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Posted November 19th

Junior Graphic Designer

Stamford, Connecticut


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Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits

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Posted November 19th

Junior Graphic Designer

Stamford, Connecticut

Job Details

Job Location: HQ - Stamford, CT

Position Type: Marketing & Creative Services

Salary Range: Undisclosed

Job Category: Marketing & Creative Services

CHEERS! Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits currently seeks a Junior Designer based out of our Stamford, CT HQ office. The role offers a high degree of flexibility for those living/commuting within the NYC area, requiring, on average, a minimum of 2 days per week in the office. In order to be considered, candidates must also attach a portfolio.

The Junior Designer will be responsible for supporting the design team in execution of day-to-day creative work assigned to Creative Services, including developing concepts, implementing design strategies, and producing visual aspects for corporate and brand marketing materials, across interactive, promotional, and packaging designs. The ideal candidate is team player who can juggle varied tasks, loves design and typography, is detail-oriented, takes direction well, and brings a unique perspective and edge to our creative team. We are seeking someone who eagerly wants to learn, is a self-starter, and shows initiative.

Qualifications:
  • Higher education degree, preferably in Digital Media, Graphic Design or Visual Arts
  • At least one year of similar experience
  • Experience with video editing preferred
  • Web skills with CSS, HTML and UI/UX preferred
  • Passion for design
  • Strategic thinking with attention to brand and marketing objectives
  • Ability to work with company personnel at all levels
  • Superior knowledge of design: type/color/taste
  • Mastery of relevant computer software (e.g. Adobe Creative Suite); solid knowledge of other current computer design programs and skills
  • Ability to present and clearly articulate ideas
  • Ability to multi-task and work efficiently under pressure with careful attention to detail
  • Solid understanding of online and offline production
  • Self-motivated, organized and accountable


Responsibilities:
  • Apply brand identity systems, typography, photography, color and other ingredients to create innovative and on-strategy visual solutions.
  • Extend existing creative/brand guidelines across new creative with moderate design changes or interpretation.
  • Work closely with brand teams, playing the role of "design advocate" for the voice of the design.
  • Execute template-based projects assigned to Creative Services.
  • Stay abreast of current design trends and technologies and continually share this knowledge among the design team and the marketing group.


Key Competencies

Professionalism: relates well to all kinds of people, initiates and develops constructive relationships. Is trustworthy, can admit mistakes, and adheres to core values even during times of stress. Is able to clearly and effectively communicate in group or one-to-one discussions and in written messages. Is not ego-driven.

Innovation & Creativity: delivers original concepts, high-quality designs and unique ideas. Can easily make connections between seemingly unrelated notions to develop a new idea or perspective. Adds value during ideation sessions. Applies creative solutions to complex problems as well as to day to day simple tasks, processes and challenges.

Planning & Project Management: enjoys working hard, seizes opportunities, is energized by challenges. Sets aggressive goals and works hard to meet them. Acts with customers in mind; seeks to meet the expectations of customers. Learns how to get things done through formal and informal channels in the organization.

Work Quality: consistently achieves desired outcomes with a minimum of avoidable errors and issues.

Leadership: evaluates processes for effectiveness, searches for improvement opportunities, and requests feedback on processes and procedures.

Diversity Statement

DFWS is committed to inclusion and diversity of all kinds. We cultivate a work environment that celebrates diversity because differences continue to make the company culture stronger, enhance our connection with the communities we serve and strengthen our competitive advantage. Building an inclusive and diverse culture continues to be a never-ending pursuit that is at the core of all we do.

About Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits

Initially called W.J. Deutsch & Sons Ltd., the company was founded in 1981 by Chairman Bill Deutsch to market quality wines produced by prestigious families from major wine regions of the world. In 2009, it announced the expansion of the award-winning company to include a Spirits Portfolio. Today the company is renowned for its brand-building prowess and its ability to meet the needs of the modern consumer. Bill's son Peter Deutsch is CEO; thus two generations of the Deutsch family work side by side in their continuous quest to build strong brands and relationships throughout the wine and spirits industry.

The portfolio includes award-winning wines from Australia: [ yellow tail ], [ yellow tail ] Pure Bright; California: Bellacosa, Girard Winery, Joseph Carr, Josh Cellars, Josh Cellars Reserve, Layer Cake, The Calling; France: Andre Lurton, Cave de Lugny, Fleurs de Prairie, Hob Nob Vineyards, Sauvion et Fils; Italy: Barone Fini, Villa Pozzi; New Zealand: The Crossings; Portugal: Quinta Do Vale Meao; Argentina: Clos de los Siete; and award-winning spirits: Redemption Whiskey, Bib & Tucker Bourbon, Masterson's Rye, Gray Whale Gin and Luksusowa Vodka. www.deutschfamily.com
Location
Stamford, Connecticut