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Freelance Brand and Packaging Designer



Grove Collaborative



San Francisco, CA, US


We are looking for an experienced and collaborative Mid-level Graphic Designer to work with our in-house Creative Studio as a design contractor. You’ll work on a variety of project types, from packaging to marketing collateral and print production — all in support of our Flagship line of products for home and personal care. 
The Mid-Level Graphic Designer role will work primarily on packaging and print design projects. This person should be highly creative, detailed oriented with a strong eye for typography, layout, and color. Expert capability with Adobe CS is required. Advanced experience in preparing files for print production is also required.

Primary Responsibilities:

    • Graphic design for new and existing products, ensuring a cohesive look + feel, reflecting the Grove brand
    • Packaging, print and icon/illustration development
    • Collaborate with other Designers, Social and Growth teams to create positive customer experiences
    • Preparing production-ready files for vendors

The ideal candidate will have experience in projects such as:

    • Development of new packaging for home care and/or personal care products.
    • Maintaining existing packaging system.
    • Development of marketing collateral (Brochures, Direct Mail, Event Signage).
    • Bonus if you have experience in developing graphics for email and social campaigns 

Job Qualifications

    • Minimum BFA in Graphic Design
    • Minimum 3-5 years’ professional design experience
    • Strong portfolio with relevant project types for this role
    • Experience working with, creating and translating brand style guides
    • Excellent communicator who takes direction well and is willing to learn
    • The ability to present and talk through your design thinking
    • Comprehensive knowledge of Adobe CS (Photoshop, Illustrator, In Design, Adobe Acrobat)
    • Previous on-press experience a must
    • Solid design background with basic understanding of typography, color theory +interface design/layout
    • Basic understanding of social media and the latest trends associated with the technology (research when needed)
    • Previous experience in the CPG space (food and beverage a plus)
    • Motion graphics knowledge a plus (Final Cut Pro, Flash +After Effects)
    • Product and lifestyle photography styling experience a plus
    • Able to work independently and collaboratively
    • Thrives in an entrepreneurial environment—can be scrappy, creative and resourceful while also building structure and process
    • Can work fast under tight deadlines
    • Fun, collaborative attitude, understanding the value of teamwork and positive communication
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We're building a diverse and inclusive work environment where we learn from each other. We welcome people of diverse backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer and a fun place to work. Come join the community at Grove. It's a heck of a lot of fun, and we'd love to tell you more about it.

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