Graphic Designer - Vancouver, BC | Cymax | | 16/09/15
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Graphic Designer full-time

Location: Vancouver, BC
Company Name: Cymax ()
Category: Design
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Cymax is powering, connecting and transforming the $233 billion USD online and offline home furnishings industry. Our company is one of North America's leading online furniture e-commerce retailers with estimated annual sales of $190 Million in 2015.

Cymax’s innovative, proprietary technology enables the company to deploy, manage and optimize its online presence for thousands of products, faster and at a significantly lower cost than most online retailers. Cymax provides North American consumers with one of the largest selections of ready-to-assemble, case goods (fully assembled) and home decor items carrying the industry’s top-selling brands with up to 100,000 products.

Our growth since our launch in 2004 has been exponential and our culture at Cymax is unique: every person plays a critical role. Also, we are proud to say Cymax also just been named Finalist for the BCTIA’s Technology Impact Awards Company of the Year!
Join our rocket ship.

Our offices are located in Willingdon Park, situated next to the Trans Canada Hwy and Gilmore Skytrain station. Employees have access to four on campus fitness facilities, ½ basketball court, and a running trail. Our office also houses an active fun committee, patio with BBQ, Ping-Pong table and massage chairs.

We require a Graphic Designer who is passionate about the digital marketing industry and has capacity to manage several projects simultaneously in a hyper growth environment.

You are responsible for assisting in the creation of online assets that effectively support our brand, our vendors’ brands and promotional content as well as effectively executing UX design recommendations to improve consumer experiences and optimization. You have a track record of creating strong digital marketing creative for e-commerce companies or within a digital agency environment.

About the Role:

  • Create, design, maintain and produce online visual assets such as banners, email, newsletters, social media and graphic elements, illustrations, and promotional online content. Includes (US) as well as other Cymax owned web properties and subsidiaries
  • Design within brand guidelines to ensure designs are brand compliant, conforming to the overall brand identity and strategy, which could include logos, icons, documents and other asset templates
  • Work with content and marketing teams to drive key revenue metrics through targeting and creative optimization
  • Create assets for presentations and other marketing activities
  • Manage photo and asset library
  • Assist with external brand and digital agency partners

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Minimum of three years of graphic experience, preferably for a digital, integrated agency or as part of an in-house digital marketing team
  • Experience with HTML, CSS (HTML5, CSS3 is a bonus)
  • Proficiency in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Degree or Diploma in graphic design or related
  • Previous experience in ecommerce an asset
  • Ability to work with and incorporate web analytics insights to continuously improve design performance
  • You are a self-starter and jump at the chance to learn new things
  • Results oriented and process driven, with high expectations of self and team
  • Excellent time management, planning, and execution skills - ability to work both independently and in collaborative/cross-functional team settings, with and without supervision
  • Strong sense of professionalism and pride in work, both individual and team-generated
  • Portfolio examples should include where possible:

o   Integrated campaigns including banners, landing pages etc.

o   Marketing design examples that communicate rather than decorate.

Candidates, please send your resume and cover letter to Cymax. Cymax Stores thanks all applicants for their interest in this position. Only those candidates whose skills and abilities meet the above criteria will be contacted.

Reports To: Director of Marketing

Working Team: Digital Marketing

Works Closely with: Graphic Designer, SEM Specialists, Email Marketing Manager, Merchandising Dept.

Compensation: Let’s discuss

Cymax Stores thanks all applicants for their interest in this position. Only those candidates whose skills and abilities meet the above criteria will be contacted.

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