Production Coordinator/Graphic Designer – Sydney

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Published:  February 5, 2013
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Production Coordinator/Graphic Designer – Sydney

Avant Card is looking for a full time Production Coordinator and Graphic Designer to join the team starting early April working from the head office in Beaconsfield, Sydney.

Avant Card is Australia’s only out-of-home free postcard media company with a national distribution network throughout Australia. We work with a valued client base across varied industry sectors, from government to the private sector, retail to the arts.

We are seeking someone who has excellent time management skills, strong attention to detail and is a creative thinker with a positive ‘can do’ attitude.

Production sole duties:

  • Assisting Campaign Managers with production specs and timings
  • Liaising with client’s creative team regarding production specs
  • Planning, booking and tracking fortnightly print schedule with suppliers
  • Investigate new print production, paper technologies and new suppliers

Production share duties:

  • Preflight checking of client supplied artwork
  • Producing dummies/mock-ups
  • Deliver hardcopy proofs to bluechip clients
  • Attending press checks

Creative:

  • Designing new campaigns from client brief
  • Designing campaign mock-ups from existing client collateral

Other:

  • Updating and generating company documents
  • Updating website content
  • General in-house IT
  • Social media posting (Facebook and Twitter)

Skillset:

  • Two years minimum print experience
  • Mac savvy
  • Adobe CS5 as a minimum – Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign.
  • Interactive – an understanding of Dreamweaver and WordPress would be advantageous but not essential
  • Basic MS Office knowledge
  • Current NSW drivers licence

Salary in the range of $55k to $60k plus super (wage depending on work experience) with a three-month probation trial period. Daily office hours are 8.30am – 5.30pm.

Applicants need to submit a CV, cover letter and PDF portfolio (maximum 10MB) to kris@avantcard.com.au.

No phone calls please, we appreciate your understanding that only successful candidates will be contacted.

Applications close Friday 22 February 2013.

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