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SPUD.ca is looking for a Graphic Designer to join our growing team!

SPUD.ca is an online grocery delivery business in Western Canada. We are a passionate team who believe that food touches every aspect of our lives, so we are advocates for sustainable farming practices, sourcing locally, treating animals humanely, and reducing food waste. As a Certified B Corporation since 2013, we are committed to socially responsible business practices.

As a Graphic Designer with SPUD.ca, you will be responsible for creating innovative and striking creative assets to support the SPUD.ca Marketing efforts and increase sales.

SPUD.ca is a subsidiary of Freshlocal Solutions (TSX: LOCL); a Vancouver-based leader in end-to-end grocery e-commerce solutions. Our mission is to leverage innovation and technology to create a sustainable and profitable food system for all. We have developed deep expertise across the farm-to-fork value chain, both digitally and physically. Combined with explosive growth in the industry, plus having gone public in April 2021, our business is at an exciting point in its journey.

Responsibilities:

Produce and maintain ads for publications across Blush Lane, SPUD & Be Fresh.

Ensure that design aligns with the established look and feel and stays fresh every week.

Ensure designs are consistent across all print ads and are in line with the current campaigns/themes Marketing is promoting.

Be part of the design team for all general design & print requests including supporting our office team, events team, community, warehouse, HR, Blush Lane, and keeping our brands consistent.

Maintain processes in regard to concept development, design, and delivery. This will mean working with a number of people to help you produce and meet your deadlines.

Support the team throughout the execution of campaigns and projects. This will include online and offline assets.

Share inspiration, discuss trends, and identify and address process improvements pertaining to creative tasks by participating in our weekly creative collaborations.

Help maintain design consistency by documenting, when appropriate, in a mini-creative guide.

Follow Brand Guide, but also able to inform and evolve our brand standards through a creative lens.

Stay on top of trends and innovations in design.

Keep on top of new tools in Adobe Creative suite.

Communicate with the Creative Director regarding any creative challenges and for feedback on new creative concepts for approvals.

Liaise effectively with clients and other team members on creative briefs.

Ensure all design produced meets the needs, requirements, and brand values. This may mean getting comfortable in questioning a brief and inputting/sharing ideas of ways to better meet the requirements outlined.

Be responsible for helping to keep the new design process in place.

Additional duties as required.

Completion of a formal graphic design program.

2+ years of experience in graphic design for print and web.

Experience with producing simple animations is considered an asset.

You're a rock star in Adobe Creative Suite primarily using Photoshop, Illustrator, XD and a bit of InDesign. Experience with Adobe Premiere is considered an asset.

Do you have a passion for food and photography? As a part of your job you may need to collaborate with our in-house photographer to create mood boards for custom photography for our campaign and marketing needs.

Some pre-press experience is valuable.

May require some collaboration with our UX designers.

Ability to manage your own workload and priorities to meet our deadlines.

What's in it for you?

  • Join now and receive an initial $250.00 of SPUD credit, and another $250.00 of SPUD credit after six months of employment ($500.00 total)
  • 20% discount on SPUD.CA purchases
  • Flexible health spending plan options and benefits available for all team members working more than 14 hours per week

SPUD's approach to inclusive hiring

Our team is committed to building relationships rooted in trust, integrity and respect. We believe in a growth mindset and support our team members' personal and professional growth in a safe work environment. We know from experience that great talent comes in many forms and we want to meet you at your best. Please let us know if we can provide unique accommodations that will enable your equal participation!

Our Values

Our values are more than just words to us. Our values drive our success and guide our growth:

  • Create amazing customer experiences. We are passionate in our commitment to deliver for our customers.
  • Lead with sustainability and consider our impact.
  • Learn, grow and make time to celebrate wins together
  • We welcome different perspectives. Diversity makes us stronger.
  • Prioritize, work smart and deliver results for our stakeholders and each other.
  • We are committed to our mission and that requires resilience, persistence and grit to persevere and succeed.

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