Canada Goose
York, ON

Associate Graphic Designer

  • 250 Bowie Ave, Toronto, ON M6E 2R9, Canada
  • Full-time

Company Description

Canada Goose isn't like anything else. We’ve built something great, something special – an iconic lifestyle brand with an inspirational and authentic story. Our purpose-based platform HUMANATURE and philosophy that humans are a part of nature and nature is a part of us informs everything we do. From the materials we use to the products we make, everything is meticulously crafted and built to last. At Canada Goose we endure any condition, observe every detail, and take the long view in order to keep the planet cold and the people on it warm.

Here, opportunities are everywhere – to try something new, to learn, to do meaningful and impactful work, and they’re yours for the taking.

Job Description

Reporting to the Senior Graphic Designer Manager, the Associate Graphic Designer is responsible for supporting the Design and Merchandising Team in the development of graphics, trim artworks and visual communications tools. The Associate Graphic Designer must have a strong eye for design, keeps up with industry trends and has a high-level of attention to detail. She/he is expected to contribute fresh ideas that align with seasonal strategies, provide creative support from early stages of conceptualization to execution, collaborate across Product to build visual communication tools and can handle multiple projects at once.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop relevant creative solutions based on inputs from the design team and cross-functional partners, as directed by the Senior Graphic Design Manager
  • Support across all of Product with the creation of presentations, templates and other supporting visual communication tools as directed
  • Occasionally Present concepts to the VP of Design and Design Directors for approval
  • Create and update seasonal Design communications
  • Collaborate fully with all members of Design, Merchandising and Marketing to drive consistency and alignment across all areas of the business
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions when appropriate
  • Attend briefs, group meetings and presentations when appropriate
  • Contribute to the selection of Graphic Design freelancers and consultants - photographers, illustrators and/or textile designers
  • Work with external partners to successfully complete projects, providing input, instruction and supervision where needed
  • Research trends, key items, graphics and colors as directed
  • Be aware of department calendar and deliver on relevant key dates
  • All other duties as assigned

Experience, Education and Designations:

  • 1-3 years of experience as a Graphic Designer or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
  • Portfolio with applicable references.
  • Excellent research, organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong listening and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
  • Ability to work efficiently without compromising quality or accuracy.
  • Experience in the apparel industry is a bonus.

Knowledge, Skills and Attributes:

  • Must have strong knowledge of the Adobe Creative Cloud suite and Microsoft Office
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to take initiative to achieve departmental and corporate objectives
  • Excellent design skills and ability to present work
  • Well organized and proficient in time management
  • Able to work and research independently
  • Has a critical eye on the market and current trends
  • Brings newness to the design process through exploratory thinking and execution
  • Ability to work with a team and maintain a high level of professionalism and discretion
  • Knowledge of print/pattern design and 3D are bonuses

Working Conditions:

  • Office & Remote environment
  • Flexible work hours during peak season


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Additional Details

Category: Graphics / Web
Canada Goose
250 Bowie Ave
York, ON, CA
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Posted: Aug 31, 2021
Deadline: OPEN
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