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Graphic Designer - Kelowna

The Valens Company, 230 Carion Rd, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada Req #15
Monday, April 5, 2021

Valens is looking for a successful Graphic Designer to join the team. This individual is a demonstrated multi-tasker, able to thrive in a fast-paced office and meets deadlines while accommodating last-minute changes. They will understand the rapidly changing design environment and be able to identify opportunities for the organization to improve. This is an exciting opportunity for a hard-working, creative designer who is interested in applying their professional qualifications in a developing industry.

DUTIES:

  • Conceptualize artwork and layout for publications, including print and digital versions, and adapting content for videos, mobile, social media and web
  • Create graphic elements such as illustrations, infographics charts, graphs and logos for print and online presentation
  • Edit images and photos for different media (print, web, video)
  • Design a variety of administrative tools including letters, envelopes, presentations and forms
  • Package and prepare projects for print (both in house and at commercial printers)
  • Consult with other staff members to discuss and adapt layout design
  • Ensure design is consistent with organizational brand, quality and consistency, and update as needed
  • Apply your understanding of design principles and platforms to our work and keep an eye out for emerging design trends
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Graduated in the field of graphic design, digital arts and/or other design-based subjects
  • At least three years’ experience working as a professional graphic designer
  • Demonstrated creative eye for design as illustrated by your portfolio
  • Advanced knowledge of all applications within Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator) on a Windows-based desktop
  • Experience with mail out design including letters, letterhead, envelopes, inserts and InDesign data merge an asset
  • Experience with Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects, Drupal Content Management Framework and HTML an asset
  • Solid computer skills including Microsoft Office
  • Proven use of best practices when producing print and digital materials
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Familiarity with social media platforms and their respective image and design specifications

We offer a welcoming and friendly space for BIPOC & LGBTQ+ applicants.

ABOUT THE VALENS COMPANY

The Valens Company is a global leader in the end-to-end development and manufacturing of innovative, cannabinoid-based products. The Company is focused on being the partner of choice for leading Canadian and international cannabis brands by providing best-in-class, proprietary services including CO2, ethanol, hydrocarbon, solvent-less and terpene extraction, analytical testing, formulation and white-label product development and manufacturing. Valens is the largest third-party extraction Company in Canada with an annual capacity of 425,000 kg of dried cannabis and hemp biomass at our purpose-built facility in Kelowna, British Columbia which is in the process of becoming European Union (EU) Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) compliant. The Valens Company currently offers a wide range of product formats, including tinctures, two-piece caps, soft gels, oral sprays and vape pens as well as beverages, concentrates, topicals, edibles, injectables, natural health products and has a strong pipeline of next-generation products in development for future release. Finally, the Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary Valens Labs is a Health Canada licensed ISO 17025 accredited cannabis testing lab providing sector-leading analytical services and has partnered with Thermo Fisher Scientific to develop a Centre of Excellence in Plant-Based Science. For more information, please visit http://thevalenscompany.com. The Company’s investor deck can be found specifically at http://thevalenscompany.com/investors/

  • The Valens Company, 230 Carion Rd, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada