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1 Presidents Choice Circle, Brampton, Ontario, L6Y 5S5
The decision to join a company is a big one. We have opportunities for hard working, energetic and reliable people just like you.
Why is this role important?
Our Senior Designers are more than just stellar creatives, they are solution-oriented thinkers who understand the power of brand strategy and how to distil strategic positioning into creative work that communicates to our customers. You understand the role of packaging and its power in storytelling. You have a customer-centric approach and are comfortable flexing between executional design and big-picture creative development.
Packaging Design Execution
Communicate the brand, product story and highlight selling features through design
Create and ideate design material (layout, typographic composition, imagery, etc) and all other design activities within prescribed timelines
Present design concepts to Product Teams and Leadership; interpret and incorporate feedback
Comfortable making design decisions while maintaining brand guardrails
Ability to flex across a wide range of brands and categories
Ability to transform conceptual ideas into design solutions that solve complex challenges
Responsible for the accuracy, completion, and timely delivery on creative briefs in partnership with the Product Teams
Push creative to get to the new and unexpected
Internal and External Partner Management and Development
Ownership of the photography and illustration process including photo direction and collaboration with external illustrators and photography partners
Collaborate with Product Teams to execute product strategy through visual communication while pushing the level of creative
Collaborate with cross functional teams to deliver on business requirements
Partner in project health, ensuring that projects are delivered on time and on brand
Ownership and management of assigned product categories while providing leadership to freelancers as brand and category expert
Process Management and Development
Use project management to problem solve key issues as required
Drive towards performance targets
Flexible mindset and approach
Bachelors degree in related field
5+ years of experience in packaging design
In-depth knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite on Mac platform
Impeccable taste, craftsmanship and attention to detail
Proactive problem solver who can decipher a problem and takes the initiative to solve it
Takes ownership and accountability of projects
Ability to work independently while working within larger team towards a common vision
With your application please submit your portfolio that demonstrates your CPG experience.
How You’ll Succeed:
At Loblaw, we seek great people to continually strengthen our culture. We believe great people model our values, are authentic, build trust and make connections.
If that sounds like you, and you are open-minded, responsive to change and up to the challenges provided in a fast-paced retail environment, apply today.
In addition, we believe that compliance with laws is about doing the right thing. Upholding the law is part of our Code of Conduct – it reinforces what our customers and stakeholders expect of us.
Type of Role:
Loblaw recognizes Canada's diversity as a source of national pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the products we sell, the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities in the recruitment and assessment process and when hired.
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