Production Designer - Remote (Canada)
The Cronos Group is looking for a Production Designer to join our Marketing and Innovation team! The ideal candidate will have experience working in packaging design and have a passion for all things cannabis.

Cronos Group is an innovative global cannabinoid company with international production and distribution across five continents. Cronos Group is committed to building disruptive intellectual property by advancing cannabis research, technology and product development. With a passion to responsibly elevate the consumer experience, Cronos Group is building an iconic brand portfolio. Cronos Group’s portfolio includes PEACE NATURALS™, a global health and wellness platform, adult-use brand Spinach™, and hemp-derived CBD brand Lord Jones™.

At Cronos Group, we hire talented people who thrive on solving difficult problems and give them the opportunity to hone new skills and approaches. If you want to play a part in shaping an innovative industry and help build a historically significant company, we want to meet you.

As the Production Artist, you will be responsible for building prepress ready art files and images that comply with in-house protocols. The ideal candidate will have experience with CPG packaging, a keen eye for detail and QA'ing proofs for all sorts of printed/digital assets. The ideal candidate is energetic, collaborative, and forward- thinking.

This position is based out of Canada (remote). 

What You'll Be Doing:   

  • Proofread and QA artwork proofs and final files - ensuring consistency, colours, settings, Regulatory considerations, etc.
  • Resize and reformat creative into numerous variations for print and digital
  • Support the senior team throughout the execution of campaigns and projects while working on a variety of different brands, projects and skus
  • Accountable for using the principals of good design to layout and format all marketing and promotional materials, brochures, flyers, sell sheets, and banners 
  • Translate Design team concepts effectively against objectives and deliver on schedule 
  • Work collaboratively with various teams to bring design projects from concept to completion 
  • Prepare final press-ready files based on supplied specifications for several types of output requirements
  • Co-ordinate the circulation of artwork and pre-press proofs for review and final approvals from internal stakeholders (Regulatory, Legal, Marketing/Trade) and external vendors as needed (designer, prepress, printer) ensuring 100% accuracy of printed package
  • Stay up to date with the latest design trends, materials, and production processes
  • Additional responsibilities as required


What You'll Need to Have: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in design, visual arts or related program
  • 5+ years as a Production Artist or similar title responsible for proofing print files ensuring colour, crops, bleeds, etc are all per original design
  • Robust knowledge of print production for Packaging
  • Excellent layout and typography skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail and an ability to build clean, technical files ready for production
  • Solid working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • Demonstrate relentlessly high standards while fostering passion, integrity, and energy Organized and agile with a knack for juggling multiple projects concurrently in a deadline-driven environment Self-motivated, capable of working in a remote work environment
  • Great communication skills with internal and external stakeholders, capable of expressing opinions and feedback without offending others  
  • A problem solver, forward thinking with a creative and solution-oriented approach Sound decision making, resolving open items swiftly and efficiently
  • Experience working in cannabis or other regulated environments is an asset.


We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment, and we welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities and people with diverse backgrounds, identities, and cultures. For candidates with disabilities, accommodations are available upon request in all phases of the selection process.


You can apply online here.