Careers

Why join us?

Great question, and to answer that, we propose the following brief:
What’s the business problem?
The math isn’t adding up and we’ve got too much work for the amount of people on the team.

Who’s our target?
Only the hardest working, hustle infused, strategic thinking, tech-forward, production-focused, creative peeps who aren’t afraid to do things differently.

What’s our POV?
We’re tired of the typical, so as we continue building our team we look for what makes people individuals.

What does success look like?
A dedicated team of innovative thinkers who want to blaze a trail into the future of digital.

Open Positions

Designer (Vancouver)

About Us
We’re Pound & Grain, a digital creative agency located in Vancouver & Toronto. We hustle to build hardworking, results-driven creative solutions for our clients. We infuse everything we do with heart because Pound & Grain is where hustle meets heart.

What we’re looking for
We’re searching for the next creative, talented and motivated designer to join our growing team. This is a mid-level position where you’ll work on a variety of projects with multiple outputs, challenging you to be versatile, nimble and up to date on the current design, cultural and technological trends. You must have the ability to ideate on user experiences, websites, social media, and marketing campaigns, as well as a killer portfolio showcasing work that you have completed in the past.

About You
You are a passionate and enthusiastic designer looking to take the next step in your career. An entrepreneurial self-starter, who is looking to push their skills to the limit to create beautiful, thoughtful and personality-infused work for a host of exciting brands including BC Lotteries, Viacom, Arc’teryx, SAP, TELUS and many more.

You are platform agnostic and can create eye-grabbing experiences across any medium the brief calls for. You are experienced with marketing, branding, content creation and social strategies and have a desire to find a balance between creativity and innovation in the future of marketing.

You are curious and looking to expand your creative horizons. You want to be a part of team that is highly collaborative and equally passionate about the work they are doing. You work with intent and are always able to concisely articulate the “why” behind your work.


Requirements

  • 2+ years designing specifically for web, print and digital
  • Previous Agency experience is an advantage
  • Incredible attention to detail
  • Up-to-date on current trends & best practices
  • Passionate about creating amazing work
  • Ability to communicate and defend creative decisions
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to take a strategy-lead approach to executing visual concepts
  • Working knowledge and experience with motion design, and ability to translate design concepts into storyboards
  • Expertise in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign. Experience with Sketch, Invision, and other User Experience design tools.
  • Drawing/Illustration and experience in traditional media production would be an added bonus

You must be willing to adhere to our five rules:

  1. Work Hard
  2. Be Nice
  3. Think Big
  4. Love Digital
  5. Have Fun

Benefits and Perks

  • Competitive Salary
  • Opportunity for career growth
  • Great health coverage
  • The latest tools and equipment
  • Paid vacation & sick days
  • Paid closure over Christmas Holiday in addition to vacation
  • Continued career development through conferences, events and continuing education
  • A casual work environment where you can be yourself and your team members have always got your back

Does this sound like we’re talking to you?
If you think you’ve got what we’re looking for please provide your online portfolio showcasing your work and share your CV with us.

Apply now

Copywriter (Vancouver)

About Us
We’re Pound & Grain, a digital creative agency located in Vancouver & Toronto. We hustle to build hardworking, results-driven creative solutions for our clients. And we infuse everything we do with heart because Pound & Grain is “where hustle meets heart”.

What we’re looking for
We’re searching for the next creative, talented and motivated Copywriter to join our growing team. This is an intermediate-senior position where you’ll work on a variety of projects with multiple outputs, challenging you to be versatile, nimble and up to date on the current creative, storytelling and cultural trends. You must have the ability to ideate on video concepts, websites, social media, and marketing campaigns. Naturally, we’d love to see portfolio of inspiring work in a variety of mediums.

About You
You are a passionate writer and storyteller looking to take the next step in your career. You are an entrepreneurial self-starter, who is looking to push their skills to the limit to create compelling and engaging work for a host of exciting brands including BC Lotteries, Viacom, Arc’teryx, SAP, TELUS and many more.

You are platform agnostic and can engage audiences across any medium the brief calls for. You are experienced with marketing, branding, content creation and social strategies and have a desire to find a balance between creativity and innovation in the future of marketing.

You are curious and looking to expand your creative horizons. You want to be a part of team that is highly collaborative and equally passionate about the work they are doing. You work with intent and are always able to concisely articulate the “why” behind your work.

