Senior Graphic Designer

Senior Graphic Designer

Birks. Pure Delight

Established since 1879, Birks is a luxury jewellery store whose reputation is built on quality, exclusivity, unique design and excellence in service. We pride ourselves in offering meaningful experiences and in building intimate relationships with each and every one of our clients.

 

As a Senior Graphic Designer in our Montreal Corporate Office located in Downtown Montreal, you will get to embody our belief in the promise of a brighter tomorrow through each interaction. As such, you will get to work in a highly motivated team that values excellence, hard work and team work.

                                   

Reporting to the Brand Identity and Visual Merchandising Senior Manager, the Senior Graphic Designer contributes to the creative vision set forth for Birks Group’s content ecosystem as well as managing timeline for all projects relevant to the graphic design team. The Senior Graphic Designer will be responsible for supporting the creative direction of the brand in his tasks, ideating concepts, designing brand and product sales and support material for omminchannel network (including web sites, social media platforms, other online channels traditional print platforms, visual merchandising), as well as managing and coaching the Graphic Design Team.

Are you our hidden gem?

To do so, the Senior Graphic Designer will be expected to…

 

  •  Support the Brand Identity Senior Manager as well as Creative Director in his tasks, and work with them to develop and present creative art work that respects the brand’s strategic creative platform.

  • Under the direction and guidance of the Brand Identity and Visual Merchandising Senior Manager, the Senior Graphic Designer will ideate and execute concepts.

  • Guide, supervise and coach two Graphic Designers; workload and quality of work, including in-house photo studio and content creation.

  • Maintain and oversee brand guidelines documents and ensure brand standards are respected and applied to all graphic elements.

  • Interpret creative briefs into conceptual ideas.

  • Responsible for the content creation budget.

  • Support the Marketing team in the design, execution, budget and coordinaton of various digital and print materials, including web & social media visuals, marketing campaigns, various print documents, and in-store POP for omnichannel network (retail, wholesale and E-commerce) with the supervision of the Brand Identity and VM Senior Manager

  • Prepare files for pre-press and production.

  • Serve as point person for the day-to-day delivery of the various creative projects.

  • Oversee photo retouching for jewellery product shots as well as on-model images in collaboration with E-commerce Team.

  • Responsible for all print collaterals that will support the business (shootings, promotions, VM installations).

  • Keep up-to-date with emerging trends and technologies in graphic design

Our promise of delight

Our ideal candidate has…

 

EDUCATION

  • Diploma in Graphic Design, Creative Arts or Computer Design

 

EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum 5 years experience in graphic design and at least 1 year in Project Management.
  • Experience in retail and/or agency

 

SKILLS

  • Experience in art direction, brand development and graphic design
  • Proficient in latest Adobe CS (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) and MS Office                
  • Strong creative, conceptualization and layout skills
  • Experience in digital design
  • Strong attention to detail, flexibility and analytical skills
  • Team player
  • Excellent understanding of printing requirement
  • Autonomy and self-motivated
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment

In return for your commitment to excellence, we offer:

 

  • Competitive earnings;
  • Social benefits including medical, dental, life insurance & disability;
  • A wellness program;
  • Awards and recognition programs;
  • Comprehensive, ongoing training;
  • Internal career growth potential;
  • Innovative training programs that are unique in the industry;
  • Generous staff purchase allowances.

At Birks, you will find a management team that truly cares about your professional growth. You will be empowered to be yourself, in order to offer excellent customer service and to create an experience that will build long-lasting client relationships.

 

Come join us at Birks, and let your true self shine!

Are you the gem we are looking for?