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Name Of the Company : Pear Tree Press
Company Location : Kingston
Designation : Graphic Designer
Country : Jamaica

Official Website : http://www.peartreepressjm.com/careers.html

Careers :
Graphic Designer :
To provide Cross Media Communication using text and/or images to create an effective message in the designs of logos, graphics, brochures, books, newsletters, posters and any other type of visual expressions. The designer should give order to information, form ideas, expressions and feelings to artefacts that document human experiences for a wide range of customer base of varied style, taste and experiences using colours, illustrations, photos and fonts.

Scope :
** Graphic Designer must give form to ideas, expression & feelings to artifacts that document human experience
** The Graphic Designer must capture the ideas, intension and feelings of the customer, interpret and express graphically so that choices and actions of the readers are influenced.
** The Graphic Designer reports to the Operations Manager at various levels of the design process.
** Technical Support to Sales Team and CTP Department

Responsibilities :
** Know all print processes, materials and equipment
** Know the company’s products and services, processes and policies
** Know our Customers and their businesses
** Pre-flight and prepare jobs for CTP output
** Ensure that proper CTP workflow procedures and requirements are maintained
** Liaise with Pressroom Supervisor to ensure quality throughput
** Ensure the delivery, pickup and approval of proofs
** Serve as contact and source of information on particular jobs for both production personnel and customers.
** On and off site job evaluation with customers when needed
** Evaluate artwork with customers to produce satisfactory copy, proofs and progressive colour proofs
** Answer Customer complaints
** Follow/Update timelines for large projects and estimating studio time
** File management (back up/ Archiving)
** Be able to back up various jobs within the department when emergencies or overload conditions arise
** Recommend new equipment and processes
** Order and maintain supply level with approval
** Live and work by our Core Values

Knowledge :
The incumbent must have the right attitude in order to attain mastery in the following areas :
** Design of concepts for effective communication
** Offset print, Digital print, Cross Media solutions
** Strong understanding of the dynamics of Cross Media Communications in the Marketing, Advertising and Packaging industries

Skills :
The incumbent must demonstrate the following skills :
** Artistic sensibility
** Creative skills
** Effective verbal, listening and visual communications skills
** Positive attitude
** Attention to detail
** Deadline oriented skills
** Proficient in various design software including Adobe Creative Suite, Quark Express.
** Stress and time management skills
** Ability to handle rejection

Personal Attributes :
The incumbent must also demonstrate the following personal attributes :
** Respect
** Ability to self actualize
** Goal orientated
** Self-Motivated
** Care and Candor
** Empathy
** Be flexible
** Ability to dissolve the ego
** Demonstrate sound work ethic

Qualifications :
** Five years experience in Graphic Design and Advertisement with a BSc. In Graphic Designing
** Solid background in design fundamentals-web multimedia
** Capable of coordinating with clients and meeting their expectations
** Experience with Adobe Creative suite, Quark Express and other Web Programmes
** Experience with Macintosh and PC Platform and any other software commonly used in the Graphic Arts Industry
** Strong leadership skills would be an asset

Application Procedure :
If you have any questions, concerns or would just like additional detail about any of the job listings, please do not hesitate to contact us for further assistance.

Contact Info :
19 Chelsea Avenue,
Kingston 10

Phone : 876.926.5859
Fax : 876.926.2701
Email : careers@peartreepressjm.com

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