Position: Art Director
Reporting: Creative Lead
Compensation: Level 3: $55,000 to $70,000 CAD + benefits
As Art Director at Grassriots, you’ll be part one of the best, most innovative, and boundary-pushing agencies in Canada. Grassriots is a full-service digital-forward agency, supporting high-profile national and international non-profits, charities and social enterprises. At Grassriots, your work will have measurable social impact with global reach and influence.
Your Work Makes an Impact
The Art Director will be leading a portfolio of non-profits to meet their fundraising, marketing and advocacy goals. Your role will assist non-profits so they can focus on the impactful work they do, while you make sure their messages are broadcast into the right audiences and leave impact and influence.
As a Grassriots Art Director you will be reporting to the Creative Lead as you design projects and campaigns for a portfolio of non-profits to meet their fundraising, marketing and advocacy goals. You will have an understanding of campaigns, strategies and creative vision to support design creation. Your role will be to bring client and Grassriots campaign strategies and creative concepts to life so clients can focus on the impactful work they do.
The Role of Art Director
Success as an Art Director
The Grassriots Identity
A part of being a Grassriots team member is contributing and thriving in a deeply collaborative environment. We’re low-ego; we have integrity and respect for others, and adaptability regarding our positions, decisions, recommendations, and directions. We’re motivated, we’re problem solvers, and we do everything with empathy and compassion. Lastly, we try to have an inclusive lens in our relationships, both with one another, and with our clients.
At Grassriots, all team members are expected to have strong:
An Art Director is expected to meet the Level 3 requirements of the Grassriots Compensation Competencies.
Leadership and Teamwork
Network and Relationships
Delivery and Practice
Theory and Framing
Benefits and perks:
‣ Love that down time? Well, we do too! We love it so much that we offer 3 weeks
vacation to start PLUS paid time off between December 25 and New Years and 4
paid employee appreciation days off! We also have a Right to Disconnect Policy, ensuring when you aren’t on work time, you are able to actually disconnect.
‣ We believe in universal healthcare, but since our government doesn’t, we provide
full health and dental coverage to our entire team.
‣ Work from Home whenever you want! While we have a fantastic office full
of dogs, snacks, record players and “Quiet Zones” for all types of focusers, our
team is not required to work in-office. Prefer an office environment? Our office is located in Toronto East (Carlaw/Dundas) for folks who would like to access it.
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