Vancouver, BC

Graphic Designer (Packaging Specialist)

Graphic Designer (Packaging Design Specialist) Nutrabolics - Vancouver, BC Full-time, Permanent
You live for design and love the idea of bringing branding and packaging to life. You are beyond capable of executing last minute, high-pressure label content and technical changes with impeccable attention to detail. Your knowledge of consumer product packaging regulations and technical print specifications makes you a valuable resource to any consumer-driven brand. Your organization and proactive file management leaves your co-workers speechless. You also have a strong sense for conceptual graphic design and typography, with experience creating stunning product renders, social media graphics, marketing icons, and other brand assets.

As a team player working on a small in-house creative team, you understand that the design process is collaborative, so you welcome constructive feedback. You’re the type of designer that can completely start over from a blank canvas if it means the final product will be stronger. You are adept at taking initiative and creative liberties that can pay off big time. Mediocre work frustrates you and your own ambitions push you to constantly learn. You are ready and willing to help out on a variety of design projects or other tasks if needed. Your great sense of humour and approachable demeanour allow you to contribute as much to a team atmosphere as you do to a brand image.

Sound like you?

As our Graphic Designer with a focus on packaging design you will be expected to:

Manage and organize label design files and versions for 20 products and over 100 SKUs
Quickly implement a variety of design, content, compliance, or technical changes to packaging files under tight deadlines and precise requirements
Create and manage multiple label file outputs and label content assets used by marketing, print production, operations, and international clients
Work from pre-existing templates and brand aesthetics Maintain up to date and active knowledge of FDA and Health Canada label regulations and nutrition industry ingredients while acting on compliance updates
Produce strong conceptual designs for new products or social marketing campaigns
Create hyper-realistic product renders for use in marketing and selling products
Create engaging and modern design layouts for ad banners, website banners, newsletter graphics, print ads, flyers, etc, Design, manage and execute the sending of email blasts and lead generation activities
Perform bold and concise photo edits to athlete and product images
Provide technical support as necessary to the Nutrabolics team
Knowledge and Skills

Knowledge of FDA and Health Canada labeling regulations a strong asset
Print production/design experience is required Knowledge of and experience with 3d modelling and rendering suites like Autodesk Maya, Keyshot, or Adobe Dimension are an asset
Strong understanding of composition, lighting, contrast, balance, typography, and other key design principles
Advanced understanding of the Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop and InDesign, with a special aptitude for and understanding of Illustrator
Complete familiarity with MS Office Suite Experience and/or knowledge with content management systems (like Wordpress) and basic HTML/CSS coding is required Highly innovative, efficient thinker with ability to work independently
Savvy with visual arts trends, computing technologies, digital communication, and marketing principles Highly innovative, efficient thinker with ability to work independently
Exceptionally strong attention to detail with the ability to self-edit Takes direction easily and works well under pressure
Has a positive and receptive attitude to work effectively in a small team
Strong verbal and written communication
Highly organized, detail-oriented and able to manage/execute multiple ongoing projects
Educational and Experience Requirements

Degree or diploma in graphic design from a recognized post-secondary institution OR equivalent experience
An impressive portfolio — we are looking for a visual wizard with refined and modern design sensibilities
A minimum of 3 years of hands-on graphic design experience with a special focus on packaging design and technical file prep

Nutrabolics is a dynamic sports nutrition company based in Vancouver BC with a 15 year history in the supplement and fitness industry We support our employees to live an active and fulfilling lifestyle through a comprehensive benefits package including dental, extended medical, global travel insurance, cost-plus spending, RRSP matching, and more!
Transit fee coverage
Our downtown Vancouver office is Westcoast Express and Skytrain accessible
This full-time, in-house, permanent role will be compensated based on experience and demonstrated ability
How to apply

Please submit your application via our web application form. Your entry MUST include a valid portfolio link and PDF resume. Ensure that you complete all fields in order to be considered. Good luck!

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Additional Details

Category: Graphics / Web
V6B 2Z6
Vancouver, BC, CA
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Posted: Nov 08, 2018
Deadline: OPEN
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