We are looking for a permanent Art Director with at least 5 years’ experience to join our team in the Toronto office. This role will oversee all creative for the brand ensuring we have a cohesive look and feel across touchpoints driving brand equity and awareness. This role will report into the VP, Brand & Marketing and be pivotal in ensuring that Pehr has best-in-class design that is aligned with Pehr’s overall brand vision and strategic goals.
Who you are:
You have extensive experience in the realm of Design and are always at the forefront of new developments in the Branding and Design space. You have a solid portfolio of previous work, a sophisticated modern aesthetic and an eye for detail. You are comfortable working with both designers and marketers to implement design ideas and render them into functional and motivating consumer communications across all platforms. No job is too small and big challenges excite you. You thrive in a start-up environment and bring enthusiasm and a can-do attitude to all that you do.
What you’ll be doing
Conceptualize and create outstanding print, digital and interactive creative to support strategic brand plans, including website creative, email marketing, digital banner ads, print materials and renderings of environments for in-person experiences.
Work with the marketing team to ideate engaging creative initiatives that enhance the consumers’ interaction with our brand.
Bring the brand to life across various traditional marketing assets including wholesale catalogs, packaging and print collateral pieces
Maintain & evolve brand style guide, typography, colour and evolving the brand online and offline
Review all production materials on assigned projects, and sign off prior to forwarding job to production
Through a creative approach, contribute to the constant evolution of the Pehr Brand on and offline.
Assist in the end-to-end creative direction of E-Commerce and lifestyle photography
Collaborate with the team to brainstorm, test, and implement creative designs across multiple platforms
Manage Junior Designer and other freelance creatives as needed.
Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat), preparing files as required (traditional & web); slicing/resizing images.
Experience designing experiences for the web including responsive HTML/CSS
Demonstrate relentlessly high standards, fostering passion, integrity and energy
Ability to thrive in a highly collaborative team environment
Current Portfolio to be submitted with resume
Pehr is an internationally recognized Children’s Lifestyle Brand known for capturing the beauty and simplicity of childhood. Our playfully sophisticated products have become synonymous with quality and modern design.
Meticulous attention to detail and a flawless customer experience are intricately woven throughout our daily actions.
Our culture thrives on passion for the brand and rewards hard work and loyalty. We are continuing to add to the team new members who are both creative and innovative with an innately entrepreneurial spirit and passion for growing a brand.
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