Technical Colour and Pattern Designer

Etobicoke, ON

Technical Colour and Pattern Designer

Mitrex, an Integrated solar and construction solution provider, is looking for an experienced, full-time Technical Colour and Pattern Designer to develop and test patterns for our solar glass and cladding products. We are looking for someone with a minimum 2 to 5 years of colour and pattern design.

We are Mitrex Inc., a purpose-based developer and manufacturer of Integrated Photovoltaic Systems (such as BIPV) for buildings and large structures (Mitrex.com). As the world's first manufacturer to develop customizable "solar" solutions that are price-competitive with traditional cladding panels, we are on the verge of revolutionizing the industry, while helping to move the world toward clean, sustainable energy production.

We are an equal opportunity employer with great company culture. The successful candidate will join our Production team in Etobicoke, ON.

 

Competencies

  • 2 to 5 years of in-depth experience in pattern making.
  • Post-secondary education is an asset.
  • A strong understanding of colour theory, colour enhancement, and digital colour formulas 
  • Experience with LAB colour matching is an asset.
  • Experience with colorimeters and spectrophotometers is an asset.
  • Strong understanding of glass printing & ceramic ink.
  • Proficient with adobe photoshop, illustrator and Microsoft office.
  • Good written and verbal communication.
  • Ability to adapt to sudden design changes as required.
  • Able to work in a fast paced, start-up environment.

 

Responsibilities

  • Create colours and patterns for prototypes, samples, and production.
  • Use Adobe Photoshop to manipulate digital colour formulas to enhance colour printing results.
  • Grade colours and patterns by creating and maintaining graded measurement specifications.
  • Ensure patterns are consistent with factory capabilities and processes.
  • Monitor samples progress and coordinate with internal teams to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Effectively communicate design intent and construction to factory staff as needed.
  • Print on wide sheets of glass using ceramic ink.
  • Complete assigned tasks throughout all stages of the design and production process in a timely manner.

 

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Salary of $25-35/hour depending on experience, skill sets, and capabilities, plus BONUS based on performance.
  • Exceptional opportunity for personal growth and development
  • Excellent working environment and company culture
  • Stability – We have been in business since 2003.
  • Growth — We are growing rapidly
  • A full-time permanent position

 

COVID-19 considerations:

We have implemented extensive measures for Covid-19 workplace safety procedures including physical distancing, masks, increased cleaning/sanitizing frequency, glass partitions between desks, etc.

 

AODA Considerations:

Mitrex Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

 

Process:

We are an equal opportunity employer that welcomes candidates from diverse backgrounds. Candidates who are legally entitled to work in Canada (without employer sponsorship) and can commute to the office every day are welcome to apply.

 

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in our company. However, due to the number of applications we receive, only qualified candidates will be contacted. No phone calls (except for accommodation requests) or unsolicited agency calls, please.

 

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