Graphic Designer

Date Posted December 6, 2018
  • Department Marketing
  • Location Toronto, ON
  • Job ID 43755

YM Inc. was founded on the strength of a single retail store in the heart of downtown Toronto in 1975, under the name Stitches. Today we are one of North America’s leading apparel retailers operating over 600 stores across Canada and the United States under the following banners: Stitches, Urban Planet, Urban Behavior, Sirens, Siblings, Urban Kids, Suzy Shier, Bluenotes, West 49, and Mandee..

The Senior Graphic Designer is responsible for the creative design of the Ecommerce website.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Create and maintain all web and digital graphics to support brand initiatives
  • Develop creative to support content for entire website, including home page sliders and lead generation form pages
  • Create ads for online advertising campaigns(emails, digital ads, social ads); including several dimensions of static display and animated ads
  • Continually validate designs for usability
  • Work closely with Marketing team to develop marketing concepts
  • Coordinate projects from start to finish (concept, layout, execution)
  • Assist Art Director with coordinating photoshoots (concepts and preparation)
  • Work on different brands and projects simultaneously while maintaining the unique brand identity of each
  • Prepare visual presentations for advertising campaigns by designing art and copy layouts

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education in Graphic Design or related work experience
  • Minimum 2 years of graphic design experience, in retail or fashion service an asset
  • Strong knowledge of all current design software on a MAC platform (Adobe Creative Suite)
  • Strong knowledge of HTML, CSS, Content Manager and Magento an asset
  • Strong analytical and research skills, overall business knowledge and consumer trend awareness
  • Extremely detail oriented
  • Strong time management and multitasking skills with a strong work ethic
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Demonstrates ability to take initiative to achieve departmental and corporate objectives
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, both independently or as part of a team

YM Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals. We thank all applicants for their interest: However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If chosen to participate in the selection process, accommodations are available upon request. We will consult with the applicant to provide or arrange suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account the applicant’s accessibility needs.

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