In-House Poster Painter

Date Posted: Dec 03, 2018

Salary Range: 40K - 60K
Province: Ontario
Region: Metro Toronto Area
City: Toronto
Employee Benefits: Health
Organization's Field/Discipline: The Arts
Job's focus: Creative
Job Type: Full-time
Career Level: Intermediate

Organization Description

PI Fine Art

1180 Caledonia Rd,
Toronto, ON  M5A 2W5


PI Fine Art is Canada’s largest diversified art and framing showroom catering primarily to interior designers. PI Fine Art has grown over forty years in business to become one of North America’s leading art sources for both the residential and hospitality industries. Founded in 1976 by Esther Cohen Bartfield, PI Fine Art is now a family run business with over 100 employees that includes a creative team of art consultants, sales representatives, graphic designers and visual artists. With an impressive designer showroom, framing gallery and selection of original art, the company has emerged as a leading source for unique artwork for corporate consultants and designers alike. Representing more than 100 artists, PI Fine Art’s collection consists of original paintings, limited edition giclees, open edition prints and our latest line of alternative substrates.



Job Description

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Develop and produce design concepts for Commercial Art Posters and Print on Demand;
  • Consult the design specifications with the art department, sales and other internal designers, to determine the nature and content of the production materials, in order to meet the client’s needs;
  • Source and create appropriate design concept to develop packages for clients that is compliant with copyright standards;
  • Meet all quality, time and budget requirements applicable to each individual project;
  • Create and produce JPEGs, PDFs and other computerized images and drawings as required;
  • Produce proofs and use of Photoshop and Digital Painting for Scanning and Color Correcting internal and external files;
  • Lay out, draw, code and paint designs for Print on Demand to be archived on the Server; and
  • Manage Product Tags and Visual Layout of the Website.


Requirements:

Education:

  • A college diploma in visual arts, graphic design or a closely related field.

Experience: 3 years to less than 5 years

Area of Work Experience:

  • Poster Designer with professional experience as an artist with innate style that fits within the specific genre of mass retail wall d├ęcor.

Skills:

  • Creative ability and artistic talent in paint handling and drawing techniques with a focus on watercolor;
  • Expert level user of Adobe Creative Suite and relevant design tools and technologies;
  • Ability to integrate constructive feedback from clients and design direction from management to transform ideas into high concept art packages that exceed expectations;

Personal suitability:

  • Self-motivated, flexible, reliable, client focused, able to work independently and as part of a team in order to manage tight deadlines; and
  • Solid design and conceptual skills with a forward thinking approach.
Language of work:  English

Additional Info:

This is a full-time/permanent position
Salary Range:
$46,800.00 to $50,000.00 annually (to be negotiated) for 40 hours per week
Health Benefits Package available:  Including Medical, Dental and Vision care

Intended job posting audience:

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

**PI Fine Art / PI Creative Art is committed to providing accommodations [for people with disabilities]. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.



How to Apply:

Please apply by sending your resume and portfolio to the following email address:
hr@picreativeart.com

Subject line: JOB - Poster Painter