Junior Graphic Designer

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Job Description

As a Junior Designer with Paper Crane, you are involved with design tasks from conception to completion. You will participate in producing preliminary versions of designs, engaging in design solutions and processing feedback to improve designs.

If you are passionate about helping see organizations succeed, are creative about finding the best visual solutions for clients all over the world, then we are for you!


Technical Skills

Strong working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite: 

  • Photoshop
  • InDesign
  • Illustrator
  • Adobe XD

Good working knowledge of:

  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Procreate
  • After Effects

Bonus Skills:

  • Understanding of basic website and online design functionality
  • Understanding or knowledge of Webflow and it’s capabilities

Duties

As a Jr. Graphic designer you may be asked to produce any or all of the following:

  • Logos
  • Icons
  • Print Sales Materials
  • Website layouts
  • Large format printing solutions like displays and vehicle wraps
  • Custom illustrations
  • Digital ads
  • Book/Novel layouts and covers


Responsibilities

  • Understanding project requirements and ideas and asking questions
  • Collaborating with the team to launch projects within deadlines
  • Using feedback from the team to improve
  • Knowledge of design techniques
  • Ability to work well within a team as well as remotely
  • A talent for creativity and problem-solving
  • Understanding of solid UX/UI
  • Ability to think creatively and apply ideas to solve practical business problems using visuals
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to schedule and manage your own time effectively to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills


Education & Experience

  • 1+ years experience either with another organization or on your own
  • Qualified Education with diploma or degree in Graphic Design, Design, UX/UI or Visual Communications.

** Disclaimer: We are attempting to build a local, or at least Western Canada-based team. We love remote work, but we utilize a hybrid model of work from home, remote, and in-office hours as we are of the belief that there's a strong connection between in-person chemistry and company culture. With that being said, we will give precedence to applicants that are Calgary-based, and will work that into our considerations when sending out interview requests. At this time, it's highly unlikely that we will be looking to hire anybody living and working outside of Canada.

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