Requirements

  • 4+ years copywriting specifically for video, web, print and digital
  • Previous Agency experience or related industry experience
  • Incredible attention to detail
  • Up-to-date on current trends & best practices
  • Passionate about creating amazing work
  • Ability to communicate and defend creative decisions
  • Ability to present work and engage in thoughtful dialogue with clients
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to take a strategy-lead approach

You must be willing to adhere to our five rules:

  1. Work Hard
  2. Be Nice
  3. Think Big
  4. Love Digital
  5. Have Fun

Benefits and Perks

  • Competitive salary
  • Opportunity for career growth
  • Great health coverage
  • The latest tools and equipment
  • Paid vacation & sick days
  • Paid closure over Christmas Holiday in addition to vacation
  • Continued career development through conferences, events and continuing education
  • A casual work environment where you can be yourself and your team members have always got your back

Does this sound like we’re talking to you?
If you think you’ve got what we’re looking for please provide your online portfolio showcasing your work and share your CV with us.

 

Apply now

Art Director (Vancouver)

About Us
We’re Pound & Grain, a digital creative agency located in Vancouver & Toronto. We hustle to build hardworking, results-driven creative solutions for our clients. We infuse everything we do with heart because Pound & Grain is where hustle meets heart.

What we’re looking for
We’re looking for a rock solid, experienced Art Director to join our team. You will be given the opportunity to take the lead on a variety of projects with multiple outputs, challenging you to be versatile, nimble and up to date on current cultural and technological trends. While you won’t be directly managing anyone you must have the ability to show leadership from a problem solving point of view and as a senior member of the team. You must have the ability to work with our team and clients to ideate on user experiences, websites and campaigns, as well as contribute to strategic initiatives and find new opportunities for impact. Naturally, we’re looking forward to seeing a well rounded portfolio showcasing work that you have completed in the past.

About You
You are a passionate, seasoned art director looking to take the next step in your career. You’ve worked in a few different industries and you’re looking for a place where you can apply what you’ve learned to a dynamic agency that is constantly striving to take things to the next level. You are an entrepreneurial self-starter, who is looking to push their skills to the limit to create beautiful, and thoughtful work for a host of exciting brands including BC Lotteries, Viacom, Arc’teryx, SAP, TELUS and many more.

You are platform agnostic and can create eye-grabbing experiences across any medium the brief calls for. You are experienced with marketing, branding, content creation and social strategies and have a desire to find a balance between creativity and innovation in the future of marketing.

You are curious and looking to expand your creative horizons. You want to be a part of team that is highly collaborative and equally passionate about the work they are doing. You work with intent and are always able to concisely articulate the “why” behind your work.

Requirements

  • 4+ years art directing/designing specifically for web, print and digital
  • Previous Agency experience or related industry experience
  • Incredible attention to detail
  • Up-to-date on current trends & best practices
  • Passionate about creating amazing work
  • Ability to communicate and defend creative decisions
  • Must show leadership through your actions, attitude and work ethic
  • Ability to present work and engage in thoughtful dialogue with clients
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to take a strategy-lead approach to executing visual concepts
  • Work with other team members and clients to help craft solutions that meet their goals
  • Working knowledge and experience with motion design, ability to translate design concepts into storyboards
  • Expertise in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign. Experience with Sketch, Invision, and other User Experience design tools.
  • Drawing/Illustration and experience in traditional media production would be an added bonus

You must be willing to adhere to our five rules:

  1. Work Hard
  2. Be Nice
  3. Think Big
  4. Love Digital
  5. Have Fun

Benefits and Perks

  • Competitive Salary
  • Opportunity for career growth
  • Great health coverage
  • The latest tools and equipment
  • Paid vacation & sick days
  • Paid closure over Christmas Holiday in addition to vacation
  • Continued career development through conferences, events and continuing education
  • A casual work environment where you can be yourself and your team members have always got your back

Does this sound like we’re talking to you?
If you think you’ve got what we’re looking for please provide your online portfolio showcasing your work and share your CV with us.

Apply now

Client Lead (Toronto & Vancouver)

You are:
A talented, motivated, and entrepreneurial client lead. You will be a great fit for our team if you’re passionate about brand building, consumer insights, digital marketing, making clients happy and have a solid track record leading key accounts.

We are a solutions oriented company, and strong client relationships are key in helping us achieve our business objectives. We want an inspiring relationship builder who can grow our business, enhance our strategic planning capabilities, and deliver industry leading customer satisfaction.

Your responsibilities:

  • Create, grow, forecast, and retain great client relationships on key accounts.
  • Provide trusted counsel to our clients based on the evolving digital marketing landscape and their unique business goals – Be a true partner for our clients.
  • Oversight and support of the producer team to provide leadership and client management on key accounts.
  • Manage high volume and fast paced delivery of digital marketing and complex web development projects including websites, apps, campaigns, social, virtual reality, and video projects.  
  • Champion new initiatives, uncover new client opportunities, create and deliver insight-driven creative briefs, and work with our creative team on ensuring work that continually meets or exceeds our client’s expectations.
  • Conduct ongoing account check ins, planning exercises, and reviews to ensure that our clients and team are prepared for any challenges and opportunities.
  • Be a key contributor to new business initiatives.


