Production Designer, So Good So You (hybrid)

Production Designer, So Good So You (hybrid)
June 26, 2022 Heather Olson
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Summary

The Production Designer at So Good So You is driven and dedicated to creating high-impact assets across our dynamic brand. Responsible for the production of the brand’s graphics, collateral, and image across multiple platforms, you will work on a variety of projects including packaging, in-store signage, promotional signage, email, marketing materials, and sales collateral across traditional and digital platforms, social media content, website graphics, PR content, and printed collateral.

What You’ll Do

Packaging

  • Manage packaging updates to our portfolio of products and fully own the production side of packaging
  • Create and maintain impeccable versioning within the internal packaging file library
  • Work closely with all production vendors
  • Proof and perform quality assurance with final packaging

Brand collateral production

  • Repurpose of brand assets across multiple platforms
  • Update files and manage release of files
  • Manage vendors and all vendor communication
  • Proofing and quality control of finished product

Additional responsibilities

  • Create and maintain a highly intuitive digital asset library for all brand assets
  • Maintain a structured and organized file management system
  • Be the expert on our digital proofing platform
  • Able to come up with design and layout solutions for all design placements
  • Apply brand guidelines across multiple types of brand assets and proof for branding consistency
  • Collaborate with internal marketing, sales, and operations teams on a daily basis to fulfill objectives
  • Collaborate on new design initiatives

Who You Are

  • You possess strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively at all levels in a highly collaborative team environment
  • You are an excellent communicator both verbally and in writing with team members and vendors
  • A strong understanding of different file formats, sizes, and best practices per channel or placement
  • Ability to troubleshoot challenges associated with design
  • Up-to-date and tuned-in to latest design standards
  • Highly detail-oriented and consistency-oriented, you meticulously proof your work to deliver a consistently excellent product
  • You get excited about all things design and seeing your hard work come to fruition
  • You possess the keen ability to set priorities, quickly zeroing in on what is important; eliminate roadblocks; create focus
  • You possess great project management skills to take a project from beginning through completion
  • Comfortable with giving and receiving feedback, setting expectations, and meeting deadlines
  • Comfortable bringing new ideas to the table
  • Result driven, bottom-line oriented, strives to exceed goals, and motivates self and others to achieve positive outcomes
  • Must have a positive attitude working in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders
  • You believe in learning and continuous improvement, eager to learn new skills for your own development and to add value in your role

Qualifications

  • Minimum two (2) years as a Production Designer, brand or agency side
  • Expertise with Adobe Creative Suite (mainly Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop) and Canva
  • Expertise in version control and digital asset management
  • Familiarity with digital proofing programs
  • Strong technology skills with G Suite software and Dropbox
  • Experience in a fast-paced environment in similar role preferred

This position is hybrid-remote. Currently, the role is fully remote and in-office on an as-needed basis for critical functions, but plans to be in-office up to 2 days/week based on pandemic levels.

How to Apply

Please send your portfolio link plus cover letter with resume together in a PDF and your salary request in the email message to our retained search manager, heather@soladayolson.com. Label your subject line “Your Name, Production Designer > So Good So You.” In your letter, respond to 2-3 of these questions…

  1. What is your relationship to / why are you interested in probiotic juice shots at this time?
  2. How have you applied sustainability, recycling, or other environmental practices in business or life?
  3. Describe a challenge you’ve successfully addressed in implementing a colleague’s design concept. 
  4. As we build an internal mini agency, what process, leadership style, or way of collaborating will you share with us?

You will receive a response to your application from our search manager. If we’re interested in talking with you, she’ll arrange for you to meet our HR Consultant and then the Senior Art Director. The next step is a brief case study assignment to help us understand your capabilities. Subsequent interviews may include virtual and/or in-person conversations with our Head of Marketing and co-Founder, and a panel interview with the Marketing team. COVID vaccination is required for in-person meetings and eventual hybrid work in our Minneapolis office.

About So Good So You

So Good So You is a leading brand and manufacturer of premium plant-based functional beverages in the exciting natural & better-for-you food and beverage industry. Founded in 2014 in Minneapolis, we’ve been featured two years in a row in the top 20% of Inc’s Fast 5000 – the fastest growing privately-held companies in the US.  So Good So You’s industry-leading premium probiotic juice shots are carried in over 10,000 locations throughout the US.

As a mission-driven brand that does all things For the Love of Body and Planet ™, we strive for diversity and inclusion. As a majority female-owned business, we advocate for social justice and closing the opportunity gap within our minority communities. Our current workforce is 74% female and 46% BIPOC, and we actively seek to hire and support the career growth of minority, BIPOC, and diversity candidates. 

For the Love of Body and Planet™

Our company believes that we are So Good, Together™ and strives to inspire an active lifestyle that is in harmony with the environment. One that starts with embracing a lifestyle based predominantly on plant-based foods, reducing our waste, and being conscious of our carbon footprint. We operate a renewable energy-powered Zero Waste manufacturing facility. We believe in the power of community, surrounding yourself with healthy, happy people exponentially increases your chances of being healthy and happy, too! We are following our passions and are committed to supporting our community – our employees, families, friends, and customers – to find and follow their own passions! (Property of So Good Brand Inc.)

We look forward to getting acquainted with you!