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GRAPHIC DESIGNER

 

 

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Jackson Family Wines is much more than a family-owned wine company. We're risk-taking innovators with a strong belief that quality is paramount. We're always on the lookout for top talent -- individuals who possess a strong work ethic, commitment to quality and share our beliefs in healthy lands and a healthy community. In 2021, we were selected as one of the North Bay Business Journal's Best Places to Work for the seventh year running.

 

As a part of the award-winning JFW Creative Team, the Graphic Designer is a visual creator and storyteller who enjoys a range of design work and creative projects, from retail campaigns to packaging. This role will build and collaborate with the broader marketing, sales, and tasting room leads to craft unique stories for our wineries that deliver results. The ideal candidate has a natural eye for composition, color, and above all a heart for stories and creating connections between our wineries and our audience across all platforms, with an emphasis in the retail environment.

 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Elevates our wineries by concepting and designing compelling, inspiring work that is insightful and culturally relevant.
  • Together with the Creative Team, translates brand and campaign creative across channels with a track record of proven results.
  • Works cross-functionally with Marketing and Sales to demonstrate vision that translates briefs into simple strategic ideas to develop innovative creative solutions
  • Develop variety of design solutions to be used across retail, tasting rooms, on-premise, environmental graphics, advertising
  • Understand how design and art direction may be nuanced from platform to platform to create the best experience while staying up to date with current technologies and trends
  • Responsible for creating campaigns, assisting in photoshoots, packaging, advertising, brand identity
  • Confidently and clearly present design ideas/concepts for campaigns and projects, using storyboards, mood boards, and mockups.
  • Develop and maintain visual brand standards and style guides

 

 

REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • You’re excited by smart brand campaigns, beautiful packages, and thoughtful photography
  • Must have at least 3 – 5+ years in a graphic design role, as part of an in-house creative team or on a creative/marketing/agency team
  • Expert knowledge of design principles and Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign), bonus if familiar with other design tools such as Animate or Canva
  • A strong portfolio showcasing brand experience across a range of print mediums, with excellence in layout, typography, and graphics.
  • High attention to detail
  • Your obsession for current design trends is reflected in your work
  • Can multi-task, prioritize and successfully meet several deadlines and staying empowered to own your creative process, time keeping, and deliverables.
  • Strong communication skills, and confidence presenting ideas, concepts, and projects.
  • Collaborative spirit with a positive, forward-thinking attitude and ability to roll up your sleeves
  • Bonus if you love wine and understand the wine industry: how wine is made, marketed, and sold

 

 

 

 

 

 

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