
    - Adobe Acrobat – including creating PDF’s for print and web
    - FTP sites – posting and downloading (transferring files)
    - Design to print process – including initial concepts, mockups, proofs, final layouts and print management. Print management includes preparing the project to be press ready and problem-solving to ensure issues with internal and external print shops are resolved.
    - Current design trends – strong eye for detail
    - Various file formats and their uses

  • Education Required:

    - Two (2) years of post-secondary training, completion of a community college certificate including trades apprenticeships or equivalent in Art; Fine Arts; Graphic Design for Print and Web; Communication Arts – Advertising/Public Relations with a strong emphasis on graphic design or related area

Company Information

  • Red Deer College
    100 College Boulevard, Box 5005
    Red Deer AB T4N 5H5

Contact Information

  • Kristin
    Phone: (403) 342-3273
  • Contact Method:

    For more information, or to apply online, please visit Red Deer College's online application portal: