Senior Package Designer, Graphics

Position Title: Senior Package Designer, Graphics
Reports To: Creative Director, Graphics
Location: Toronto

Who we are

Perennial Inc. is the retail experience company that drives its clients' sales today while building their brands for tomorrow. Armed with real consumer insights, an intimate knowledge of the entire retail process, and an obsession for creative excellence, we close the gap between retailers and consumers.

Established in 1989 with offices in Toronto and India; we bring together the most diverse range of creative and strategic expertise to create seamless customer experiences.


Who we're looking for

Perennial is looking for a senior level hands-on designer to join our package design team and work on a variety of retail design projects and initiatives.

The incumbent must be a well-rounded designer with the ability & desire to manage many types of package design requirements, some of which may include:

• Layout and Design

• Logo and brand identity development and design

• Corporate and Collateral Design

• Preparation and delivery of client presentations

• Packaging design

The incumbent also must have a deep understanding of print processes, substrate application, and how to provide design solutions within these parameters.

Perennial is a fast-paced environment, where the ability to think quickly on your feet, adapt positively to change and demonstrate well-organized thought and work processes are considered essential assets.

To fit into our culture you must be team-oriented, fun, friendly, honest, respect others and their ideas, while being open to feedback from others and opportunities for development.


Essential duties and responsibilities

• Generate high quality, out-of-the-box creative solutions that are in alignment with our client’s business strategy

• Take a project from Strategic Design through to execution seamlessly

• Support and build on ideas or suggestions from others with a willingness to jump on board to make an idea the best it can be

• Demonstrate attention to detail, quality, dependability and accuracy in your work

• Be proactive, accountable and responsible for your work - see things through to completion

• Manage time effectively while juggling multiple projects, working in the most efficient manner possible to ensure deliverables are met

• Demonstrate the ability to brainstorm in a multi-disciplinary team

• Design with the holistic solution in mind

• Strong knowledge of current design trends

• Mentoring junior members of the team, helping to bring out the best in them and their design ideas

• Must contribute positively to team culture and morale at Perennial

Key competencies and qualifications

Proficient in a broad range of software applications, including:

• Adobe Illustrator CS

• Photoshop CS

• InDesign CS

• Ability to communicate through sketches & linears

• Ability to illustrate is a plus


Education and Experience:

• Formal education in Graphic Design – whether communications or packaging graphics
• 5–8 years related experience and training in an active studio environment