Creative Lead

Company Description

AOR is one of Canada’s fastest growing Nutraceutical health supplement organizations. Our market leading premium products are manufactured and distributed to specialty retailers throughout Canada and worldwide. Headquartered in Calgary, AOR is in search of a Creative Lead to join our team.

 

Position Summary

We are looking for Creative Lead to infuse our graphics department with energy and inspiration. You will be highly detail orientated, enjoy creating a diverse range of marketing materials and have vision for an evolving brand.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Lead, manage and evolve the company brand standards
  • Manage the graphic design department and mentor the team to foster growth and inspiration
  • Collaborate with all members of the marketing department
  • Liaise with third party suppliers and develop good rapport with agencies
  • Produce presentations for executive team
  • Offer strategic creative direction on all materials in digital and printed mediums
  • Learn and manage label process as part of the business function
  • Constantly review and critique existing B2B and B2C materials
  • Deliver projects in a timely manner and to a high standard
  • Exceed standards by following production, productivity, quality, and customer service best practice; resolving operational problems and identifying work process improvements
  • Direct and delegate production schedule based on business priorities
  • Implement new systems and standardise design request process to eliminate inefficiency and increase productivity
  • Present new ideas and concepts to contribute to the company mandate of continual innovation

 

Qualifications:

  • 4 years design/marketing/communications interactive work experience
  • 3 years art/design manger level
  • 2 years graphic design certification program recognized from a technical and/or university institute.
  • Strong design portfolio with 5 years visual communication working knowledge
  • Expert knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite – InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Sufficient knowledge of branding, including strategy, development and execution
  • Timely, responsible, prepared and do whatever it takes to get the job done
  • Proven aptitude for quick creative thinking with acute attention to detail within demanding deadlines
  • Ability to work independently or with a team and excellent creative problem solving skills
  • Possess leadership abilities that foster learning and excellence amongst team members
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working within packaged goods company or experience in pharma or nutraceutical environment would be considered an asset but a passion for health and wellness is required

 

This position reports to AOR Marketing Communications Director.

 

To Apply: Send your Resume to marketing@aor.ca

 

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