WE'RE ALWAYS ON THE LOOKOUT FOR HUSTLE, TALENT & GRIT.
Our Righteous mission is to have a tangible impact on how companies look, how they act, the way they treat their people and what we all deserve in terms of quality and integrity as consumers. The vision has always been built on forging strong relationships, empowering our people, innovation, forward thinking, and legendary customer experience backed by the best quality products possible.
We are, and always have been, people first, and profits second. We think differently, act differently and challenge others to be the change they want to see in the world-we just happen to do it by making gelato. Enriching people's lives, one tiny spoonful at a time.
Our state of the art HQ and production facility in Calgary, AB is where the magic happens! We are a tight team of doers, makers, and creators. Our team is the heartbeat of our business, as we handcraft all of our products, and 6 sets of hands touch every pint. Our Google-meets-Willy Wonka factory is home to our Experience, Office, Production, Warehouse and Logistics teams.
Reporting to the Marketing Team, the Graphic Designer will manage the provision of graphic design services for Righteous, including creative concepts and production work on retail advertising, website updates, digital ads, sales materials, packaging, social media design and more. In our pursuit of best-in-class marketing and design, the Graphic Designer exhibits a high level of creative ability, problem solving skills and project management in a way that makes us stand above the crowd and in accordance with our mission and core virtues.
Please note: this is an external contractor position with an average of 20 hours per month.
A DAY IN THE LIFE
- YOUR ROLE
Deliver on the Ten Things that Require Zero Talent: being on time, work ethic, effort, body language, energy, attitude, passion, being coachable, doing extra, being prepared
Live the brand and our 8 core virtues & evangelize our delicious creations with passion in everything you do.
Work with internal resources to manage brand image, including website and website design, product packaging, presentation and planograms, consumer e-blasts, social media campaigns, basic video editing, permanent & seasonal signage, point-of-sale and collateral materials
Lead creative concepts for all assets and brainstorming on thematic elements, as well as illustration, or other media as appropriate; supervision of creative print production and promotional execution
Establish print specifications, prepare files, organize archives, review proofs and communicate corrections
Participate in marketing meetings, strategy discussions and presentations as needed
Manage timelines and communication on all creative projects company-wide; set appropriate priorities to keep job and deliverables on track
Identify strategic opportunities to bring innovation to the design process and into the development of the promotional elements
Collaborate with a small team to support all facets of the business
Special Marketing projects as needed
THE MUST HAVES
- KEY SKILLS
Diploma or Bachelor's degree in Graphic Arts an asset
2-5 years of professional graphic design
Strong experience with Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign
Possess in-depth knowledge of design principles
Ability to distill information to develop exceptional creative executions
Exhibit a high level of creative ability, problem-solving skills and project management under demanding conditions
Proven ability to work successfully on a team and maintain strong working relationships
Strong organizational skills, ability to balance multiple priorities and meet deadlines
Ability to handle confidential information
Experience in foodservice industry or CPG a plus
Experience in photography, product photography and photo editing a plus
HOW TO APPLY FOR THIS ROLE:
When you send us your resume, to be considered you must include a cover letter that answers the following 4 questions:
- What value you would bring to our team? (other than the 10 things below, because they require zero talent)
- What is your favourite brand and why?
- Why do you want to work for Righteous?
- What makes you weird?
READ THIS BIT TWICE! Please don't include your name. Say what?! You heard us right
- PLEASE USE ONLY YOUR FIRST AND LAST INITIALS
Please complete the full application. We want you to know that we're aware of our own biases and work hard to reduce them from our hiring.
We use a tool called a psychometric assessment that helps us understand if your skills and personality are great for this role. (It will also help us see if you're great for a different role on our team!)
It can take some extra time, but it helps us ensure we're only measuring what really matters. If you need a hand, give Shannon a call at (403) 452-3150!
Righteous is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment on any basis including, but not limited to: race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, predisposing genetic characteristics and genetic information, or any other classification.