Job details

Graphic Designer

at Steam Whistle Brewing
Location Toronto, Canada
Date Posted December 3, 2018
Category Intermediate
Job Type Full-time



  • Conceptualize, develop, produce and order creative for the Sales, Marketing, Retail and in-house brewery needs. Including marketing programs, banners, posters, sell sheets, vehicle wraps, digital assets, merchandise and more
  • Assist with photography needs
  • Design & update all HR related visuals as needed (staff announcements, invites, H&S etc.)
  • Design on-site & internal signage (brewery, retail, tour etc.) as needed
  • Assist with & create on-line promotions, web banners & social needs as required
  • Visually support detailed presentations for the sales and marketing purposes
  • Think creatively to develop concepts and layouts while ensuring integrity of all creative is maintained according to brand standards.
  • Take direction and feedback successfully from Creative Director and other key stakeholders
  • Confident and adept at presenting and articulating designs to various internal stakeholders
  • Amend final designs to Creative Director & VP of Marketing comments to gain full approval
  • Project manage each creative request, paying close attention to details, managing time-line and working independently
  • Assemble files to prepress, print production and external supplier specifications
  • Participate in strategizing and brainstorming in collaboration with creative and marketing teams
  • Develop and maintain rapport with creative suppliers and assist with invoicing, quoting and any other admin needs as requested by Creative Director
  • Inspect and label print goods upon arrival
  • Work proficiently in a Mac environment using InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Must have a College or University degree in Graphic Design
  • Up-to-date digital or printed portfolio is required for review
  • 4 to 6 years’ design experience working in an in-house creative department or design firm
  • Excellent organizational, problem solving, time-management, multi taking and conceptual skills with a high-level sense of design & creativity
  • Excellent knowledge in layout, typography, branding and design principles
  • Strong understanding of colour theory, prepress, die lines and graphic production process
  • Adaptable and quick learner.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. No egos needed
  • Strong in Adobe Creative Suite (Mac Platform)
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work independently
  • Confidence with providing and receiving feedback is essential
  • Basic knowledge of photography is an asset
  • Illustration skills are a bonus
  • Any additional specialized skill sets (3D, Motion, Web etc.) are an asset


  • Working for one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies
  • 3 weeks’ vacation
  • Profit sharing and employee purchase share schemes
  • Comprehensive health and dental plan
  • 100% paid training and development related to area of work
  • 12 pack of beer each week

The closing date for applications is Friday, December 28, 2018.

Steam Whistle encourages applications from all qualified candidates and is dedicated to building a diverse workforce. We will accommodate applicants’ needs throughout the recruitment process.  Please advise the recruiter to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated. Due to the high volume of applications received, only those who are selected for interviews will be contacted directly.

How to Apply:

Please apply on the Steam Whistle Careers site here. Please note that applications are only accepted online.