Freelance Production Designer, Quality Control Specialist Job in Canada

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Job title: Freelance Production Designer, Quality Control Specialist

Company: Critical Mass

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Location: Calgary, AB

Freelance Production Designer, Quality Control Specialist Job Details:

As a Freelance Quality Control Specialist, you are an excellent communicator who is able to work closely with Producers, Design Supervisors, Production Designers, Studio Artists and Technical artists to ensure assets are successfully delivered without errors. Mitigating risks and managing QC can be challenging, but your organizational and interpersonal skills are up to the test.

Through working closely with our content creation studios, Wander and ArtBot, you have a wholistic view of all the projects to ensure excellent quality control. As a self-starter, you work with the team from a project’s creation, to its archival. You apply your Quality Control skills to production outputs large and small including video executions, mobile applications HTML banners and digital products. You are excited by the fast pace of advertising and work to support the team.

You will:

  • Monitor design production compliance to provided standards and guidelines.
  • Check for copy alignment, spelling, technical specification alignment, and technical errors on any output produced.
  • Test banner ads and report any bugs
  • Manage QC requirements and risk analysis by enforcing and improving the workflow.
  • Organize, track, and ensure quality of final files before delivery to trafficking team or clients
  • Execute planning, scoping and estimation of QC efforts.
  • Assist with data ingest and file organization management on our Wander server alongside the Asset Management team

You have:

  • Strong communication skills and JIRA experience
  • Knowledge of editing video and audio in software including Davinci Resolve & Premiere
  • Broad knowledge of Adobe Suite software including but not limited to Photoshop & After Effects
  • Understanding of video delivery specs and exporting standards
  • Strong organizational skills with experience in video file sharing
  • Data ingest and management experience
  • Strong sense of catalog organization and file naming convention to manage file storage
  • Keen eye for design principles and strong attention to detail

The Talent Team at Critical Mass is focused on ensuring we provide the best training, mentorship, and employee experience possible! CM new hires & employees are the future of our organization, and we want to set you up for long-term success. In an effort to do so, we expect our team to work from an office a minimum of 4 days a week. The ask stems from our want to:

  • Strengthen opportunity for continuous learning
  • Improve collaboration and team relationships.
  • Increase employee engagement

We understand that not everyone may feel comfortable with this expectation, so we ask that you please let us know immediately if there are any concerns so we can help navigate accordingly.

Critical Mass is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We do not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. If you are an individual with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please reach out to .

The Critical Mass Talent Acquisition team will only communicate from email addresses that use the URLs and . We will never ask you to send us money, technology, or anything else to work for our company. If you believe you are the victim of a scam, please review your local government consumer protections guidance and reach out to them directly.

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