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Yoga is our core, but we also make specialized, technical gear for runners, dancers, bikers, sweaty generalists and stretchy-pants lovers alike. We have a passion for design and visual storytelling and love to spark conversations to create engaging and evocative experiences for our guests. Our global vision remains the same as it was when we were selling gear out of a Vancouver yoga studio in 1998: to inspire and enable people to live happy, healthy, fun lives by creating technical, athletic gear to get sweaty in. 
All positions are on-site. Projects range from 4 - 16 weeks.
 

Freelance Art Director

Vancouver, BC, CA | Los Angeles, CA, USA | London, UK | Melbourne, AUS

3-5 years of experience minimum

$65 - $85 / hour

Job Description:

  • Strong conceptual capabilities

  • Concept and create world-class design that supports all marketing initiatives & campaigns inclusive of print, digital, motion, and environmental. Design includes photography, logos, typography, color, graphic elements, and motion-based solutions.

  • Oversee and participate in execution of channel content across owned and paid channels including web, retail, social, digital media, email, and events.

  • Partner with other Art Directors to create work that unifies the marketing strategy and brand vision.

  • Inspire, lead, and direct individual designers, and creative working teams in creative development and channel executions.

  • Present work and build alignment around design direction and execution with key stakeholders.

  • Create rules and guidance for project types, brief partner teams on these rules, ensure consistency and quality benchmarks are met in execution.

  • Work in a hands-on environment that requires flexibility, imagination, a can-do attitude, a sense of fun, and the desire to learn and grow.

  • Ability to interpret creative feedback and data into iterative design. A multi-revision process is often part of our work.

  • Understand the importance of aligning the overall campaign narrative into every channel execution & deliverable

Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of experience at a design agency and/or in-house design team.

  • Proven experience in designing for global brands in digital, print, and environmental with a track record of delivering robust visual design.

  • Ability to develop ideas from concept to execution utilizing your vast knowledge of strategic branding, retail environments, paid and owned marketing channels.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication

  • Excellent design, typography, and layout skills.

  • Be creative and bring a fresh perspective while working within the brand and project parameters.

  • Experience with 3D modeling, illustration, and photoshoot direction is a plus.

  • Able to translate a large branding idea to multiple touch points in all channels.

  • Capable of juggling multiple projects within tight deadlines.

  • Self-motivated and able to work independently, with excellent time management skills and a strong work ethic.

  • Must be comfortable making changes to work based upon layered feedback.

Freelance Graphic Designer, Senior

Vancouver, BC, CA | Los Angeles, CA, USA | London, UK | Melbourne, AUS

4+ years of experience minimum

$50 - $65 / hour

Job Description: 

  • Assists the Art Director/Creative Director in establishing visual tone, character, and messages that will effectively communicate with the target audience and fulfill the project objectives

  • Ensures compatibility of design and functionality for optimum marketing and communication value

  • Responsible for the proper and accurate position of every pixel for all deliverables

  • Constantly explores online design innovations and groundbreaking media techniques that may enhance a client’s marketing message

  • Works daily with the Art Director and/or Project Manager to ensure all deliverables and deadlines are met within timeline

  • Seeks approvals from Art directors on all work before delivery to cross-functional channel partners.

  • Participates in brainstorms.

  • Assists in developing presentation materials for business development projects.

  • Collaborates with other creative staff to share learning and experience and to establish initiatives that will improve lululemon creative vision

  • Contributes to overall office morale, spirit, character and work quality.

Qualifications:

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  • 5+ years of professional Graphic Design experience

  • A conceptual thinker that can translate ideas into innovative and crafted design

  • Clear communicator with exceptional written, verbal, and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively. Strategic thinker, comfortable ideating high-level concepts as well as coming up with detailed design executions.

 

Freelance Graphic Designer, Intermediate

Vancouver, BC, CA | Los Angeles, CA, USA | London, UK | Melbourne, AUS

3+ years of experience minimum

$35 - $50 / hour

Job Description: 

  • Work closely with the Brand Creative team and the Art Director and participate in the creative process

  • Create designs, concepts, and sample layouts based on knowledge of layout principles and aesthetic design concepts. Review final layouts and suggest improvements as needed.

  • Graphic Designers must have experience with Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator.

