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Position: Graphic Designer
Organization: Mama Earth Organics
Location: Toronto (near O'Connor & St. Clair Ave. E), Ontario

The Role

Mama Earth Organics is looking for an experienced and ambitious designer who has an eye and deep passion for design and food!

You’ll be responsible for the design of our brand materials, advertisements (digital & print) and packaging.

The position is a mixture of hands-on and strategic work. You’ll play a huge role within our fast growing organization and work closely with our Marketing Manager (and the rest of our executive team).

Are you someone who understands the rules of design but loves to break them?

We’re anything but corporate. Become part of something big (we have strong morals and we’re proud of it!) and help lead our brand at Mama Earth Organics.

Job Description

  • Visualize and produce artwork for the company
  • Manage ongoing design of brand materials, packaging, and advertisements (online and print)
  • Photograph and edit images of our products for web catalog and social
  • Help brand our products (produce, artisanal and Mama’s Kitchen)
  • Together with the Marketing Manager, work on a complete rebranding campaign
  • As part of the rebrand, develop new look and feel for brand
  • Act as an expert and gatekeeper of the visual/aesthetic side of our brand
  • Attend weekly, monthly, quarterly strategy meetings
  • Help develop content for social media channels whenever needed

Characteristics You Have

  • Strong and creative eye for design - you’re forward-thinking and love to create both unique and beautiful visuals
  • You know the rules of design but love to break them
  • Strong ability to organize, prioritize and handle multiple ongoing tasks with changing priorities
  • Empathy for people (and our customers), strong understanding and interest in people and their emotions
  • Understanding of trends and movements (naturally ahead of both and able to distinguish between the two)
  • You love feedback and continually making things better as part of a team
  • Self-motivated, takes full responsibility for tasks
  • Excellent planning, time management and decision making skills
  • Quality obsessed with extreme attention to detail

‘Nice to Have’ things (not required - but any/all of these would be an asset):

  • Illustration ability
  • Super comfortable creating digital animation
  • Understanding, interest, and love of food
  • Farming background
  • Rural/country living background

About Us

We deliver super fresh organic food to homes throughout the GTA. We’re also one of the fastest growing companies in Canada. We’ve accomplished this because we’re genuinely passionate about what we do. We’re building a true, honest, locally-based food system. Our core business is based around our relationship and partnership with our local farms (we work with 80+ local farms close to Toronto).
We’ve recently expanded into prepared/seasonal meals/salad bowls and will be breaking this side of the business out over the next few years. Our main operation is in Toronto (about 80 staff work from that location) and we have a smaller location in Peterborough (there’s usually 10-15 people working from that location).

Perks & Compensation

Includes generous salary (market-based), excellent benefits program, “staff” pricing on organic food and produce. Most importantly, you’ll be working towards building something that you’re passionate and proud of, with a really nice group of people, for a company that truly believes in work/life balance.

Location

You’ll be working out of our Toronto location with the possibility of working from home one day per week.

How to Apply

Please apply to: heather@mamaearthteam.ca and include the following:

  • Your resume and cover letter
  • Your design portfolio (online preferred) of digital assets and list of URL’s that showcase your skills or background (if applicable)

Thanks to all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for interviews will be contacted. We ask that you apply via email only, no telephone inquiries or drops ins please – our warehouse is a very happenin’ place!

When applying, please indicate that you saw this posting at FoodWork.ca.
 

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Oct 23 2018    ID: 48875