Job Title:

Creative Designer


The Printing House


Dartmouth , NS

Job Reference:


Closing Date:

July 31, 2023

As a Creative Designer, you are key to guiding our customers, ensuring that their ideas translate to a variety of products. Create from scratch or consult and make improvements prior to going to print.

Before starting each project, you preflight supplied print files, based on what the client has requested. You will complete font inspection, image quality inspection and add special layers for spot UV varnishes as well as white, metallic silver, and metallic gold inks. As you are on the front lines in the branch, you are a people person and you enjoy creating high-quality final products. Your attention to detail is essential as you review work orders for accuracy, completeness, and quality control. When unexpected challenges arise, you utilize your innovative-problem solving skills to troubleshoot and consult teammates to find solutions. Each day you love coming to work in our fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.


Successful Candidates will have the following 5 key attributes:

  • Detail Oriented/Accurate- close attention to and review of work orders for accuracy and completeness, quality control
  • Sense of Urgency- will enjoy working in a fast paced deadline driven environment
  • Reliable- ability to work at a consistent rate of productivity, punctual; Strong work ethic
  • Coachable- open to feedback, able to collaborate and communicate with team members and customers, open to suggestions, adapt to new technologies.
  • Problem Solver- ability to innovate, open to new ways of getting the job done, willing to consult with others to find a 3rd way, when unexpected challenges arise the ability to trouble shoot and consult teammates to find solutions.


How you will make an impact

Your previous experience in a similar role at a quick print shop, or high volume faced paced printing facility will assure success in this role while you perform your duties listed here:

  • Pre-flighting Customer files against work order specifications
  • Preparing digital, offset, large format and 4-colour files for output
  • Ensuring that custom apparel graphics are setup for compatibility with our technology
  • Working with various programs: Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Pit Stop, MS Office
  • Loading and managing fonts in Extensis for PC and Mac
  • Being proficient on the latest design programs
  • Working with and manipulating printable PDF's
  • Consulting with Customers on design, layout and making revisions as required
  • Maintaining accuracy & detail in a fast paced, deadline driven environment
  • Good understanding of the Pantone Colour System, CMYK & RGB colour spaces
  • Variable Data Programming skills for MS Office and Adobe InDesign
  • XMPIE experience-barcode generation, variable imaging, variable text
  • Experience with Canada Post Street Sweeper Software
  • Solid understanding of the Canada Post High Volume Mailer regulations, templates and pricing


Welcoming Applications from Arriving Ukrainians

Considering the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Ukraine, TPH is committed to help provide employment opportunities to displaced individuals and refugees as they arrive in Canada. If you have a background in manufacturing or technology and are interested in any of the positions listed above, please apply with your resume and contact information and a member of our recruitment team will reach out to you

About Us

TPH is a Canadian-owned family business operating 65 retail production centres in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario & Nova Scotia. Since 1961 we have served Canadians as part of the community. TPH is delighted to join the list of respected organizations that have been recognized as one of Canada's Greenest Employers of 2022. The award, presented by MediaCorp Canada Inc., is given to employers that lead the nation in creating a culture that values sustainable initiatives and environmental awareness. As a result of our environmental initiatives, The Printing House was rated North America's most forest-friendly printer in Canopy's 2019 Blueline Ranking, the only comprehensive assessment of the environmental performance of North America's printers.


Inclusion and Equal Opportunity Employment

TPH is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If you believe TPH is a good fit for you, feel free to submit your application, we would love to hear from you.


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Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

Quote Job Reference: 20998

Posted 2023-06-21

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