Digital Designer - Burnaby, BC | Vega | FreshGigs.ca | 19/09/17
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Digital Designer Full-Time

Location: Burnaby, BC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits + Perks
Company Name: Vega ()
Category: Design
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Digital Designer

About VEGA

Vega is a high-growth, natural health food and supplement company on Profit Magazine’s Profit 100 list of fastest growing companies the last five years with a passion for people. Our premium, award-winning brand is at the forefront of the plant-based, whole food revolution. Vega has been named one of the Best Workplaces in Canada for six consecutive years and was recently awarded the #1 Best Workplace in Canada 2017. Vega has also been recognized as the #1 Best Workplace for Women in Canada for the third year in a row. We honor a triple bottom line approach to business placing emphasis on people, planet and performance. Join a great team atmosphere with a driven, vivacious group of people.

Overview

An exciting and challenging position exists as a Digital Designer at Vega’s head office in Burnaby, BC.  Reporting to the Senior Art Director, with a dotted line to the Manager of Digital Marketing you will be responsible for owning the digital user experience, creating and executing digital assets while ensuring brand consistency (concepts, design, tone) across assets, regardless of platform. In this role, you will be a part of a hands-on, collaborative and inspiring in-house Creative team that goes above and beyond to support all areas of the company with a focus on Marketing and Sales. As an individual, you are a solutions-focused, critical thinker, with the ability to transform complex ideas into effective, beautiful and innovative user experiences. You embrace the color green.

You take customer service seriously while having fun at work with the Vega team!  You value integrity, customer service; you take ownership and show initiative in everything you do and are performance driven. You not only love the culture, but contribute to it. Health and fitness is not something you read about, but something you live.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design and execute digital assets for all paid and owned digital channels including myvega.com, Vega CRM email program and other owned digital properties
  • Create and re-size designs for digital marketing & ecommerce needs including product and brand marketing campaigns, web based projects, internal and external communications, and advocacy
  • Communicate effectively in cross-functional teams and present ideas and designs effectively
  • Collaborate with Digital team to produce assets consistent in brand message, tone, and look-and-feel to achieve an integrated brand identity
  • Establish design process workflows to streamline design and scope iteration and handover to development teams
  • Lead development of marketing assets library for deployment across web shop, homepage, and social channels.
  • Provide support to the Digital and Creative team as required
  • Desire to bring best practices to life for digital design
  • Additional design projects, as needed

Skills and Qualifications

  • 2-4 year post-secondary design diploma or degree
  • 3-5+ years of industry experience in digital design a must
  • Expert user of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Knowledge of HTML/CSS an asset
  • Highly motivated, technically competent individual, with a naturally inquisitive nature
  • Exceptional collaborative skills
  • Great communication skills. You have the ability to make complex topics understandable
  • Excellent knowledge of current and emerging digital design trends
  • Deep understanding and appreciation for consumer product branding and positioning
  • Proven ability to align with the brand standards and Vega best practices for creative execution

VEGA Must Haves

  • You have an unrelenting desire to achieve
  • The outdoors isn’t just the place between your car and house
  • You have a sense of humor and passion for health and wellness
  • You love to have fun, but take your responsibilities seriously
  • You live the Vega brand

Benefits of Working for VEGA

  • Competitive compensation plan
  • Performance Bonuses
  • Open Book Management
  • Alternative refreshment options that go beyond coffee
  • On-site kitchen with in-house Vegan Chef offering plant-based food and snacks
  • Optional plant-based lunch program
  • Monthly product to try so that you can perform at your best and promote the Vegatopian lifestyle
  • Group MSP – 100% coverage
  • Employee assistance program (EAP)
  • Maternity Top-Up Program
  • Flexible Extended Health/Dental Plan
  • On-site fitness facility and meditation room
  • Fitness Subsidy
  • Education Fund
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