Graphic Designer

Showcase - Brampton, ON (7 months ago)

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Reporting to the Director of Digital Strategy, this job involves all aspects of retail design, from packaging, to store POP, to digital mailers. The ideal candidate will be a creative thinker, with a passion for retail and is comfortable in both the digital and print worlds. Capable of producing visually compelling and sophisticated designs, they have the ability to follow and implement brand guidelines and principles. Organizational skills, a self-starter mindset, and the ability to work alone or as part of a team is critical.

The Graphic Designer will be part of a 10-person Sales and Marketing team, based in our Head Office (410/407 in Brampton), working directly alongside 1-2 other graphic designers at any time.

Responsibilities:
Part of a 2-3 person Graphic Design team, based in our Head Office (410/407 in Brampton)
Hands-on design of retail assets such as product packaging, point-of-purchase (POP) signage, brochures, etc.
Hands-on design of web assets such as e-flyers, website banners, landing pages, emails
Ability to articulate and execute a design vision on demand with limited direction
Ability to work quickly on multiple brands and multiple projects on fast-paced deadlines
Able to update existing HTML templates in Dreamweaver

Requirements:
3+ years hands-on experience in graphic design (preferably retail and web design)
Expertise in Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver
Comfortable in a Windows environment
Design portfolio of past work (please provide link)
Excellent written and spoken English
Showcase is a national retailer with 100+ stores across Canada and the United States. As the Home of the Hottest Trends - from Scruff-A-Luvs to Weighted Blankets - Showcase specializes in emerging trends in health, beauty, home, and toys, and according to the National Post, we're the world's largest retailer of our kind. With 100+ permanent stores in Canada's best shopping centres plus a growing ecommerce business at ShopAtShowcase.com, Showcase offers the most fun, interactive, new, and unique products ever - all in a retail environment where you can "try it before you buy it." We call it retail-tainment!

A Canadian success story, Showcase has expanded over the past 22 years and is now coast-to-coast in every major market across Canada. Our culture is "fun and interactive", and we recently moved into our brand new Head Office and National Distribution Centre in Brampton ON to house our growing team of professionals.

See our full corporate overview here.