Junior Graphic Designer


Vancouver, Canada


Full Time

Date Posted

Feb 18, 2021

SAXX Underwear Co. is looking for a Junior Graphic Designer to join the team based at our Vancouver office location.

This is your opportunity to be part of a globally growing brand in a dynamic work environment.

The Junior Graphic Designer will…

be responsible for taking the vision of Art Director through development of brand creative artwork. This role will report to the Design Lead and requires a proactive person who is accountable and comfortable working both independently and within cross-disciplinary teams.

Responsibilities Include:

Production Design:

  • Develop artwork files from provided direction for owned and 3rd party websites, emails, advertisements, social and video, ensuring the layouts are delivered to spec
  • Prepare presentations for key check points and sign offs
  • Implement copy and visual changes through a multi-revision design process
  • Prepare final press and production ready files for channel owners and external venders
  • Organize and maintain creative production files
  • Provide timely, detailed and effective written and verbal communication to production partners and other in-house stakeholders on the status of design activities and deliverables
  • Collaborate with multiple stakeholders on the team including channel owners, designers, photographers and retouchers to ensure outputs meets objectives.
  • Work collaboratively with cross-functional partners (Brand, eComm, Product, External Agencies, etc.) on varied creative projects.
  • Work with Marketing Project Coordinator to execute project timelines
  • Stay abreast of industry, competitor and cultural trends

Motion Design:

  • Work with the Design Lead to design and concept motion graphic solutions that compliment brand creative output
  • Catalogue and edit video/animation
  • Deliver video content to provided channel specs (retail, social, digital)
  • Collaborate with the Art Director and Design Lead in the conceptualization of motion graphic content by swiping and pulling inspiration as needed
  • Stay abreast of industry, competitor and cultural trends
Required Qualifications:
  • A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and at 1-2 years of production design and/or motion experience.
  • Extensive knowledge of & ability to work in Adobe Creative Suites
  • Experience in motion graphics and building animations with Adobe After Effects, Premier and Photoshop
  • Strong knowledge of fashion lifestyle industry and ability to pull creative references (e.g. photography, stylists, editors, art directors, etc.)
  • Self-starter who can effectively manage workload prioritization and execution consistently to a high standard.
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions to stakeholders
  • Ability to problem solve and seek out solutions
  • Impeccable communication skills both oral and written
  • Able to build strong relationships across all departments
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines while remaining calm under pressure
  • Passionate about design and innovation.
  • Keen eye for detail.
  • Ability to take art direction and critique, while working in an iterative process.
  • Ability to present creative ideas clearly and concisely.
  • Solution-oriented mindset with an enthusiasm for visual problem-solving.
  • Ability to build strong relationships across all departments.
Why we think you'll love working with us
  • We offer competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, and vision coverage, and an Employee and Family Assistance Program to support your wellbeing
  • Get additional health care support through a virtual health care platform and a health spending account
  • Have your birthday off to celebrate in style
  • Be part of a team of incredibly talented, passionate, and driven people focused on building and innovating
  • Make an impact with your work—each person has an equal opportunity to contribute to our goals
  • Join one of the fastest-growing companies in Vancouver and find opportunities to grow in your own career—offering advancement opportunities for our team members is important to us!
  • Stay fueled with our in-house chef, healthy snacks, coffee, and tea
  • Hang out with the cute and cuddly dogs at our headquarters
  • Stay fit with our in-office gym
  • During the COVID 19 pandemic, we learned the majority of our roles are remote-friendly. Although there may be times where it is required or more effective to be in office for certain meetings or tasks. As the pandemic evolves, we will continue to adjust our working arrangements as necessary.
To Apply…

Please forward your resume and quote Junior Graphic Designer in the subject line. No phone calls please. We appreciate your interest in the role, however; only successful applicants will be contacted for an interview. Thank you for your interest in a career with SAXX.