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Graphic Designer

Private Equity owned Give and Go Prepared Foods Corp. is a Canadian manufacturer of baked goods supplying retailers and the foodservice industry. With seven manufacturing facilities in the GTA, one in New York state and a state of the art new head office strategically located by Pearson Airport, Give and Go continues to outperform and lead the industry. With our extensive product selection and portfolio of successful brands, we cover all needs, from bite sized treats under the bestselling two-bite brand, decadent cupcakes under Kimberley’s Bakeshoppe, feel good granola snacks under Mason St. Bakehouse, or traditional treats under The Worthy Crumb Pastry Co.

A CAREER AT GIVE AND GO PREPARED FOODS WILL OFFER YOU THE OPPORTUNITY TO….

  • Work in a fast paced, growing and dynamic environment with highly skilled professionals
  • Continue your professional development in your chosen career path
  • Become part of a people focused culture

You’re creative, you love graphic design as well as photography, and want the ability to make a difference at an innovation driven company. Working closely with the best marketing team ever to be assembled, you will develop a variety of creative solutions for multiple formats – from package label/box design and our seasonal sales brochure, all the way to taking and post-processing our annual team Halloween photo (kind of a big deal around here). You will work in a fast-paced environment, which requires flexibility, creativity and the ability to manage multiple tasks under tight deadlines. The environment is dynamic and requires a “roll-up-your-sleeves” attitude. We work hard but also know how to have fun!

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plans the design concepts by studying the provided information and materials, and discusses an anticipated completion timeline with the Marketing stakeholder
  • Illustrates concept by designing a rough layout of art and copy regarding the arrangement, size, type size and style, and related aesthetic concepts and distributes it to the Marketing stakeholder for approval
  • Responsible for digital photography of products in both studio and lifestyle environments
  • Edits and manipulates photos(including retouching) as required to meet the vision and expectations of customers and the Marketing stakeholder
  • Manages and maintains graphic files, including logos, photos and art, as well as customer logos and photos
  • Meets all deadlines set by the Marketing stakeholder
  • Maintains graphic archives
  • Coordinates with outside agencies, such as contracted photographers, and arranges for product photo
  • shoots as required

Qualifications:

  • Experience in the Food Packaging industry with an understanding of proper regulations for packaging in the U.S., Canada and International
  • Experience in development of art packaging from concept to final print including press approvals
  • Ability to illustrate and think outside the box
  • Knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign as well as MS office are essential
  • College diploma or University degree in graphic design, communications or related field or equivalent experience
  • 2 -3 years’ experience working within a graphic design position
  • Experience working without style guides
  • Well organized and detail-oriented
  • Ability to handle multiple projects at once while respecting tight deadlines
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail, problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work efficiently under stress and time constraints

Give and Go Prepared Foods is an equal opportunity employer who recognizes and values diversity. Upon request, *Give and Go* will accommodate any applicant with disabilities throughout the recruiting processes, including any required applications, interviews and/or assessments.

Job Type: Permanent

Required experience:

  • Graphic Design: 2 years

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Additional Details

Category: Graphics / Web
Location:
GIVE AND GO PREPARED FOODS CORP
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Etobicoke, ON, CA
M9W5Y6
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Posted: May 18, 2017
Deadline: OPEN
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