Dot Foods, Inc.

Graphic Designer - Savor Imports

Job Locations US-MO-Chesterfield
Job ID
2020-9201
Category (Portal Searching)
Marketing

Overview

Location: Chesterfield, MO                                                   Department: Brand Marketing

Reports To: Savor Imports Product Marketing Specialist and Graphic Designer

 

Your Role: Support Dot’s import division, Savor Imports, by executing marketing tactics in unique, outside-the-box ways, including designing a wide variety of packaging and marketing collateral across print and digital media, website graphic design support, and social media posts.

  • Design a variety of food packaging following Savor’s private label brand standards and current packaging laws. Own the relationship with the manufacturer marketing contact to ensure labels meet Savor brand standards, current packaging laws, and manufacturer capabilities. Work with Savor QA and buyers to evaluate packaging.
  • Create marketing materials including, but not limited to, e-mails, presentations, digital advertisements, collateral (brochures, flyers, invitations), banners, signage, and social media and website graphics.
  • Execute Savor’s social media strategy by creating graphics, generating weekly posts, and monitoring pages.
  • Contribute ideas and opinions to the creative planning process.
  • Work with print vendors to obtain quotes, meet deadlines, and ensure materials are printed to brand quality standards.
  • Keep current on all graphic software and trends through research and training.
  • Manage your own work and capacity and meet tight deadlines.

Qualifications

We Need You to Have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, art, or a related field or equivalent Dot Foods experience.
  • Minimum of three years of professional experience in graphic design; experience with packaging a plus.
  • Thorough understanding of design fundamentals, layout, typography, and color.
  • Proficiency in Creative Suite programs, Mail Designer or equivalent, and Microsoft Office.
  • Team player able to work collaboratively and with a strong customer service focus.
  • Solid sample portfolio to demonstrate design talent.

We’d Like You to Have:

  • Knowledge of content and social media marketing; specifically, concepts, creation, and effective application.
  • Excellent project management, time management, and organization skills.
  • Writing, event marketing, packaging design, and web design skills, or some combination of these skills.
  • A willingness to learn new marketing skills.
  • The ability to look outside-the-box for marketing solutions.

What Can Dot Offer You?

As a family-owned and -operated company since 1960, Dot Foods has created a strong family culture within the business. As a vital part of that family unit, we want to ensure you feel included and respected for any differing ideas. We appreciate those opinions and count on them to make us successful. In addition to an inclusive working environment, we will provide you with:

 

  • Competitive compensation package, including bonuses for successful performance
  • Extensive benefits including medical, dental, 401k and profit-sharing
  • Significant advancement opportunities

Safety: This position assumes responsibility for the workplace safety of self and co-workers, and for the safety conditions of the work locations, exercise and promotes safe behaviors and show unyielding support of programs, rules and policies regarding safety.

 

EOE/AA Employer: Dot believes all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities. Dot will not discriminate against its employees or applicants for employment because of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status or other basic classes protected by applicable federal or state law provided they are qualified for employment or for existing positions.

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