Senior Designer (French Services) - WIN00730
Job Family Programming (TV-Radio-Web)
Primary Location Winnipeg
Position Language Requirement Bilingual (English / French)
Language Skill Levels (Reading / Writing / Speaking) B B B
Status of Employment Permanent
Work schedule(s) Part-time
What it’s like working at CBC/Radio-Canada
At CBC/Radio-Canada, we create content that informs, entertains and connects Canadians on multiple platforms. Our successes and accomplishments are driven by embodying and upholding values, which include creativity, integrity, inclusiveness and relevance.
Do you think you have the ability and drive to keep up with this exciting, ever-changing industry? Whether it be in front of the camera, on air, online or behind the scenes, you would be joining a team that thrives on making connections and telling stories that are important to Canadians.
Winnipeg is home to the Graphics Center of Excellence and we are looking to fill a Senior Designer position to be located at CBC Winnipeg in order to create a highly skilled team which would create and provide value added graphics to various locations throughout Canada.
Please note this is for 2 Permanent Part-Time positions, one of which will require working 3 days per week whereas the other position will require working 2 days per week.
Perform specialized tasks in design by creating distinctive visual elements within the scope and time constraints of a program or project. Work is generally performed according to accepted CBC/Radio-Canada or industry standards, but there is latitude for independent action, judgment and initiative. Duties are usually performed under high pressure and tight deadlines within established program formats.
There may be requirements to achieve results in a self-administered environment on projects where the individual plans, organizes and carries out the work in a manner that meets the project requirements.
Generate ideas to illustrate editorial content and increase visual interest, and create original material reflecting those ideas.
Modify, adapt and improvise on concepts provided by others.
Conceive, create and execute still and animated images, from brief animation to full background animation.
Plan, organize and direct photographic shoots.
Design logos, typographic and page layouts, signage, pictograms, labelling and packaging for program, print and multimedia.
Consult with others involved throughout the design and production processes to ensure continuity of visual unity.
Contribute ideas and make recommendations to overcome problems or achieve desired results. Experiment and devise new methods or approaches.
Perform all or part of the function or duties of an equivalent or lower classification.
As assigned or required, may perform any or all of the following tasks:
- Design simple sets;
- Assist in the training of others.
We are looking for a candidate with the following:
University or college graduate with a degree/diploma in graphic design or visual arts, or equivalent relevant experience.
Three or more years’ online interaction graphic design experience.
Strong understanding of online grid design, page layout and information architecture.
Knowledgeable and sensitive about broadcast environments.
Proficiency with many of the latest graphic design and web software applications, including Adobe Creative Suite and especially After Effects.
Demonstrated knowledge of effective graphic design in a variety of media, which may include broadcast design graphics, print pre-press work, exhibition design, prop layout, 2D and/or 3D motion design.
Knowledge of and respect for corporate branding principles and adapting brand requirements to digital media essential.
Good writing and communication skills.
Knowledge of English, an asset.
Discretion, self motivation, diplomacy and the ability to work under pressure, both independently and as part of a team.
Availability and willingness to work shifts, evenings and weekends.
Candidates may be subject to skills and knowledge testing.
If this sounds interesting, please apply online! We thank all applicants for their interest, but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
CBC/Radio-Canada is committed to being a leader in reflecting our country’s diversity. That’s because we can only create and tell the stories that connect Canadians, by having a workforce that mirrors the ever-changing makeup of our country. That’s why we, as an employer, value equal opportunity and nurture an inclusive workplace where our individual differences are not only recognized and valued, but also extend to and pervade all the services we provide as Canada’s public broadcaster. For more information, visit the Diversity and Inclusion
section of our website. If you have accommodation needs at this stage of the recruitment process, please inform us as soon as possible by sending an e-mail to email@example.com.
You are invited to consult and familiarize yourself with our Code of Conduct, which can be found on our corporate website. All employees must adhere to the Code as a condition of employment. We also invite you to take a look at our policy on conflicts of interest. In the event that you become an employee, it will be important to inform us, as quickly as possible, of any situation that, because of your hiring, constitutes or could appear to constitute a conflict of interest.
Wherever in the wording of the job description either gender is used, it shall be understood to include all genders.
Job Posting Date Dec 28, 2018, 4:34:46 PM
Unposting Date Jan 12, 2019, 7:59:00 AM