Careers

We share a vision of creating original, modern, and casual design for every room in the home. Curiosity, creativity and a passion for design are common characteristics of Umbra people around the world. We work out of more than 15 different countries, collaborating and pulling the best out of each other and ourselves. We are a private company with more than 30 years of experience in our industry—still led by our original founders.

We are driven. We explore options and seek out innovative solutions—not just in our product development cycle, but in the way we approach our business. Our business model is unique: no other housewares company is so intensely focused on continuously designing original product, while at the same time managing production, distribution and our very own flagship retail store. Our products sell in over 120 countries, with exciting plans for expansion. Being vertically integrated and truly global allows us to develop broad and diverse business skills.

Original...our people cherish design and are continuously innovating new products that respond to everyday challenges in the home

Modern...our people embrace and drive change in a business that is constantly evolving

Casual...our people don’t take themselves too seriously, but we’re professionals in our approach to business and leadership

If you are looking for a truly unique work experience where you can apply your creativity, individuality and intelligence to a growing global business, take a look at an opportunity at Umbra!

 


Opportunities at Umbra


GRAPHIC DESIGNER, Scarborough, Ontario

2018-07-04

Full Time Permanent

About this role…

Looking to showcase your graphic design and brand expression talents in a global design company with a focus on quality and quantity messaging?

This unique opportunity within the Umbra Brand Studio supports the visual representation of the Umbra brand voices (Umbra, Umbra Shift, and custom brands) globally, across digital, B2B and B2C channels.

What you'll do…

We are seeking an ideas-driven graphic designer with a proven track record in both creative and functional design. You thrive in multi-channel brand and product representation, from digital to print to packaging messaging. Your experience supports ongoing efficiency improvements and rapid output. Most importantly, your creative capabilities are perfectly balanced with your results-driven focus. You are a thinker and a doer and are comfortable wearing both hats at the same time.

  • Generate graphic content for the Umbra brands and custom lines. Be involved and at times lead in conceptualization and design of graphic applications from concept to completion
  • Participate and at times own the scoping, development and execution of brand-related materials as required across digital (websites, email, social media, lookbooks etc.), print, packaging, internal branding, POP displays and brand collateral
  • Create designs that align to the look, feel and tone of Umbra brand guidelines while actively participating in the ongoing optimization of our Brand voice articulation
  • Closely collaborate with domestic and international teams including the Brand Studio, China Graphics, Marketing, Global Sales and Product Development
  • Take a leading role in the optimization and printing of internal and external graphics

What you’ll bring…

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in Graphic Design is required
  • Minimum of 3 years of work experience in a Graphic Design department or studio is required including experience in both creative and functional design across multiple messaging mediums for digital, packaging and publications. Experience in styling with photography and videography content is strongly preferred
  • Strong knowledge of Adobe CC, website design and layout is required
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple fast-moving projects concurrently within strict deadlines and budget constraints
  • li> Strong creative capabilities perfectly balanced with being results-driven and thriving on wearing both hats at the same time
  • Polished professional presentation with well-developed communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organization skills and a strong sense of urgency with a customer service mindset
  • Indisputable integrity as well as credibility and demonstrated ability to influence and motivate others
  • Strong work ethic with proven ability to adapt to changing priorities with a positive attitude
  • Mature analytical and evidence-based decision-making style
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with an appreciation for design, trends and housewares

What we offer…

Umbra is a place where innovative minds thrive on its fast pace and make things happen. We value our unique work space, our global mindset and our distinct design-centric entrepreneurial culture.

We offer all permanent full-time associates competitive base compensation and incentive plans, group benefit coverage and RSP programs, as well as more exciting things like continuous learning opportunities, a generous employee product discount, recognition galore, an on-site gourmet café to treat yourself, and full gym facilities to work it off after. Overall, a pretty great place to work!

How to apply …

If this grabs your attention, please send your resume to jobs@umbra.com, referencing “Graphic Designer” in the subject line.

 



Sales and Replenishment Analyst, Bentonville, Arkansas

2018-07-05

Full Time Permanent

About this role…

Looking to advance your career by supporting customer accounts and sales teams in an entrepreneurial environment?

Are you a detailed-oriented self-starter with strong analytical skills and retail financial acumen?

What you'll do…

  • Communicate and work closely with Walmart, Walmart/Hayneedle/Jet.com, Sam’s Club, and SamsClub.com’s Replenishment team to maintain appropriate inventory.
  • Manage the replenishment system optimizing allocation strategies.
  • Develop reports and analyses on sales and replenishment leveraging both internal programs and customers’ reporting systems.
  • Understand sales strategy and identify growth opportunities based on analyzed data.
  • Perform Umbra merchandise item set ups for customer accounts including stores and online.
  • Assist accounts during the product testing process as required for all Walmart and Sam’s Club items.
  • Maintain sample requirements, prepare quotes and review compliance manuals.
  • Identify process improvement opportunities and recommend solutions.
  • Assist in presentations and other administrative duties as assigned.

What you’ll bring…

  • Equivalent of a university/college degree in Business Administration.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in sales and replenishment, administration or in a similar role. Experience working with Walmart is preferred.
  • Proficiency in Retail Link, 1 World Sync and Supplier Center and strong knowledge of Excel and Power Point are required; SAP knowledge is an asset.
  • Willingness to learn with a passion for self-development and growth.
  • Polished presentation skills with proven ability to confidently ask and anticipate questions.
  • Proven ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team to resolve problems within strict deadlines.
  • Demonstrated administrative and organizational abilities with well-developed time management skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Indisputable integrity as well as credibility and demonstrated ability to influence and motivate others.
  • Strong work ethic with proven ability to adapt to changing priorities with a positive attitude.
  • Mature analytical and evidence-based decision-making style.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with an appreciation for design, trends and housewares.

What we offer…

Umbra is a place where innovative minds thrive on its fast pace and make things happen. We value our unique work space, our global mindset and our distinct design-centric entrepreneurial culture.

We offer all permanent full-time associates competitive base compensation and incentive plans, group benefit coverage and 401k programs, as well as more exciting things like continuous learning and career growth opportunities, a generous employee product discount and recognition galore.

How to apply …

If this grabs your attention, please send your resume to jobs@umbra.com, referencing “Sales and Replenishment Analyst” in the subject line.