Graphic & Web Designer - Mississauga
15/03/19

Obsidian Group Inc. is a management company formed in 1996 to develop, market, and manage hospitality and real estate interests.

 

With its rock solid foundation Obsidian Group Inc.’s future can only be described as unlimited.

 

  • Execute all visual design stages from concept to final hand-off to marketing management.
  • Conceptualize original design ideas, imagery, user interface that bring simplicity and user friendliness where necessary under each concept.
  • Make content edits and additions where needed.
  • Make amendments to Wordpress based websites using technical knowledge of the CMS web software and HTML/CSS/Javascript skillset.
  • Create small project wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps to communicate web based interaction where needed.
  • Present and defend designs and key deliverables to peers and executive level stakeholders.
  • Assistance in project scheduling/implementation and defining budget constraints.
  • Working with a wide range of media and using graphic design software; primarily Adobe Creative Cloud.
  • Thinking creatively and developing new design concepts, graphics and layouts.
  • Prepares work to be accomplished by gathering information and materials.
  • Plans concept by studying information and materials.
  • Illustrates concept by designing rough layout of art and copy regarding arrangement, size, type size and style, and related aesthetic concepts.
  • Obtains approval of concept by submitting rough layout for approval.
  • Prepares finished copy and art by developing print-ready documentation for production.
  • Prepares final layout by marking and pasting up finished copy and art.
  • Assists in the completion of projects by coordinating with outside agencies, art services, printers, etc. alongside the marketing manager, as required.
  • Maintains technical knowledge by attending design workshops; reviewing professional publications; participating in professional societies and researching graphic trends.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • The ability to create custom designs for print and packaging, including window displays, in-store signage and POS, billboards, menus, stationary, social media posts, custom store artwork and various packaging projects for multiple brands.
  • The ability to bring many outsourced capabilities in house, and maintains an awareness of current social media, web, and software trends.
  • With direction from the Brand Marketing Managers and Operations team, the Graphic Designer will create innovative artwork that is in line with our brand standard & vision, and customer needs.
  • He/she must be able to work closely with all levels of the organization.
  • Daily interaction with marketing management executives, social media management and other designers.
  • Prepare and present print projects at various stages of the design process to Vice President of Operations and Senior Marketing Manager.
  • Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices and standards.
  • Other duties assigned.

 

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