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Graphic Designer

Company: Jack Link's
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Company DescriptionWhen it comes to being wild, we know a thing or two. We're not afraid of trying something new or the hard work it takes to make it happen. It's in our DNA. We've turned a family recipe into a new snacking category. And the wilderness into the world's largest meat snack business, that's still proudly family owned and operated.We're a company built by innovators, and are driven to not only satisfy your hunger, but to also feed your journey
whether that journey is on the road, on the run, at the campground, at the playground, in the office or in the moment. It s a journey we share with you. It s the journey forward of our people, of our communities, of our category with a reverence for quality and an irreverence for the status quo.--At Jack Link's Protein Snacks, we see every moment of every day as an opportunity to move forward, to forge new ground. To realize our vision of becoming the World s #1 Protein Snack Company. We never give up. You never give up. Together, we keep going. Are you wild enough to join us?Jack Link's Protein Snacks is a global leader in snacking and the No. 1 meat snack manufacturer worldwide. Family-owned and operated with headquarters in Minong, Wisconsin, Jack Link s Protein Snacks also has a large corporate hub in Downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota. The company is made up of over 4,000 passionate team members, across 11 countries, who share an uncompromising commitment to delivering awesome products and feeding the journey of those who move things forward. The Jack Link s Protein Snacks portfolio of brands includes, Jack Link s, Lorissa s Kitchen, BiFi, Peperami, Wild River, Golden Island and Country Fresh Meats.Job DescriptionJoin Link Snacks, Inc. as a Graphic Designer--to--work--as part our Marketing Creative Services team--to support and steward all Links Snacks brands. This role will focus on graphic design and graphic production for a range of projects and deliverables.As a Graphic Designer, you--will develop creative designs based on brand standards, marketing strategies, and outlined specifications. Working under the direction of a Sr. Graphic Designer,--you will take ownership of design development to create marketing assets that will drive results! You will be accountable for being a steward of the brand guidelines and company values. If you want to work for a growing family-owned company and support a range of creative deliverables for our house of brands, including the category leader Jack Link s, this is the opportunity for you!Specifically, you will work across--these areas:--Graphic Design--
Create and design original pieces to support the day-to-day graphic projects which include a wide range of marketing materials, including, but not limited to logos, product guides, product displays, infographics, and digital content creation for e-commerce, social, and digital. As part of the Marketing s Creative Services team, you will collaborate with our external creative agencies and internal teams to make creative designs that will drive brand engagement and growth. This role will support the development of branding systems and associated brand guidelines and templates.Graphic Production
Follow specifications for precise mechanical file work. Develop pre-press ready files for print production. Contribute and lead revisions to improve existing assets. Photo re-touching and editing. Image cropping and re-sizing. Work with and understand a variety of production processes and print methods for various branded applications.Asset Execution--
Responsible for facilitating revisions and feedback from internal and external cross-functional partners. Work collaboratively to effectively communicate marketing initiatives and design project status as part of a service-orientated function. Create individual assets as directed as well as extendable self-serve design templates to service the organization. Collaborate with design agency partners and freelancers. Manage in-house printing and trimming as needed.Content Management--
Responsible for archiving final files within established guardrails. Work with necessary teams to oversee smooth implementation of new content. Tag archived files with appropriate meta data.Planning and Management--- Responsibly meet established deadlines, manage, and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously. Work collaboratively as a member of the marketing team and cross-functionally to ensure all designs align with brand guidelines. Contribute in the development of the Creative Services team to achieve goals and objectives.QualificationsRequired Education:Bachelor s degree in digital design, graphic design, or related field or equivalent experienceRequired Experience:Three+ years relevant professional design work experienceTeam player with a positive attitude, exceptional interpersonal skills, and a client-centered approach to workThe ability to work independently and see projects through to completion--Demonstrates a strong sense of personal accountabilityExcellent time management skillsExpert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite. Mandatory Requirements: Proficient use of Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe InDesign.Proficient in Microsoft OfficeMac Based PlatformStrong verbal and written communication skillsCreative problem-solver with an eye for detail. Keen eye for color, fonts, trends, and engaging visual storytelling who has a solid understanding of brand identity systemsWillingness to deal with ambiguity in a fast-paced environmentHigh level of attention to detail and accuracyWillingness to be hands-on, as well as look at the big picture*Strong portfolio showcasing design work will be requiredPreferred Qualifications:Photography experience (Photography, Layout, Composition and Lighting)Motion Graphics
After Effects or Adobe Premier to support motion graphic deliverables. Video Editing knowledgeFront-end Web Design
Support wireframe design to enable direct development. Edit HTML for templated graphics and contentWorking knowledge of Adobe Workfront workflow management system highly desiredExperience in Cinema 4D or Blender / 3D modelingAdvanced typography skillsCPG industry experience--Additional InformationEQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:Jack Link s provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic that is protected by federal, state or local law.E-VERIFY:Jack Link s is participant in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees.-- For information about the E-Verify program, please visit:----http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify/employeesAll your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Keywords: Jack Link's, Minneapolis , Graphic Designer, Design, Graphic Design & CAD , Minneapolis, Minnesota

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