City : Brampton, Ontario
Category : Full time
Industry : Product Development
Employer : Shoppers Drug Mart®
Referred applicants should not apply directly to this role.
All referred applicants must first be submitted through Workday by a current Loblaw Colleague.
Come make your difference in communities across Canada, where authenticity, trust and making connections is valued – as we shape the future of Canadian retail, together. Our unique position as one of the country's largest employers, coupled with our commitment to positively impact the lives of all Canadians, provides our colleagues a range of opportunities and experiences to help Canadians Live Life Well®.
At Loblaw Companies Limited, we succeed through collaboration and commitment and set a high bar for ourselves and those around us. Whether you are just starting your career, re-entering the workforce, or looking for a new job, this is where you belong.
The Production team is accountable for the delivery of best-in-class Loblaw Control Brand packaging and is currently looking for an experienced Production Artist to join our team. Working with internal designers, retouchers, editorial, regulatory and the product teams you will be responsible for building Prepress ready Production Art files following brand guidelines.
Review and follow-up to resolve missing information from PIR, Dielines, Project Listing Information, Design, Final Copy, where information is missing, questionable, or if clarification is required.
Prepare Artwork For Approvals, ensuring the proper use of PIR, Dielines, Project Listing Information, Design, Final Copy, Brand Standards.
Ensure Artwork meets specifications from the Printer, working to ensure Artwork is compatible with the specific printing process in use for each project.
Address all comments and concerns from suppliers and other internal departments, to complete Final Artwork.
Collaborate with Designers, Re-touchers, Editorial and Proofreaders, and Product teams, as required to achieve project objectives.
Work within the Loblaw workflow, ensuring necessary tasks are completed at the correct interval and completed properly, to maintain the integrity of the workflow.
Interact with various Loblaw databases and systems for retrieving and updating Artwork information, including digital file system.
Keep up-to-date with current developments in software and hardware technologies as applicable to role.
Assist in the training and orientation of new Production Artists as required.
Degree or diploma from a recognized post-secondary institutions or relevant related experience.
5+ years experience producing Artwork, preferably for retail consumer package goods, retailer branded Artwork project experience an asset.
Ability to create production ready Final Artwork files for various printing processes.
Strong attention to detail and possesses an eye for visual balance and design esthetics.
Ability to independently layout secondary panel information, Preparation Instructions, Recipes, Ingredients, Nutrition Panels, Etc., to Brand Standards provided.
Must be a team player and have the ability to juggle multiple priorities.
Strong project management skills in planning and executing of Artwork projects.
In-depth knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite on Mac platform
Strong organization skills with the ability to prioritize and balance conflicting tasks.
Key Measures (Performance Indicators)
Accurate Completion of Production Artwork
Our commitment to Sustainability and Social Impact is an essential part of the way we do business, and we focus our attention on areas where we can have the greatest impact. Our approach to sustainability and social impact is based on three pillars – Environment, Sourcing and Community – and we are constantly looking for ways to demonstrate leadership in these important areas. Our CORE Values – Care, Ownership, Respect and Excellence – guide all our decision-making and come to life through our Blue Culture. We offer our colleagues progressive careers, comprehensive training, flexibility, and other competitive benefits – these are some of the many reasons why we are one of Canada’s Top Employers, Canada’s Best Diversity Employers, Canada’s Greenest Employers & Canada’s Top Employers for Young People.
If you are unsure whether your experience matches every requirement above, we encourage you to apply anyway. We are looking for varied perspectives which include diverse experiences that we can add to our team.
We have a long-standing focus on diversity, equity and inclusion because we know it will make our company a better place to work and shop. We are committed to creating accessible environments for our colleagues, candidates and customers. Requests for accommodation due to a disability (which may be visible or invisible, temporary or permanent) can be made at any stage of application and employment. We encourage candidates to make their accommodation needs known so that we can provide equitable opportunities.
Candidates who are 18 years or older are required to complete a criminal background check. Details will be provided through the application process.