  • Have strong artistic, typographic, and layout skills.

  • Able to develop innovative design solutions while following creative and art direction. A passion for design is mandatory.

  • Must demonstrate creative approach and style without compromising flow of information

  • Must be fluid in: composition and layout, and typography

Qualifications:

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  • 2+ years of professional design studio or brand design experience

  • A conceptual thinker that can translate ideas into innovative and crafted design

  • Clear communicator with exceptional written, verbal, and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively. Strategic thinker, comfortable ideating high-level concepts as well as coming up with detailed design executions.

 

Freelance Graphic Designer, Production

Vancouver, BC, CA | Los Angeles, CA, USA | London, UK | Melbourne, AUS

2-3 years of experience

$35 - $50 / hour

Job Description: 

  • Work and collaborate with both internal & freelance creative teams, including but not limited to, Art Directors, Designers and Copywriters, Creative Directors

  • Prepare and produce files based on supplied specifications for print, digital, social and event materials

  • Exhibit knowledge of general design principles and apply them to all work (layouts, colours, typography, hierarchy, etc.)

  • Make requests, changes and adjustments to files with limited supervision

  • Prepare materials for teams and clients including (but not limited to): proofs, mocks, slugs, etc.

  • Ensure that all files are organized and filed according to company guidelines

Qualifications:

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  • Fluency in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator)

  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)

  • Solution oriented troubleshooting of problems as they arise with internal teams and vendors

  • Exceptional organizational skills, especially with file management and archiving

  • Experience reviewing vendor specs and following trafficking requirements

  • Efficient and detail-oriented

  • Confident multi-tasking in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment

 

Freelance UX Designer

Vancouver, BC, CA | Los Angeles, CA, USA | London, UK | Melbourne, AUS

3+ years of experience

Job Description: 

  • Act as user-centred design champion on a variety of products which may range from websites and content management systems to fully integrated, cross-channel marketing campaigns.

  • Design UX for meaningful and highly functional experiences. Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex design roadblocks.

  • Be comfortable contributing to the full project lifecycle. Create sitemaps, wireframes, storyboards, user flows, and prototypes. Conduct UX research and testing.

  • Provide technologically viable and innovative design solutions, and provide clear designs and documentation for development team.

  • Collaborate with Creative Leads, Graphic Designers, Developers, Brand Strategists, and Project Managers

  • Present findings, UX documents, and designs

  • Understand design guidelines, best practices, and usability standards.

Qualifications:

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  • Experience conducting UX research/testing and coming up with design solutions that are based on real user needs and pain points.

  • At least 3-5 years of experience in UX design and a strong portfolio. Strong knowledge of user-centred design, user experience principles, and accessibility guidelines.

  • Positive attitude and solution focused approach

  • Solid experience in creating wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and sitemaps.

  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively. Strategic thinker, comfortable ideating high-level concepts as well as coming up with detailed design executions.

 

Freelance Copywriter, Senior Conceptual

Vancouver, BC, CA | Los Angeles, CA, USA | London, UK | Melbourne, AUS

7+ years of experience minimum

$50 - $65 / hour

Job Description:

  • Concept and create in partnership with different disciplines.

  • Bring genuine, original creative ideas to the table.

  • Understand the structure of a brand’s identity—how the visual and verbal executions come together to create a holistic brand experience.

  • Recognize the creative teams needs and translate them into a creative concept.

  • Present effectively, whether for internal or cross-functional project reviews.

  • Constant awareness of the industry, including groundbreaking ideas, emerging technologies and business solutions.

  • Compile presentation decks for internal and external review.

  • Evaluate and determine photographers, directors and casting.

  • Provide effective direction through all phases of production—internally and with external partners.

  • Mentor and ideate with junior creative team members.

Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of professional copywriting experience

  • Are able to work on multiple projects simultaneously and effectively juggle diverse writing demands.

  • Experience in web, mobile, social and emerging platforms

  • Demonstrated and extraordinary communication skills and meticulous eye for detail.

  • You bring positive energy to everything you create and everyone you meet.

 
 

Freelance Copywriter, English

Vancouver, BC, CA | Los Angeles, CA, USA | London, UK | Melbourne, AUS

2-3+ years of experience

$35 - $50 / hour

Job Description:

  • Brainstorming ideas and concepts.

