GALE is a creative media consultancy that brings business insights to brand storytelling and activates it across every channel. With expertise in business strategy, media, CRM, addressable and integrated brand communications, performance marketing, and technology, GALE creates marketing systems and communications that grow businesses. GALE delivers strong outcomes for its partners in automotive, QSR, retail, gaming, entertainment, telecom and more. Founded in 2014, the agency currently has offices in New York, Singapore, Toronto, Austin, Los Angeles, Denver, Kansas City, London, Bengaluru and Detroit.
Some Brands We Work With: Chipotle, Hard Rock, Got Milk, Pella, H&R Block, BMO, Goldman, Santander, Burt’s Bees, NBA, Hertz. If you’re driven by a passion to build something great, a desire to innovate, and a commitment to achieve excellence in your craft, GALE is a great place for you.
GALE is currently hiring a digital focused Production Designer who has expertise in both print and digital production to join our Toronto creative team. You will be responsible to take designs during the final stages of development to ensure accuracy and prepare them for print of digital production. Your creative and technical skills to format various images and illustrations will be instrumental for delivery. You should have an eye for detail, be highly organized, self-motivated with the ability to take ownership in areas of responsibility.
This is a fantastic opportunity to learn and work with a talented team in building experiences for some of the best brands in the world.
What You Will Be Doing
Digital production skills for websites and CRM
Accurately preparing development ready files
Speed, accuracy and efficiency
Print pre-press production
Packaging and exporting files to Zeplin
Preparing and packaging files for print production
Creating Keynote, Powerpoint and Google slides presentations/decks
Creating icons, infographics and diagrams
Creating and ensuring consistency of visual elements
Ensuring brand integrity for design elements
Assisting Art Directors and Designers with production of style guides and brand guidelines
Layouts and design (expanding on art direction)
Website pages in variety of break points
Who You Are
5+ years experience in an integrated digital and print production role in a creative agency environment
Solid working experience building, editing and optimizing pixel and vector graphics (Sketch, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator)
Possess strong attention to detail
Work well under pressure in a fast-paced collaborative environment
Ability to manage multiple work streams and projects simultaneously
An ability to communicate clearly with peers and across disciplines
An eagerness to try (and adopt) new applications and working methods
A dedication to delivering great work
Technical must-have skills
Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Lightroom)
Keynote, PowerPoint, Google Docs, Google Slides
Nice To Haves
Able to assemble clickable prototypes using Framer X
Familiarity in print and collateral design and production
Motion graphics familiarity with Adobe Premiere and After Effects
Managing and cataloging of assets in Adobe Lightroom
Knowledge of web accessibility standards for AODA
Photo post-production experience
Front-end HTML and CSS knowledge
Experience in asset management
Experience in Quality Assurance testing
Experience working with developers with an understanding of front-end dev.
We know the confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting spectacular candidates, so please don’t hesitate to apply — we’d love to hear from you.
Our Commitment to Inclusion
We believe in inclusivity and do our best work when people with diverse perspectives, backgrounds, and skills are brought together. Our Core Values are at the root of GALE’s collaborative environment and help to foster a strong community. Our Code of Conduct, Human Resources policies, and executive investment in inclusion further support and protect GALE’s inclusive workplace. GALE is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.
Our Hiring Process
We want you to be just as discerning in making your next career move as we are finding great talent to join our team. Our interview process generally consists of the following progressive stages to allow you to meet a range of people from various disciplines and domains. Please discuss with our recruiters if you require any accommodations throughout the process to help enable a smooth interview (i.e. accessibility in terms of location, timing, method, etc.,…).