We are currently hiring!
Graphic Designer - Socks and Apparel (Entry - Jr. Level).
Note: Due to Covid we will be conducting first and second round interviews through Zoom. The role however will require you to come to the office each day as a full-time employee. Please know we are taking every precaution to maintain a safe working environment including sanitizing all touch points, & maintaining physical distancing. We have the expectation that anyone coming into the office on a day-to-day basis follows the recommended health Canada guidelines on their days off to keep everyone here safe as well.
Another Note: We are looking at a start date of January 18th - 25th 2021. First round interviews will not be held until the week of the 28th.
In this role you will be responsible for primarily sock design, but you will also be called upon for the following: graphic design for apparel (screen printing & embroidery), graphic design for marketing materials, packaging design, as well as social media and website design assets. You will be joining a team of two amazing full-time designers.
What you will need :
Strong typography, colour, layout, and graphic skills
High level proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite
A portfolio of examples that demonstrates design expertise
Attention to detail (critical)
Communication skills - Written and Verbal
Flexibility - Priorities can change on a day-to-day basis depending on the workload and season. There will be a base of typical responsibilities, but it's important to be flexible as things take priority.
Desire to grow the role, or use it as a springboard for your own future growth in design. Help us to go where we want to go, and we’ll help you do the same.
The Successful Applicant Will:
Be able to shift responsibilities quickly as priorities change
Have impeccable email and communication skills
Be looking for an opportunity to grow their career in design
Enjoy creative problem solving and implementing new ideas
Enjoy digging into the details of a project and seeing it through to completion
Know when to ask for help
Be an open and honest communicator, not afraid to admit mistakes or recognize issues
Our Core Values:
We Make Fun - We make fun for ourselves and fun for our customers
We are a Team - We are committed to common goals and communicate in an honest and open way.
We do the right thing- Always, in all areas of our work. This is important.
We own it - Right down to how we tape a box or respond to a customer service inquiry. We take ownership in our tasks
There is no job that is too small - None of us are above sweeping the floor or taking out the garbage.
Perks of the job:
Learning first hand the inner workings of a creative small business
Casual dress code
Immersion into the Calgary small business scene
A laid back, happy working environment where people have fun
The opportunity to grow with the business
Gym membership (after 3 months)
Health Spending Account (after 6 months)
We are especially interested if you:
Write a quick intro in the body of the email telling us why you're the right fit (no more than a paragraph).
And send us a link to your portfolio
Have apparel experience
This position is NOT right for you if you:
Need to work on a larger team with daily a task list and repetitive responsibilities.
How we hire, who we hire
We are incredibly protective of what we have from a culture standpoint. All full-time employees must make it through a series of personality assessments. Skills are important, but fit is critical. If you’re chosen for the initial round of personality testing, and do not get through to the next stage, it doesn’t mean that we don’t think you’re awesome. We just have a process, and we stick to it.
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Job Level - Entry Level. 1-3 years experience
Starting Salary: $33,000.00 - $35,000.00 per year (plus discretionary bonus at the end of the year.)
To apply: Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
No resume drop offs please!