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Date: 15-Jun-2017

Location: Calgary, AB, CA

Company: Sobeys

Requisition ID:  15701 

Career Group:  Corporate Careers 

Job Category:  Marketing 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Alberta (CA-AB) 

City: Calgary

Location: Sobeys West Calgary Office 

Postal Code:  


Sobeys Inc. is a proudly Canadian company with 110 years in the food business. Sobeys Inc. serves the food shopping needs of Canadians with approximately 1,500 stores in all 10 provinces under retail banners that include Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, and Lawton’s Drug Stores as well as more than 350 retail fuel locations. 


Together with our 125,000 employees and franchise affiliates and a collective passion for delivering exceptional food and shopping experiences, Sobeys’ purpose is to improve the lives of Canadians by helping them Eat Better, Feel Better and Do Better


All career opportunities will be open a minimum of 5 business days from the date of posting.



The Graphic Designer is responsible for the graphic design of advertising, promotional material, sign material, packaging and corporate material. The Designer will follow the conceptual and stylistic direction of the Manager of Design and Production and deliver materials in a timely fashion. They will actively contribute to a positive and productive working environment.




  • Layout and design all weekly advertising material for flyer and newspaper ads. Following direction of the Manager Design and Production
  • Create grand opening wraps and other consumer communications to brand standards
  • Complete design and layout of dockets and projects
  • Maintain paperwork and files relating to weekly flyer, docket and project workflow
  • Collaborate with Marketing, Photo Studio and Category Management as required
  • Make suggestions for visually creative solutions to in-house produced projects
  • Prepare and present multiple concepts for review and approval
  • Liaise with photo studio with regards to colour correction needs
  • Check and compare weekly flyer format chart before initiating flyer build
  • Issue multiple proofs (soft or hard) and amend files as necessary
  • Handle multiple projects/dockets and deliver as scheduled
  • Work cross functionally with fellow Designers
  • Utilizing a complete creative brief, design & create all projects (seasonal POS, Flyer wraps, brochures as examples)
  • Ensure all projects meet the highest industry standards and are delivered in a timely fashion



  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Good communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Software knowledge with constant upgrading in new media and techniques
  • Working knowledge of all media and reproduction methods
  • Knowledge and a full understanding of all CFIA/Government regulations
  • Technical knowledge of all reproduction processes both traditional and new media
  • 3 year Graphic Design Diploma
  • 1+ years of advertising agency or design group experience at the Junior Designer or Intermediate Designer level 



Sobeys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.



While all responses are appreciated only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.


We appreciate the interest from the Staffing industry however respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from Agencies.


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