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Production & Design Specialist

Wawanesa Insurance

Full-Time

Sunday, February 28, 2021


WINNIPEG
MANITOBA


We are currently looking for dedicated, driven, and enthusiastic individuals who thrive in an environment that welcomes change and are looking for an opportunity for diverse experience, advancement on a growing team.

Job Overview

The Production and Design Specialist is responsible for tracking and managing incoming projects, configuring and maintaining digital asset management, organizing and assigning work to team members, coordinating with external vendors and key stakeholders, and tracks expenses to budget. In this role, you will collaborate with other members of the Brand Communications team to support the design and production of creative assets for internal and external campaigns, as well as broker, customer, and employee communications. The successful candidate will be a skilled multi-tasker who is detail-oriented, organized, and focused on timelines.

Job Responsibilities

Assist with the design and production of print and digital assets for creative collateral spanning multiple channels and audiences
Manage intake of incoming project requests; prepare daily priority lists and weekly project status reports
Regularly track and update project statuses to ensure projects remain on schedule and are adequately resourced
Inform project teams of any updates and changes as they occur; communicate potential problems and recommend solutions
Track budget estimates, invoices, and manage payments
Create timelines, instructions, and breakdowns for future projects
Collaborate on work and coordinate projects with external vendors
Manage digital assets and maintain style guidelines for both print and web, ensuring version control and proper licensing
Support graphic design needs while respecting quality and brand consistency

Qualifications

3+ years of experience in traffic coordination and graphic design in an in-house creative department or creative agency
Degree or diploma in marketing, communications, graphic design or related experience
Ever curious about digital tools and opportunities to improve efficiency; a natural researcher and early adopter
Strong collaboration and communication skills; service-focused
Exceptionally detail-oriented, organized and focused on timelines
Advanced technical proficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud, specifically InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and Acrobat
Intermediate technical proficiency with Microsoft Office 365, specifically Excel and PowerPoint
Proficient with project management software (e.g. Wrike, Workfront, Asana); proven experience with developing schedules and timelines for projects
Strong knowledge of print layout and production techniques
Strong command of visual design capabilities, including composition, information hierarchy, and typography
Experience with production standards across multiple mediums, such as interactive media/video, print, and web
Experience with photography, illustration, email marketing and/or video production considered an asset
French proficiency considered an asset

Wawanesa provides its employees with a respectful, challenging and rewarding environment where they can maximize their potential while contributing to the company’s goals. Our employees are provided with highly competitive compensation packages (salaries, generous vacation allowance, leave top up, goal achievement plan, premium free benefits and a pension plan). Wawanesa provides a stable and rewarding environment for its employees in today’s challenging markets.

If you are interested in this exciting, challenging position with Wawanesa, apply today with your Resume.

Accommodations are available as needed for all applicants.