Production Designer

Toronto, Ontario, Canada · Creative

Description

GALE is a business agency that brings together an equal balance of business consulting expertise & agency creativity to solve the world’s most complex marketing challenges. We operate without silos to deliver innovative business strategy, data insights, and transformative creative work. We work best with brands that are looking to solve tomorrow’s problems, today. GALE is a global company with offices located in New York, Toronto, Singapore and Bengaluru.

If you’re driven by a passion to build something great, a desire to innovate, and a commitment to achieve excellence in your craft, GALE is a great place for you

About the role

GALE is currently hiring a digital focused Production Designer who has expertise in both print and digital production to join our Toronto creative team. You will be responsible to take designs during the final stages of development to ensure accuracy and prepare them for print of digital production. Your creative and technical skills to format various images and illustrations will be instrumental for delivery. You should have an eye for detail, be highly organized, self-motivated with the ability to take ownership in areas of responsibility.

This is a fantastic opportunity to learn and work with a talented team in building experiences for some of the best brands in the world.

Who you are

● 5+ years experience in an integrated digital and print production role in a creative agency environment

● Solid working experience building, editing and optimizing pixel and vector graphics (Sketch, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator)

● Possess strong attention to detail

● Work well under pressure in a fast-paced collaborative environment

● Ability to manage multiple work streams and projects simultaneously

● An ability to communicate clearly with peers and across disciplines

● An eagerness to try (and adopt) new applications and working methods

● A dedication to delivering great work

Nice to have:

● Experience in asset management

● Experience in Quality Assurance testing

● Experience working with developers with an understanding of front end dev.

What you will be doing

Production

● Digital production skills for websites and CRM

● Accurately preparing development ready files

● Speed, accuracy and efficiency

● Print pre-press production

● Packaging and exporting files to Zeplin

● Preparing and packaging files for print production

● Visual QA

Design

● Creating Keynote, Powerpoint and Google slides presentations/decks

● Creating icons, infographics and diagrams

● Creating and ensuring consistency of visual elements

● Ensuring brand integrity for design elements

● Assisting Art Directors and Designers with production of style guides and brand guidelines

● Layouts and design (expanding on art direction)

○ Website pages in variety of break points

○ Email

○ Direct mail

○ General print

● Quality assurance

Technical must-have skills

● Sketch

● Zeplin

● Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Lightroom)

● Keynote, PowerPoint, Google Docs, Google Slides

Nice to have

● Able to assemble clickable prototypes using Framer X

● Familiarity in print and collateral design and production

● Motion graphics familiarity with Adobe Premiere and After Effects

● Managing and cataloging of assets in Adobe Lightroom

● Knowledge of web accessibility standards for AODA

● Photo post-production experience

● Front-end HTML and CSS knowledge


GALE is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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