Dual Skill Designer

Toronto / Ontario / Canada

WestRock Company (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the
marketplace.  WestRock’s 39,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 250 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe and Asia. Learn more at www.westrock.com.

Merchandising Display

Dual Skill Designer – Etobicoke, ON

Career Opportunity

The Dual Skill Designer position develops innovative, cost effective, visually appealing and structurally sound point of point of purchase displays and merchandising solutions utilizing the dual skill set of both structural and graphic design.

How will you impact WestRock:


Interact with Account Executives and customers to ascertain design needs and creative objectives
Perform Graphic Designer duties, as required, including developing projects using standard techniques: ideation/concept development (sketching and/or digital), 3D modeling/rendering (Strata, Form Z, SolidWorks), graphic layout/messaging (Adobe CC), 2D visual capabilities, pre-press art verification (image
corrections, proofing, production ready print files), produce comps
Prepare graphic design files for proofing, mock-up, and final output; coordinate with customer’s graphics department as needed
Perform Structural Designer duties, as required, including conveying concepts with quick sketches (fast and fluid), and CAD (ArtiosCAD) visualization; producing samples and mock ups using various techniques and skills such as Drafting (2D/3D), Foam Core model making, various knife tools and cutting tables (Konsberg/DataTech Tables); creating promotional materials and developing Bill of Material (BOM), Planogram (POG), Specifications, Palletization, Cape/Tops
Responsible for project development record keeping, file naming/part numbering, utilizing project management system   
Work collaboratively with Design Manager, Sales personnel and other designers and offices to develop customer programs; participate in or lead project review meetings with Sales, Project management and other designers
Develop presentation material and assist with the presentation of abstract ideas, as well as formal presentations in a variety of settings (one-on-one, small and large groups to include peers, supervisors and clients); manage presentation process as needed
Perform Technical Illustration tasks as required i.e., Plan-o-grams,  Assembly Instructions, Retail Assembly Instructions, Digital Photography, Illustrator and Photoshop work
Travel, as required, for customer support, training, meetings, and manufacturing and assembly plant support
Other duties as assigned. 
 

What you need to succeed:

Bachelors Degree in Industrial Design, Packaging Design, Graphic Design or Fine Arts is required

A minimum of 5 years point of purchase display experience is required

Good verbal, written and graphics communications skills are required

Mechanical aptitude, the ability to convey concepts with quick sketches and creative 2D/3D problem solving skills. 

Highly developed sense of aesthetics, print production knowledge, an eye to detail as well as engineering ability and an advanced understanding of how things work.

Ability to drive projects to completion in a fast paced, deadline driven environment

Ability to work both independently and as part of a team and the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. 

May require the ability to write routine reports and correspondence. 

May require the ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization

Proficiency in Artios CAD software, and vector based and pixel based programs such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Strata, as well as Microsoft Office Suite


What we offer:

Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability and excellence

Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities

An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies and potential

A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.



If this sounds great to you and you think you fit in, please submit your application. We want to hear from you!

WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans.


730 Islington Ave
Etobicoke, Ontario, M8Z 4N8
Canada


WestRock Company (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace.  WestRock’s 39,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 250 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe and Asia. Learn more at www.westrock.com.

Merchandising Display

Dual Skill Designer – Etobicoke, ON

Career Opportunity

The Dual Skill Designer position develops innovative, cost effective, visually appealing and structurally sound point of point of purchase displays and merchandising solutions utilizing the dual skill set of both structural and graphic design.

How will you impact WestRock:

Interact with Account Executives and customers to ascertain design needs and creative objectives

Perform Graphic Designer duties, as required, including developing projects using standard techniques:
ideation/concept development (sketching and/or digital), 3D modeling/rendering (Strata, Form Z, SolidWorks), graphic layout/messaging (Adobe CC), 2D visual capabilities, pre-press art verification (image corrections, proofing, production ready print files), produce comps

Prepare graphic design files for proofing, mock-up, and final output; coordinate with customer’s
graphics department as needed

Perform Structural Designer duties, as required, including conveying concepts with quick sketches (fast and fluid), and CAD (ArtiosCAD) visualization; producing samples and mock ups using various
techniques and skills such as Drafting (2D/3D), Foam Core model making, various knife tools and cutting tables (Konsberg/DataTech Tables); creating promotional materials and developing Bill of Material (BOM), Planogram (POG), Specifications, Palletization, Cape/Tops

Responsible for project development record keeping, file naming/part numbering, utilizing project management system   

Work collaboratively with Design Manager, Sales personnel and other designers and offices to develop
customer programs; participate in or lead project review meetings with Sales, Project management and other designers

Develop presentation material and assist with the presentation of abstract ideas, as well as formal
presentations in a variety of settings (one-on-one, small and large groups to include peers, supervisors and clients); manage presentation process as needed

Perform Technical Illustration tasks as required i.e., Plan-o-grams,  Assembly Instructions, Retail Assembly Instructions, Digital Photography, Illustrator and Photoshop work

Travel, as required, for customer support, training, meetings, and manufacturing and assembly plant support

Other duties as assigned. 

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