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
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.