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AGF Management Ltd
Toronto, ON

Junior Graphic Designer

Reporting to the Director, Graphic Design, this position requires an individual that has technical knowledge in Graphic Arts, desktop and web publishing. The ideal candidate will be willing to support the creative direction of campaigns, and have a strong understanding of typography, layout, UX principles, and art direction.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Produce and design a variety of projects lead by a senior members of the design team
  • Able to develop and adapt graphics to support design initiatives including digital properties such as the website etc.
  • Produce and finalize print-ready and web-ready designs
  • Translate data and insights into visually arresting elements
  • Assist in the design and production of digital assets, web page design, wireframe development
  • Assist in creating and modifying design templates for internal and external purposes - MSOffice Suite including Powerpoint and Word
  • Collaborate with eMarketing and IT development teams to develop and implement design for on-line postings
  • Use responsive design best practices for digital design projects
  • Assist with creating wireframes and interactive prototypes using high and low fidelity design
  • Ensure the files meet the production guidelines for each project

Requirements

  • Minimum of 1 year of working experience in a similar role
  • Diploma or degree in graphics design disciplines
  • Experience working in a Mac environment
  • Understanding of CSS, HTML, and content management systems
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat), MSOffice Suite
  • A portfolio to demonstrate professional and creative work
  • Knowledge of both traditional and digital methods
  • Self-motivated solutions provider that has ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Knowledge of responsive/mobile design principles
  • Experience with audio and video editing Proficient working knowledge of the following programs: * Adobe CS6 (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Animate)
  • Adobe Acrobat Professional
  • Axure RP (or equivalent)
  • Adobe Final Cut Pro (nice to have)
  • Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint, Word)
  • HTML, CSS, JavaScript (nice to have)

About AGF

Founded in 1957, AGF Management Limited is a premier Canadian-based investment management firm serving institutions and individuals around the globe. As the core focus of the firm, AGF Investments offers industry-leading investment management services to Canadian and international investors through our advisor, institutional and private counsel businesses. Our diversified family of mutual funds includes investment strategies that span the globe within balanced, fixed income, equity and specialty asset categories. AGF’s expert investment management teams manage a diverse range of investment strategies with proven investment philosophies and unique, research-driven investment processes. AGF offers a broad spectrum of strategies tailored specifically to the needs of institutional investors including pension plans, corporate plans, endowments and foundations, sovereign wealth funds and sub-advisory clients. Institutional clients benefit from the depth and breadth of an experienced team of multi-disciplined investment managers. Through sales and service offices strategically situated in Canada, the United States, Europe and Asia, AGF is able to provide investment and service excellence to a broad range of clients worldwide.

Job Type: Full-time

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Additional Details

Category: Graphics / Web
Location:
AGF Management Ltd
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Toronto, ON, CA
M5K1E9
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Posted: Sep 11, 2017
Deadline: OPEN
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