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Graphic Designer (Hybrid)

Company: Kehe Food Distributors
Location: Boulder
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Overview

Good people, working with good people, for our common good.

Sound good?

KeHE-a natural, organic, specialty and fresh food distributor-is all about "good" and is growing, so there's never been a more exciting time to join our team. If you're enthusiastic about working in an environment with a people-first culture and an organization committed to good living, good food and good service, we'd love to talk to you!

Primary Responsibilities

We're a natural and specialty food distributor that manages MadeWith Foods (www.MadeWithFoods.com) and CADIA (www.MyCadia.com) natural food brands. You'll be working on multiple brands at once creating marketing materials and brand assets, tradeshow graphics, consumer packaging design, sales collateral, Point-of-sale materials, as well as many other brand assets as we build and grow the Exclusive Brands arm of KeHE. We're looking for someone that is adept with moving parts and can toggle between different tasks quickly. We would love it if you were as excited about natural foods as we are.

Essential Functions

* Partner, collaborate and follow the direction of Design Lead on all projects.
* Communicate with Design Lead, Marketing Manager and freelance team on the timelines, deadlines, and needs.
* Create eye-popping and "on-brand" deliverables.
* Ensure quality, accuracy, and attention to detail on all projects.
* Design and create graphic assets for websites, social media platforms, sales collateral, trade show booths, point of sale materials, retailer advertisements, digital announcements, coupons, PowerPoint templates, and other forms of media.
* Follow brand guidelines, legal labeling requirements, and other design directives.
* Participate in broader brand team initiatives such as, staffing trade show booths, and other tasks as needed.

What we are looking for:

* Adaptable: Ability to effectively manage a wide variety of tasks simultaneously. Comfortable operating in a fast-paced environment with rapidly shifting priorities.
* Goal-oriented: Tenacious focus on identifying opportunities, pursuing solutions, and achieving results.
* Motivated: An energetic self-starter who possesses initiative, a sense of urgency, and an unyielding positive attitude.
* Organized: Effective time management and project management skills with an obsessive attention to detail.
* Team player: Demonstrated ability to work productively and effectively in a team environment.
* Student of the (Food/Natural Products) Industry: We love passionate foodies, natural product enthusiasts, and sustainability advocates.

YOU ARE

* Creative: you can take a powerful idea and see it through to completion
* Great taste: you have an eye for aesthetics and hold extremely high design standards
* Hungry and coachable: you have a strong appetite for personal growth
* Trendy (without being pompous): you have a curiosity about the latest design trends and the influence on the market
* Self-starter: you embrace independence and accountability to deliver results (same as Motivated mentioned above)
* Reliable & dependable

Minimum Requirements, Qualifications, Additional Skills, Aptitude

* Completed design studies, Bachelor's in Graphic Arts, or related field preferred- but, if you are self-taught with good experience, we will talk with you.
* 4+ years of experience working as a Graphic Designer in an agency environment or as part of an in-house marketing department.
* High level proficiency in all Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Microsoft Word, PDF Acrobat).
* Editing and strong photoshop skills are preferred (Perform photo retouching and enhancements).
* Print and digital production proficiency.
* Ability to organize and participate in leading a photo shoot.
* Experience in the consumer product goods (food and beverage) space is a huge plus.

PLEASE INCLUDE: A link to your portfolio in your application. If you do not have a portfolio, please submit 5 to 10 examples of your best work. Work examples should show a range of capabilities including brand identity, packaging concepts and general layout skills.

SALARY RANGE: $50,000-$60,000 (with opportunity for growth)

* Currently a hybrid position with a Minimum of 2-3 days in the Downtown Boulder, Colorado office.

Requisition ID

2022-17310

Equal Employer Opportunity Statement

KeHE Distributors provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits all forms of discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion or faith, sex, gender, age, ancestry, national origin, mental or physical disability or medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic information, or any other category protected under federal, state, or local law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training as well as the administration of all Human Resources and Talent Acquisition processes.

Keywords: Kehe Food Distributors, Boulder , Graphic Designer (Hybrid), Design, Graphic Design & CAD , Boulder, Colorado

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