Visual Designer

Vancouver, BC, Canada Req #47
Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Who We Are:


Fresh Prep is Vancouver’s homegrown meal kit delivery service. We help people throughout B.C. make world-class dinners with fresh, pre-cut and pre-portioned ingredients along with an extended menu of over 100 add-ons from local suppliers delivered weekly to your door.

 

From sourcing quality local goods, to delivering in reusable, recyclable and compostable packaging, we believe it’s possible to make convenient eating healthy and sustainable for the community we live in.

 

In the past few years, we have collected first place awards for The Georgia Straight’s Golden Plates (2019 and 2020) in addition to winning the 23rd and 24th Annual Best of Vancouver award for Best Meal Kit Service as voted by readers (2018 and 2019). Fresh Prep also placed on the Canadian Business and Maclean’s Magazine STARTUP LIST 2020 as a high-growth Canadian startup.


What We Are Looking For:


Fresh Prep is looking for an intermediate visual designer with exceptional skills and experience in designing for a range of digital touchpoints. The role  will be part of the creative team leading the charge on a large “zero waste” packaging launch and to cement the brand as environmentally friendly from a digital aesthetic perspective. 


The successful candidate will demonstrate an excellent design repertoire and an exceptional eye for aesthetics -- a design rebel who thinks outside the mold and aspires to answer every single design brief with bold and innovative solutions. We’re looking for a collaborative team player who is comfortable making guided decisions by asking questions and seeking for answers on their own at the drop of a project. .The visual designer will report to our Art Director, and be a part of our growing brand team.


Fresh Prep is a fast-growing Vancouver company that makes it easy to cook incredible meals in just 15-30 minutes. In addition to being recognized by Georgia Straight as Vancouver’s #1 meal kit and by the industry as BCorp Certified, Fresh Prep is focused on reducing carbon impact and committed to UN Sustainable Development Goals. Studies and research on environmentally friendly meal kits is underway and our growing team will be a critical support in this sustainability journey.


Who You Are:


  • Collaborative Team Player. You are a  diplomatic and effective multi-tasker who can work between multiple parts of a fast-moving business to gather and evaluate user requirements.

  • Design driven. You display a sharp and thoughtful mindset towards all design projects and have an insatiable appetite for pushing your work further.

  • Strong communicator. Your verbal and written communication skills allow others to understand your intent and rationale no matter whether they are fellow creatives or business executives.

  • Adaptable. You thrive in a changing environment and can effectively prioritize tasks and allocate your energy and resources accordingly with given guidance. You’re able to maximize resources and can still pull off awesome work designing under limiting constraints. 

  • Open-minded. You are open to constructive feedback but aren’t afraid to let your opinions be known. You will champion new and unfamiliar processes and techniques that could lead to breakthroughs in your work as well as the output of the team.

 

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Assist the Art Director in translating the design vision into the execution of aesthetics, feel, and imagery that define the Fresh Prep brand.

  • Design a variety of marketing collateral in varying formats and sizes This includes developing user-friendly email templates, landing pages, and other digital experiences.

  • Working cross-departmentally to design various projects depending on need, including new packaging, equipment and product branding, and signage.

  • Sketch, storyboard and prototype ideas and execute according to brand standards. 

  • Manage expectations with collaborators and managerial staff effectively throughout the entire design process to ensure work is delivered on time and up to quality standards 

 

 

Requirements:

  • 3+ years work experience in a similar role.

  • A portfolio of relevant design projects.

  • Extensive experience using Adobe Creative Suite, including programs such as Photoshop, Illustrator, After effects, and InDesign. Motion graphic design experience is a big bonus point.

  • Knowledge of on-screen and pre-press art production for a variety of formats.

  • Experience with front-end web development would be an asset, but not required.

  • Experience with videography and photography would be an asset, but not required.


What You Can Expect:


  • A positive workplace filled with fantastic colleagues.

  • Competitive pay and bonuses.

  • Extended benefits (including medical, dental, and life-insurance) after 90 days of successful employment.

  • Free food! A Fresh Prep meal plan for 2 meals per week.


We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.



Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Vancouver, BC, Canada