Art Layout Designer

January 5 2024
Expected expiry date: March 3 2024
Categories Manufacturing,
Concord, ON • Full time

Join Our Team

as an Art Layout Designer at Diamond Engraved Inc.

Concord, ON L4K 2S8

About Us

At Diamond Engraved Inc., we specialize in crafting exquisite memorial stones that honor the cherished memories of loved ones. We sell, design, manufacture, package and ship small-size memorial stones for customers located in US and Canada. Our commitment to craftsmanship and attention to detail set us apart as leaders in the industry.

Company Culture

At Diamond Engraved Inc., we take pride in our commitment to preserving memories with compassion and professionalism. Our team is dedicated to creating meaningful and lasting tributes that bring comfort to families.

Job Overview

Full-time, permanent employment as an Art Layout Designer at Diamond Engraved Inc.,

with 33.80$ per hour/ 35 hours per week,

- you will play a vital role in bringing our customers' visions to life. Your artistic flair and meticulous eye for detail will ensure that every memorial stone we create is a timeless tribute.

Qualifications

- College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years in Graphic Design, Fine Arts, or related field

- Min 2 years of experience creating layouts for the memorial industry

- Min 3 years of experience working as a graphic designer

- Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Autodesk 3ds Max, Adobe Freehand, Corel Draw, AutoCAD, Adobe Suite, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop)

- Experience with AI generative tools such as Midjorney, with a thorough understanding of requests language for desired results

- Familiarity with ticketing systems (e.g., Jira) and job processing systems (e.g., Kanban board)

- Understanding of media limitations, including stone, and how to prepare images for optimal engraving results

- Skill in feature exaggeration technique for increased contrast and detail

- Ability to identify optimal cropping and aspect ratio based on stone size and adjust editing techniques based on granite quality and colour

Soft Skills

- Customer interaction for layout creation and adjustments

- Cultural awareness for headstone layouts across religious and ethnic communities

- Effective communication with customers using culturally appropriate language and tone

- Coordination with sub-contractors and shop floor technicians

- Ability to work in a multidisciplinary environment

Responsibilities

- Create sketches, layouts, and graphic elements

- Develop graphics that align with clients' objectives

- Apply filters and transitions to replicate engraving on black granite

- Use existing photo and illustration resources and typography guides

- Estimate material costs and time for graphic designs and illustrations

- Supervise other graphic designers or graphic arts technicians

- Adapt existing illustrations as needed

- Produce 2-D and 3-D animated drawings or computer illustrations

- Work in a multidisciplinary environment

- 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

- Collaborate with our sales and production teams to create personalized art layouts for memorial stones

- Transform customer ideas and concepts into visually stunning designs

- Ensure designs meet the highest standards of quality and craftsmanship

- Provide revisions and modifications based on customer feedback

- Work closely with our engraving and packaging teams to ensure accurate execution

Requirements

- Proficiency in digital illustration and vector art creation

- Strong understanding of design principles and typography

- Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines

Benefits

- Competitive salary and performance-based bonuses

- Opportunities for skill development and career growth

- Supportive and collaborative work environment

- Free parking is available.

Application Process

To apply, please submit your resume, a cover letter, and a link to your portfolio showcasing your design work to info@diamondengraved.com. We're excited to see your creative talent in action! We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those applicants we plan to invite to a follow-up interview will be contacted.

Join us in crafting heartfelt tributes that touch lives!

Become an integral part of the Diamond Engraved Inc. team and contribute to a legacy of meaningful craftsmanship!

Apply now!

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