Graphic Designer, Marketing

Date Posted: Jul 09, 2018

Salary: TBD
Province: Ontario
Region: Metro Toronto Area
City: Toronto
Organization's Field/Discipline: The Arts
Term: Contract
Career Level: Intermediate

Organization Description

PI Fine Art

PI Fine Art is Canada’s largest diversified art and framing showroom catering primarily to interior designers. PI Fine Art has grown over forty years in business to become one of North America’s leading art sources for both the residential and hospitality industries. Founded in 1976 by Esther Cohen Bartfield, PI Fine Art is now a family run business with over 100 employees that includes a creative team of art consultants, sales representatives, graphic designers and visual artists. With an impressive designer showroom, framing gallery and selection of original art, the company has emerged as a leading source for unique artwork for corporate consultants and designers alike. Representing more than 100 artists, PI Fine Art’s collection consists of original paintings, limited edition giclees, open edition prints and our latest line of alternative substrates.



Job Description

WHO ARE WE
PI Fine Art is proudly Canadian and celebrating over 40 year in business, serving the retail, commercial and hospitality industries. We’re one of the largest vertically integrated art companies in North America, specializing in art, wallcovering, mirrors and alternative wall d├ęcor.

We manage every step within the art development and supply chain process - from art consulting, publishing and manufacturing. We work directly with artists, owning the rights to tens of thousands of images, while offering a high degree of innovation and customization. We manufacture in-house, which allows us to offer accessible prices, shorter lead times and uncompromised quality. A state of the art print department offers extensive printing options on traditional papers, alternative substrates and vinyl wallcovering.

The PI Art Department is a melting pot of talent; this group of in-house artists, designers and art directors produce original art packages. Partnering with a multitude of brands to produce imagery that is congruent with each brand's standards and offering a wide variety of completely custom imagery.

We are seeking a Intermediate Graphic Designer in Marketing to join our team on a 1-year contract.

The Intermediate Graphic Designer in Marketing is a master designer and artist who is an original thinker, and conceives creative concepts and translates them into a visual format. They have an extensive imagination and can visualize the final product.
Under the general supervision of the Creative Director, and as part of the Marketing Team, the Intermediate Graphic Designer will create and coordinate digital and printed graphic materials and possess extensive knowledge of specialized design concepts, media, and software tools to develop comprehensive layouts and drive the production of marketing collateral. Attention to detail, leadership and communication skills are paramount for success in this role; the Intermediate Graphic Designer will work in tandem with graphics designers, print operators, project coordinators and at times student interns.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Sets the tone for Marketing Design across the organization ensuring art production meets organizational standards for Accessibility, Taste and Saleability.
  • Conceptualizes and designs digital and printed materials for trade exhibits, displays, catalogs, marketing materials, web sites, and other channels (including tear sheets, advertisements, brochures, logos, and signage)
  • Sets design standards via style sheets across the company ensuring brand message is consistent throughout all marketing.
  • Creates digital page layouts using publishing software.
  • Plans production schedules and workflow for the design process of Marketing projects
  • Develops specifications and standards for printing and other production.
  • Identifies, sources, and selects vendors/service providers for various marketing and production related projects as assigned.
  • Recommends and/or selects the appropriate media and materials (e.g. paper, ink, etc.).
  • Participates in marketing strategic planning meetings on a project-by-project basis
  • Coordinates and maintains a library of graphics, media, digital records, and other company content.
  • Where necessary, writes and edits marketing copy, Web copy and other marketing language including but not limited to, newsletters, e-blasts and e-catalogues, rep kits and social media communications.
  • Maintains expert level knowledge of relevant design tools and technologies.
  • Accurately tracks and documents organizational licensing processes as they relate to Design and Marketing functions.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Requirements:

Skills/Qualifications:
  • Minimum of high school diploma or GED, Graduate of relevant design program preferred.
  • At least 2 years of direct work experience as a graphic designer in a professional work environment
  • Expert level in adobe suite in particular Photoshop, InDesign and Microsoft Office.
  • Well versed in the latest graphic design methods, practices, techniques, and associated principles.
  • Solid design and conceptual skills with an awareness of current and future trends.
  • Strong knowledge of printing/publishing procedures and standards and the ability to develop print specifications.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Self-motivated, able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to accept and integrate constructive feedback from superiors.
  • Effective deadline management and project management skills.
  • Able to identify, select, and coordinate vendors for printing needs.
  • Strong interpersonal skills required to communicate with a broad range of stakeholders and/or content owners.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret user requirements.
  • Ability to conduct presentations.


Additional Info:

**PI Fine Art / PI Creative Art is committed to providing accommodations [for people with disabilities]. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

 

How to Apply:

Please apply by email only to hr@pifineart.com, using the
SUBJECT LINE:  Job - Graphic Designer, Marketing

PLEASE INCLUDE A LINK TO YOUR ONLINE PORTFOLIO WHEN APPLYING TO THIS POSITION.


Contact Info:

Email: hr@pifineart.com
Website: www.pifineart.com

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