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at Maskeraide
Location Toronto ON, Canada
Date Posted Nov 25, 2017
Category Beauty
Job Type Full-Time

Description

MaskerAide Inc. is a Canadian skincare company with a focus on lifestyle-based
beauty that is “Serious Skincare for the Most Fabulous of Lifestyles!”. MaskerAide is a growing, emerging beauty brand that is distributed worldwide, with notable stockists that include Selfridges, Marks & Spencer, Harvey Nichols, Vita, London Drugs, Rexall and H&M.

We are looking for a highly creative, on-trend, and beauty-savvy individual to join our small team as our Junior Art Director. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who is idea-driven and has an interest in developing a brand, by taking on a high level of creative control to strategically grow the brand and its’ range of beauty products.

Key Responsibilities include:

- Overseeing all aspects of the MaskerAide brand and branding assets, ensuring visual consistency across all platforms of media, design and communication. This includes adhering to the Company’s Brand Standards Guidelines and Social Media Style Guides.
- Responsible for the creative direction and the artwork creation of digital and print collateral (presentations, marketing collateral, promotional material, digital assets etc.)
- Presenting and executing ideas relating to new product Packaging Concepts and Design. This includes participating in the research and development of new beauty product ideas, writing creative text copy and creating illustration design direction briefs.
- Proactive in creative content creation as it relates to social media, company website, videos, photography etc.
- Responsible for creating production/print-ready files, including doing artwork reviews and signing-off on manufacturer/printer proofs.

Qualifications:
- Ability to build creative and unique ideas
- Post-Secondary Education in Graphic Design or Digital Arts Programs
- Experience and a high proficiency in Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator)
- Experience in PowerPoint/Keynote or similar Presentation software
- Experience in Website CMS (Squarespace platform + basic HTML coding)
- A strong grasp, and discerning eye for creative design and layout
- A strong interest in the beauty industry, trends and products
- Awareness of media trends, evolving online platforms and a grasp of the digital landscape

Requirements:

- Graphic Design: 2-3 years
- Agency or magazine editorial work experience is an asset
- Exceptional Communication skills. Creative copywriting is an asset.

Required education:
High school or equivalent

Required experience:
Graphic Design: 3 years