Graphic Designer, Print Production

We have a one-year contract opportunity, starting January 2019 for a client-minded, do-what-it-takes, detail-oriented Graphic Designer, Print Production. Not a design role but a critical player in pre-print production, from laying out the art to liaising with vendors and bringing together the finished product.

Toronto, ON


<p>Array is a leading global provider of end-to-end retail merchandising services.</p> <p>For over 35 years, we have been delivering innovation in point-of-purchase displays, self-service systems, retail fixtures and environments.</p> <p>Our clients benefit from our unparalleled range of in-house design, development and project management services; global manufacturing capabilities; comprehensive logistics and installation; complete follow-up services and our promise of continuous innovation.</p> <p>We have a robust, global operating footprint, serving customers across North America, Asia, Latin America and Europe.</p> <p>Using our unique knowledge of the retail industry and its customers, we play a critical role in developing and enhancing the in-store experience for the world&rsquo;s premier retailers and consumer product manufacturers.</p>

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Overview: <p>Array is transforming. Every day we become a stronger global company. With over 1500 employees and exponential growth, we are redesigning how we better serve customers and scale our business. We are building on strength acquiring new businesses and talent to increase our capacity and capability to innovate and accelerate rapid growth.</p> <p>A leader in the retail display and in-store merchandising services industry, we work with top brands like Est&eacute;e Lauder, Sephora, Ulta Beauty, and L&rsquo;Or&eacute;al to name just a few. Experts in our field with over 35 years of experience, we are transforming our business process leveraging our deep industry knowledge and design innovation.</p> <p><strong>Who we need</strong></p> <p>We have a one-year contract opportunity, starting January 2019 for a client-minded, do-what-it-takes, detail-oriented&nbsp;<strong>Graphic Designer, Print Production</strong>. Not a design role but a critical player in pre-print production, from laying out the art to liaising with vendors and bringing together the finished product.</p> <p><strong>What&rsquo;s in it for you</strong></p> <ul> <li><em>Exposure.</em>&nbsp;This is an opportunity to expand your hands-on experience creating innovative layouts in Illustrator and InDesign. It&rsquo;s a chance to learn about a range of printing processes and production.</li> <li><em>Career development.&nbsp;</em>Array is at a pivotal point, gaining new clients and investing in themselves to accelerate their growth. While this is a one year contract, the hands-on experience and connections you gain will open doors for you - some of which might even be here as new opportunities arise every day as we continue to scale.</li> </ul>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>Our new Graphic Designer, Print Production will:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Prepare production files. You will layout artwork for in-house and out-of-house print production (Screenprint, Digital, Litho).</li> <li>Document. You will develop, maintain and follow a detailed checklist to ensure all steps are completed in a timely manner.</li> <li>Issues resolution. You will troubleshoot discrepancies in colour consistency, production time, etc.</li> <li>Act as a single point of contact. You will liaise with project managers, sales, vendors, and printers to resolve graphics layout and printing issues.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>So, how do we know you are the new Graphic Designer, Print Production? You have:</strong></p> <ul> <li>The education. Ideally, you have a diploma in Graphic Design, Industrial Design, or Print Production.</li> <li>The experience. You have 3-5 years of experience in pre-print/pre-press production coordination, specializing in artwork layout. You exude a high level of detail, creativity, and accuracy.</li> <li>The technical skills. You have expertise with InDesign, Illustrator and using a Mac.</li> <li>The communication abilities. You are well spoken and confident while open to feedback and learning at every opportunity.</li> <li>The flexibility. You are a team player ready to jump in whenever and wherever needed. You take a collaborative approach to your work, yet you thrive in an autonomous role.</li> </ul> <p><strong>The Array way</strong></p> <p>Whether you are working in the engineering department in Long Island, the design studio in Toronto or around the world on the manufacturing floor, Array is a place that invests in our people and recognizes their success. We believe in open, honest communication and the input of all of our employees.</p> <p>At Array, we foster a culture of mutual respect, innovation, collaboration, and pride. From encouraging calculated risks that lead to innovation to providing access to education, on-site learning, and the best technology and materials, we promise to provide a safe, creative, ethical and nurturing environment to build a dynamic career.</p> <p><strong>Diversity and Equal Opportunity Employment</strong></p> <p>Array is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, Aboriginal/Native American status or any other legally-protected factors. Disability-related accommodations during the application process are available upon request.</p>