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Intermediate / Senior Graphic Designer

Location: Multimatic Inc., Markham, Ontario, Canada

Posted: September 15th, 2017

Position Overview:

Multimatic is a global corporation supplying engineered components, systems and services to the automotive industry. The company’s core competencies include the development and manufacture of complex mechanisms and body hardware, suspension systems and body structural components as well as the design, engineering and development of light weight composite automotive systems. Multimatic is headquartered in Toronto, Canada, and has operating divisions in North America, Europe and Asia with manufacturing partners in South America and Australia.

Multimatic is currently seeking to recruit an Intermediate to Senior Graphic Designer with automotive experience and interests as well as the skills to help design, produce and maintain print and online collateral that is part of the company’s ongoing internal (corporate, group and division levels) and external marketing and communications effort. As a designer, you will also be asked to take an active role in diverse projects such as the design and production of trade shows, corporate and plant videos, logos / product branding, corporate signage, building layouts and race team graphics. You will report to the Director of Communications, and be working with a senior writer / editor.

Submissions will not be considered without a portfolio that demonstrated graphic design experience and skills. Please include as much automotive related material as possible. Examples of your work can be submitted in PDF format via this web site, or as a link to an online portfolio.

Facility Address:

Multimatic Technical Centre
85 Valleywood Drive
Markham, Ontario
Canada L3R 5E5

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • With assistance from other team members, design, produce and maintain marketing materials including brochures, press releases, articles, trade show materials, presentations, posters, signage, displays, trade show booths and other collateral as needed
  • With assistance from other team members and an IT staff, design, produce and help maintain the company’s web sites, social media initiatives (minimal), corporate intranet, e-newsletters and other online collateral as needed
  • Learn, then maintain and apply Multimatic’s brand standards and visual identity guidelines
  • Apply experience in layout, colour theory, sourcing imagery and typography
  • Help maintain an extensive PowerPoint technical presentation library as well as separate libraries of images, logos, music, videos, and projects

 Requirements:

  • A college or university diploma / degree or equivalent education with focus on graphic design, writing, editing and marketing / communications
  • At least two years of work experience, preferably dealing with the automotive sector or a related technical field
  • Expert knowledge and application experience using graphic design systems and programs for PC or Mac including Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premier Pro) and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Expert experience and knowledge of HTML/XML/PHP as related to web design technologies would be an asset
  • Strong creative and graphical design skills
  • Strong technical writing and communication skills
  • The ability to manage confidential information
  • Ability to effective manage multiple projects / tasks of varying complexities, meet deadlines and work well under pressure
  • Excellent organization and communication skills
  • Adhere to quality control processes ensuring files are proofread and meet all brand and graphic standards, and all necessary sign-offs are obtained before releasing files
  • Adhere to established processes and procedures to effectively manage projects
  • Photographic and video shooting / editing skills would be an asset

Efforts Required:

  • Able to handle/maintain information and data in strict confidence and with discretion

Compensation will be based on qualifications and experience.  If you are interested in working in a dynamic and entrepreneurial environment, we would like to hear from you.  ** All submissions will be kept confidential.

Multimatic is an equal opportunity employer.

To lean more about Multimatic, visit www.multimatic.com. To apply for this career opportunity, click below on "APPLY NOW" and send us your resume and cover letter. We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

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