  • Working in a close-knit creative partnership with the creative project team to generate excellent concepts and ideas.

  • Writing clear, persuasive, original copy.

  • Amending, revising or redeveloping campaigns in response to feedback from the Creative Director or cross-functional partners.

  • Working on several campaigns at once, under pressure and on tight deadlines.

  • Proofreading copy to check spelling and grammar.

  • Overseeing campaigns through the concept stage to completion.

  • Keeping up to date with popular culture and trends.

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of professional copywriting experience

  • Are able to work on multiple projects simultaneously and effectively juggle diverse writing demands.

  • Demonstrated and extraordinary communication skills and meticulous eye for detail.

  • You bring positive energy to everything you create and everyone you meet.

Freelance Copywriter, French

Vancouver, BC, CA | Los Angeles, CA, USA | London, UK | Melbourne, AUS

2-3+ years of experience

$35 - $50 / hour

Job Description:

  • Fully concept ideas that bring to live our brand, purpose and products

  • Powerfully engage with guests through work product

  • Work with designers, film makers, editors, and other writers to bring ideas to life

  • Educate, challenge, inspire, and entertain our guests through your work

  • Create clear, concise copies for offline and online channels

  • Communicate creative concepts to different parts of the business ensuring the idea is understood and aligned across key partners

  • Edit and proof written work to make it best-in-class

  • Keep on top of industry trends, sharing knowledge and learnings with peers

Qualifications:

  • 2-3+ years experience as a copywriter, in an agency or in-house

  • An education in journalism, public relations or communications

  • A portfolio of work demonstrating ideas and copy across various media, including digital.

  • Captivating ideas and the ability to express them

    Advanced knowledge of technical writing, grammar and punctuation in French and English

    Experience managing multiple projects at any one time

  • An entrepreneurial spirit and an egoless nature

  • A desire to learn and excel

  • The ability to complete tasks independently and to help coach other team members

 

Freelance Copywriter, Digital

Vancouver, BC, CA | Los Angeles, CA, USA | London, UK | Melbourne, AUS

2+ years of experience

Job Description:

  • You are a talented writer with lots of experience in social media.

  • You are not a social media “expert” because you tweet a lot.

  • You’re someone who lives, understands and has experience engaging communities in social media.

  • You can think conceptually but you also like to DO the work.

  • Demonstrate core understanding of social media specs + creative considerations.

  • You are experienced in creating copy decks for annotated wireframe documents.

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of professional digital copywriting experience

  • Are able to work on multiple projects simultaneously and effectively juggle diverse writing demands.

  • Demonstrated and extraordinary communication skills and meticulous eye for detail.

  • You bring positive energy to everything you create and everyone you meet.

 

Freelance Videographer

Vancouver, BC, CA | Los Angeles, CA, USA | London, UK | Melbourne, AUS

2-3 years of experience

$50 - $65 / hour

Job Description:

  • Collaborate directly with Brand Creative team to tell stories through high-quality video content.

  • Manage execution and assist in production of all assigned video projects.

  • Assisting other videographers on-set (still and video shoots) when not the lead videographer.

  • Intermediate editing, colour-correction, and simple motion graphic treatments.

  • Ensure consistencies across brands and marketing channels.

  • An eye for global macro trends is required.

  • Ability to take as well as contribute to videography and story editing direction is a must.

Qualifications:

  • Strong knowledge of different lighting techniques using ambient, and continuous lights.

  • Compositional skills required for strong studio & lifestyle product videography including products in-use on a person or in action.

  • Proficiency in Adobe Premier is a must. After Effects is a bonus.

  • 2-5+ years of experience working with cross functional teams and creating videos consistently across platforms.

  • Effectively communicate videography and story editing solutions

  • Demonstrate ability to design solutions and projects from concept to delivery and ongoing improvement.

  • The ability to collaborate and work in support of other teammates as well as work independently and be a self-starter.

 

Freelance Video Editor

Vancouver, BC, CA | Los Angeles, CA, USA | London, UK | Melbourne, AUS

3+ years of experience minimum

$40 - $60 / hour

Job Description:

  • Collaborate directly with Brand Creative team to tell stories through high-quality video content.

