Junior Graphic Designer ( 12 month contract)

Toronto, ON, Canada

Job Type:

Full Time

About Spinrite

Spinrite is an inspiration and education-driven crafts company in the North American market. Bernat, Red Heart, Caron,  Coats & Clark and Yarnspirations are our key brands,  supporting brick and mortar and e-commerce sales channels. Our products are available at leading retailers such as Walmart, Amazon, Jo-Ann Stores and Michaels. We take pride in what we do and are passionate about inspiring creativity for our consumers. Recently, we have grown significantly. In early 2019, we purchased Coats & Clark, which essentially doubled the size of our company. Moving to the future, our vision is to the world’s largest inspiration-driven company for makers all over the world.

About the Role

Reporting to the Creative Team Project Manager, this individual will be responsible to assist in creating visual text and imagery using computer software, to communicate ideas that inspire, inform, or captivate our consumers.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Completing tasks/projects with guidance following provided brief and/or style guide with added creative touch

  • Assist with formatting creative in established templates, with strong typography and layout skills.

  • Sales materials

  • Branding for products and campaigns

  • All product and campaign imagery

  • Working with, growing + maintaining a library of design elements that can be used across different projects + brands

  • Collaborating with marketing and digital in a fast-paced environment: you'll be balancing ongoing work with quick turnaround, tactical projects

Qualifications

  • College certificate in graphic design or equivalent

  • Computer fluency in Mac

  • Adobe creative suite

  • Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles

  • Typography knowledge

  • Multimedia content development

  • Understanding browser capabilities

  • Creativity and originality

  • Fluency of ideas

  • Attention to detail

  • Adaptability, flexibility

  • Teamwork

  • Organization, ability to juggle multiple projects

  • Self-directed

  • Video, photography, or motion skills are all assets

  • Must have a current portfolio of work

Spinrite is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and all applicants for employment without regard to any status protected by the Ontario Human Rights Code, US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and applicable state law. If you need assistance or accommodations during any part of the application or interview process, please contact us at 519-291-3780 and ask to be directed to HR.