Graphic Designer

North York, Canada



  • Create designs, concepts, and sample layouts based on knowledge of layout principles and esthetic design concepts.

  • Determine size and arrangement of illustrative material and copy and select style and size of type.

  • Use computer software to generate new images.

  • Mark up, paste, and assemble final layouts to prepare layouts for printer.

  • Draw and print charts, graphs, illustrations, and other artwork, using a computer.

  • Review final layouts and suggest improvements as needed.

  • Confer with clients to discuss and determine layout design.

  • Develop graphics and layouts for product illustrations, company logos, and Internet websites.

  • Key information into computer equipment to create layouts for clients or supervisors.

  • Prepare illustrations or rough sketches of material, discussing them with clients and/or supervisors and making necessary changes.

  • Study illustrations and photographs to plan the presentation of materials, products, or services.

  • Prepare notes and instructions for workers who assemble and prepare final layouts for printing.

  • Develop negatives and prints to produce layout photographs, using negative and print developing equipment and tools.

  • Photograph layouts, using a camera, to make layout prints for supervisors or clients.

  • Produce still and animated graphics for on-air and taped portions of television news broadcasts, using electronic video equipment.