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Hiring – Full Time Production Line Graphic Designer

28 February 2017
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Brixwork is looking for a talented graphic designer to join our fun & dynamic team that is constantly growing.

Production Line Graphic Designer

  • Unique opportunity to join a growing team that has been in operation for many years, with many more to come.
  • Work in our Gastown office at your own workstation with a 27″ iMac and an external monitor and your own L-shaped workstation.
  • As much tea, coffee, yoghurt and chocolate milk to fill your stomach and heart.
  • Learn to work with your project lead, your coders/developers, content administrators, as well as some client interaction.

Brixwork Real Estate Marketing provides boutique marketing services for the real estate industry in both Canada and the USA. During a time of unprecedented growth, we are now looking for an additional Graphic Designer join the Brixwork team. This role would suit someone with a passion for creating elegant, simple and beautiful designs on digital media as well as printed media, whilst maintaining strong attention to detail and keeping deadlines/timelines in mind.

The chosen candidate will be working out of our Gastown studio in Downtown Vancouver. Foreign contractors need not apply as we have a very strict policy of our entire workforce operating out of our Vancouver Headquarters. This is a full-time position, with a minimum 37.5 hours per week of work.

Technical Knowledge & Skills

  1. InDesign & Illustrator skills
  2. Photoshop Skills
  3. Comfortable On Mac OSX
  4. Knowledge of typography
  5. Knowledge of colour spaces (CMYK, RGB & Pantone)
  6. Experience in print production for digital & offset presses

Experience & Qualifications

  1. Minimum 1 year in design school or equivalent self-obtained education.
  2. Preferred 1 year in any type of customer service or administrative/office experience.
  3. Legally able to work in Canada.
  4. Attention to detail & proof reading data.
  5. Good handle of English & clear communication skills.
  6. Able to work in a team environment and under pressures of deadlines.
  7. Good organization skills to keep track of multiple projects.
  8. Willingness to learn & progress with new skills and techniques.
  9. Solid work ethics, and able to work without supervision.

What We Are Offering

  1. Full time employment in a dynamic, fast-paced team!
  2. $15/hr probation wage for first 3 months, then up to $18/hr and Benefits.
  3. Opportunity to learn & grow in a Vancouver-based start-up with years of operation history.
  4. Free Coffee & Lattes all day long.
  5. iMac + multiple monitors workstation provided.

How To Apply

If this role sounds like you, please submit an emailed application to jeff (jeff@brixwork.com). Things to include:

  1. Resume & Brief Cover letter
  2. The email subject must contain “Production Line Graphic Designer – <YOUR NAME>”.
  3. Do not phone – if you call us, you will automatically be disqualified.
  4. Graphic Portfolio: include at least one raw InDesign and one raw Illustrator file for inspection.

Your Future Co-Workers (9 + you!):

3 other Coders to share tasks with, bounce ideas off of, and learn from.
1 other Graphic Designer who will set the visuals and direction of your products.
1 Project Manager who will provide the overall directions for you & the Designers.
1 SEO/Blog Writer & Tech Support and Content Manager for you to help out.
1 Administrator who handles customer inquiries, invoices & payments that you will communicate with.
1 CEO that oversees the operations, back-end software development & architecture, and some project management.
We have 2 more people on the team you will rarely speak to (if not ever) – our CFO and Office Caretaker.

About the Author

jeffkee

CEO & Director of Brixwork Real Estate Marketing Inc., with over a decade of industry experience and expertise. Jeff is passionate about helping real estate agents achieve their sales goals through effective and innovative design.