Art Director

Surrey, British Columbia, Canada | PocketPills BC | Full-time


The Company:

PocketPills is Canada’s fastest-growing online pharmacy startup looking to disrupt the traditional retail pharmacy business in Canada (TAM $30B). PocketPills is redefining the pharmacy experience for consumers and automates pharmacy operations in unprecedented ways. We pack medications by dose and time into “PocketPacks” and deliver them to your doorstep for free.

Our innovative, online pharmacy platform is aimed at significantly reducing cost, improving medication adherence and providing easy access to pharmacists. With direct access to patients’ medication history and using other healthcare information, we will predict medication adherence, medication efficacy, disease progression and incidence of new diseases by leveraging machine learning. 

Here’s what the media is saying about PocketPills:

  • “Makes medication management easy”- CTV News Vancouver.
  • “Reinvent the pharmacy experience”- Vancouver Sun.
  • “PocketPills takes the hassle out of going to the pharmacy”- National Post.

The Role: 

As Art Director, you will actively collaborate with various members of the brand team to develop strategy and execution to build the PocketPills brand across Canada, driving engagement through all touchpoints, such as encouraging app downloads and customer registration. The ideal candidate in this role would be a creative self-starter who thrives in entrepreneurial environments and is hands-on with various aspects of the marketing function.


  • In partnership with a copywriter, you will be concepting and designing visually eye-catching work, using your ability to convert brand goals into meaningful marketing and communications tactics and campaigns
  • You have a natural curiosity and are interested in learning about the newest trends in visual design, technology and social media
  • You will lead the development of all advertising, from concept to completion for a variety of different mediums, from digital and traditional ads to social media and web content
  • PocketPills is growing fast - agility and flexibility are key attributes to be successful in this role






Qualifications & Experience:

  • Graduation from a recognized university or college  with a specialization in art, graphic design or advertising communications 
  • At least 3-5 years in an art direction role, preference will be given to candidates with advertising agency background

Expertise required

  • Strong knowledge of brand strategy, social media, digital design, trends, and best practices across multiple platforms
  • Ability to consistently create great ads and content
  • Strong knowledge of brand strategy, social media, digital design, trends, and best practices across multiple platforms
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Thorough understanding of art direction, design and copywriting
  • Excellent conceptual thinking, interpersonal and presentation skills

Why you NEED to be here:

  • Become part of an incredibly talented, passionate, and driven team focused on building the #1 online pharmacy of Canada.
  • Join one of the fastest-growing healthcare companies and find opportunities to grow in your career.
  • Make a difference with your work; each person has an equal opportunity to contribute to our goal of becoming the #1 digital pharmacy in Canada.
  • Travel compensated
  • Training & Tools to support the success 
  • Casual dress code and flexible hours.
  • Full health benefits including access to Virtual Doctors 24/7.
  • Paid vacation.
  • Free food and drinks.

Due to the high volume of applicants, only the shortlisted applicants will be contacted.