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Senior Production Designer (Creative Marketing)

Umbra

Application ends: June 1, 2024
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  • Date posted
    May 2, 2024
  • Location
    Onsite
  • Apply before
    June 1, 2024
  • Career Level
    Mid-Level

Job Description

Description

Does this sound like you?

Looking to launch your career and join a global design company to expand your creative marketing portfolio?

The Senior Designer’s role is to craft excellent creative work across projects of all scales of complexity, being fully accountable for the final client output. This is a role that is obsessive with craft and storytelling and an understanding that great work comes to life in the details.

You have a sensitivity to tone that gives you the ability to express different ways of seeing, and navigate the subtle qualities required to craft distinct visual worlds. The aesthetics you create express a unique vision that translates a strategic positioning or story. Day to day you manage time and communicate well, and work both autonomously and with the support of a team, reporting into the Creative Marketing Manager.

Join our passionate team and help create something you can be proud of!

Here’s what makes you successful at Umbra…

  • Entrepreneurial Spirit
  • Can-Do Attitude
  • Curiosity
  • Street Smarts
  • Team Player Mentality

What you’ll do to be successful in this role

  • Build design systems that translates strategic brand narrative and aesthetic into a relevant, authentic, and stand-out creative.
  • Research and explore a variety of directions to help develop Umbra’s brand identity systems that are mindful of a multidisciplinary approach: Design, Strategy, Copywriting, Digital, Photography, Illustration, Motion, etc.
  • Research across a range of inspirations from the world of design, art, fashion, architecture, and the everyday to allow the unexpected to happen, and thoughtful solutions to arise.
  • Contribute to, organize, build, and participate in brand workshops, competitive analysis audits with applied strategic thinking and point of view.
  • Lead clear, detailed & inspiring briefs for various vendors as required across photography, stylists, casting, etc. for approval.
  • Support project briefs with spec creation and production, pushing the quality of the output.
  • Collaborate with Creative Marketing Manager and Digital Marketing Director to develop appropriate creative strategy

Requirements

What you’ll bring …

  • Strong and proven demonstration designing brand systems
  • Excellent typographic and graphic and digital design skills.
  • 5+ years of experience in a similar role.
  • A related Bachelors’ degree, Diploma, or equivalent work experience.
  • Ability to create work that’s culturally relevant and goes beyond trends.
  • Strong knowledge of visual communications and photography.
  • Ability to collaborate, self-initiate and self-manage workload and schedule to successfully meet project milestones.
  • Passion, curiosity, rigour, positivity, communicative, organized.

Benefits

Here’s how we reward success …

Umbra is a place where innovative minds thrive on its fast pace and make things happen. We value our unique work space, our global mindset and our distinct design-centric culture.

We offer all permanent full-time associates competitive base compensation and incentive plans, group benefit coverage and RSP matching programs, as well as more exciting things like flexible working arrangements, continuous learning opportunities, a generous employee product discount, recognition galore, an on-site gourmet café and full gym facilities to keep you healthy. Overall, a great place to work and build a career.

We’re Umbra… A leading global design company, inspired and driven to perform

We share a vision of creating original, modern, casual and affordable design for every room in the home. We are a privately owned, Canadian company with 40 years of industry experience. Led by one of our founders, our designs can be found in over 120 countries across five continents. Our global success is attributed to our entrepreneurial nature and a desire to push ourselves, and each other, beyond our limits.

We encourage applications from all qualified persons, however only those who are being considered for the position will be contacted.

Umbra welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates with disabilities taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Please note that the term “accommodation” in this posting means changes that are made in order to meet the needs of a person with disabilities, and not lodging.

No phone calls or agencies please.