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Graphic Designer – contract position


Posted September 21, 2016

ACT is coordinating the translation of the Ministry of Children and Family Development “A Parent’s Handbook: Your Guide to the Autism Program” into eight languages (The Handbook can be viewed online at www.mcf.gov.bc.ca/autism/pdf/autism_handbook_web.pdf.)   The Handbook is an important information tool for parents that describes how the provincial Autism Program works.

This contract position would work with ACT staff and the individual translators to take the translated text and create documents in InDesign, appropriate for printing and downloading. It would be suitable for someone who has previous experience in designing multi-page documents such as annual reports, and preferably someone who has worked in other languages. All content will be supplied to the designer.

ACT – Autism Community Training (ACT) is a registered not for profit society that provides information and referral services to families of children with Autism Spectrum disorders as well as to para-professionals and professionals.  Our mission is to provide excellent information and training, in accordance with international best practices. Our goal is to enable parents, professionals and para-professionals to support children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder to live productive, satisfying lives within their families and communities.

Position Requirements

  • Experience using InDesign
  • Experience in designing annual reports, guides and manuals
  • Experience doing design work in languages other than English is desireable

Education

Post-secondary diploma or degree in related area

Payment and Delivery schedule:

Will be negotiated and outlined in a contract

This position is available immediately.  The designer is expected to work off site and must have the appropriate technologies to complete the work.  In person meetings may be required to discuss design and delivery.  Project completed expected to be Spring 2017.

Please send your cover letter, resume and a sample of your work to:

ACT-Autism Community Training E-Mail to: info@actcommunity.ca

We thank all applicants; however, only those who are selected for an interview will be contacted.