FOODMatch

Designer

New York, NY

Posted: June 17, 2021

Position: Designer

Department: Marketing

Reporting to: Creative Services Manager

Location: New York, NY

 

For safety, our office is currently working a hybrid model of in-office (essential staff) and remote. When safe, please plan to work from the NYC office part time.

 

Summary

The Designer will be an integral part of the Creative Services team, which supports a national sales and distribution network. They will regularly work closely with the Creative Services Manager, Marketing Project Managers, and Quality Control on print and digital marketing projects. The position requires someone who is flexible, detail-oriented, and able to work well in a fast-paced, structured environment.

 

Essential Responsibilities

•   Primary designer for digital and email; will help grow FOODMatch’s digital presence by designing B2C digital, social, and email assets

•   Design and update B2B and D2C marketing materials, including corporate and sales presentations, ads, signs, postcards, mailers, catalogs, and banners

•   Nimbly adapt to concepting/designing for multiple brands; both owned and private brands, as well as B2B and D2C audiences

•   Develop branding, labeling and packaging concepts

•   Quickly react to design requests to support sales, merchandising, and leadership

•   Work closely with the Creative Services Manager, Project Managers, and VP of Marketing to concept and design marketing campaigns

•   Update, prep, and preflight labels and other collateral files for printing

•   Create digital mock-ups for internal concept approval

•   Provide retouching feedback to external product and packaging photography vendors

•   Establish design templates, when needed, for repeat/expedited implementation of design concepts

•   On occasion, create photography guidelines for external photographers

 

Qualifications

Experience Requirements

•   3+ years design experience in-house or with an agency

•   1+ years art direction or photography experience, ideally in the food industry

•   Photography and/or food styling experience a plus

•   Experience in brand concepting, information and presentation design, and designing for digital and social

•   Print design experience in B2B and B2C marketing communications; ideally including labels, catalogs, ads, and signage

 

Skill & Ability Requirements

•   Fluency in Adobe Creative Suite.

•   An understanding of print production, including file specifications, print techniques, and common substrates

•   Sufficient photo retouching abilities to accommodate in-house touch-ups and mock-ups

•   Must be detail-oriented, with a technical acumen and good eye for photography, color, composition, hierarchy, and typography

•   Digital rendering skills a plus

•   Optimized email design skills a plus

 

Personal Requirements

•   Thrive working both independently and collaboratively as part of a team

•   Good interpersonal and communication skills

•   Able to meet tight deadlines and work on multiple projects simultaneously

•   Experience working with a project management software (ideally Wrike, Workfront, or Basecamp)

•   Interest in the specialty food industry

 

To Apply

•   Click here to submit a resume, portfolio, and salary requirements. Applications without a portfolio will not be considered.

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Designer

New York, NY

Posted June 17, 2021