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Title:  Senior Designer - Packaging Production

Date:  Nov 20, 2023

Toronto, CA

Requisition ID: 28859 

A Career In Beer And Beyond

Our purpose at Molson Coors Beverage Company is to brew beverages that unite people to celebrate all life’s moments. We’ve been brewing iconic brands for over 350 years and are now proud to be offering a modern portfolio that expands beyond the beer aisle.

We are Talent Brewers with our culture rooted in our core Values. We believe in our brands and our people, and that diversity WITH inclusion is the key to a winning team culture. We want you to join our team of brand ambassadors who believe the world is full of untapped opportunities. So, if you get excited about making a real difference as part of a winning team like we do, we want to hear from you.


On our award-winning Studio team, our focus is on producing industry-leading quality of work and service, and we are looking for a talented individual who shares our commitment to excellence. You will have the opportunity to grow and learn in a dynamic environment, collaborating with teams spread across three countries. Joining our team means being part of a winning culture, where innovation and creativity are encouraged and celebrated. We believe in fostering a supportive and collaborative work environment that allows individuals to thrive and contribute their best.


The Headlines


In the role of Senior Designer, Packaging Production you will be part of the Molson Coors Beverage Company’s Americas’ Commercial/Marketing Team.  The chosen candidate will be responsible for creating mechanical flat artwork files for packaging designs while ensuring compliance with legal mandatories and brand standard and guidelines. Your expertise in understanding and implementing regulatory requirements will be crucial in maintaining our brand's integrity and ensuring product safety and legality. An understanding of pre-press and printing processes is required to help success in this role.

The Senior Designer, Packaging Production into the Studio Lead, Packaging Production. Working collaboratively with other Senior Designers, our Service team, Design Managers and Graphic specialist to the Studio Lead ensures that the established expectations are met. Additionally, this role involves close collaboration with marketing and commercial stakeholders to maintain brand consistency and ensure timely completion of all projects. They should possess exceptional skills in maneuvering through the complexity and demands of a large organization.

The Responsibilities:

Accelerate Molson Coors Beverage Company’s commercial production capability to become First Choice for Consumers and Customers providing the strategic execution in Molson Coors’ key regions.

  • Works close with Studio Lead, Packaging Production to define and maintain Packaging Production team processes.
  • Develop accurate and compliant mechanical files for packaging designs, incorporating all required elements, mandatories and egal information, while maintaining brand quality and equity.
  • Ensure that all packaging artwork complies with industry-specific and regional specific requirements and  regulations.
  • Review and verify artwork files for accuracy, consistency, and adherence to legal and regulatory guidelines.
  • Keep up to date of changes in regulations and guidelines related to packaging artwork and communicate updates to the team.
  • Prepares work by gathering information and materials – referencing brand guidelines, supplied brief, stimulus.  Then interprets that information with creative flair, originality, and a strong visual and technical production sense.
  • This candidate is detail and deadline oriented, trained in graphic design and communications with experience in colour management, pre-press, and printing processes.


The Other Qualifications:

  • You love a challenge. You complete complex projects quickly and adeptly with your understanding of the business priorities.  You act with appropriate urgency to various market events and trends that require a quick turnaround in plans and strategy.
  • You are confident and competent. You are diplomatic, professional and exercise great judgment in developing and maintaining excellent business relationships within the business.
  • You exhibit our core values and demonstrate our Molson Coors Success Factors.
  • Post-Secondary degree in Graphic Design, Graphic Arts or related field.
  • 10+ years of print and creative graphic design experience.
  • Advance knowledge of the Adobe Creative Cloud suite of apps.
  • Experience with 3D/rendering software is an asset.
  • Experience with Adobe Workfront is a plus.
  • Experience in alcohol/beverage or consumer packaged goods or are passionate about the business.
  • Proven ability to be organized, prioritize, and multitask.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills which include collaboration and influencing others.
  • You are agile and work with a strong sense of urgency.


Work Perks That You Need To Know About

  • Flexible work programs that support work life balance including a hybrid work model of 3 days in the office
  • We care about our People and Planet and have challenged ourselves with stretch goals around our key priorities.
  • We care about our communities and play our part to make a difference – from charitable donations to hitting the streets together to build parks, giving back to the community is part of our culture and who we are.
  • Engagement with a variety of Employee Resource Groups, which can provide volunteer opportunities, leadership experience, and networking through the organization.
  • Ability to grow and develop your career centered around our First Choice Learning opportunities.
  • Participation in our Total Rewards program with a competitive base salary, incentive plans, parental leave, health, dental, vision, pension plan with incredible employer match, generous paid time off plans, an engaging Wellness Program, and an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) with amazing resources.
  • On-site pub, access to cool brand clothing and swag, top events and, of course... free beer and beverages!
  • Work within a fast paced and innovative company, meeting passionate colleagues and partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences.

At Molson Coors we seek diversity. Differing perspectives lead to challenging the expected, which keeps new ideas bubbling up. We’re an equal opportunity employer and invite applications from candidates from all backgrounds, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic. We take pride in celebrating our unique brew.