Job Description

Winnipeg, Manitoba

Technical Artist

We’re looking for an adaptable, highly detailed-orientated Production Artist to join our Game Management & Design Department as a Technical Artist. Reporting to the Manager, Technical Art this role will be responsible for building production ready lottery ticket art files and related materials that meet our security, quality and customer specification standards.  

What you will do

  • Trap, colour match, colour correct and rebuild art files for Live, Focus or R&D lottery ticket product ensuring they meet Pollard quality, security, and printability standards all with customer specifications and deadlines
  • Participate in design consultation meetings as needed to determine possible print issues with designs and provide/receive feedback to implement into art files
  • Prepare production files for plate preparation and prepare wireframes for image development purposes, ensuring files meet quality and customer specification standards

Who you are

  • A process orientated self-starter with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • An individual with keen attention to detail with the ability to use your technical expertise to foresee and predict where potential problems with artwork could arise and effectively communicate solutions
  • Team player with the ability to build and maintain relationships with all levels of the organization
  • An individual with the ability to prioritize and remain organized in a fast-paced environment

What you will need

  • Post-Secondary Education; degree, diploma or certificate in Graphic Art Design or Graphic and Print Technician
  • 2 to 5 years’ experience as a Mac Operator working with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop files
  • Experience with Mac OS X and Adobe Creative Suite/Creative Cloud
  • Hands-on experience preparing art and images for print, with Flexography and Lithography is considered a key asset

Pollard Banknote offers a challenging, team-oriented environment, competitive compensation, profit sharing program, company pension and opportunities for professional development. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter outlining fit and salary expectations along with a résumé to:

Pollard Banknote Limited is an equal opportunity employer, committed to maintaining a diverse workforce. We thank all candidates that apply, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory response from a Criminal Record Search.