Coquitlam, BC

Graphic Designer & Videographer

Grow our Tomorrow.  Oppy is a leading grower, marketer and distributor of fresh produce from around the world. As one of North America’s top produce companies for nearly 165 years, we bring over 100 varieties of produce from 27 countries to 1,300+ retailers in North America and throughout the world. As much as agriculture has shaped the past for humankind, Oppy’s efforts shape its future by sustainably providing families with healthy, safe and fresh produce to create a better quality of life for all. Our progressive team is called to a higher purpose that raises the economic wellbeing of families and communities who work the land.

Recognized as one Canada’s Best Managed Companies (for the last 20 years!) and a Top 100 Employer, our diverse team of dedicated professionals collaborate and make connections across our locations throughout North and South America. We owe our success to our adaptability, innovative and entrepreneurial approach, our commitment to our people, and the incredible relationships we build. We are looking for talented people who love a fast-paced, dynamic environment where you can grow your skills and career in a sector with abundant opportunity. Grow your tomorrow with us, today.

The Oppy-tunity

We are seeking an educated visual designer with the ability to create for all platforms (video, print, social). A motivated and eager collaborator who would welcome the opportunity to apply their skills to the colorful world of fresh produce. At Oppy, our history is rich, and our stories are many. They cross borders, explore flavors, and touch lives. They can be technical and detailed, or bright and inspirational—and everywhere in between. Would you like to help us tell them? If you enjoy a fast-paced environment with a great team delivering great work, this is the opportunity for you!

What You Will Be Doing

As a Graphic Designer/Videographer, you will create and support a variety of multi-media projects involving multiple stakeholders as part of a small but mighty creative services team. Leads-end-to-end video projects from concept to completion, delivering on exceptional service and experiences. You will provide graphic design and development services for a variety of company packaging, branding and promotional materials and web services ensuring alignment with corporate strategy. You will employ your solutions-driven approach and hands-on project management experience to consistently represent Oppenheimer Group’s brand and Grower’s brands visually across all digital and print platforms. You will contribute to a cohesive team-oriented environment to produce optimal results within tight time frames.

Your primary responsibilities will be to:

  • Proactively provide support in the development and implementation of company marketing strategies, advertising and promotion programs and services.
  • Lead the execution of multi-media and video projects through concept generation through execution, editing and delivery.
  • Organize, design, transport and operate required production equipment including cameras, drones, lighting and audio, on-location or in studio as required.
  • Provide graphic design services for a variety of promotional materials while ensuring that both company and growers’ brands are represented accurately and consistently.
  • Produces and edit product photography to be used in marketing materials and ensures that images meet the requirements of the project.
  • Develop innovative and creative solutions for video, print and digital design projects; takes initiative to generate concepts and suggest improvements to elevate branding and promotional materials.
  • Plan, conceptualizes and designs compelling and impactful collateral to support a variety of business activities which includes but is not limited to document layouts, presentations, story boards, packaging design, social media content, interactive and digital media.
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders including internal team members, customers, advertising agencies, printers and media to gather or disseminate information.
  • Continually monitor competitor materials and market positions, particularly in the areas of innovative packaging, graphics and advertising multi-media international food industry. Make recommendations to capitalize on opportunities as appropriate.
  • Coordinate and/or participates in various marketing projects, including trade and/or web consumer advertising, promotions, video collateral, special events and market research activities as required.
  • Share technical expertise with others and provides guidance and support; mentors other team members as applicable in areas of experience.
  • Work cohesively as a team member to produce the best possible deliverables on time and within budget. Takes initiative to move projects forward and expedite them in an efficient manner.
  • Plan and organize own activities as per timelines provided in a fast-moving environment often with tight time constraints and multiple demands.

Who You Are

  • A Graphic/Video Design Rockstar. You quickly organize requirements, collaborate with multiple stakeholders and synthesize numerous pieces of information and translate into a clear and workable project plan and manage through to successful completion. Your ability to execute is second to none.
  • Tenacious. You are solutions-oriented and relish coming at a problem from multiple angles or numerous times to get results, all while cultivating and maintaining positive relationships. You have a way of overcoming roadblocks with positive confidence and consistency.
  • A Good Listener. You are attentive and accurate. You ask good questions and bring everyone along for the ride.
  • A Team Player. You collaborate well and don’t mind rolling up your sleeves alongside your team mates to meet a deadline or goal.
  • Focused. You’re self-motivated and good at prioritization; you thrive on multiple deadlines.
  • Tech Savvy. You are highly proficient with MS Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, InDesign and Photoshop. Knowledge of CSS and Drupal programs an asset.
  • Flexible. You understand that the demands of the day can shift quickly. Because produce is perishable, we have to think and move quickly, and often a new project upends the game plan unexpectedly. You are OK with this.
  • Experienced. You are experienced in video conception, production and editing and can effectively manage projects through from start to finish. You can flex your skills in graphic design and branding into multiple areas and love the diversity of exposure and involvement in various media including layout, digital, typography, etc.
  • Educated. You have a diploma or degree in graphic/multi-media design (or equivalent experience) and ideally 2+ yrs. experience in videography and packaging design and/or branding.
  • Quick and Continuous Learner. You aim to broaden your horizons by researching and sharing in the experience of those around you.

Why Join Our Team?

  • We are an established leader in the fresh produce industry, continuously working to improve, innovate and disrupt the norm. Oppy is a place where you are encouraged to contribute and can have a meaningful impact.
  • We have a strong culture with terrific people that care about the business and each other.  We want our people to grow and succeed.
  • We support your professional development and health with educational reimbursement and wellness programs.
  • We offer a competitive total compensation package that includes pension and benefits.

If you are interested in exploring this opportunity further, please visit us at www.oppy.com. To apply, kindly email your cover letter and resume in one document to [email protected].

We extend our sincere appreciation for your interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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