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Digital animator – artist

Digital animator – artist

5241 – Graphic designers and illustrators


Job posting date: 2016-07-05
Vacancies: 1
Job start date: As Soon as Possible
Wage: $50,000.00 to $65,000.00 / Annual
Hours: 37.5 Hours / Week
Benefits: Disability benefits, Medical benefits, Dental benefits, Group insurance benefits, Life insurance benefits, RRSP benefits, Vision care benefits
Terms of employment: Permanent, Full Time
Employer: The SecDev Foundation


45 O’Connor Street
Ottawa , Ontario
K1P 1A4


Work setting: Non-governmental organization or association
Work conditions and physical capabilities: Fast-paced environment, Work under pressure, Attention to detail, Ability to distinguish between colours, Sitting, Tight deadlines, Large workload
Transportation and travel information: Public transportation is available
Ability to Supervise: 3-4 people
Work Location Information: Urban area
Work Samples: Portfolio, Website URL, Published work, Design sample, Example of completed work
Work Site Environment: Non-smoking, Air conditioned
Personal Suitability: Client focus, Excellent oral communication, Excellent written communication, Effective interpersonal skills, Team player, Initiative

Additional Skills

  • Supervise other graphic designers or graphic arts technicians,
  • Estimate costs of materials and time to complete graphic designs and illustrations,
  • Adapt existing illustrations,
  • Work in a multidisciplinary environment

Business Equipment and Computer Applications: Adobe Freehand, InDesign, Social Media, MS Office, Adobe Suite, WordPress, Adobe Illustrator, HTML, CSS

Graphic Designer Specific Skills

  • Develop the graphic elements that meet the clients’ objectives,
  • Co-ordinate sub-contracting,
  • Co-ordinate all aspects of production for print, audio-visual or electronic materials,
  • Establish guidelines for illustrators or photographers,
  • Use existing photo and illustration banks and typography guides,
  • Consult with clients to establish the overall look, graphic elements and content of communications materials,
  • Determine the medium best suited to produce the desired visual effect and the most appropriate vehicle for communication,
  • Prepare sketches, layouts and graphic elements

Illustrator Specific Skills

  • Produce 2-D and 3-D animated drawings or computer illustrations,
  • Consult with clients to determine the nature and content of illustrations in order to meet their communications needs,
  • Develop and produce realistic or representational sketches and final illustrations,
  • Assist in developing storyboards for electronic productions

Education: Bachelor’s degree

Experience: 5 years or more

Languages: English

Additional job requirements:

  • Communications,
  • Layout,
  • Prepare mock-ups and storyboards,
  • Consult with clients to develop and document
  • Website requirements,
  • Plan, develop and implement communication strategies,
  • Script and continuity – film or video,
  • Culturally diverse groups,
  • Multimedia,
  • Animation,
  • Visual communication


By email: info@secdev.foundation

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