Who we are: Founded in 2014, Open Farm is one of the fastest growing CPG companies in North America. We are transforming the way people feed their pets with a focus on producing premium, healthy food all ethically sourced from farm-to-bowl. We believe the best foods are made with consciously sourced, top-quality ingredients from farmers and fisheries who believe in doing?good for all animals and the environment.? We are headquartered?in Toronto, Canada with team?members?based across North America.

In 2021, Open Farm raised >$80MM CAD in our latest round of funding, led by leading global growth equity firm General Atlantic, who joined Open Farm's leadership team and existing minority partner, Encore Consumer Capital, on Open Farm's long-term growth journey. With annual sales growth exceeding 60 per cent over the last three years, our products can be found in over 6,000 neighbourhood pet retailers across North America as well as online at OpenFarmPet.com. Our product line is recognized as a category-leader in product innovation, with a full suite of premium offerings ranging from kibble to fresh meals and supplements. Throughout our growth journey, we have stayed true to our values, partnering with ethical sourcing partners Certified Humane®, Global Animal Partnership, and Ocean Wise Seafood to provide better quality ingredients to pets and ensure we are sourcing ingredients in a way that respects farm animals and the planet.

Where You'll Come in:

We are looking for a highly motivated, confident, hard-working and enthusiastic Graphic Designer to join our team.

Reporting into the Associate Creative Director, the primary responsibilities of this role will be upholding Open Farm's brand standards and support with the creation of various brand assets to support our marketing initiatives, with a focus on packaging and POP.

The ideal candidate is ambitious, passionate about design communication and how that work impacts a brand's presence to the world. As a Graphic Designer at Open Farm, you will contribute fresh ideas that align with marketing strategies, provide creative support from early stages of conceptualization to execution and collaborate to build impactful visual communications.

Note: This is a hybrid/remote opportunity. We are accepting applicants within the US & Canada

HOW YOU'LL MAKE AN IMPACT : (If this looks enticing, click ?Apply?!)

  • Conceptualization and creation of packaging design concepts against the creative brief
  • Manage the creation of design presentations and present internally to Senior Leadership for alignment
  • Develop and maintain packaging systems as needed
  • Support asset creation for marketing campaigns and product launches
  • Develop sales graphic applications such as catalogues, point-of-purchase, and tradeshow booth materials
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, such as marketing, product development, content, and media, to translate business objectives into compelling visual experiences.
  • Provide direct assistance in the building of brand identities and the development of messaging and imaging
  • Format and design various presentations or slides for leadership or other teams within the organization
  • Support preparing creative material for packaging and coordinating with external third parties for production when applicable
  • Editing products photos, lifestyle photos and creating realistic photo manipulations
  • Creating motion graphics and some video editing


  • You have excellent design and conceptual skills and personal portfolio that proves it.
  • Effective written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Passionate self-motivated individual with the ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team
  • Proficiency in designing for both print and digital mediums, including advertisements, brochures, packaging, website layouts, social media graphics, and email campaigns
  • Understand the retail environment, visual merchandising, and shopper behaviour in order to create viable packaging that is aesthetically appropriate and functionally sound
  • Understand the technical complexities of large-scale, high volume print production and can design packaging accordingly
  • Create visually stunning, cohesive designs that align with our brand identity and resonate with our target audience.
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment, from concept development to final execution, ensuring deadlines and quality standards are met.
  • Act as a brand advocate, ensuring the brand's visual identity is faultlessly executed across all touchpoints and marketing materials.
  • Understanding of the retail environment (shopper behaviour, visual merchandising)

Bonus Assets:

  • Proficiency with rendering creation and 3D Design software
  • Knowledge of video editing & motion graphics software (Adobe Premier, After Effects)
  • Photography experience

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor/Diploma of Graphic Design considered an asset
  • 3-5 years experience in graphic design or related role
  • Extensive knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite programs (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Software (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

What We Offer:

- Opportunity to lead and shape the future of food quality and safety in a fast-growing, mission-driven company, with annual sales growth of over 60% YOY.

- Join a dynamic and supportive work environment with a team of dedicated, high-performing professionals.

- Competitive salary and incentives.

Our Values

We Raise the Bar | We Keep the Barn Doors Open | We Graze Lightly | We Lead the Pack | We are Inspired by Our Customers | We Have Fun Doing It

Additional Information

Toronto, Ontario
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