Cara Operations Digital Graphic Designer in Vaughan, Ontario

The Digital Team at Cara Operations Limited is growing AGAIN!

We are looking for a Graphic Designer to join our digital marketing & creative team. Reporting to the Director of Digital Marketing & Creative, this person would work on creating digital content for eight national restaurant brands including Swiss Chalet, Harvey’s, East Side Mario’s, New York Fries and many more! You would be responsible for creating banner ads, email campaigns, social media ads and any digital assets requested by our brands.

Major Responsibilities

  • Work with the brand teams to conception to completion. This includes following our existing briefing process, gathering assets, ideating new ideas and delivering approved assets on time.

  • Design all social media, email, display and online assets as requested by our brand, for multiple platforms and browsers

  • Create designs that are consistent with our brand guidelines including look, feel and tone

  • Present final designs to brand leaders and senior leadership with confidence and clarity

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • 2-4 years’ of full-time graphic design experience working in an agency or corporate role

  • Extensive knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign) and bonus points for Aftereffects

  • Experience creating rich media assets including videos, GIFs, cinemagraphs, stop-motions

  • Knowledge of web design process and best practices, including image optimization, responsive design, basic HTML and CSS

  • Knowledgeable of all social platforms, sizes and aspect ratios for web

  • Intermediate typography and illustration skills

  • Ability to take on multiple projects from start to finish with minimal supervision


  • You love food

  • You pride yourself on impeccable visual design, relentless attention to detail, and always push yourself to be very process-driven

  • You successfully manage multiple projects simultaneously and can handle a fast-paced work environment with deadlines, new challenges, and changing priorities

  • You are a creative leader, are passionate about sound design and typography

  • You are self-motivated, innovative, possess strong organizational and time-management skills, and have a problem-solving attitude.

  • You are a team player and want to join the fastest growing team at a growing company!

Why Join CARA?

  • You’d be joining a close-knit, innovative team

  • We offer a competitive salary, with a lucrative bonus plan and best-in-class benefits

  • We have one of the coolest offices you’ll find (gym, cafeteria, unlimited coffee!)

  • You will be working on some of Canada’s oldest, most well-known brands!

Successful candidates must demonstrate behaviours consistent with Cara’s Culture Statement – At Cara we make everyone feel special!

Please apply on line. We thank all candidates for their interest but can only contact those we feel are most qualified for this role.

As part of our accessibility commitment, there are alternative ways to interview with us. Please inform us if you require interview accommodation.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest in opportunities with us. Only those candidates under consideration will be contacted - no phone calls please

At this time, we do not require assistance from recruitment agencies. Any candidates submitted via staffing and employment agencies will not be considered.

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