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.

  • URL: http://employment.rdc.ab.ca/postings/1178
  • Location: Red Deer
  • Starts On: March 1, 2018, 2:21 p.m.

Job Requirements

  • Experience:

    Over 3 years related experience

  • Job Description:

    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:

    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

    Four (4) year undergraduate degree, or three (3) year undergraduate degree plus one full additional year of University in a related program representing four years of study 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 is desired

Company Information

  • Red Deer College

Contact Information


  • https://employment.rdc.ab.ca/
  • Contact Method:

    For more information about this position, or to apply online please visit: http://employment.rdc.ab.ca/postings/1178