Careers

JOB TITLE: Jr. Art Director


POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Vitaly (www.vitalydesign.com) is a Toronto-based accessories, fashion and lifestyle brand that was founded in 2011. Today, we are sold in over 300 retailers around the world and have a growing team of dedicated and talented employees. Under the Vitaly umbrella is a second accessories brand, Clocks And Colours (www.clocksandcolours.com). You will work alongside our creative director and Art Director to create digital and print elements that elevate the visual identity of the two brands.

MANDATORIES:

- Must be a Canadian citizen and live in Toronto, or be willing to relocate.

- Must be a recent graduate of a Canadian college or university program for graphic design, digital design, fine art, advertising or a related field.

- Must have a comprehensive portfolio that is presented on a website or in PDF format.

- Must have completed at least 3 months of internships at a design studio, ad agency, or retail/fashion brand.

- Must be highly skilled with the Adobe Creative Suite: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Lightroom. Knowledge of basic HTML and CSS are an asset.

- Must have a good photographic eye and an understanding of visual branding through photography.

- Experience shooting video and editing short-format video content is an asset but not required.

SKILLS NEEDED:

- Must be able to work independently but also have a collaborative nature

- Must be able to take direction, multi-task, and manage shifting priorities

- Must have incredible attention to detail

- Excellent graphic design and typography skills

- Excellent web design skills (web development is not necessary but is an asset)

- Must have a strong grasp on photography, photo editing, photo management and photo resizing

- Must have some experience with video editing software such as Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premier.

- Strong writing skills are a very serious bonus.

TASKS YOU WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR:

- Revisions to website (Providing mockups to developers and overseeing development)

- Designing press materials surrounding major events (i.e. product launches, contests, pop up shops, sponsored events, collaboration announcements, etc.)

- Designing advertising materials (web banners, Facebook ads, magazine ads)

- Designing and sending out newsletters

- Updating blog posts and imagery on website

- Designing and updating product knowledge documents to be sent to retailers

- Assisting or shooting photo and video content

There should be ample opportunity to work on creative projects that go above and beyond what is outlined here. We are looking for a self-motivated individual who can lend their skills to self-lead projects and help elevate the overall art direction of the two brands.

If you are interested in this position, please send a portfolio and resume to zack@vitalydesign.com
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