Graphic Designer

Green Thumb Industries (Gti) Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 1 week ago

About GTI

Green Thumb Industries (GTI), a national cannabis consumer packaged goods company and retailer, is dedicated to providing dignified access to safe and effective cannabis while giving back to the communities in which they serve. As a vertically integrated company, GTI manufactures and sells a well-rounded suite of branded cannabis products including flower, concentrates, edibles, and topicals. The company also owns and operates a rapidly growing national chain of retail cannabis stores called RISE. Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, GTI has 11 manufacturing facilities, licenses for 72 retail locations and operations across 12 U.S. markets. Established in 2014, GTI employs approximately 600 people and serves thousands of patients and customers each year. GTI was named a Best Workplace 2018 by Crain's Chicago Business. More information is available at GTIgrows.com.

The Role

The graphic designer for GTI will execute designs across a range of mediums including, but not limited to: packaging, mock-ups, point of sale materials, social media assets, brochures, menus, flyers, emails, sales collateral, PowerPoints, advertisements, etc. The graphic designer will provide support for the Marketing and Creative Teams under the direction of the Senior Designer.

As our ideal candidate, you are versatile in all aspects of design and possess strong technical skill. You are innovative, passionate, forward-thinking and highly creative with a great eye for detail. You are adaptable and extremely resourceful and work well in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment.

Responsibilities

  • Provide marketing design support to the Sr Designer across multiple mediums on a variety of projects.

  • Complete tasks as assigned by the Sr Designer for marketing and sales materials.

  • Create forward-thinking digital and print assets that compliment and elevate marketing messages.

  • Maintain graphic continuity of visual communication elements across many brands.

  • Handle multiple projects at once, adhere to quick deadlines, and work with multiple disciplines.

  • Expertise in digital and print production for all marketing materials, from outputting digital billboards to releasing print-ready packaging artwork to different suppliers.

  • Prepare press-ready files and make various formats of artwork production ready

  • Work with external printers to gather bids, ensure deadlines are met and materials are printed correctly and within budget

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree, preferred

  • Minimum of 2+ years of experience in Graphic Design

  • In-house design experience required

  • Photography and Animation experience, a plus

  • Expertise in Adobe Creative Suite, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign

  • Proficient with Microsoft Word and PowerPoint

  • Strong photo editing/photoshopping skills required

  • Strong understanding of marketing strategy and design principles

  • Experience designing for consumer goods/regulated goods and/or retail required

Qualifications

  • Highly motivated, self-directed, innovative and able to work independently or among teams with keen judgement, common sense and resourcefulness. Good time management skills and organizational skills

  • Adapts and thrives in a demanding, start-up, fast-paced environment and works well under pressure. Resourceful and "Scrappy". A quick learner and problem solver.

  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills (verbal, non-verbal, written)

  • Possesses a high level of critical thinking, continuously open to constructive, developmental feedback

  • Operates with a high level of professionalism and integrity, including dealing with confidential information

  • Acute attention to detail and accuracy

  • Can work well with or without a creative brief

  • Highly motivated, self-directed, innovative and able to work independently or among teams with keen judgement, common sense and resourcefulness

  • Adapts and thrives in a demanding, start-up, fast-paced environment

  • Possesses a high level of critical thinking

  • Operates with a high level of professionalism and integrity, including dealing with confidential information

  • Must understand and comply with the rules, regulations, policies, and procedures of GTI

  • Must have a solid understanding of the Medical Marijuana laws, rules and regulations set forth by the state and the D.O.A.; a pursuit to further their understanding and knowledge of the industry and the laws is appreciated and commendable

Knowledge and Skills

  • Knowledge of HTML/CSS and Dreamweaver preferred

  • Copywriting ability a plus

  • Animation/After Effects experience a plus

  • Photography experience a plus

Additional Requirements

  • Must pass any and all required background checks

  • Must be and remain compliant with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry

We can't wait to meet you!


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