Director of Brand Design at Grove Collaborative
Portland, ME, US
Grove Collaborative is looking for a world class designer to grab the design reigns of one of the largest and fastest growing brands in natural CPG. Based in the Portland, Maine office, you will report to the VP, Creative Director and own the brand level design, progressing the guidelines and establishing new ones where needed for the brand. This position will focus on brand level deliverables: company branding (typography, logos, palette, brand illustrations, templates, etc) seasonal catalog, in-box experience, brand videos (not growth marketing acquisition videos), brand marketing digital work (e.g. brand web pages, Earth Day communication ), Grove owned brands brand development (physical product brands under the Grove Collaborative umbrella) and help (alongside the creative director) define and coach implementation of the branding across the organization (other design and creative teams across). While contractors and internal design resources will be available as needed, this is a hybrid independent contributor role/management role.

Requirements

    • 10+ years of relevant design experience
    • A proven record of brand creation and brand evolution.
    • Consumer brand experience
    • Design experience across the board: digital marketing, web design, print, TV, catalog, product packaging, etc
    • MA or BA in design
    • Branding or ad agency experience
    • Outstanding leadership skills and sound financial acumen

Responsibilities

    • Nurture, develop and own the evolution of our branding and design systems, collaborating cross-functionally to define and implement
    • Design, art direct and manage development of brand: print, TV/Brand video work, catalog, in-box creative, etc
    • Work with product design team (web product) to ensure proper brand implementation in web experience + assist in other web design as needed
    • Run point on owned brand creation (new Grove product brands under Grove umbrella) alongside Creative Director and VP Owned Brands.
    • Manage all non-consumer branding of Grove, including but not limited to office design/decor, employee/employer branding (w/ people ops), company swag, internal presentation templates, etc.
    • Work with other department heads across the organization to ensure adoption and implementation of branding and standards.
    • Help recruit exceptional individual contributors and cultivate future design leaders
    • Enlist external contractors, freelancers and agencies to assist with projects when necessary
Let’s do this
 
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.
 
If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to Talent@grove.co.

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