Specialist, Production & Digital Media (6-Month Contract)

City of Brampton - Brampton, ON (30+ days ago)

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Job Description

Exciting things are happening at the City of Brampton. Take a look at what employees are working on related to our Term of Council Priorities moving us forward towards The Brampton 2040 Vision.




Reporting to the Supervisor, Production & Digital Media, this position is responsible for providing production support to the Corporate Communications team as it relates to creation, upload and maintenance of digital artwork, prepress, print production, web asset management and colour management. Maintains archive documentation of photos and events for ease of retrieval. Performs photography assignments; creating high quality, original material to be used by the Corporation for City publications and websites.

Manage digital and offset projects for all departments in the City of Brampton. Manage deadlines, preflight files for print (includes colour management, Image correction, page layout, prepping file for bindery, etc) drafting and submitting RFQ for all projects that require external vendors.
Responsible for managing all photo assets for the City of Brampton, including taking all photos to populate the image bank.
Responsible for managing Brampton Transit’s projects that require production support (Approximately 200 jobs annually). Preflight and prepare files for print, researching all promotional products for their giveaways, Drafting and submitting RFQ’s.
Responsible for providing the City of Brampton with high resolution digital assets, including: event photos of the City’s large and small scale productions, studio photos of staff members and management, landscape photos that show the different marks of land and life in Brampton, Council photos and staged commercial shoots.
Capture HD video for the use of PSA videos, commercials, interviews, etc. Post production work includes video editing, motion graphics, retouching and sound editing. Able to work with software such as but not limited to Adobe Creative Cloud video editing software (i.e. Premiere, After Effects).
Responsible for managing all business cards for staff working for the City of Brampton.
Supports the Creative Design Team with handling overflow projects that have tight deadlines. Able to work with software such as but not limited to Adobe creative suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, lightroom) to layout and design digital and print projects for different City departments.
Perform colour correction, compositing, visual effects, retouching, meta tagging and image prep of all digital assets.
Perform other similar and related duties as assigned.

High School (Grade 12) graduation plus an additional program over one (1) year and up to two (2) years or equivalent in Graphic Design, Advertising, Visual Communications or related program.
Over two (2) year, up to and including four (4) years of related experience.
Valid, non-probationary Ontario Class G Drivers Licence.
Advanced working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Lightroom) and Microsoft Office Suite.
Advanced knowledge of industry techniques (photo manipulation, trapping, preflight, colour management, file preparation and repair and font usage) as well as Digital, Offset and Web printing processes.
Previous photography experience with DSLR cameras and video camcorders.
Detail oriented with exceptional organization skills.
Exceptional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills with an emphasis on customer service.
Able to work independently and as part of a team.

**Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the selection criteria.

Job status: Contract

Job Type: Union

Applications must be received by: October 25, 2019

Alternate formats will be provided upon request.

As part of the corporation’s Modernizing Job Evaluation project, this position will undergo an evaluation which may result in a change to the rate of compensation. Any changes affecting this position will be communicated as information becomes available.

If this opportunity matches your interest and experience, please apply online by clicking the button above quoting reference #103600 by October 25, 2019 and complete the attached questionnaire. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate(s) will be required, as a condition of employment, to execute a written employment agreement. A criminal record search will be required of the successful candidate to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.

Please be advised, the City of Brampton uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition.

The City is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise the Human Resources Division of any accommodations needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.