We'd love to work with you.


For new business inquiries, contact
glen@breakhouse.ca

Halifax
1096 Marginal Road, Suite 140
Halifax, NS  B3H 4N4
T  902 431 3102
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info@breakhouse.ca
careers@breakhouse.ca

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Job Postings
We're looking for some new team members! Think you'd make a good fit?


1. Senior Designer
*This is a freelance position with potential to move into a full-time role.

Our Company
Breakhouse is a multidisciplinary strategic design consultancy based in Halifax. We help leading Retail and Hospitality brands reimagine their human experience to connect to audiences and grow their competitive edge. Our work covers branding, built, architecture, interiors and. Inspired by our belief that ‘design makes everything better,’ our approach is highly collaborative, investigative, iterative, productive and thoughtful. We are rooted in our desire to truly understand and solve our clients’ greatest challenges.

The Position
Our Senior Designer will be an important creative cog in our Branding and Strategy work. Working with the Creative Director and a multi-disciplinary team, they will provide creative output and conceptual direction for projects big and small. From ideation to production, from corporate clients to internal brand work, the Senior Designer will deliver design work and collaborate with production artists, photographers, illustrators, pre-press technicians, printers and anyone else who is involved in the development of a project. The Senior Designer will work under the direction of Breakhouse leadership – Creative Director, Design Director and Partners. 

The Person
- You are curious, kind and passionate about design
- You are a motivated problem solver and go deep to ask the important questions
- You have the ability to work with multi-disciplinary teams in an open office
- You love typography, colour and form
- You’re an advocate of design thinking and creating meaningful change
- You are a self starter with strong communication & organizational skills
- You can manage multiple projects from design brief to execution
- You are detail-orientated and sharply focused
- You’re willing to take risks and challenge the status quo
You’re someone we wouldn’t mind hanging out with

Skills + Experience
5+ years experience
Excellent knowledge of Creative Suite – particularly in InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
A strong knowledge of production, materials, and printing
A strong knowledge in digital, social and web
Video and animation an asset.
A range of professional experience with a broad portfolio 
An ability to connect the relationship of 2D and 3D forms
Efficient time management, working to deadlines with the ability to course correct


Environmental graphics for a restaurant
Identity for a small business
Wayfinding & signage for a complex
A rallying cry for a public consultation
Custom wallpaper for a retail experience
Brand Standards for an airport
Stickers, social media, booklets, websites, swag, etc. You get the picture.

Sound like you? 
Flip us your resume and portfolio to jobs@breakhouse.ca

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2. Environments Designer

Responsible for leading the design development of retail, hospitality and community experiences from conception to production. Designer must be comfortable designing in 2D + 3D with a multi-disciplinary team and managing multiple projects concurrently. Position entails acting as liaison between clients, internal team and outside vendors and consultants. Reports to Creative Directors and Studio Manager.

Requirements:
• 2+ years of experience designing retail / hospitality environments at an integrated agency
• Experience with global brands and national network companies
• Proficiency with 3D modelling and rendering (CAD, SketchUp, Vray etc)
• Awareness of technological, cultural, media trends & best practices
• Ability to create and manage schedules and deadlines
• Demonstrates passion for design and desire to bring innovative solutions to creative challenges
• Must have excellent sketching / 3D skills and is continually improving
• Understands graphic impact and applications in spatial design
• Ability to translate research findings into easily understood and meaningful insights
• Fluent in English 

Sound like you? 
Flip us your resume and portfolio to jobs@breakhouse.ca

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