FlapJackKids Director of Creative Awesomeness Part Time in Mississauga, ON


Branch Mississauga ON CA

Director of Creative Awesomeness
Mississauga, ON

Creates and implements creative digital media, e-commerce and SEO strategies for FJK; Proficient in Mac and PC environments with skills in Adobe Creative Suite…

Excellent opportunity to work with really cool people in an awesome entrepreneurial environment, and do business with some of the greatest stores all around the world, including Indigo Books & Music, Disney and the San Diego Zoo! At FlapJackKids, we make kids clothing and accessories fun, by making them all reversible, mix and match or convertible.

POSITION SUMMARY Reporting to the President of Fun, we are looking for a team player who has skills in graphic design and website management, social media, e-commerce and digital marketing. In addition to web and graphic design needs, this role will be a back up to the Director of Office Happiness in terms of order entry, customer service (on the phone and by email), trade shows, and sales (online and direct). We are looking for a Jack or Jill of all trades, who is motivated to try new things across the business with an eye to assist in its exponential growth.


  • Strives to maintain highest level of quality, accuracy, consistency and appropriateness in all FlapJackKids and Ivy & Alex communications;
  • Creates and updates designs for print and digital promotions and business materials; generates illustrations, graphics, etc. as needed;
  • Responsible for designing and finalizing at least two catalogs per year, along with other brochures, labels and hang tags for various product lines;
  • Maintains social media sites- Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest;
  • Maintains FJK website using Shopify e-commerce platform;
  • Creates and implements creative digital media, e-commerce and SEO strategies for FJK; creates and implements strategies to increase online sales;
  • Designs and sends email campaigns as needed using Constant Contact;
  • Helps maintain and update FlapJackKids CRM system, with an ability and desire to learn and understand the system and assist in managing inventory;
  • Selects and edits photos and other media as necessary, assists in the organization of photos and photo shoots;
  • Provides professional and friendly customer service and technical support to customers;
  • Assists Director of Office Happiness with order entry, trade show attendance and preparation, general sales (online and brick and mortar);
  • Contributes to product development ideas for new introductions; creates graphics and technical specifications for production of new lines.


  • Degree or diploma in graphic design, digital media, communications and/or related field;
  • Meticulous attention to detail required (we are pretty serious about this one);
  • Computer skills: proficient in Mac and PC environments with skills in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator), Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) and more. Ability to quickly learn new software; tech savvy;
  • Web skills: Experience working within web content management and email campaign systems; strong knowledge of web best practices and familiarity with web development and design concepts. Knowledge of the Shopify platform is an asset, so additional coding is usually not necessary;
  • Graphic design skills: a keen eye for visual aesthetic and branding; good knowledge of colour systems, artwork preparation and the print production process, as well as specifications of products for manufacturing, ability to font and image source, and crop and make colour corrections to images;
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills; project management and multitasking; working independently and as part of a team;
  • Exemplary interpersonal and customer service skills; maturity, positive attitude and demonstrated success in liaising with many busy stakeholders;
  • Must be comfortable with the telephone!;
  • Process-driven, highly accountable and sense of urgency and deliverables; ability to thrive in an office that is fast-paced, challenging and evolving;
  • Assets: video editing; digital screen software; illustration/drawing skills; creation of motion graphics; photography.

Please note that duties will be added, deleted or assigned as reasonably required.

Work Schedule: FlapJackKids is looking for 3 days per week for this role, with some variance/flexibility to accommodate for trade shows and seasonal fluctuations. $22 per hour.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

As part of the FlapJackKids policy, a condition of employment is to perform a criminal background check and a vulnerable sector search demonstrating a satisfactory criminal record prior to commencing employment.

Job Location:

  • Mississauga, ON

Required education:

  • Bachelor’s

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $22.00 /hour

Job Location:

  • Mississauga, ON

Required education:

  • Bachelor’s

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Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Mississauga, ON, CA
Posted on: 2017-04-02
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