Associate Graphic Designer

Date:  Jul 4, 2024
Location: 

Salisbury, MD, US, 21804

Req ID:  72821
Job Function:  Other Professional Careers

Perdue Farms is a family-owned food and agriculture company now in its second century of growth and innovation.  We were founded on trust—a value that carries through everything we do. Perdue Foods is a leader in Premium Proteins and Perdue AgriBusiness ranks among the top US grain companies. 

Summary

The Associate Graphic Designer will be partnering with senior creatives and reporting to the art director to manage the entire process of defining requirements, visualizing, and creating graphics including illustrations, logos, layouts and photos. The graphic designer will be responsible for both design and production of all creative materials, including visual aspects of websites, advertising, product packaging, exhibitions and more. This designer will be working in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines and multiple design project deadlines. This designer will need to execute within brief and brand guidelines provided, working some from templates and some from scratch.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Study design briefs and determine requirements needed
  • Schedule projects and define concept constraints
  • Conceptualize visuals based on design brief
  • Prepare rough drafts and present ideas to the art director, creative director or marketing team
  • Develop illustrations, logos, web graphics and other designs using software or by hand
  • Must be able to read, understand and adhere to several brand guidelines and style guides and in turn use appropriate colors, typography and other design thematic elements in layouts for each design project
  • Work with copywriters and art director to produce final designs
  • Test graphics across various media
  • Must be able to take constructive design criticism, positive and negative, and amend designs after feedback
  • Ensure final graphics and layouts are visually appealing and on-brand

Minimum Education and Experience

  • Degree in Design, Fine Arts or related field
  • One (1) year of proven graphic design experience is required.  Three (3) years or more is highly desired.
  • A strong portfolio showing a variety of graphic design, web, packaging design, and/or illustration work
  • Familiarity with design software and technologies (such as InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)
  • A keen eye for aesthetics and details
  • Experience in the CPG industry is a plus, but not required
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Website development or platform experience is a plus (Wordpress, CMS systems, Google SEO, etc.)
  • Ability to work methodically and meet deadlines

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

Position is mostly sedentary but may require occasional moving to other offices or buildings. May need to move light equipment or supplies from one place to another. May need to access files, supplies and equipment.  Work activity is in an office, open-partitioned, cubicle environment.

 

Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


Nearest Major Market: Salisbury