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Graphic Designer

Join Ennis Fabrics' dynamic marketing department! The Graphic Designer is responsible for creating all visual concepts to inspire and inform customers of our products and services. This position works with a variety of stakeholders and will get the chance to work on projects from idea to completion. The Graphic Designer reports to the Marketing Manager.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design and write visual communication pieces for all the different products and services the company offers. Offer advice and suggestions on design and artistic layout of requested materials or presentations.
  • Work with a variety of departments to ensure all designs and communications properly represent the company based on our corporate guidelines.
  • Monitor and enforce the company image as defined in the corporate identity standards including but not limited to:
    • Letterhead, envelopes, business cards, stickers, tags, catalogs, trademarks, company slogans, and graphics.
  • Work with Digital Marketing Coordinator to keep the company website up to date and push development on an ongoing basis, including providing design layouts for web pages and content.
  • Produce product digital images using the digital camera and/or scanner, for print and website by scanning, capturing, tiling and color correcting fabric images.
  • Keep the website product images current.
  • Co-ordinate customer and sales professional requests for digital images of products.
  • Develop and maintain the schedule to complete projects within deadlines and time frames accordingly.
  • Negotiate with external vendors to ensure projects stay on budget and prepare Purchase Orders for printed projects to be approved by the Marketing Manager.
  • Assist in the creation and printing of the pricelists working with the Marketing Manager and Sales Support, while also managing the inventory of pricelists throughout the year.
  • Responsible to remain familiar and current with the company product line, competitors and the markets the company services.
  •  Keep up to date with the latest software and computer technologies.


Personal Characteristics required:

  • Strong design and color theory knowledge
  • Team player with strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task with good organizational skills
  • Show initiative with projects and performance
  • Great attention to detail
  • Ability to visualize, be creative and imaginative
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Ability to deal with changing deadlines & priorities
  • Deal effectively with stress while being open and approachable


Education:

  • Degree or diploma in an accredited graphic design program
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud-specific to Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
  • Knowledge of video editing through Premiere Pro and/or Windows Media Player
  • Operate and manage a computer system in a Windows environment
  • Advanced computer software knowledge (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Experience or formal training in photography, HTML coding and/or copywriting is an asset

 

Experience: 1-2 years job related experience preferred.


Working Conditions:
Office environment. Located in Edmonton Head Office.
Majority of work is computer related; therefore the job is desk oriented.
Hours are Monday to Friday, 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM. Some overtime may be required.
Two 15-minute breaks and one 30-minute lunch is allowed in one full working day.
 

Applications: To apply please email your resume to hr@ennisfabrics.com. A cover letter and a link to your portfolio is appreciated. 

 

 


 

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