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Senior Production Designer

R&G Strategic Inc. - Halifax, NS

  • Full Time
  • Senior
  • Remote

Who are we

At R&G Strategic, We believe changing the way we do business has the power to change the world. It’s why we started R&G. We help responsible organizations communicate their positive impact and inspire behaviour change to propel a more sustainable future for society and the planet. Join us and be part of a dynamic consultancy team in a positive, remote work environment with ample room for growth. Work with purpose-driven startups and organizations, create compelling brands, develop impactful websites and apps, and immerse yourself in sustainability and social responsibility projects.

Role summary

The Production Designer at our sustainability-focused agency plays a vital role in creating visually compelling and impactful designs for sustainability reports and websites. This position involves working closely with clients and team members to understand project requirements, conceptualize design ideas, and produce high-quality digital and print materials that reflect our commitment to sustainability. The ideal candidate possesses a keen eye for detail, proficiency in design software (primarily InDesign and Illustrator), and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously while adhering to deadlines.
 

Responsibilities include ensuring that all designs align with the brand's visual identity, are user-friendly, and meet industry standards for accessibility and usability. Additionally, the Production Designer will support the full suite of our agency services, with a primary focus on web and report design. Staying current with design trends and technologies is essential to continually elevate the quality of our deliverables and effectively communicate our sustainability
mission.

Your organizational skills and multitasking abilities will be essential in this role as you navigate the multifaceted world of creativity, sustainability, and the digital realm.

What you can expect working at R&G

As a certified BCorp, we practice what we preach by fostering a balanced work-life environment. We offer an open, inclusive workplace with mentorship opportunities and flexible co-working arrangements. In addition to competitive benefits, full-time, permanent employees enjoy flexible
scheduling, paid sick time, parental leave top-up, paid volunteer time, and socializing opportunities.

Key responsibilities

  • Collaborate with Lead Designers and team members to understand project requirements and objectives.
  • Conceptualize and create visually appealing designs for sustainability reports that align with industry standards.
  • Produce high-quality digital and print materials, ensuring consistency with the brand’s visual identity.
  • Manage multiple design projects simultaneously, adhering to deadlines and project timelines.
  • Ensure all designs are user-friendly and meet industry standards for accessibility and usability.
  • Support the full suite of agency services, with a primary focus on web and report design.
  • Stay up-to-date with design trends, technologies, and best practices to continuously enhance the quality of deliverables.

Qualifications and requirements

  • Experience: A related degree or diploma and a minimum of 4 years work experience in digital, graphic, book layout and UX/UI design. Experience working in an advertising or marketing agency is preferred.
  • Attention to Details: High attention to detail and ability to self-manage and juggle priorities while working autonomously in remote situations insatiable appetite for learning
  • Self-Starter and Team Player: Able to work collaboratively with multidisciplinary experts from conceptual strategy through to the execution of creative solution
  • Problem-Solving and Learning: Passionate about solving problems and an insatiable appetite for learning
  • Embrace Feedback: Take direction from team members and clients
  • Communication Skills: Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Technical Skills: Proficiency with Adobe Suite (InDesign and Illustrator) and WordPress. Experience or knowledge in Squarespace, Shopify, Sketch, CSS and/or HTML is a bonus. Our workflows are in Google Drive, Google Suite, Harvest, Gmail, Slack and Asana. Familiarity or comfort in these types of software is necessary.

What you can expect from us

We value autonomy and professionalism, trusting our team members to take ownership of their roles. We encourage individual growth and accountability, seeking proactive individuals who can add value to their position.

Additional details

This is a remote position but R&G’s hours of operation are 9:00 to 5:00 AST or EST, so individuals located in the Eastern or Atlantic time zones would likely do best in this role. To be considered, ensure you have a reliable computer, high-speed wifi, and a distraction-free workspace. Our hiring process includes interviews with our Executive Team, reference checks, the Kolbe Assessment, and a paid trial or project. If you join our team, you can expect performance reviews at key milestones.

In lieu of a cover letter, please give us an EXTREMELY short description (two short paragraphs max) of a sustainable brand you admire, and why. Send this, along with your resume and portfolio to careers@rgstrategic.com. We thank all candidates for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
 

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in Canada.

Key information

  • Location: Remote within Eastern or Atlantic Canada is preferred but not required.
  • Type: Permanent, full-time or part-time
  • Benefits: Health & Dental, Flex Work Hours, Personal Development, Parental Leave, Top Up, Active Transport Bonus, Paid Volunteer Hours
  • Requirements: Must be legally allowed to work in Canada

Come as you are

We’re committed to diversity and equal opportunities in all aspects of employment. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and provide accommodations for those with disabilities or specific needs during the recruitment process.

Salary range

    
CAD 50K to 55K Annually

How can candidates apply?

To apply for this position, send your resume and portfolio, to careers@rgstrategic.com.