Junior Graphic Designer

Vancouver, BC

Experience Required
Degree Required
Employment Type
Job Description
Sustainable Produce Urban Delivery (SPUD.CA) is a vertically integrated omnichannel grocery company, headquartered in Vancouver, with operations in Victoria, Calgary, and Edmonton. We believe that food should be healthy, so we partner with producers, farmers, fishermen/women, bakers, and artisans who have integrity, respect our environment, care about our community, value sustainable farming practices, and believe in the humane treatment of animals. Our goal is to make it easier for our customers to have the freshest, local ingredients and products, delivered to their home or office, or available for pick-up or purchase, at one of Be Fresh or Blush Lane retail locations.

We are looking for a full-time, permanent Junior Graphic Designer. This position is based out of our Vancouver head office (1660 E Hastings Street), and reports into our Lead Graphic Designer.

We are growing and love to promote from within...plus you will get 20% off of our cool, local products!
Job Requirements
What you'll do

Working alongside other designers and a marketing team, you’ll be the lucky devil who gets to create graphics & edit videos for company marketing materials.
You will also design weekly online materials such as emails, website banners and ads. Fun!
We will have weekly promotion pieces that we send to our customers and you will be creating these too.
In a nut shell, your work will reach thousands of customers on a daily basis and is crucial to the success of the company.
From time to time, you will get requests from staff members that your creative brain is well apt to handle whereas these non-graphic designing folk are lost. You’ll whip things up showing how terrific you are without breaking a sweat!
You’ll be working together with the team to edit short (1-5 min) educational & promotional videos to support marketing campaigns and needs

Our compensation package consists of

A annual salary, between $32-34,000 per year, based on experience.
20 % discount.
Extended health care benefits (after the 90 day probationary period).
4% vacation accrual (2 weeks’ accrued after 1 year of employment).
What you'll need
1-2 years of experience in graphic design for print and the web with maybe a hobby in film & video.
Completion of a graphic design program, or equivalent experience.
You’ll be a rock start with Adobe Photoshop, Indesign & Illustrator and be capable with Adobe Premiere.
Perhaps you have taken one or two or a million photos of your lunch and posted them to Instagram? We love it if you have a passion for food and photography as a large part of your job will be picking through stock photography, and working with a photographer to create photos for campaigns and marketing needs.
It’d be smashing if you have experience preparing files for print (pre-press), as we print most of our materials in house, but we can also teach you everything we know.
Creating images for web has restrictions, we would love you to know what they are.
We are busy at SPUD, real busy, so your ability to manage your workflow without going bananas is crucial.
About SPUD
The SPUD family of companies includes:

• SPUD.CA (Sustainable Produce Urban Delivery)- residential and office deliveries in Vancouver, Victoria, Calgary and Edmonton
• Be Fresh- 5 market/cafes within the city of Vancouver, and our Be Fresh commissary services
• Blush Lane Organic Market- 4 markets, and a Farmer’s Market location in Calgary and Edmonton
• The Juice Box- healthy (and delicious!) fresh pressed juices and nut milks

Our values include:

• Fight to Create Amazing Customer Experiences Worth Sharing
• Have Passion for Sustainable Food
• Be Open to the Perspective of Others
• Learn, Grow & Win as a Team
• Be Scrappy and Own It
• Find the Fun Together

We are also a proud certified B Corporation- a new kind of company that uses the power of business to solve social and environmental problems.

SPUD is an equal opportunity employer, committed to inclusive hiring practices.