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Graphic designers and illustrators

Halifax, NS


About the Role

Graphic designers conceptualize and produce graphic art and visual materials to effectively communicate information for interactive media.

Job Duties

Graphic designers perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Determine the medium best suited to produce the desired visual effect and the most appropriate vehicle for communication

  • Develop the graphic elements that meet the client's objectives

  • Prepare sketches, layouts and graphic elements of the subjects to be rendered using, multimedia software and image processing, layout and design software

  • Work in a multidisciplinary environment

  • Supervise other graphic designers or graphic arts technicians.

  • Consult with clients to determine the nature and content of illustrations in order to meet their communications needs

  • Develop and produce realistic or representational sketches and final illustrations, by hand or by using computer-assisted design (CAD) software

  • Assist in developing storyboards for electronic productions such as multimedia, interactive and digital products, and television advertising and productions

  • Produce 2-D and 3-D animated drawings or computer illustrations

  • May adapt existing illustrations.


  • Languages: English

  • Education: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years or equivalent experience

  • Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years

  • Personal Suitability: Accurate, Client focus, Excellent written communication, Initiative, Organized, Excellent oral communication

About MDAD

In 2014, Maritime Digital Art and Design (MDAD) LTD, was formed to fill the void in the marketplace for 3D visualization, multimedia, immersive and interactive media.

The studio has grown to create world-class, interactive multimedia software products, Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR), 3D Modeling and illustrations, Safety, and educational training applications, to take advantage of the rapidly expanding market. MDAD Studio follows an artistic vision of interactive storytelling and entertainment art; defining new boundaries of professional involvement with digital media design and training applications.
It continually explores the territory of this new media, charting ways to bring together user interaction with immersive Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) experience and education-training; gaming, video, text, graphics, animation, and web.
MDAD Studio now intends to capitalize on the immediate opportunities for growth in VR/AR immersive and interactive media explosive market by building our business to the next tier, expanding our operations to encompass publishing as well as production, and significantly increasing the number of innovative titles we produce each year.

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