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Service Network Graphic Designer I

Zingerman's Community of Businesses
Job Description

Graphic Designer I


Full Time, Salaried, 40-45 hours/week

Salary range: $40,000 - $45,000 per year

Fun, engaging, informative, colorful, bold, down to earth, high energy and action-oriented: these are the key tenets of Zingerman's Look and Feel.

If those concepts resonate with you, you're probably a great fit for the creative team at Zingerman's!

The Graphic Designer I position assists the Creative Services team to implement a variety of design projects.  This position reports to the Design Manager.

Performance Expectations - Essential Functions

  • Assists and implements creative design projects such as flyers/posters, store signage, newsletters, packaging, logos, social media assets, and other marketing collateral.
  • Maintains the Zingerman's Look and Feel in all aspects of design work
  • Assists the Creative Services team and Zingerman's businesses to complete design projects that achieve results in Zingerman's three bottom lines (great service, great finance and great food)
  • Uses prepress and printing processes, and works to maintain relationships with vendors
  • Uses and applies digital marketing best practices
  • Collaborates on a multitude of projects at varying scales and stages
  • Researches packaging, printing, and paper for projects
  • Contributes fresh ideas and new perspective to projects
  • Meets or exceeds deadlines of design projects
  • Communicates regularly with all involved parties related to design projects
  • Provides great service with every interaction
  • Follows and maintains Standard Operating Processes
  • Participates in annual planning with the Creative Services team
  • Attends and participates in department and business meetings
  • Completes all required training in a timely manner

Other Functions:

  • May manage projects as needed
  • Teaches an internal Zingerman's class (required after 2 years of employment)
  • May participate on a Zingerman's Committee or Workgroup
  • Attends Zingerman's events and learnings

The Success Patterns for this position are:

  • Degree in Design, Fine Arts or related field is preferred
  • 2 years experience in graphic design with an emphasis on maintaining brand standards
  • Strong portfolio of illustrations, graphics and design work
  • Expert proficiency in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Knowledge of typography, color and production
  • Successful experience completing complex projects with numerous collaborators
  • Demonstrated experience completing projects on time
  • Experience working with owners and managers of small to large businesses
  • Knowledgeable about the impact on sales of a well-designed piece
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Successful Candidates will have the following Personal Characteristics:

  • Open to receiving constructive feedback and learns from it
  • Desire for learning new things and continuous self-improvement
  • High levels of integrity, honesty and discretion; someone who consistently earns and maintains trust
  • Detailed-oriented while still able to see the big picture
  • Strong time management skills to multitask and work within tight deadlines
  • Comfortable with ambiguity; doesn't need everything to be black or white - good conceptual skills
  • Is passionate about great food, great finance and great service
  • Flexible with changing priorities
  • Resourceful with strong follow-through
  • Demonstrates excellent communication skills through design
  • Collaborative, team oriented and hard working

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website. 


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