Graphic Designer - Toys & Consumer Products

Job Description



Award-winning toy, consumer, and promotional products agency has an immediate requirement for a full-time Graphic Designer to join our Toronto office located at 1 Yonge St., Toronto, Ontario, M5E 1E5 (we are currently working remotely).

You will be required to create fun, innovative artwork, packaging, style guides, and presentations, to support our retail licensed and seasonal products, as well as, licensed entertainment-based promotions and promotional merchandise for our Fortune clients in the QSR, CPG, FMCG, and other sectors. It is essential that the designer takes a keen interest in the brand arena described above and brings an acute awareness of new trends in graphics, promotions, packaging, point-of-sale, and entertainment-based customer engagement. Must be able to work quickly and create clean, modern graphic design works as well as participate in creative brainstorms, sharing new ideas and concepts for projects. Experience with toys or consumer products is a plus, and experience with branding is crucial.

The Graphic Designer will work both independently and in a team environment with the account, brand, and creative teams, both local and international, to develop a wide range of designs from concept to final client presentation. Prior agency/brand experience is required. Additional experience with licensed consumer products, toys, packaging, and POP/POS design is a plus, as is copywriting, illustration, and commercial understanding of clients.

Key Requirements
Degree in graphic design or visual arts.
Fluency in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign).
Knowledge of the printing process and Pantone Color.
Strong understanding of typography, layout, and graphic design.
Ability to handle several projects at once.
Enthusiastic with lots of ideas to contribute and a dedication to quality work.
Proficient in PowerPoint with experience in creating decks.
Toy, retail, brand loyalty, and shopper marketing experience a big plus.

We will only be responding to those candidates we have an interest in interviewing. We thank all others in advance. All responses will be kept strictly confidential. Only local candidates will be considered.

Key Words: #Graphic Designer, #Promotions, #Licensing, #Toys, #Retail, #Packaging, #Plush.


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