Art Director – Cake Beauty
We are looking for a passionate, driven and creative mid-level art director to join the Cake Beauty team.
The ideal candidate would be responsible for driving Cake Beauty’s design concepts and executing ideas across all artistic and creative touch-points. The candidate must have an understanding of the cosmetics and skincare industry, as well as possess a visual aesthetic aligned with the Cake Beauty brand.
- Minimum 5 years industry experience
- Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Advertising Design or related field
- Packaging design experience required
- Ability to lead, take direction and self-manage
- Creative and detail oriented
- Knowledge of advertising and print promo materials
- Flexible, team player, able to work with others at all levels and handles a variety of tasks under -pressure
- Has a positive attitude and passion for excellence
- Able to meet strict deadlines
- Able to take direction
- Possesses high integrity and ethical standards
- Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite
- Strong knowledge of production processes: pre-press requirements, type specification, and -computer layout/illustration
- Experience in the cosmetics and/or fashion industry preferred
- Develop and refine concept and design to final production
- Produce online assignments which include website graphics, image production and manipulation, e-blast graphics, etc.
- Produce packaging design artwork for retail sales
- Create visual merchandising artwork and plan-o-grams for retail accounts
- Fulfill approved design work and complete internal production requirements
- Help advise Cake Beauty team on best way to achieve approved concept via computer layout/illustration/pre-press technique
- Produce all artwork according to the company’s specifications
- Prepare proofs for review by account management team
- Order digital output when needed, and work with partners to coordinate correct digital output and transmission of pre-press artwork prepared on computer
- Confirm all production deadlines with account management
- Review work for errors/omissions prior to turning in work for approval
- Make requested changes/corrections promptly and correctly
40% Packaging Design
30% Digital Design and Web Navigation
15% Retail Merchandising
15% Print Promo Materials
For complete information on Cake, check out our website at www.cakebeauty.com.
If you are interested in joining our team, please email your resume, cover letter and a portfolio or samples of your packaging design and print to the Cake team.
Cake Beauty is an indulgent bath, body and hair care line with multi-purpose product offerings that are infused with natural, raw ingredients, the cornerstone of Cake’s success. All Cake products are 100% paraben free formulas that are 90-95% naturally based. Cake Beauty is based in downtown Toronto.