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INTERMEDIATE PRINT PRODUCTION ARTIST, PACKAGING (6 months' contract)

Aurora Cannabis is seeking an ambitious and self-directed individual to join our team as Intermediate Print Production Artist, Packaging. This position will require a keen aptitude for layout, design ability, an eye for detail, and computer application(s) expertise to create/produce final design on a wide range of packaging projects, while simultaneously supporting the packaging department, within brand marketing’s core objectives.

 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Execute on core packaging objectives by way of development, and maintenance of new and current packaging and label creative adhering to Canadian Cannabis Regulations and consumer packaged goods
  • Provide brand stewardship through development of packaging creative and production, using individual brand guidelines and standards
  • Maintain a consistent high level of accuracy, quality, and thoroughness
  • Work on multiple projects effectively and efficiently, using a detail-oriented approach to workflow in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to follow various projects to completion throughout all stages of design and version development
  • Produce multiple extensions of branded packaging components that maintain consistency throughout execution
  • Produce technically correct, print-ready mechanicals for release to print
  • Collaborate, and effectively communicate with creative, production, and brand marketing groups
  • Produce with a minimum of direction and supervision
  • Review and proof artwork to verify quality, technical thoroughness, accuracy and adherence to all known standards
  • Understand the requirements and limitations of the various types of packaging formats and label printing, and identify opportunities for efficiencies while effectively problem solving for best in class results
  • Support brand marketing team in execution of digital mock-ups to meet sales and provincial requirements
  • Manages and maintains all final file outputs in organized and controlled fashion ensuring version control and sign off forms are accurately saved
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested
  • Overall Quality assurance and control
  • Other duties as required.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of three to five years of experience in graphic design or related discipline, preferably in Consumer Packaged Goods
  • A degree in Graphic Design, Visual Communications or related technical discipline
  • Thorough understanding of the print production process and graphic reproduction techniques
  • Strong typographic and layout skills
  • Proficient in the use of Mac OS, Adobe Creative Suite, Keynote, Word and PowerPoint
  • Ability to handle multiple projects from inception to completion, often with shifting deadlines
  • Meet deadlines, follow priorities, maintain a high level of personal responsibility
  • Be extremely proactive in keeping projects moving, through the follow up and/or resolution of any roadblocks
  • Independent decision-making, organizational, planning and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills.

 

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Aurora Cannabis Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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