Pearson Senior Graphic Designer in Toronto, Ontario

Senior Graphic Designer

Description

At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe.We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.

The senior graphic designer is responsible for conceptualization and implementation of web, social and print design solutions that meet marketing strategies from concept to completion. This individual is a best-practice and service standards expert who possesses authority in decision-making and mentors graphic and associate graphic designers to promote quality design and influence creative innovation. This position requires a highly specialized knowledge of methods and techniques of graphic design and layout, and the candidate should demonstrate a high level of proficiency in the Adobe Creative Suite and a solid foundation of printing procedures, photography, illustration, and web design.This position requires superior organizational, project management, strategy and communication skills. The scope of work flows between designing for new business and special projects and reviewing others’ work and providing direction.

The ideal candidate is a strong communicator who is able to build and foster relationships, as well as mentor internal team members through active communication. This individual represents the design department in meetings and collaborates with members of other departments in an effort to elevate the brands of our Academic Partners. The candidate must be able to coordinate and manage multiple, varied projects that may range from a single day to many months.The candidate also should possess basic HTML/CSS skills with proficiency for lower-level coding projects. The candidate also should understand Web trends and technologies.

Responsibilities:

  • Design websites, landing pages, web forms, emails, social media graphics, and a variety of marketing print assets that align with marketing requirements

  • Adhere to QA procedures and team development best practices

  • Mentor graphic and associate designers to promote quality design, influence innovation and

promote productivity

  • Collaborate with web developers and copywriters to elevate design and functionality

  • Work as a liaison with external vendors

  • Work effectively within Agile/Scrum environment

Qualifications

  • Minimum 5-7 years related design experience

  • Highly proficient in the Adobe Creative Suite

  • Highly specialized knowledge of methods and techniques of graphic design layout

  • Possesses authority in decision-making

  • Experience proofing marketing assets and providing concrete direction

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Strong understanding of color theory and typography

  • Experience working within and maintaining client identity standards across channels

  • Understanding of web design with regard to optimization and mobile responsiveness

  • Understanding of SEO best practices

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Highly detail-oriented

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Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Primary Location: CA-ON-Toronto

Other Locations US-FL-Orlando

Work Locations: US-FL-Orlando-2101 Park Center 2101 Park Center Drive Suite 250 Orlando 32835

Job: Marketing

Organization: North America

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: May 19, 2017

Req ID: 1708497