  • Ensure consistencies across brands and marketing channels.

  • An eye for global macro trends

  • Ability to take as well as contribute to story editing direction is a must.

  • Experience producing world class assets, on time and on brief.

  • Solution focused with the ability to dive technically deep while still maintaining focus on deadlines.

  • Experience with multiple formats and can identify graphical, editorial trends.

  • A passion for storytelling and an expert level understanding of post-production pipelines.

  • Ability to communicate to people at all levels, both internally & externally

  • Excited about learning new workflows and adding insight into the production processes.

  • Power user of all Adobe product with a focus on Premier, After Effects, Photoshop and Illustrator.

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience, resume with work reel mandatory

  • Effectively communicate story editing solutions

  • Demonstrate ability to design solutions and projects from concept to delivery and ongoing improvement.

  • The ability to collaborate and work in support of other teammates as well as work independently and be a self-starter.

 

Freelance Photographer

Vancouver, BC, CA | Los Angeles, CA, USA | London, UK | Melbourne, AUS

3-5+ years of experience

Job Description:

  • Responsible for creating compelling photo content for all lululemon online channels, email marketing, as well as PR needs

  • Photograph up to 40 products in studio per day, average of 8 images per product

  • Organize photos, oversee editors and review photos for upload to lululemon owned web channels

  • During peak periods in seasonal flips you may supervise an assistant who will be in charge of preparing the garments for photography

  • Work closely with stylist to ensure all necessary shots are taken

  • Work closely with graphic designers, photo retouchers and project managers to complete photo assets

  • Follow our e-commerce visual language guideline to light both men’s and women’s brand imagery in studio

  • 15% of your duties are to provide photographs for the Blog, Homepage features and other web content as defined by the Online Community team

  • 5% of time will be spent documenting important company events.

Qualifications:

  • 3-5+ years experience as a photographer

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to work well cross-functionally with our Community and Production teams

  • Strong understanding of digital photography, lighting, and compositional skills

  • Extremely organized and are able to maintain a high quality of work within a busy schedule

  • Familiar with lighting techniques and the tools required to shoot flat as well as on mannequin and on model

  • Handle a high-volume studio workflow and execute web, editorial and lifestyle imagery under tight deadlines

  • Experience in a studio environment

  • Work with our Web and PR teams and athletes/talent

  • Highly skilled with Capture One, Photoshop, Bridge and Lightroom

  • Experience with Canon camera equipment

  • Highly skilled with Profoto lighting equipment

  • Basic MS office skills

 

Freelance Photo Editor/Retoucher

Vancouver, BC, CA | Los Angeles, CA, USA | London, UK | Melbourne, AUS

3+ years of experience minimum

Job Description:

  • Edit and deliver image files as per brand team direction, retouching guidelines, and specific quality standards

  • Support photographers with image treatments and cropping, as needed

  • Reference annotated images from creative partners to complete a range of requests (skin/product cleanup, colour correction, background extensions, masking, etc.)

  • Facilitate multiple rounds of image revisions with a quick turnaround

  • Process, organize, and archive image files as required

  • Provide training and mentorship to junior and contract photo editors

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years experience with image retouching

  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Lightroom, Bridge)

  • Understanding of photography production & post workflow

 

Freelance Producer

Vancouver, BC, CA | Los Angeles, CA, USA | London, UK | Melbourne, AUS

5+ years of experience minimum

$40 - $60 / hour

Job Description:

  • Partner with the Project Manager and Art Director in order to meet the creative, production & business requirements of each assigned project

  • Lead all aspects of the production for assigned projects including communication, process, budgets, schedules, casting, location permits, on-set team management, and post production, ensuring projects deliver on time, on budget and meet or exceed quality standards

  • Manage project opportunities and risks, foster efficiencies and drive results

  • Manage all production paperwork, contracts, permits, licenses, and usage discussions relating to projects

Qualifications:

  • Experience leading creatives through timelines and decision gates

  • Flexibility, agility and a willingness to roll up your sleeves and get work done

  • Experience working quickly and efficiently, and keeping pace in a fast environment

  • A love of leveraging tools and technology to optimize workflow and innovate production

  • Agency experience an asset

 
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