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Graphic Designer Marketing

California-based produce wholesaler Los Angeles ,CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $38,646 to $62,469 Yearly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: dental, life_insurance, medical, vision, 401k
Job Description

A California-based produce wholesaler seeks a passionate graphic designer to assist us in marketing design initiatives, with an emphasis on packaging. The ideal candidate is a personable, energetic self-starter who genuinely cares about the produce industry and increasing consumption of fresh produce on a national level. The ideal candidate will have some familiarity with the food industry in a professional role. Please note, anticipated office hours for this position are Monday - Friday from 6 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Objectives:

  • Meet and exceed pre-determined design goals and objectives
  • Influence and build relationships internally
  • Ability to solve problems and create solutions
  • Brand Promoter
  • Team player, communicates well in a team atmosphere
  • Takes ownership in company initiatives and sees them through to completion
  • Can creatively sell “new” products, concepts and solutions through design support
  • Ability to teach, coach and serve customers and teammates

Position Responsibilities:

  • Lots of design. You’ll work on a broad range of projects from packaging, POS materials, comprehensive marketing campaigns, sell sheets, social media content and event signage.
  • Communicate and build relationships with account managers to assist in defining opportunities for growth through design and marketing.
  • Effective ideation; share’s success stories and new ideas, as well as offer solutions to other team members throughout the entire organization.
  • Connect with the sales team regularly to determine if we are on-message using our marketing assets and take action to keep initiatives on target.
  • At all times, maintain a professional image that supports our company values.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Essential Skills and Requirements:

  • Working knowledge of computers & software as utilized in the design environment; MS Outlook, MS Excel, MS Windows, iOS, and Adobe Creative Suite (mostly Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop).
  • Ability to consistently meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Excellent written and verbal communicating skills
  • Attention to detail and strong organization skills - A must!
  • Forecast company needs
  • Work within a team environment; ability to collaborate, provide and receive constructive criticism
  • Learn new skills and tasks as needed; (continuous improvement through reading, consumer engagement and team collaboration)
  • Produce product knowledge a plus
  • A love and a discerning palette for design; must be current on trends and passionate to stay relevant.
  • Not afraid of a fast-paced work environment. You can handle multiple projects simultaneously.

Qualifications:

  • 5 years design experience, preferably in CPG, (food and beverage industry preferred)
  • 2+ years packaging experience
  • BA in Graphic Design
  • Business-minded and goal-driven
  • Creative problem solver and quick-thinker
  • Respectful communicator and people-person
  • Seeking more than just a job, but a real career
  • Ability to work independently and remotely, as well as within a team
Company Description
We are a nationally-known food wholesaler and distributor with a reputation for quality products, outstanding service and a welcoming company culture.

California-based produce wholesaler

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Join a dedicated team of people who love their jobs and are changing the future of produce consumption through education.

We are a nationally-known food wholesaler and distributor with a reputation for quality products, outstanding service and a welcoming company culture.

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