Your bag of goodies includes:

  • 5+ years of digital or advertising agency experience in a client services role, 3+ years of leading account engagements.
  • 3+ years of direct online or advertising agency digital project management/producer experience.
  • Proven problem solving, pitching, contract negotiation, presentation, communication, and management skills are a must.
  • Ability to develop strong relationships with clients by gaining trust and repeated successful delivery of expectations.
  • Experience with various projects types including web, mobile, apps, video, branding, marketing campaigns and strategic consulting.

Your Bonus skills might include:

  • A good sense of humour, tact and professionalism.
  • A passion for all things digital.

Sound like you?

Apply now

Planner & Acquisitions Specialist (Vancouver)

About Us
We’re Pound & Grain, a digital agency located in Vancouver & Toronto. From high-level strategy & creative thinking to pixel-perfect execution & performance, we bust our asses to add value to our client’s brands. We think big, bring ideas to life, design experiences & tell stories that make people happy.

What we’re looking for

We’re looking for a new planner with a specialty in acquisition and analytics to join our strategy team. This is a mid-level position where you’ll work on a variety of projects with multiple outputs, and cross-functional teams. This role is a great opportunity for someone heavily focused on data and acquisition to gain experience across broader planning disciplines (Campaign, Brand, UX) and to see their work come to life creatively.

About You

You are passionate about solving problems and doing what it takes to get to the best solution for clients. You are an entrepreneurial self-starter, who is looking to push their skills to the limit to ensure our work gets results on behalf of our clients.

You should love digital, have deep knowledge of paid digital media and analytics, and be fascinated by human behaviour. The role will be part strategic planner, part data geek. You will be joining a team passionate about the power of digital to build brands and strive to lead the industry in building emotionally engaging digital spaces, campaigns and engagements.

Skills

  • Deep experience planning and executing digital campaigns on paid search channels and established and emerging paid social platforms
  • Ability to work with multidisciplinary teams like creative and technical development
  • Media buying experience on programmatic platforms
  • Experience in analytics, attribution platforms and reporting
  • Knowledge of SEO, A/B testing, eCRM, landing page optimization
  • Strong client service sensibilities

The Role

Your projects will be diverse. With a focus on performance marketing and data projects to start, you will also work on UX, campaign and branding projects.

  • Work closely with the strategy lead to understand the strategy, objectives and goals of each project.
  • Work closely with our acquisitions & data lead, to support and implement key projects.
  • Own certain projects from original strategy through to creative execution, and optimization.
  • Build great relationships with key clients
  • Own reporting and tracking on key accounts.
  • Identify strategic opportunities using data and propose innovative solutions to optimize our campaigns.
  • Stay up to speed with the latest in digital trends and behaviours.
  • Help educate others on best practices.

You must be willing to adhere to our five rules:

  1. Work Hard
  2. Be Nice
  3. Think Big
  4. Love Digital
  5. Have Fun

And fit within our culture of “When hustle meets heart”.

Benefits and Perks

  • Competitive Salary
  • Great health coverage
  • The latest tools and equipment
  • Paid vacation & sick days
  • Continued growth through conferences, events and continuing education
  • A casual work environment where you can be yourself and your team members have got your back

Sound like you?

Apply now

Front End Developer (Vancouver)

You are:
A creative, talented, and motivated developer who specializes in making the web look insanely beautiful through art and code. You have a killer portfolio, know the ins and outs of great design, and bring an unlimited bag of tricks to make fast loading HTML5/CSS websites that will have others wonder, “Is this Flash?”

You love:
Bending the internet to your will with your code. You love working within a team and unleashing your ability to transform requirements into awesome, pixel perfect, web experiences. You also love to work closely within a vibrant, fun, and highly creative team dedicated to meeting clients’ marketing and business objectives.

Your bag of goodies includes:

  • 2-5 years experience
  • Mastery in Javascript/jQuery, HTML, CSS/SASS/LESS
  • Ability to hand-code a responsive web site from start to finish
  • Familiarity with GIT, Node, Npm
  • Working knowledge of UI frameworks and libraries (bootstrap, React)
  • Experience integrating social platforms (Google, Facebook, Twitter)
  • Plug-in/module development with PHP CMSs (WordPress … )
  • Knowledge of testing frameworks (Jasmine, Behat, Selenium)
  • Intimate knowledge of cross-browser issues
  • Quality assurance testing

Your Bonus skills might include:

  • Agency experience
  • Mobile application experience
  • Having contributed to the open source community

Sound like you?

Apply now