Graphic Formatting Specialist

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4070 - Publications


Date:                           September 12, 2017


Position Title:             Graphic Formatting Specialist 

                             (One year contract)


Company:                  TVO

Division:                     Production, Distribution & Administration

Reports To:                Manager, Course Delivery

Salary Range:            $48,721.40 - $58,658.60

Location:                   Toronto, Yonge & Eglinton (on the Yonge subway line)



As the technological extension of Ontario’s public education system, TVO’s vision is to create a better world through the power of learning. TVO provides learning opportunities for Ontarians through innovative educational products, in-depth current affairs, ground-breaking documentaries, and award-winning TVOKids resources both inside and outside the classroom. TVO is funded primarily by the Province of Ontario and is a registered charity supported by sponsors and thousands of donors.


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TVO's Independent Learning Centre (ILC) is embarking on Course Conversion, an ambitious project to take print content and make it engaging and interactive online courses. The project will involve an intensive effort to move English and French course materials from an in-house proprietary system into Adobe Captivate 9, and into a print format using Adobe InDesign. Team members will use pedagogical, technological, and instructional design solutions to ensure that each outcome is an engaging, interactive experience that supports student achievement.


This role is responsible for ensuring the successful formatting of materials within the Course Conversion project. Using existing processes and templates, the Graphic Formatting Specialist will work in collaboration with a cross functional team of subject matter experts. Using current technology and best practices, courses will be built to meet the requirements of the Ontario Ministry of Education’s course curriculum and contribute to the quality of the learning experience and the overall success of learners. Educational elements include video, audio, interactive digital components, and other digital learning tools. The goal is to produce courses that successfully use the independent study model in order to achieve student success


The Graphic Formatting Specialist will work in close collaboration with the Manager, Course Delivery, as well as the broader TVO team. The courses will be created and completed in adherence to a strict timeline in both digital and print formats for English and French versions of high school credit courses.


Fundamental to the position will be the use of Adobe Captivate and InDesign. These positions ensure that each course is designed to flow effectively and seamlessly from start to finish.


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Adheres to layout models, arranges text, images, and other visual elements using a range of applications for page layout online and in print, to produce educational materials that deliver student engagement in the 21st century
  • Collaborates with all other ILC roles to produce student centric courses on time




  • College diploma in graphic communications, graphic design, computer science, information technology, business or other related program is preferred
  • Experience working with publishing software such as: Adobe Captivate, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, math equation software and graphing software
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Word, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, and Flash
  • Knowledge of, and experience in the graphic design process as it related to accessibility and, end-user experience
  • Experience designing education materials in a team environment
  • Knowledge of a variety of online course presentation models
  • Well-developed organizational skills with the ability to work on multiple concurrent projects
  • Evidence of self-motivation with respect to staying current with new developments in the field of educational web page design
  • Highly developed oral communication skills in English
  • Knowledge of written French is an asset

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a current resume by the stated date, before 5:00 p.m.


For Additional information about TVO please check out our website at to access all of our web properties.

TVO is an equal opportunity employer and will endeavour to accommodate job applicants with disabilities through the People & Culture team. Upon request, all job postings will be made available in alternative format.


TVO is committed to achieve a skilled workforce reflective of the population of Ontario. We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.



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